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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--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 6,851 1,636 25.9 24.7-27.2 5,215 74.1 72.8-75.3
GENDER
Male 2,901 587 21.9 20.2-23.8 2,314 78.1 76.2-79.8
Female 3,950 1,049 29.6 27.8-31.4 2,901 70.4 68.6-72.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,929 1,315 24.5 23.2-25.9 4,614 75.5 74.1-76.8
No 903 317 33.2 29.8-36.8 586 66.8 63.2-70.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,988 390 22.3 20.0-24.7 1,598 77.7 75.3-80.0
Overweight 2,251 496 24.7 22.6-27.0 1,755 75.3 73.0-77.4
Obese 1,887 568 31.2 28.7-33.8 1,319 68.8 66.2-71.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,095 363 34.5 31.2-37.9 732 65.5 62.1-68.8
No 5,469 1,198 23.8 22.4-25.2 4,271 76.2 74.8-77.6
History of CVD**
Yes 934 276 33.1 29.4-37.0 658 66.9 63.0-70.6
No 5,843 1,343 25.1 23.8-26.5 4,500 74.9 73.5-76.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 626 140 24.0 20.2-28.3 486 76.0 71.7-79.8
No 5,760 1,373 26.1 24.7-27.5 4,387 73.9 72.5-75.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 289 56 20.1 15.0-26.3 233 79.9 73.7-85.0
No 6,103 1,464 26.1 24.8-27.5 4,639 73.9 72.5-75.2
COPD
Yes 629 205 36.4 31.8-41.2 424 63.6 58.8-68.2
No 6,183 1,420 25.0 23.7-26.4 4,763 75.0 73.6-76.3
Current Asthma
Yes 533 196 39.2 34.1-44.5 337 60.8 55.5-65.9
No 6,279 1,427 24.8 23.5-26.1 4,852 75.2 73.9-76.5
Diabetes
Yes 948 283 32.0 28.5-35.8 665 68.0 64.2-71.5
No 5,884 1,349 25.2 23.8-26.6 4,535 74.8 73.4-76.2
Disability
Yes 1,875 590 35.6 32.9-38.3 1,285 64.4 61.7-67.1
No 4,732 981 22.8 21.4-24.3 3,751 77.2 75.7-78.6
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,326 673 34.0 31.6-36.5 1,653 66.0 63.5-68.4
No 4,519 962 23.0 21.5-24.5 3,557 77.0 75.5-78.5

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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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