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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.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,840 1,430 18.5 17.3-19.6 7,410 81.5 80.4-82.7
GENDER
Male 3,449 463 15.9 14.4-17.6 2,986 84.1 82.4-85.6
Female 5,391 967 20.8 19.2-22.4 4,424 79.2 77.6-80.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,509 756 10.5 9.6-11.6 6,753 89.5 88.4-90.4
No 1,304 671 50.6 47.1-54.0 633 49.4 46.0-52.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,622 364 15.6 13.8-17.6 2,258 84.4 82.4-86.2
Overweight 2,968 410 16.8 14.9-18.8 2,558 83.2 81.2-85.1
Obese 2,542 529 22.7 20.5-25.1 2,013 77.3 74.9-79.5
Current Smoker
No 7,141 992 15.7 14.6-17.0 6,149 84.3 83.0-85.4
Yes 1,539 415 29.0 26.1-32.0 1,124 71.0 68.0-73.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,168 203 21.6 18.3-25.4 965 78.4 74.6-81.7
No 7,582 1,207 18.0 16.8-19.2 6,375 82.0 80.8-83.2
Binge Drinker
No 7,653 1,207 17.9 16.7-19.1 6,446 82.1 80.9-83.3
Yes 800 152 20.5 17.2-24.2 648 79.5 75.8-82.8
Heavy Drinker
No 8,077 1,300 18.2 17.0-19.4 6,777 81.8 80.6-83.0
Yes 363 62 21.4 16.3-27.7 301 78.6 72.3-83.7
COPD
Yes 834 230 30.8 26.4-35.6 604 69.2 64.4-73.6
No 7,959 1,192 17.5 16.3-18.7 6,767 82.5 81.3-83.7
Current Asthma
Yes 742 213 32.2 27.7-37.0 529 67.8 63.0-72.3
No 8,053 1,209 17.1 16.0-18.3 6,844 82.9 81.7-84.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,323 215 18.4 15.6-21.6 1,108 81.6 78.4-84.4
No 7,508 1,213 18.5 17.3-19.7 6,295 81.5 80.3-82.7
Disability
Yes 2,528 590 27.9 25.4-30.5 1,938 72.1 69.5-74.6
No 6,191 811 15.4 14.2-16.7 5,380 84.6 83.3-85.8

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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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