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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Please tell me yes or no whether the person you care for needs help with any of the following:

Transportation outside of the home.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 793 536 63.3 56.9-69.2 257 36.7 30.8-43.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 690 466 64.6 58.1-70.6 224 35.4 29.4-41.9
No 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 246 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 270 186 73.6 65.1-80.7 84 26.4 19.3-34.9
Obese 228 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
No 637 434 63.8 56.4-70.7 203 36.2 29.3-43.6
Yes 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
History of CVD**
Yes 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 706 484 63.4 56.6-69.7 222 36.6 30.3-43.4
Binge Drinker
No 711 485 62.9 56.0-69.2 226 37.1 30.8-44.0
Yes 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 741 501 63.8 57.2-69.9 240 36.2 30.1-42.8
Yes 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 718 491 62.5 55.7-68.8 227 37.5 31.2-44.3
Current Asthma
Yes 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 717 490 62.3 55.5-68.6 227 37.7 31.4-44.5
Diabetes
Yes 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 701 480 62.5 55.7-68.9 221 37.5 31.1-44.3
Disability
Yes 251 170 73.3 63.4-81.3 81 26.7 18.7-36.6
No 540 364 58.3 50.5-65.7 176 41.7 34.3-49.5

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These questions are asked only of caregivers.

**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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