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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Was there a time during the last 12 months when you needed to see a doctor, but could not because of the cost?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,514 1,700 18.8 17.6-20.0 9,814 81.2 80.0-82.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,947 922 11.1 10.1-12.2 9,025 88.9 87.8-89.9
No 1,528 772 48.3 44.6-52.1 756 51.7 47.9-55.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 179 25 11.4 6.3-19.6 154 88.6 80.4-93.7
Recommended Range 3,676 433 17.0 14.9-19.4 3,243 83.0 80.6-85.1
Overweight 3,929 512 16.3 14.5-18.3 3,417 83.7 81.7-85.5
Obese 2,972 582 23.5 21.1-26.2 2,390 76.5 73.8-78.9
Current Smoker
No 9,450 1,144 15.3 14.1-16.6 8,306 84.7 83.4-85.9
Yes 2,016 547 31.6 28.4-34.9 1,469 68.4 65.1-71.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,462 205 16.7 13.7-20.1 1,257 83.3 79.9-86.3
No 9,932 1,461 18.9 17.6-20.2 8,471 81.1 79.8-82.4
Binge Drinker
No 9,570 1,363 18.3 17.0-19.6 8,207 81.7 80.4-83.0
Yes 1,029 178 19.8 16.4-23.7 851 80.2 76.3-83.6
Heavy Drinker
No 10,096 1,462 18.3 17.1-19.6 8,634 81.7 80.4-82.9
Yes 475 68 17.2 12.5-23.3 407 82.8 76.7-87.5
COPD
Yes 1,024 246 28.8 24.3-33.8 778 71.2 66.2-75.7
No 10,441 1,443 18.0 16.8-19.3 8,998 82.0 80.7-83.2
Current Asthma
Yes 983 249 31.3 26.5-36.5 734 68.7 63.5-73.5
No 10,467 1,436 17.6 16.4-18.8 9,031 82.4 81.2-83.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,612 252 21.4 18.1-25.1 1,360 78.6 74.9-81.9
No 9,877 1,441 18.5 17.2-19.8 8,436 81.5 80.2-82.8
Disability
Yes 3,412 704 27.5 24.9-30.2 2,708 72.5 69.8-75.1
No 7,547 905 15.6 14.3-16.9 6,642 84.4 83.1-85.7

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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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