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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,754 434 4.9 4.3- 5.5 646 6.5 5.9- 7.3 648 7.5 6.7- 8.3 6,026 81.1 79.9-82.3
GENDER
Male 2,980 171 5.4 4.4- 6.5 238 6.3 5.3- 7.4 272 8.0 6.9- 9.3 2,299 80.4 78.5-82.1
Female 4,774 263 4.4 3.7- 5.2 408 6.8 5.9- 7.9 376 7.0 6.1- 8.1 3,727 81.8 80.3-83.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,626 369 4.8 4.2- 5.6 561 6.6 5.9- 7.4 558 7.6 6.8- 8.5 5,138 81.0 79.7-82.2
No 1,104 64 4.8 3.4- 6.7 84 6.3 4.8- 8.3 90 7.1 5.4- 9.3 866 81.7 78.7-84.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,277 115 4.8 3.8- 6.2 127 4.0 3.2- 5.1 138 5.7 4.6- 7.2 1,897 85.4 83.4-87.2
Overweight 2,598 121 3.7 2.9- 4.7 199 5.7 4.7- 6.9 202 6.5 5.4- 7.9 2,076 84.1 82.2-85.8
Obese 2,287 152 5.7 4.6- 7.0 279 10.9 9.2-12.9 277 11.6 10.0-13.6 1,579 71.8 69.1-74.2
Current Smoker
No 6,395 344 4.5 3.9- 5.2 473 5.7 5.0- 6.4 446 5.9 5.2- 6.7 5,132 83.9 82.7-85.1
Yes 1,328 88 6.2 4.7- 8.2 170 10.3 8.3-12.5 201 14.1 11.8-16.6 869 69.5 66.1-72.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,030 114 10.3 8.1-13.0 184 15.8 12.9-19.1 224 23.7 20.1-27.6 508 50.3 46.1-54.5
No 6,641 315 4.3 3.7- 5.0 448 5.3 4.7- 6.1 407 5.6 4.9- 6.4 5,471 84.8 83.6-85.9
Binge Drinker
No 6,880 389 4.6 4.0- 5.3 599 7.1 6.4- 8.0 599 8.0 7.2- 8.9 5,293 80.2 78.9-81.5
Yes 667 35 6.8 4.7- 9.7 30 2.8 1.7- 4.3 27 2.8 1.7- 4.5 575 87.7 84.4-90.4
Heavy Drinker
No 7,223 406 4.8 4.2- 5.4 616 6.8 6.1- 7.6 617 7.6 6.9- 8.5 5,584 80.8 79.6-82.0
Yes 308 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 268 85.2 78.8-90.0
COPD
Yes 747 65 8.8 6.4-12.1 157 22.0 17.8-26.9 205 28.0 23.7-32.8 320 41.2 36.3-46.2
No 6,967 364 4.5 3.9- 5.2 484 5.2 4.6- 5.9 435 5.7 5.0- 6.5 5,684 84.6 83.5-85.7
Current Asthma
Yes 650 55 7.9 5.6-11.1 105 14.1 10.8-18.2 146 19.4 15.7-23.7 344 58.6 53.3-63.7
No 7,067 376 4.5 3.9- 5.2 533 5.8 5.1- 6.5 494 6.3 5.6- 7.1 5,664 83.4 82.2-84.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,192 116 8.8 6.9-11.1 187 16.2 13.4-19.6 216 18.4 15.6-21.7 673 56.5 52.5-60.4
No 6,555 318 4.3 3.7- 5.0 459 5.2 4.6- 6.0 431 6.0 5.3- 6.8 5,347 84.5 83.3-85.6

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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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