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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

How many times have you been to a doctor, nurse, or other health professional in the past 12 months?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 visit 2 visits 3 visits 4 or more visits Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,021 1,208 17.1 15.9-18.3 1,434 18.7 17.5-20.0 1,148 14.0 13.0-15.1 3,420 37.1 35.7-38.6 811 13.1 12.0-14.2
GENDER
Male 3,149 550 20.3 18.4-22.3 596 19.6 17.8-21.5 412 12.4 11.0-13.9 1,156 31.0 29.0-33.1 435 16.7 15.1-18.6
Female 4,872 658 14.0 12.7-15.4 838 17.9 16.4-19.6 736 15.5 14.1-17.1 2,264 42.9 40.9-44.8 376 9.7 8.5-11.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,777 933 15.4 14.2-16.6 1,250 20.0 18.7-21.5 1,041 15.6 14.4-16.8 3,124 41.2 39.6-42.8 429 7.8 6.9- 8.8
No 1,218 266 23.0 20.0-26.3 180 13.7 11.5-16.3 104 8.1 6.4-10.3 288 21.7 19.0-24.8 380 33.5 30.2-37.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 15.3 8.7-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,345 432 19.9 17.7-22.2 444 20.7 18.4-23.2 327 13.3 11.6-15.3 895 33.1 30.6-35.8 247 13.0 11.1-15.1
Overweight 2,716 417 17.9 15.9-20.1 520 19.4 17.5-21.6 405 14.5 12.8-16.4 1,083 33.7 31.4-36.1 291 14.4 12.6-16.4
Obese 2,346 273 13.9 11.9-16.1 380 17.1 15.1-19.3 331 14.3 12.5-16.3 1,184 45.1 42.3-47.8 178 9.6 8.1-11.5
Current Smoker
No 6,475 977 16.9 15.6-18.3 1,172 19.4 18.1-20.9 955 14.6 13.4-15.8 2,787 37.3 35.7-38.9 584 11.8 10.7-13.0
Yes 1,404 212 17.7 15.1-20.6 233 15.8 13.5-18.5 176 11.8 9.8-14.2 578 37.2 33.9-40.6 205 17.5 15.0-20.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,029 66 7.6 5.5-10.2 129 12.7 10.3-15.7 129 12.9 10.4-16.0 667 61.9 57.8-65.9 38 4.8 3.3- 7.1
No 6,916 1,128 18.0 16.8-19.3 1,299 19.5 18.2-20.8 1,007 14.1 13.0-15.2 2,718 34.5 33.0-36.0 764 13.9 12.8-15.2
Binge Drinker
No 6,962 1,009 16.2 15.0-17.5 1,235 18.3 17.0-19.7 1,010 14.4 13.3-15.6 3,059 38.8 37.3-40.4 649 12.3 11.1-13.5
Yes 709 136 20.8 17.1-25.1 141 22.1 18.5-26.3 90 11.9 9.3-15.1 226 27.9 24.0-32.0 116 17.3 14.1-21.0
Heavy Drinker
No 7,340 1,095 16.7 15.5-18.0 1,322 18.8 17.6-20.1 1,056 14.3 13.3-15.5 3,148 37.6 36.1-39.1 719 12.6 11.6-13.8
Yes 320 49 17.1 12.4-23.2 52 18.9 13.6-25.7 42 10.0 6.6-14.9 135 37.7 31.0-44.9 42 16.3 11.5-22.6
COPD
Yes 735 64 10.8 7.7-15.1 81 10.3 7.8-13.6 71 9.2 6.7-12.3 487 63.1 58.0-68.0 32 6.5 4.3- 9.9
No 7,248 1,141 17.6 16.3-18.8 1,351 19.5 18.2-20.8 1,068 14.4 13.3-15.5 2,917 35.0 33.6-36.5 771 13.6 12.5-14.8
Current Asthma
Yes 649 54 9.5 6.9-12.9 81 13.6 10.3-17.8 74 13.3 9.7-18.0 405 56.2 50.8-61.5 35 7.4 4.9-10.9
No 7,333 1,151 17.8 16.5-19.1 1,349 19.2 18.0-20.5 1,066 14.1 13.0-15.2 2,995 35.4 33.9-36.9 772 13.5 12.4-14.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,176 71 6.2 4.6- 8.3 149 13.3 10.7-16.5 179 15.6 13.0-18.6 747 61.6 57.6-65.4 30 3.3 2.0- 5.4
No 6,837 1,137 18.5 17.2-19.8 1,285 19.4 18.2-20.8 968 13.8 12.7-14.9 2,667 34.0 32.5-35.5 780 14.3 13.2-15.6
Disability
Yes 2,206 149 7.9 6.5- 9.7 231 10.0 8.5-11.8 243 10.8 9.2-12.7 1,482 65.0 62.1-67.7 101 6.3 4.8- 8.1
No 5,706 1,046 19.7 18.3-21.2 1,184 21.4 19.9-22.9 890 15.0 13.8-16.3 1,892 29.0 27.5-30.6 694 15.0 13.7-16.3

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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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