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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,742 2,537 23.4 22.3-24.6 6,205 76.6 75.4-77.7
GENDER
Male 3,409 931 22.6 20.9-24.3 2,478 77.4 75.7-79.1
Female 5,333 1,606 24.2 22.6-25.7 3,727 75.8 74.3-77.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,431 2,248 24.6 23.3-25.9 5,183 75.4 74.1-76.7
No 1,283 289 19.2 16.7-21.9 994 80.8 78.1-83.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 144 47 26.6 17.7-37.9 97 73.4 62.1-82.3
Recommended Range 2,593 626 19.7 17.8-21.8 1,967 80.3 78.2-82.2
Overweight 2,932 758 20.2 18.4-22.1 2,174 79.8 77.9-81.6
Obese 2,522 992 33.8 31.3-36.3 1,530 66.2 63.7-68.7
Current Smoker
No 7,122 1,917 20.9 19.7-22.1 5,205 79.1 77.9-80.3
Yes 1,534 601 33.8 30.8-36.9 933 66.2 63.1-69.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,158 704 59.0 55.0-62.8 454 41.0 37.2-45.0
No 7,497 1,785 19.3 18.2-20.5 5,712 80.7 79.5-81.8
Binge Drinker
No 7,632 2,322 25.0 23.8-26.3 5,310 75.0 73.7-76.2
Yes 800 133 14.1 11.4-17.3 667 85.9 82.7-88.6
Heavy Drinker
No 8,057 2,386 24.1 22.9-25.3 5,671 75.9 74.7-77.1
Yes 362 66 14.7 10.5-20.2 296 85.3 79.8-89.5
COPD
Yes 830 565 65.8 61.1-70.2 265 34.2 29.8-38.9
No 7,867 1,947 19.9 18.8-21.0 5,920 80.1 79.0-81.2
Current Asthma
Yes 738 398 44.5 39.7-49.5 340 55.5 50.5-60.3
No 7,960 2,116 21.3 20.1-22.5 5,844 78.7 77.5-79.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,311 675 47.9 44.2-51.7 636 52.1 48.3-55.8
No 7,423 1,860 20.2 19.1-21.4 5,563 79.8 78.6-80.9

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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