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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Are you blind or do you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,765 573 5.0 4.5- 5.7 8,192 95.0 94.3-95.5
GENDER
Male 3,415 193 4.5 3.7- 5.5 3,222 95.5 94.5-96.3
Female 5,350 380 5.5 4.8- 6.4 4,970 94.5 93.6-95.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,449 465 4.6 4.0- 5.2 6,984 95.4 94.8-96.0
No 1,288 108 7.0 5.4- 8.9 1,180 93.0 91.1-94.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,601 162 5.2 4.1- 6.4 2,439 94.8 93.6-95.9
Overweight 2,933 177 4.3 3.5- 5.3 2,756 95.7 94.7-96.5
Obese 2,532 194 6.2 5.1- 7.6 2,338 93.8 92.4-94.9
Current Smoker
No 7,148 405 3.9 3.4- 4.5 6,743 96.1 95.5-96.6
Yes 1,539 165 9.3 7.6-11.3 1,374 90.7 88.7-92.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,153 192 14.0 11.4-17.0 961 86.0 83.0-88.6
No 7,524 369 4.1 3.5- 4.7 7,155 95.9 95.3-96.5
Binge Drinker
No 7,658 520 5.3 4.7- 6.0 7,138 94.7 94.0-95.3
Yes 801 28 2.9 1.8- 4.8 773 97.1 95.2-98.2
Heavy Drinker
No 8,082 539 5.2 4.6- 5.9 7,543 94.8 94.1-95.4
Yes 363 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 827 146 13.6 11.0-16.8 681 86.4 83.2-89.0
No 7,891 422 4.3 3.8- 5.0 7,469 95.7 95.0-96.2
Current Asthma
Yes 737 107 13.2 10.1-17.1 630 86.8 82.9-89.9
No 7,982 460 4.2 3.7- 4.8 7,522 95.8 95.2-96.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,315 170 9.6 7.8-11.7 1,145 90.4 88.3-92.2
No 7,441 400 4.4 3.9- 5.1 7,041 95.6 94.9-96.1
Disability
Yes 2,530 391 13.0 11.3-14.8 2,139 87.0 85.2-88.7
No 6,190 174 2.5 2.1- 3.1 6,016 97.5 96.9-97.9

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*These are new disability questions found in the demographic section of the Core questionnaire.

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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