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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,371 4,379 48.1 46.8-49.4 5,992 51.9 50.6-53.2
GENDER
Male 4,002 1,717 48.4 46.4-50.4 2,285 51.6 49.6-53.6
Female 6,369 2,662 47.9 46.2-49.5 3,707 52.1 50.5-53.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,714 3,571 47.2 45.8-48.6 5,143 52.8 51.4-54.2
No 1,627 798 51.6 48.5-54.6 829 48.4 45.4-51.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,060 1,284 49.7 47.3-52.1 1,776 50.3 47.9-52.7
Overweight 3,529 1,500 47.9 45.8-50.1 2,029 52.1 49.9-54.2
Obese 2,990 1,300 48.4 46.0-50.7 1,690 51.6 49.3-54.0
Current Smoker
No 8,414 3,160 43.5 42.1-45.0 5,254 56.5 55.0-57.9
Yes 1,890 1,188 65.3 62.5-68.1 702 34.7 31.9-37.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,271 474 40.2 36.7-43.7 797 59.8 56.3-63.3
No 9,011 3,876 49.1 47.7-50.4 5,135 50.9 49.6-52.3
Binge Drinker
No 9,119 3,752 46.6 45.2-48.0 5,367 53.4 52.0-54.8
Yes 923 492 59.0 55.1-62.9 431 41.0 37.1-44.9
Heavy Drinker
No 9,570 4,014 47.7 46.3-49.0 5,556 52.3 51.0-53.7
Yes 449 207 55.2 49.4-60.9 242 44.8 39.1-50.6
COPD
Yes 929 431 50.4 46.2-54.7 498 49.6 45.3-53.8
No 9,388 3,933 48.0 46.7-49.3 5,455 52.0 50.7-53.3
Current Asthma
Yes 826 381 54.1 49.3-58.9 445 45.9 41.1-50.7
No 9,481 3,971 47.6 46.3-49.0 5,510 52.4 51.0-53.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,404 519 40.1 36.7-43.6 885 59.9 56.4-63.3
No 8,952 3,856 49.1 47.8-50.5 5,096 50.9 49.5-52.2
Disability
Yes 2,844 1,110 44.2 41.8-46.6 1,734 55.8 53.4-58.2
No 7,478 3,248 49.2 47.7-50.7 4,230 50.8 49.3-52.3
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,383 703 53.6 50.2-56.9 680 46.4 43.1-49.8
No 8,988 3,676 47.2 45.8-48.6 5,312 52.8 51.4-54.2

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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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