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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your
usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 7,219 5,694 78.9 77.7-80.0 335 5.3 4.7- 6.0 364 5.3 4.7- 6.0 428 5.6 5.0- 6.3 398 4.9 4.3- 5.5
GENDER
Male 3,093 2,476 80.2 78.5-81.9 155 5.4 4.5- 6.5 129 4.3 3.5- 5.3 158 4.9 4.1- 5.9 175 5.1 4.3- 6.1
Female 4,126 3,218 77.6 76.0-79.1 180 5.2 4.4- 6.2 235 6.2 5.3- 7.3 270 6.3 5.5- 7.2 223 4.7 4.0- 5.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,250 4,950 79.4 78.2-80.6 291 5.4 4.7- 6.1 305 5.2 4.6- 6.0 359 5.2 4.6- 5.9 345 4.8 4.2- 5.4
No 943 723 76.0 72.7-79.0 42 4.9 3.5- 6.9 58 5.7 4.3- 7.6 68 7.8 6.1-10.1 52 5.5 4.0- 7.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,127 1,745 82.4 80.3-84.3 91 5.1 4.0- 6.5 92 4.6 3.6- 5.9 105 4.4 3.5- 5.5 94 3.6 2.8- 4.6
Overweight 2,377 1,915 80.7 78.8-82.5 105 4.9 4.0- 6.0 112 4.6 3.7- 5.7 127 5.1 4.1- 6.2 118 4.7 3.8- 5.9
Obese 1,957 1,428 73.3 70.9-75.6 101 5.4 4.3- 6.8 115 6.4 5.2- 7.9 160 7.9 6.6- 9.4 153 6.9 5.7- 8.4
Current Smoker
Yes 1,151 805 70.6 67.3-73.6 47 4.3 3.2- 5.9 66 6.1 4.6- 8.1 120 10.3 8.4-12.6 113 8.7 7.0-10.7
No 5,764 4,642 80.8 79.5-82.0 276 5.6 4.9- 6.5 286 5.1 4.4- 5.8 287 4.5 3.9- 5.1 273 4.0 3.5- 4.7
History of CVD**
Yes 935 607 62.9 58.9-66.7 26 3.0 2.0- 4.6 56 6.1 4.3- 8.6 109 11.7 9.4-14.3 137 16.3 13.5-19.6
No 6,207 5,038 80.8 79.5-81.9 304 5.6 4.9- 6.3 302 5.2 4.5- 5.9 314 5.0 4.4- 5.7 249 3.5 3.0- 4.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 699 556 79.3 75.6-82.6 46 7.3 5.3-10.0 37 5.3 3.6- 7.7 38 5.8 4.1- 8.3 22 2.3 1.4- 3.6
No 6,034 4,742 78.7 77.4-79.9 271 5.2 4.5- 6.0 307 5.3 4.6- 6.0 361 5.6 5.0- 6.3 353 5.3 4.6- 5.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 309 249 82.5 76.8-87.1 16 3.5 2.0- 6.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 3.4 1.9- 6.1
No 6,429 5,054 78.6 77.3-79.7 298 5.5 4.8- 6.3 330 5.2 4.6- 6.0 386 5.7 5.1- 6.4 361 5.0 4.4- 5.6
COPD
Yes 634 351 54.7 49.8-59.4 19 3.3 2.0- 5.5 55 9.4 6.7-13.1 91 14.4 11.4-18.1 118 18.1 14.6-22.2
No 6,545 5,318 80.9 79.7-82.0 313 5.5 4.8- 6.3 308 5.0 4.4- 5.7 329 4.8 4.3- 5.5 277 3.8 3.3- 4.3
Current Asthma
Yes 560 326 60.0 54.8-65.0 20 3.3 2.0- 5.5 45 9.3 6.5-13.3 82 13.6 10.5-17.4 87 13.7 10.5-17.6
No 6,615 5,335 80.5 79.3-81.6 311 5.5 4.8- 6.2 318 5.0 4.4- 5.7 344 5.0 4.4- 5.6 307 4.1 3.6- 4.7
Diabetes
Yes 968 660 67.1 63.3-70.6 34 3.6 2.5- 5.2 63 7.4 5.5- 9.9 106 11.3 9.1-14.0 105 10.7 8.5-13.4
No 6,232 5,018 80.2 79.0-81.4 298 5.5 4.9- 6.3 301 5.1 4.4- 5.8 322 5.0 4.4- 5.6 293 4.2 3.7- 4.8
Disability
Yes 1,903 1,001 50.6 47.8-53.4 85 4.7 3.6- 6.1 158 8.7 7.2-10.4 313 17.6 15.6-19.8 346 18.4 16.4-20.7
No 5,059 4,491 87.4 86.2-88.5 242 5.6 4.9- 6.5 194 4.2 3.6- 5.0 93 1.9 1.5- 2.4 39 0.8 0.6- 1.2
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,371 1,504 61.1 58.6-63.5 83 3.6 2.8- 4.6 172 7.8 6.5- 9.4 297 13.5 11.9-15.3 315 14.0 12.3-15.8
No 4,842 4,185 85.1 83.8-86.3 251 5.9 5.2- 6.8 192 4.4 3.7- 5.2 131 2.9 2.4- 3.5 83 1.7 1.3- 2.1

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*Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

**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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