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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--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 7,265 826 11.5 10.6-12.4 6,439 88.5 87.6-89.4
GENDER
Male 3,109 262 9.4 8.1-10.9 2,847 90.6 89.1-91.9
Female 4,156 564 13.4 12.1-14.7 3,592 86.6 85.3-87.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,293 730 11.7 10.7-12.7 5,563 88.3 87.3-89.3
No 947 90 10.1 7.9-12.7 857 89.9 87.3-92.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 104 14 18.7 10.6-30.8 90 81.3 69.2-89.4
Recommended Range 2,138 204 9.2 7.7-10.9 1,934 90.8 89.1-92.3
Overweight 2,390 224 10.1 8.7-11.8 2,166 89.9 88.2-91.3
Obese 1,971 315 15.3 13.4-17.5 1,656 84.7 82.5-86.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,160 165 14.3 12.1-16.9 995 85.7 83.1-87.9
No 5,800 626 10.8 9.8-11.8 5,174 89.2 88.2-90.2
History of CVD**
Yes 957 166 18.2 15.3-21.5 791 81.8 78.5-84.7
No 6,240 643 10.6 9.7-11.7 5,597 89.4 88.3-90.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 699 71 10.1 7.6-13.2 628 89.9 86.8-92.4
No 6,077 695 11.4 10.4-12.4 5,382 88.6 87.6-89.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 310 33 11.5 7.7-17.0 277 88.5 83.0-92.3
No 6,473 735 11.2 10.3-12.2 5,738 88.8 87.8-89.7
COPD
Yes 644 242 38.3 33.8-43.1 402 61.7 56.9-66.2
No 6,589 577 9.2 8.3-10.1 6,012 90.8 89.9-91.7
Diabetes
Yes 979 169 17.4 14.6-20.7 810 82.6 79.3-85.4
No 6,276 655 10.7 9.8-11.7 5,621 89.3 88.3-90.2
Disability
Yes 1,938 386 20.8 18.6-23.2 1,552 79.2 76.8-81.4
No 5,069 406 8.6 7.7- 9.7 4,663 91.4 90.3-92.3
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,407 541 25.1 22.9-27.4 1,866 74.9 72.6-77.1
No 4,858 285 6.6 5.8- 7.6 4,573 93.4 92.4-94.2

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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