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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your
usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,749 6,824 78.7 77.5-79.9 394 5.2 4.6- 5.8 465 5.6 5.0- 6.3 511 5.3 4.7- 6.0 555 5.2 4.6- 5.8
GENDER
Male 3,415 2,749 80.7 78.9-82.3 142 4.9 4.0- 6.0 163 5.1 4.2- 6.2 158 4.1 3.3- 5.0 203 5.2 4.4- 6.2
Female 5,334 4,075 76.9 75.3-78.5 252 5.4 4.6- 6.3 302 6.1 5.2- 7.1 353 6.4 5.5- 7.4 352 5.1 4.4- 6.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,433 5,841 79.5 78.2-80.7 333 5.2 4.5- 6.0 379 5.3 4.6- 6.1 411 4.9 4.2- 5.6 469 5.1 4.5- 5.8
No 1,288 958 75.4 72.3-78.2 60 5.0 3.7- 6.7 86 7.1 5.5- 9.1 98 7.0 5.4- 9.0 86 5.6 4.2- 7.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 141 109 78.1 66.8-86.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,601 2,116 80.8 78.6-82.9 110 5.2 4.2- 6.6 133 6.1 4.9- 7.6 110 3.8 2.9- 4.8 132 4.1 3.1- 5.3
Overweight 2,938 2,370 81.6 79.7-83.4 122 4.7 3.8- 5.9 138 4.4 3.6- 5.5 158 4.8 3.9- 6.1 150 4.4 3.5- 5.5
Obese 2,512 1,768 71.5 69.0-73.9 130 5.6 4.4- 6.9 160 6.4 5.2- 7.8 210 8.3 6.8- 9.9 244 8.3 7.0- 9.9
Current Smoker
No 7,076 5,645 80.7 79.4-81.9 334 5.5 4.8- 6.3 335 5.0 4.3- 5.8 375 4.5 3.9- 5.3 387 4.3 3.7- 4.9
Yes 1,514 1,046 70.4 67.3-73.4 56 4.0 2.9- 5.4 123 8.5 6.8-10.5 132 8.6 6.9-10.7 157 8.6 6.9-10.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,140 700 62.7 58.7-66.5 33 3.3 2.1- 5.2 77 7.4 5.5- 9.9 124 9.5 7.4-12.1 206 17.1 14.3-20.4
No 7,527 6,064 80.5 79.2-81.7 359 5.4 4.7- 6.1 382 5.4 4.8- 6.2 381 4.8 4.2- 5.5 341 3.9 3.4- 4.6
Binge Drinker
No 7,566 5,882 78.6 77.3-79.9 334 5.0 4.3- 5.7 380 5.2 4.5- 5.9 456 5.5 4.9- 6.3 514 5.7 5.0- 6.5
Yes 798 623 78.7 75.0-82.0 52 7.0 5.1- 9.5 66 9.1 6.9-11.9 39 4.1 2.7- 6.0 *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 7,989 6,211 78.6 77.4-79.8 369 5.3 4.6- 6.0 419 5.5 4.9- 6.3 467 5.2 4.6- 6.0 523 5.3 4.7- 6.0
Yes 361 283 76.6 70.4-81.9 18 5.9 3.3-10.2 27 8.9 5.7-13.6 24 7.1 4.3-11.5 *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 810 426 53.2 48.3-58.0 30 4.0 2.6- 6.0 72 9.2 6.8-12.4 116 15.7 12.0-20.1 166 18.0 14.8-21.7
No 7,896 6,368 80.8 79.5-81.9 364 5.3 4.6- 6.0 388 5.3 4.7- 6.0 393 4.5 3.9- 5.1 383 4.2 3.6- 4.8
Current Asthma
Yes 727 413 58.0 53.0-62.8 43 7.7 5.5-10.8 59 8.2 5.8-11.4 102 14.8 11.4-18.9 110 11.3 8.8-14.5
No 7,980 6,384 80.7 79.5-81.9 349 4.9 4.3- 5.6 404 5.4 4.7- 6.1 405 4.4 3.8- 5.1 438 4.6 4.0- 5.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,300 845 63.8 60.1-67.4 49 4.6 3.2- 6.6 93 6.7 5.1- 8.8 134 10.4 8.3-13.0 179 14.4 11.8-17.4
No 7,440 5,971 80.6 79.4-81.8 345 5.2 4.6- 6.0 372 5.5 4.8- 6.3 376 4.6 4.0- 5.4 376 4.0 3.5- 4.6
Disability
Yes 2,454 1,256 48.2 45.4-51.0 112 5.2 4.2- 6.6 232 11.3 9.6-13.4 364 15.8 13.7-18.0 490 19.5 17.3-21.8
No 6,177 5,478 87.9 86.8-89.0 279 5.2 4.5- 6.0 221 3.8 3.2- 4.5 144 2.2 1.8- 2.8 55 0.8 0.6- 1.2

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*Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

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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