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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,343 1,816 39.3 37.2-41.4 3,527 60.7 58.6-62.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,594 1,544 39.8 37.5-42.1 3,050 60.2 57.9-62.5
No 732 268 38.0 33.2-43.0 464 62.0 57.0-66.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,666 585 41.4 37.5-45.4 1,081 58.6 54.6-62.5
Overweight 1,804 597 37.2 33.7-40.7 1,207 62.8 59.3-66.3
Obese 1,448 492 39.5 35.7-43.4 956 60.5 56.6-64.3
Current Smoker
No 4,359 1,318 35.5 33.2-37.9 3,041 64.5 62.1-66.8
Yes 958 492 53.8 49.1-58.5 466 46.2 41.5-50.9
History of CVD**
Yes 657 188 33.5 27.8-39.8 469 66.5 60.2-72.2
No 4,637 1,618 40.1 37.9-42.3 3,019 59.9 57.7-62.1
Binge Drinker
No 4,648 1,523 38.2 36.0-40.5 3,125 61.8 59.5-64.0
Yes 569 252 45.8 40.2-51.4 317 54.2 48.6-59.8
Heavy Drinker
No 4,949 1,669 39.3 37.1-41.5 3,280 60.7 58.5-62.9
Yes 252 105 43.7 34.9-52.9 147 56.3 47.1-65.1
COPD
Yes 460 179 43.6 36.7-50.7 281 56.4 49.3-63.3
No 4,859 1,632 39.0 36.8-41.2 3,227 61.0 58.8-63.2
Current Asthma
Yes 477 177 42.8 35.6-50.4 300 57.2 49.6-64.4
No 4,831 1,628 38.9 36.7-41.1 3,203 61.1 58.9-63.3
Diabetes
Yes 756 235 37.7 32.2-43.5 521 62.3 56.5-67.8
No 4,571 1,578 39.6 37.4-41.9 2,993 60.4 58.1-62.6
Disability
Yes 1,634 533 37.0 33.4-40.7 1,101 63.0 59.3-66.6
No 3,688 1,278 40.1 37.7-42.7 2,410 59.9 57.3-62.3

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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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