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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,831 1,455 18.3 17.2-19.4 2,642 31.6 30.2-32.9 2,745 31.0 29.7-32.3 1,342 13.8 12.9-14.8 647 5.4 4.8- 6.0
GENDER
Male 3,445 587 18.5 16.9-20.3 1,024 31.2 29.2-33.3 1,086 31.3 29.3-33.4 516 13.6 12.3-15.1 232 5.3 4.5- 6.3
Female 5,386 868 18.0 16.6-19.6 1,618 31.9 30.1-33.7 1,659 30.7 29.0-32.5 826 13.9 12.7-15.2 415 5.5 4.7- 6.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,504 1,300 19.9 18.6-21.2 2,354 33.8 32.3-35.3 2,251 29.0 27.5-30.4 1,054 12.0 11.0-13.0 545 5.4 4.7- 6.0
No 1,298 150 11.9 9.8-14.4 283 22.6 19.8-25.6 481 38.7 35.4-42.2 282 21.1 18.5-24.0 102 5.7 4.4- 7.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 146 22 20.8 12.5-32.6 43 27.4 18.6-38.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,617 675 27.6 25.3-30.0 846 35.0 32.5-37.6 643 23.9 21.6-26.2 294 9.2 7.9-10.6 159 4.4 3.5- 5.5
Overweight 2,963 486 17.9 16.0-19.9 968 34.1 31.8-36.5 928 31.2 29.0-33.6 402 12.6 11.1-14.2 179 4.2 3.4- 5.1
Obese 2,538 193 9.2 7.6-11.0 649 27.2 24.9-29.7 902 35.1 32.6-37.6 524 19.8 17.7-21.9 270 8.8 7.4-10.4
Current Smoker
No 7,128 1,267 19.9 18.6-21.2 2,214 32.6 31.1-34.1 2,162 29.8 28.4-31.3 1,005 12.8 11.8-13.9 480 4.9 4.3- 5.6
Yes 1,541 158 11.6 9.6-14.0 389 28.5 25.6-31.7 532 34.9 31.9-38.1 304 17.3 15.1-19.8 158 7.5 6.0- 9.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,165 40 4.1 2.7- 6.1 162 14.0 11.5-17.0 347 30.3 26.9-34.0 329 30.3 26.7-34.1 287 21.3 18.2-24.7
No 7,577 1,412 19.9 18.7-21.2 2,466 33.6 32.2-35.1 2,371 31.1 29.7-32.6 985 11.7 10.8-12.7 343 3.7 3.1- 4.2
Binge Drinker
No 7,640 1,230 17.8 16.6-19.0 2,252 31.1 29.7-32.6 2,395 31.1 29.7-32.6 1,172 14.2 13.2-15.3 591 5.8 5.2- 6.5
Yes 802 163 20.3 17.1-24.0 285 36.3 32.3-40.4 230 30.0 26.1-34.2 95 10.5 8.3-13.3 29 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Heavy Drinker
No 8,066 1,310 17.9 16.7-19.1 2,407 31.8 30.4-33.2 2,513 30.8 29.5-32.2 1,229 13.9 13.0-15.0 607 5.5 4.9- 6.2
Yes 362 82 23.2 17.9-29.5 123 31.2 25.5-37.6 110 33.4 27.2-40.2 35 8.3 5.5-12.3 *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 833 33 3.3 2.0- 5.4 96 12.8 9.7-16.7 226 27.3 23.3-31.7 257 33.3 28.8-38.1 221 23.2 19.5-27.4
No 7,952 1,417 19.5 18.3-20.7 2,543 33.1 31.7-34.6 2,500 31.3 29.9-32.7 1,072 12.2 11.3-13.1 420 4.0 3.4- 4.6
Current Asthma
Yes 741 64 7.9 5.7-10.8 129 21.5 17.4-26.2 215 31.6 27.1-36.4 195 26.6 22.4-31.3 138 12.4 9.9-15.4
No 8,044 1,387 19.2 18.0-20.5 2,508 32.6 31.2-34.0 2,511 30.9 29.5-32.3 1,140 12.6 11.7-13.6 498 4.7 4.1- 5.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,321 35 2.7 1.7- 4.1 185 12.6 10.4-15.1 476 37.5 33.9-41.3 379 29.2 26.0-32.7 246 18.0 15.2-21.1
No 7,502 1,419 20.3 19.0-21.6 2,456 34.0 32.6-35.5 2,264 30.1 28.7-31.6 963 11.8 10.9-12.8 400 3.8 3.3- 4.4
Disability
Yes 2,520 96 4.2 3.2- 5.4 359 15.5 13.6-17.6 787 31.7 29.2-34.3 739 29.6 27.1-32.2 539 19.1 17.0-21.3
No 6,190 1,335 22.4 21.0-23.9 2,256 36.6 35.0-38.3 1,919 30.7 29.2-32.3 580 8.9 8.1- 9.9 100 1.3 1.0- 1.7

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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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