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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that -

(Ever told) you have (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,834 1,029 6.8 6.3- 7.4 10,805 93.2 92.6-93.7
GENDER
Male 4,613 332 5.8 5.0- 6.6 4,281 94.2 93.4-95.0
Female 7,221 697 7.8 7.1- 8.6 6,524 92.2 91.4-92.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,874 892 7.1 6.5- 7.8 8,982 92.9 92.2-93.5
No 1,922 131 5.6 4.5- 6.9 1,791 94.4 93.1-95.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 187 29 11.6 7.1-18.5 158 88.4 81.5-92.9
Recommended Range 3,526 271 5.4 4.6- 6.3 3,255 94.6 93.7-95.4
Overweight 3,993 314 6.1 5.3- 6.9 3,679 93.9 93.1-94.7
Obese 3,346 369 9.6 8.4-11.0 2,977 90.4 89.0-91.6
Current Smoker
No 9,525 639 5.0 4.5- 5.5 8,886 95.0 94.5-95.5
Yes 2,142 376 14.0 12.4-15.8 1,766 86.0 84.2-87.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,434 342 22.7 20.0-25.5 1,092 77.3 74.5-80.0
No 10,304 667 5.2 4.7- 5.7 9,637 94.8 94.3-95.3
Binge Drinker
No 10,205 912 7.1 6.5- 7.7 9,293 92.9 92.3-93.5
Yes 1,085 72 5.3 4.0- 7.1 1,013 94.7 92.9-96.0
Heavy Drinker
No 10,763 937 6.8 6.3- 7.4 9,826 93.2 92.6-93.7
Yes 512 49 8.4 6.0-11.6 463 91.6 88.4-94.0
Current Asthma
Yes 915 325 30.0 26.3-34.1 590 70.0 65.9-73.7
No 10,853 684 4.9 4.4- 5.3 10,169 95.1 94.7-95.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,548 227 13.6 11.6-16.0 1,321 86.4 84.0-88.4
No 10,267 799 6.0 5.5- 6.6 9,468 94.0 93.4-94.5
Disability
Yes 3,153 647 18.7 17.0-20.4 2,506 81.3 79.6-83.0
No 8,547 368 3.6 3.1- 4.1 8,179 96.4 95.9-96.9
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,493 253 13.4 11.5-15.6 1,240 86.6 84.4-88.5
No 10,341 776 5.8 5.3- 6.4 9,565 94.2 93.6-94.7

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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