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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,844 1,998 18.7 17.7-19.7 3,554 31.4 30.3-32.5 3,658 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,806 14.1 13.3-14.9 828 5.2 4.8- 5.7
GENDER
Male 4,624 800 19.1 17.6-20.6 1,393 31.6 29.9-33.4 1,415 29.7 28.0-31.4 696 14.4 13.2-15.7 320 5.2 4.5- 6.0
Female 7,220 1,198 18.3 17.2-19.5 2,161 31.2 29.8-32.6 2,243 31.4 30.0-32.9 1,110 13.9 12.9-14.9 508 5.2 4.6- 5.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,891 1,748 19.6 18.6-20.7 3,079 32.9 31.7-34.1 2,994 30.0 28.8-31.2 1,400 12.6 11.8-13.5 670 4.9 4.5- 5.5
No 1,915 245 15.2 13.0-17.6 465 25.8 23.3-28.4 654 32.9 30.4-35.6 401 19.9 17.9-22.2 150 6.2 5.0- 7.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 188 37 20.0 13.5-28.6 54 33.5 24.8-43.5 42 21.7 14.7-30.9 30 15.1 8.4-25.8 25 9.6 5.7-16.0
Recommended Range 3,529 930 28.6 26.6-30.6 1,139 33.5 31.4-35.7 860 23.7 21.9-25.6 402 10.0 8.9-11.4 198 4.2 3.5- 5.1
Overweight 3,995 661 18.1 16.6-19.8 1,319 34.2 32.4-36.2 1,240 30.7 28.9-32.6 541 12.8 11.5-14.2 234 4.1 3.5- 4.8
Obese 3,355 262 9.4 8.0-11.0 827 26.0 24.1-28.0 1,238 37.1 35.0-39.3 695 19.7 18.1-21.5 333 7.7 6.7- 8.9
Current Smoker
No 9,528 1,756 20.5 19.4-21.6 2,935 32.3 31.1-33.6 2,889 29.8 28.6-31.0 1,360 12.9 12.1-13.8 588 4.5 4.0- 5.0
Yes 2,146 213 11.8 10.1-13.7 582 28.5 26.0-31.1 717 33.5 31.0-36.0 415 18.3 16.3-20.5 219 7.9 6.6- 9.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,440 47 3.1 2.2- 4.4 204 13.7 11.6-16.2 406 29.0 26.1-32.2 432 31.2 28.1-34.4 351 22.9 20.3-25.8
No 10,307 1,947 20.3 19.3-21.4 3,336 33.2 32.1-34.4 3,224 30.8 29.6-31.9 1,342 12.3 11.5-13.2 458 3.3 3.0- 3.8
Binge Drinker
No 10,212 1,687 18.4 17.4-19.5 3,016 31.1 29.9-32.3 3,168 30.6 29.4-31.8 1,586 14.4 13.5-15.3 755 5.5 5.0- 6.0
Yes 1,087 225 21.1 18.3-24.3 385 34.4 31.0-38.0 312 29.4 26.2-32.9 134 12.8 10.5-15.5 31 2.3 1.4- 3.6
Heavy Drinker
No 10,774 1,797 18.7 17.7-19.7 3,220 31.6 30.4-32.8 3,323 30.2 29.1-31.4 1,662 14.3 13.4-15.1 772 5.2 4.7- 5.7
Yes 508 103 19.0 15.1-23.5 181 30.8 26.3-35.8 152 33.7 28.5-39.2 55 12.7 9.3-17.0 17 3.9 2.2- 6.6
COPD
Yes 1,017 44 4.7 3.2- 6.8 119 12.5 9.9-15.7 278 28.8 25.2-32.7 304 30.2 26.6-34.0 272 23.8 20.6-27.3
No 10,765 1,951 19.7 18.7-20.8 3,428 32.9 31.7-34.1 3,363 30.7 29.6-31.9 1,479 12.8 12.0-13.7 544 3.8 3.4- 4.3
Current Asthma
Yes 927 57 7.7 5.5-10.8 197 24.2 20.4-28.5 286 34.6 30.2-39.3 216 19.6 16.4-23.2 171 13.9 11.4-16.7
No 10,843 1,931 19.6 18.6-20.6 3,341 32.1 30.9-33.3 3,352 30.3 29.2-31.4 1,571 13.6 12.8-14.4 648 4.5 4.1- 5.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,557 40 3.1 2.0- 4.7 227 16.0 13.6-18.7 515 31.7 28.8-34.7 472 30.5 27.6-33.6 303 18.8 16.3-21.5
No 10,268 1,957 20.5 19.5-21.6 3,325 33.2 32.0-34.5 3,140 30.5 29.3-31.7 1,324 12.1 11.3-13.0 522 3.6 3.2- 4.1
Disability
Yes 3,165 126 4.8 3.8- 6.0 441 14.1 12.6-15.7 932 30.1 28.0-32.3 973 31.4 29.3-33.6 693 19.6 17.9-21.5
No 8,542 1,856 22.6 21.4-23.8 3,083 36.4 35.1-37.8 2,680 30.6 29.4-31.9 806 9.2 8.5-10.0 117 1.2 0.9- 1.5
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,492 118 8.8 7.1-10.9 275 19.2 16.8-21.9 454 31.9 29.0-35.1 392 26.5 23.7-29.5 253 13.5 11.6-15.7
No 10,352 1,880 20.2 19.2-21.3 3,279 33.3 32.1-34.5 3,204 30.4 29.2-31.6 1,414 12.2 11.4-13.0 575 3.9 3.5- 4.4

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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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