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2012 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 10,807 1,603 14.6 13.7-15.5 9,204 85.4 84.5-86.3
GENDER
Male 4,167 564 13.7 12.4-15.2 3,603 86.3 84.8-87.6
Female 6,640 1,039 15.3 14.2-16.5 5,601 84.7 83.5-85.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,078 1,300 13.8 12.9-14.8 7,778 86.2 85.2-87.1
No 1,695 296 17.5 15.4-19.9 1,399 82.5 80.1-84.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,200 426 13.2 11.7-14.9 2,774 86.8 85.1-88.3
Overweight 3,659 462 12.1 10.8-13.5 3,197 87.9 86.5-89.2
Obese 3,106 617 19.6 17.8-21.4 2,489 80.4 78.6-82.2
Current Smoker
No 8,795 1,163 12.4 11.5-13.3 7,632 87.6 86.7-88.5
Yes 1,940 428 23.1 20.7-25.7 1,512 76.9 74.3-79.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,323 375 29.4 26.3-32.6 948 70.6 67.4-73.7
No 9,391 1,192 12.9 12.0-13.8 8,199 87.1 86.2-88.0
Binge Drinker
No 9,507 1,416 14.4 13.5-15.3 8,091 85.6 84.7-86.5
Yes 940 128 15.3 12.5-18.6 812 84.7 81.4-87.5
Heavy Drinker
No 9,966 1,481 14.4 13.5-15.4 8,485 85.6 84.6-86.5
Yes 463 57 14.6 10.7-19.5 406 85.4 80.5-89.3
COPD
Yes 962 345 37.3 33.2-41.5 617 62.7 58.5-66.8
No 9,788 1,232 12.7 11.9-13.6 8,556 87.3 86.4-88.1
Current Asthma
Yes 858 253 30.2 25.9-34.9 605 69.8 65.1-74.1
No 9,883 1,328 13.2 12.3-14.1 8,555 86.8 85.9-87.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,460 371 25.8 22.9-28.9 1,089 74.2 71.1-77.1
No 9,329 1,226 13.1 12.2-14.1 8,103 86.9 85.9-87.8
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,438 497 35.1 32.0-38.4 941 64.9 61.6-68.0
No 9,369 1,106 11.1 10.3-12.0 8,263 88.9 88.0-89.7

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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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