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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,763 6,928 73.2 71.9-74.5 784 11.4 10.4-12.4 469 6.9 6.2- 7.7 516 7.4 6.7- 8.3 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5
GENDER
Male 3,418 2,530 67.6 65.5-69.7 339 12.3 10.8-13.9 215 8.1 7.0- 9.4 287 10.3 8.9-11.8 47 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Female 5,345 4,398 78.3 76.7-79.9 445 10.5 9.4-11.8 254 5.8 5.0- 6.8 229 4.8 4.1- 5.7 *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,446 6,290 80.1 78.8-81.4 565 9.7 8.7-10.7 282 5.1 4.4- 5.9 281 4.6 3.9- 5.3 28 0.5 0.3- 0.9
No 1,293 622 45.7 42.2-49.1 215 18.1 15.5-20.9 186 14.1 12.0-16.6 233 18.8 16.2-21.8 37 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,592 1,989 70.2 67.6-72.6 251 12.4 10.6-14.3 159 7.8 6.5- 9.4 172 8.3 6.9-10.1 21 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Overweight 2,947 2,356 74.4 72.1-76.6 258 11.0 9.4-12.8 146 6.7 5.5- 8.0 172 7.2 6.0- 8.7 *** *** ***
Obese 2,527 2,056 76.6 74.2-78.9 221 11.0 9.4-12.8 118 5.8 4.5- 7.3 117 6.0 4.8- 7.5 *** *** ***
Current Smoker
No 7,075 5,759 76.0 74.5-77.4 601 11.0 9.9-12.1 339 6.2 5.5- 7.1 326 5.8 5.0- 6.6 50 1.1 0.8- 1.5
Yes 1,531 1,049 62.4 59.2-65.6 169 13.0 10.9-15.4 123 9.6 7.8-11.8 176 13.8 11.6-16.2 *** *** ***
History of CVD**
Yes 1,158 1,037 86.0 82.7-88.7 56 5.7 4.1- 7.9 23 2.9 1.7- 4.9 29 3.6 2.3- 5.6 *** *** ***
No 7,517 5,820 71.8 70.3-73.2 723 12.0 11.0-13.1 443 7.4 6.6- 8.2 479 7.8 7.0- 8.8 52 1.0 0.7- 1.4
Binge Drinker
No 7,586 6,088 74.6 73.2-76.0 678 11.6 10.5-12.7 377 6.3 5.6- 7.2 394 6.5 5.7- 7.3 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
Yes 798 535 63.4 59.1-67.4 77 10.8 8.4-13.8 74 10.9 8.4-13.9 98 13.0 10.4-16.2 *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 8,007 6,361 73.9 72.5-75.3 722 11.5 10.5-12.6 422 6.6 5.9- 7.4 442 6.9 6.2- 7.8 60 1.1 0.8- 1.4
Yes 362 255 60.8 53.8-67.3 29 10.4 6.9-15.3 26 11.7 7.6-17.7 50 15.6 11.2-21.2 *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 821 690 80.1 75.6-83.9 57 8.8 6.2-12.4 33 5.4 3.5- 8.4 35 4.5 3.0- 6.8 *** *** ***
No 7,896 6,203 72.7 71.3-74.0 723 11.6 10.6-12.6 432 7.0 6.2- 7.8 480 7.7 6.9- 8.6 58 1.1 0.8- 1.5
Current Asthma
Yes 731 607 78.7 74.2-82.6 65 11.3 8.3-15.1 28 5.1 3.3- 7.8 27 4.0 2.5- 6.3 *** *** ***
No 7,989 6,287 72.8 71.4-74.1 714 11.3 10.3-12.4 439 7.1 6.3- 7.9 487 7.7 6.9- 8.6 62 1.1 0.8- 1.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,308 1,189 89.7 87.2-91.8 59 5.5 3.9- 7.7 30 2.5 1.6- 4.1 24 1.9 1.2- 3.1 *** *** ***
No 7,446 5,731 71.1 69.6-72.5 725 12.1 11.1-13.2 439 7.5 6.7- 8.4 492 8.2 7.3- 9.1 59 1.2 0.9- 1.6
Disability
Yes 2,498 2,091 78.8 76.4-81.1 169 8.5 7.0-10.2 93 4.6 3.6- 5.9 130 7.3 5.8- 9.0 *** *** ***
No 6,148 4,746 71.4 69.8-73.0 606 12.3 11.2-13.5 373 7.7 6.8- 8.6 374 7.4 6.6- 8.4 49 1.2 0.9- 1.6

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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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