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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 7,244 568 7.8 7.0- 8.6 6,676 92.2 91.4-93.0
GENDER
Male 3,101 158 5.6 4.6- 6.8 2,943 94.4 93.2-95.4
Female 4,143 410 9.7 8.7-10.9 3,733 90.3 89.1-91.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,275 508 7.9 7.1- 8.7 5,767 92.1 91.3-92.9
No 944 56 7.0 5.2- 9.4 888 93.0 90.6-94.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,133 134 6.4 5.1- 7.9 1,999 93.6 92.1-94.9
Overweight 2,386 154 7.0 5.8- 8.4 2,232 93.0 91.6-94.2
Obese 1,963 226 10.6 9.1-12.4 1,737 89.4 87.6-90.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,152 118 10.4 8.4-12.7 1,034 89.6 87.3-91.6
No 5,788 423 7.1 6.3- 8.0 5,365 92.9 92.0-93.7
History of CVD**
Yes 955 125 14.1 11.5-17.3 830 85.9 82.7-88.5
No 6,222 433 7.0 6.3- 7.9 5,789 93.0 92.1-93.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 698 43 6.6 4.6- 9.5 655 93.4 90.5-95.4
No 6,060 482 7.7 6.9- 8.6 5,578 92.3 91.4-93.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 308 20 7.9 4.7-13.0 288 92.1 87.0-95.3
No 6,456 506 7.6 6.8- 8.4 5,950 92.4 91.6-93.2
COPD
Yes 636 194 31.5 27.1-36.2 442 68.5 63.8-72.9
No 6,578 372 5.8 5.1- 6.6 6,206 94.2 93.4-94.9
Diabetes
Yes 975 119 13.1 10.6-16.2 856 86.9 83.8-89.4
No 6,259 449 7.1 6.4- 8.0 5,810 92.9 92.0-93.6
Disability
Yes 1,934 299 16.3 14.2-18.5 1,635 83.7 81.5-85.8
No 5,052 246 5.2 4.5- 6.1 4,806 94.8 93.9-95.5
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,395 445 21.3 19.2-23.6 1,950 78.7 76.4-80.8
No 4,849 123 2.9 2.4- 3.6 4,726 97.1 96.4-97.6

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

**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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