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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,842 1,102 13.1 12.1-14.1 7,740 86.9 85.9-87.9
GENDER
Male 3,449 331 10.7 9.4-12.2 3,118 89.3 87.8-90.6
Female 5,393 771 15.3 13.9-16.7 4,622 84.7 83.3-86.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,510 919 12.6 11.6-13.7 6,591 87.4 86.3-88.4
No 1,303 178 14.8 12.5-17.5 1,125 85.2 82.5-87.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 146 20 15.0 8.6-24.9 126 85.0 75.1-91.4
Recommended Range 2,622 260 10.1 8.5-11.9 2,362 89.9 88.1-91.5
Overweight 2,961 299 11.2 9.7-13.1 2,662 88.8 86.9-90.3
Obese 2,546 445 18.5 16.5-20.7 2,101 81.5 79.3-83.5
Current Smoker
No 7,141 849 12.2 11.2-13.4 6,292 87.8 86.6-88.8
Yes 1,539 238 16.8 14.3-19.5 1,301 83.2 80.5-85.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,167 226 18.5 15.6-21.8 941 81.5 78.2-84.4
No 7,588 861 12.5 11.5-13.6 6,727 87.5 86.4-88.5
Binge Drinker
No 7,654 967 13.4 12.3-14.5 6,687 86.6 85.5-87.7
Yes 800 92 12.2 9.6-15.2 708 87.8 84.8-90.4
Heavy Drinker
No 8,077 1,022 13.4 12.4-14.5 7,055 86.6 85.5-87.6
Yes 363 38 10.8 7.4-15.5 325 89.2 84.5-92.6
COPD
Yes 832 331 38.9 34.4-43.6 501 61.1 56.4-65.6
No 7,966 760 11.0 10.1-12.1 7,206 89.0 87.9-89.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,320 239 18.1 15.3-21.2 1,081 81.9 78.8-84.7
No 7,515 863 12.5 11.4-13.6 6,652 87.5 86.4-88.6
Disability
Yes 2,526 520 21.4 19.2-23.8 2,006 78.6 76.2-80.8
No 6,195 571 10.6 9.5-11.7 5,624 89.4 88.3-90.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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