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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.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,192 5,705 75.6 74.4-76.9 665 10.7 9.9-11.7 419 6.9 6.2- 7.7 349 5.8 5.1- 6.5 54 0.9 0.7- 1.2
GENDER
Male 3,077 2,295 71.5 69.5-73.4 306 11.0 9.7-12.5 224 8.2 7.0- 9.5 209 7.8 6.7- 9.1 43 1.5 1.1- 2.1
Female 4,115 3,410 79.5 77.9-81.0 359 10.5 9.3-11.7 195 5.7 4.9- 6.7 140 4.0 3.3- 4.8 *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,234 5,269 82.0 80.7-83.1 499 9.3 8.4-10.2 255 4.8 4.1- 5.5 193 3.7 3.1- 4.3 *** *** ***
No 934 420 43.1 39.4-46.8 165 18.6 15.8-21.6 159 17.7 15.1-20.8 154 16.7 14.1-19.7 36 3.9 2.7- 5.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,120 1,655 73.9 71.4-76.3 218 12.6 10.9-14.5 127 6.8 5.5- 8.4 109 6.2 5.0- 7.7 *** *** ***
Overweight 2,370 1,925 78.5 76.4-80.5 193 9.0 7.7-10.5 119 6.3 5.1- 7.7 114 5.4 4.4- 6.6 19 0.9 0.5- 1.4
Obese 1,964 1,578 75.6 73.1-77.9 173 10.7 9.1-12.6 114 7.0 5.7- 8.5 88 6.0 4.7- 7.6 *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 1,147 779 64.2 60.8-67.5 135 12.4 10.3-15.0 102 10.5 8.5-12.8 123 12.3 10.1-14.8 *** *** ***
No 5,745 4,699 78.5 77.1-79.8 499 10.3 9.4-11.3 300 6.2 5.4- 7.0 203 4.1 3.5- 4.8 44 1.0 0.7- 1.3
History of CVD**
Yes 947 848 87.0 83.8-89.6 46 6.0 4.3- 8.4 26 3.2 2.1- 4.9 22 3.2 1.8- 5.6 *** *** ***
No 6,169 4,798 74.4 73.0-75.7 611 11.3 10.3-12.3 388 7.3 6.5- 8.2 324 6.1 5.4- 6.9 48 0.9 0.7- 1.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 697 469 65.5 61.2-69.5 91 14.2 11.3-17.7 57 8.6 6.5-11.4 76 11.4 8.9-14.4 *** *** ***
No 6,020 4,872 77.4 76.0-78.7 528 10.2 9.3-11.3 335 6.7 6.0- 7.6 240 4.6 4.0- 5.4 45 1.0 0.7- 1.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 306 222 67.0 60.1-73.3 28 11.7 7.8-17.3 20 7.0 4.2-11.4 36 14.3 10.0-20.1 *** *** ***
No 6,414 5,123 76.3 75.0-77.6 588 10.6 9.7-11.6 374 7.0 6.2- 7.9 280 5.1 4.5- 5.8 49 0.9 0.7- 1.3
COPD
Yes 639 559 83.5 79.1-87.1 31 6.5 4.3- 9.8 23 4.1 2.6- 6.4 24 5.3 3.2- 8.7 *** *** ***
No 6,514 5,117 75.0 73.7-76.3 627 11.0 10.1-12.0 394 7.2 6.4- 8.0 325 5.9 5.2- 6.6 51 0.9 0.7- 1.2
Current Asthma
Yes 557 466 79.3 74.1-83.6 44 8.9 6.4-12.4 24 6.6 3.9-11.0 23 5.2 3.1- 8.5 *** *** ***
No 6,591 5,206 75.4 74.0-76.6 614 10.8 9.9-11.8 394 7.0 6.3- 7.8 323 5.8 5.2- 6.6 54 1.0 0.7- 1.3
Diabetes
Yes 967 881 88.3 85.1-90.8 43 5.2 3.7- 7.3 25 3.2 2.1- 4.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 6,206 4,810 74.1 72.7-75.5 619 11.4 10.4-12.4 394 7.4 6.6- 8.3 332 6.1 5.4- 6.9 51 1.0 0.7- 1.3
Disability
Yes 1,911 1,649 82.7 80.3-84.8 117 7.5 6.1- 9.2 78 5.3 4.1- 6.8 63 4.3 3.2- 5.8 *** *** ***
No 5,025 3,873 73.9 72.3-75.3 516 11.6 10.6-12.8 323 7.4 6.5- 8.4 266 6.0 5.3- 6.9 47 1.1 0.8- 1.5
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,382 2,097 84.6 82.6-86.5 136 7.1 5.8- 8.6 79 4.2 3.3- 5.4 63 3.8 2.8- 5.1 *** *** ***
No 4,804 3,604 72.5 70.9-74.0 527 12.0 10.9-13.2 340 7.9 7.0- 8.9 286 6.5 5.7- 7.4 47 1.1 0.8- 1.5

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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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