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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,134 4,734 66.8 65.5-68.2 582 9.3 8.4-10.2 639 9.2 8.4-10.1 537 6.9 6.2- 7.6 642 7.8 7.1- 8.6
GENDER
Male 3,062 2,086 68.8 66.7-70.7 241 8.7 7.5-10.0 269 9.0 7.8-10.3 187 5.6 4.7- 6.6 279 8.0 7.0- 9.2
Female 4,072 2,648 65.0 63.2-66.8 341 9.8 8.6-11.1 370 9.5 8.4-10.7 350 8.1 7.2- 9.1 363 7.6 6.7- 8.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,181 4,106 66.9 65.5-68.4 514 9.5 8.6-10.5 547 9.2 8.3-10.2 451 6.6 5.9- 7.4 563 7.7 7.0- 8.6
No 927 610 66.4 62.8-69.9 66 7.9 6.0-10.4 90 9.4 7.4-11.7 84 8.0 6.3-10.1 77 8.3 6.5-10.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 12.9 7.3-21.6
Recommended Range 2,106 1,471 69.9 67.4-72.3 164 8.8 7.4-10.6 173 8.9 7.4-10.7 137 6.2 5.1- 7.6 161 6.1 5.1- 7.4
Overweight 2,358 1,617 69.4 67.1-71.6 187 8.3 7.0- 9.9 210 8.9 7.7-10.4 155 5.9 4.9- 7.1 189 7.4 6.3- 8.8
Obese 1,934 1,117 58.5 55.8-61.2 181 11.1 9.4-13.0 196 10.5 8.9-12.3 200 9.2 7.8-10.7 240 10.8 9.2-12.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,137 630 55.7 52.2-59.1 96 9.5 7.6-11.9 106 10.5 8.4-13.0 133 10.9 9.0-13.2 172 13.4 11.3-15.8
No 5,699 3,894 69.5 68.0-71.0 466 9.4 8.4-10.4 507 8.7 7.8- 9.6 387 5.9 5.3- 6.6 445 6.5 5.8- 7.3
History of CVD**
Yes 928 430 45.3 41.4-49.3 45 4.6 3.3- 6.3 97 10.2 8.0-13.0 138 15.4 12.8-18.5 218 24.4 21.2-28.0
No 6,134 4,272 69.3 67.9-70.7 531 9.8 8.9-10.8 536 9.2 8.3-10.1 389 5.8 5.2- 6.6 406 5.9 5.2- 6.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 693 497 70.8 66.6-74.7 64 10.5 7.9-13.8 60 9.1 6.9-12.0 35 4.9 3.3- 7.2 37 4.7 3.2- 6.7
No 5,964 3,902 66.1 64.6-67.5 486 9.4 8.4-10.4 541 9.1 8.2-10.0 466 7.1 6.4- 7.9 569 8.4 7.6- 9.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 306 226 74.0 67.4-79.7 23 7.7 4.7-12.3 19 7.6 4.4-12.9 18 5.9 3.4-10.1 20 4.8 2.8- 8.0
No 6,358 4,181 66.4 65.0-67.9 524 9.5 8.6-10.5 581 9.1 8.3-10.0 487 6.9 6.2- 7.6 585 8.1 7.3- 8.9
COPD
Yes 621 239 38.0 33.4-42.8 37 8.3 5.6-12.1 70 11.8 8.9-15.4 105 16.4 13.2-20.1 170 25.5 21.6-29.8
No 6,472 4,475 69.2 67.8-70.6 542 9.4 8.5-10.3 565 9.0 8.2- 9.9 425 6.0 5.4- 6.7 465 6.3 5.7- 7.1
Current Asthma
Yes 549 232 42.2 37.1-47.5 42 10.0 6.8-14.4 60 13.0 9.4-17.8 98 16.2 12.9-20.2 117 18.6 15.0-22.9
No 6,542 4,476 68.9 67.5-70.2 535 9.2 8.3-10.2 573 8.9 8.1- 9.8 435 6.1 5.4- 6.8 523 7.0 6.3- 7.7
Diabetes
Yes 943 477 50.2 46.4-54.1 59 6.4 4.8- 8.5 100 10.8 8.6-13.5 132 14.6 12.0-17.7 175 17.9 15.1-21.1
No 6,172 4,242 68.7 67.3-70.2 521 9.6 8.7-10.6 538 9.0 8.2-10.0 404 6.0 5.3- 6.7 467 6.7 6.0- 7.4
Disability
Yes 1,860 663 34.8 32.2-37.5 121 7.2 5.7- 9.1 231 13.2 11.4-15.3 343 19.0 16.9-21.2 502 25.8 23.5-28.2
No 5,019 3,898 76.4 74.9-77.8 445 10.1 9.0-11.2 385 7.8 7.0- 8.8 171 3.2 2.7- 3.8 120 2.5 2.0- 3.2
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,323 1,079 43.7 41.3-46.2 160 8.0 6.6- 9.6 259 11.5 10.0-13.2 339 15.4 13.7-17.4 486 21.4 19.4-23.5
No 4,805 3,650 74.8 73.3-76.3 421 9.7 8.7-10.8 380 8.5 7.5- 9.5 198 3.9 3.3- 4.6 156 3.1 2.6- 3.8

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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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