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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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,844 469 3.7 3.2- 4.2 8,375 96.3 95.8-96.8
GENDER
Male 3,450 151 3.3 2.7- 4.1 3,299 96.7 95.9-97.3
Female 5,394 318 4.0 3.4- 4.7 5,076 96.0 95.3-96.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,509 427 3.9 3.4- 4.5 7,082 96.1 95.5-96.6
No 1,306 41 2.7 1.8- 3.9 1,265 97.3 96.1-98.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,622 134 3.2 2.6- 4.1 2,488 96.8 95.9-97.4
Overweight 2,966 135 2.8 2.3- 3.6 2,831 97.2 96.4-97.7
Obese 2,544 158 5.0 4.0- 6.3 2,386 95.0 93.7-96.0
Current Smoker
No 7,142 354 3.4 2.9- 4.0 6,788 96.6 96.0-97.1
Yes 1,540 108 4.8 3.7- 6.2 1,432 95.2 93.8-96.3
Binge Drinker
No 7,653 433 4.0 3.5- 4.6 7,220 96.0 95.4-96.5
Yes 802 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5 786 98.6 97.5-99.2
Heavy Drinker
No 8,078 442 3.8 3.3- 4.4 7,636 96.2 95.6-96.7
Yes 363 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 833 119 11.2 8.9-14.1 714 88.8 85.9-91.1
No 7,967 346 3.1 2.7- 3.6 7,621 96.9 96.4-97.3
Current Asthma
Yes 744 72 6.5 4.4- 9.4 672 93.5 90.6-95.6
No 8,057 392 3.4 3.0- 3.9 7,665 96.6 96.1-97.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,320 163 10.8 8.7-13.2 1,157 89.2 86.8-91.3
No 7,517 305 2.8 2.4- 3.2 7,212 97.2 96.8-97.6
Disability
Yes 2,523 324 10.4 8.9-12.1 2,199 89.6 87.9-91.1
No 6,199 141 1.7 1.3- 2.1 6,058 98.3 97.9-98.7

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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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