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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,766 2,236 21.2 20.1-22.3 6,530 78.8 77.7-79.9
GENDER
Male 3,416 824 20.6 19.0-22.3 2,592 79.4 77.7-81.0
Female 5,350 1,412 21.8 20.3-23.3 3,938 78.2 76.7-79.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,451 1,966 22.1 20.9-23.4 5,485 77.9 76.6-79.1
No 1,287 270 17.8 15.4-20.5 1,017 82.2 79.5-84.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 144 39 24.5 15.9-35.8 105 75.5 64.2-84.1
Recommended Range 2,599 547 18.0 16.2-20.0 2,052 82.0 80.0-83.8
Overweight 2,940 670 18.1 16.4-20.0 2,270 81.9 80.0-83.6
Obese 2,529 885 30.7 28.3-33.2 1,644 69.3 66.8-71.7
Current Smoker
No 7,125 1,656 18.6 17.5-19.8 5,469 81.4 80.2-82.5
Yes 1,535 560 32.0 29.0-35.1 975 68.0 64.9-71.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,160 613 52.9 48.9-56.8 547 47.1 43.2-51.1
No 7,519 1,580 17.6 16.5-18.7 5,939 82.4 81.3-83.5
Binge Drinker
No 7,635 2,044 22.7 21.5-24.0 5,591 77.3 76.0-78.5
Yes 800 120 12.6 10.1-15.6 680 87.4 84.4-89.9
Heavy Drinker
No 8,060 2,101 21.8 20.7-23.0 5,959 78.2 77.0-79.3
Yes 362 61 14.1 10.0-19.6 301 85.9 80.4-90.0
COPD
Yes 831 500 59.8 55.0-64.4 331 40.2 35.6-45.0
No 7,890 1,718 18.0 16.9-19.1 6,172 82.0 80.9-83.1
Current Asthma
Yes 739 352 40.1 35.4-45.0 387 59.9 55.0-64.6
No 7,983 1,863 19.3 18.2-20.4 6,120 80.7 79.6-81.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,315 571 41.4 37.8-45.1 744 58.6 54.9-62.2
No 7,443 1,663 18.6 17.5-19.8 5,780 81.4 80.2-82.5

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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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