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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,508 1,210 6.6 6.1- 7.3 10,298 93.4 92.7-93.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,938 1,156 8.0 7.3- 8.7 8,782 92.0 91.3-92.7
No 1,527 49 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,478 98.4 97.5-99.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 177 25 8.6 4.7-15.1 152 91.4 84.9-95.3
Recommended Range 3,673 438 7.4 6.3- 8.5 3,235 92.6 91.5-93.7
Overweight 3,929 446 7.1 6.2- 8.2 3,483 92.9 91.8-93.8
Obese 2,973 255 5.8 4.7- 7.1 2,718 94.2 92.9-95.3
Current Smoker
No 9,447 1,063 7.4 6.7- 8.1 8,384 92.6 91.9-93.3
Yes 2,014 140 3.9 3.1- 5.1 1,874 96.1 94.9-96.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,458 250 14.3 11.9-17.2 1,208 85.7 82.8-88.1
No 9,936 940 5.8 5.2- 6.4 8,996 94.2 93.6-94.8
Binge Drinker
No 9,568 1,063 7.2 6.6- 7.9 8,505 92.8 92.1-93.4
Yes 1,031 51 3.5 2.1- 5.8 980 96.5 94.2-97.9
Heavy Drinker
No 10,095 1,065 6.6 6.0- 7.2 9,030 93.4 92.8-94.0
Yes 477 45 7.5 4.0-13.4 432 92.5 86.6-96.0
COPD
Yes 1,021 143 9.7 7.6-12.3 878 90.3 87.7-92.4
No 10,443 1,059 6.4 5.8- 7.0 9,384 93.6 93.0-94.2
Current Asthma
Yes 984 95 6.4 4.5- 8.9 889 93.6 91.1-95.5
No 10,463 1,108 6.6 6.1- 7.3 9,355 93.4 92.7-93.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,605 197 9.9 7.9-12.3 1,408 90.1 87.7-92.1
No 9,880 1,012 6.2 5.7- 6.9 8,868 93.8 93.1-94.3
Disability
Yes 3,409 474 9.3 8.2-10.6 2,935 90.7 89.4-91.8
No 7,548 679 5.8 5.2- 6.6 6,869 94.2 93.4-94.8

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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