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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you have any trouble learning, remembering, or concentrating?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,787 1,585 14.5 13.5-15.7 9,202 85.5 84.3-86.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,349 1,292 13.0 11.9-14.1 8,057 87.0 85.9-88.1
No 1,406 285 20.5 17.5-23.8 1,121 79.5 76.2-82.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 166 32 13.3 7.9-21.6 134 86.7 78.4-92.1
Recommended Range 3,430 400 11.2 9.6-13.0 3,030 88.8 87.0-90.4
Overweight 3,689 485 13.6 11.9-15.5 3,204 86.4 84.5-88.1
Obese 2,822 574 19.9 17.7-22.5 2,248 80.1 77.5-82.3
Current Smoker
No 8,886 1,163 12.3 11.3-13.5 7,723 87.7 86.5-88.7
Yes 1,856 418 22.9 20.1-26.0 1,438 77.1 74.0-79.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,379 379 29.2 25.4-33.3 1,000 70.8 66.7-74.6
No 9,297 1,166 12.7 11.6-13.9 8,131 87.3 86.1-88.4
Binge Drinker
No 9,424 1,377 14.6 13.5-15.8 8,047 85.4 84.2-86.5
Yes 989 125 12.0 9.4-15.2 864 88.0 84.8-90.6
Heavy Drinker
No 9,918 1,429 14.2 13.1-15.4 8,489 85.8 84.6-86.9
Yes 465 59 12.4 8.7-17.4 406 87.6 82.6-91.3
COPD
Yes 967 311 34.6 29.9-39.5 656 65.4 60.5-70.1
No 9,772 1,259 12.9 11.9-14.1 8,513 87.1 85.9-88.1
Current Asthma
Yes 920 268 32.0 27.1-37.4 652 68.0 62.6-72.9
No 9,804 1,296 12.6 11.6-13.7 8,508 87.4 86.3-88.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,518 362 24.5 21.3-28.0 1,156 75.5 72.0-78.7
No 9,246 1,214 13.2 12.1-14.4 8,032 86.8 85.6-87.9

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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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