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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 some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus,
or fibromyalgia?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,816 3,089 26.3 25.2-27.5 5,727 73.7 72.5-74.8
GENDER
Male 3,442 1,020 23.6 21.9-25.4 2,422 76.4 74.6-78.1
Female 5,374 2,069 28.9 27.3-30.5 3,305 71.1 69.5-72.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,485 2,791 28.7 27.4-30.0 4,694 71.3 70.0-72.6
No 1,302 291 17.2 14.9-19.8 1,011 82.8 80.2-85.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 146 41 15.7 10.4-23.2 105 84.3 76.8-89.6
Recommended Range 2,619 757 20.0 18.2-21.9 1,862 80.0 78.1-81.8
Overweight 2,958 991 25.8 23.9-27.9 1,967 74.2 72.1-76.1
Obese 2,529 1,142 36.6 34.2-39.1 1,387 63.4 60.9-65.8
Current Smoker
No 7,122 2,472 25.6 24.4-26.9 4,650 74.4 73.1-75.6
Yes 1,532 566 29.4 26.6-32.4 966 70.6 67.6-73.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,161 723 58.2 54.2-62.0 438 41.8 38.0-45.8
No 7,569 2,315 22.8 21.6-24.0 5,254 77.2 76.0-78.4
Binge Drinker
No 7,628 2,820 28.8 27.5-30.2 4,808 71.2 69.8-72.5
Yes 799 140 11.7 9.5-14.3 659 88.3 85.7-90.5
Heavy Drinker
No 8,050 2,860 27.2 26.0-28.4 5,190 72.8 71.6-74.0
Yes 363 98 17.9 13.8-22.9 265 82.1 77.1-86.2
COPD
Yes 834 548 63.1 58.2-67.8 286 36.9 32.2-41.8
No 7,939 2,512 23.3 22.2-24.5 5,427 76.7 75.5-77.8
Current Asthma
Yes 742 416 47.2 42.3-52.1 326 52.8 47.9-57.7
No 8,030 2,651 24.3 23.2-25.5 5,379 75.7 74.5-76.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,312 756 52.6 48.8-56.4 556 47.4 43.6-51.2
No 7,497 2,331 23.0 21.8-24.2 5,166 77.0 75.8-78.2
Disability
Yes 2,513 1,660 61.2 58.4-63.9 853 38.8 36.1-41.6
No 6,182 1,387 15.8 14.7-16.9 4,795 84.2 83.1-85.3

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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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