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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

People may provide regular care or assistance to a friend or family member
who has a health problem, long-term illness, or disability.

During the past month, did you provide any such care or assistance to a friend or family member?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,888 999 19.7 17.8-21.7 3,889 80.3 78.3-82.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,314 861 19.1 17.2-21.2 3,453 80.9 78.8-82.8
No 562 138 22.4 17.1-28.8 424 77.6 71.2-82.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,604 319 20.3 16.9-24.1 1,285 79.7 75.9-83.1
Overweight 1,679 332 16.3 13.6-19.3 1,347 83.7 80.7-86.4
Obese 1,249 281 23.0 19.0-27.5 968 77.0 72.5-81.0
Current Smoker
No 4,066 803 18.4 16.3-20.6 3,263 81.6 79.4-83.7
Yes 803 195 24.6 20.0-29.8 608 75.4 70.2-80.0
History of CVD**
Yes 633 104 17.5 13.3-22.6 529 82.5 77.4-86.7
No 4,199 883 19.9 17.8-22.1 3,316 80.1 77.9-82.2
Binge Drinker
No 4,366 899 20.5 18.4-22.7 3,467 79.5 77.3-81.6
Yes 380 69 15.4 10.6-21.8 311 84.6 78.2-89.4
Heavy Drinker
No 4,531 932 20.1 18.1-22.3 3,599 79.9 77.7-81.9
Yes 196 32 13.0 7.3-22.1 164 87.0 77.9-92.7
COPD
Yes 440 96 26.1 19.6-33.9 344 73.9 66.1-80.4
No 4,429 900 19.1 17.2-21.3 3,529 80.9 78.7-82.8
Current Asthma
Yes 404 90 24.2 17.7-32.3 314 75.8 67.7-82.3
No 4,458 902 19.2 17.2-21.4 3,556 80.8 78.6-82.8
Diabetes
Yes 686 134 21.8 16.9-27.5 552 78.2 72.5-83.1
No 4,198 865 19.4 17.4-21.6 3,333 80.6 78.4-82.6
Disability
Yes 1,559 331 24.9 21.1-29.1 1,228 75.1 70.9-78.9
No 3,311 665 17.7 15.6-20.0 2,646 82.3 80.0-84.4

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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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