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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,817 837 7.4 6.7- 8.1 7,980 92.6 91.9-93.3
GENDER
Male 3,434 284 6.8 5.8- 7.8 3,150 93.2 92.2-94.2
Female 5,383 553 8.0 7.1- 9.0 4,830 92.0 91.0-92.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,486 714 7.3 6.6- 8.1 6,772 92.7 91.9-93.4
No 1,302 120 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,182 92.4 90.5-94.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 147 18 10.6 6.2-17.5 129 89.4 82.5-93.8
Recommended Range 2,618 220 5.9 4.9- 7.0 2,398 94.1 93.0-95.1
Overweight 2,952 248 6.7 5.6- 7.9 2,704 93.3 92.1-94.4
Obese 2,535 322 10.8 9.2-12.5 2,213 89.2 87.5-90.8
Current Smoker
No 7,122 533 5.7 5.0- 6.4 6,589 94.3 93.6-95.0
Yes 1,533 294 14.3 12.3-16.5 1,239 85.7 83.5-87.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,158 279 22.1 19.1-25.5 879 77.9 74.5-80.9
No 7,574 536 5.6 5.0- 6.3 7,038 94.4 93.7-95.0
Binge Drinker
No 7,632 754 7.8 7.0- 8.6 6,878 92.2 91.4-93.0
Yes 799 45 5.0 3.4- 7.4 754 95.0 92.6-96.6
Heavy Drinker
No 8,054 771 7.4 6.7- 8.2 7,283 92.6 91.8-93.3
Yes 362 27 6.7 3.8-11.4 335 93.3 88.6-96.2
Current Asthma
Yes 736 283 28.6 24.7-32.9 453 71.4 67.1-75.3
No 8,038 541 5.3 4.7- 6.0 7,497 94.7 94.0-95.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,314 240 16.7 14.2-19.5 1,074 83.3 80.5-85.8
No 7,497 596 6.2 5.5- 6.9 6,901 93.8 93.1-94.5
Disability
Yes 2,512 565 21.0 18.9-23.3 1,947 79.0 76.7-81.1
No 6,185 265 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,920 96.7 96.1-97.2

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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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