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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,256 1,262 19.0 17.8-20.1 2,221 31.7 30.4-33.1 2,238 30.4 29.1-31.7 1,060 13.5 12.6-14.4 475 5.5 4.9- 6.1
GENDER
Male 3,100 566 19.8 18.1-21.6 939 31.8 29.8-33.8 959 30.2 28.2-32.1 457 13.6 12.3-15.1 179 4.6 3.9- 5.5
Female 4,156 696 18.2 16.7-19.7 1,282 31.6 29.9-33.4 1,279 30.6 28.9-32.3 603 13.4 12.2-14.6 296 6.3 5.5- 7.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,287 1,127 19.6 18.4-20.9 2,033 33.9 32.5-35.4 1,887 29.6 28.2-31.0 833 11.8 10.9-12.7 407 5.2 4.6- 5.8
No 943 129 15.4 12.8-18.4 184 20.7 17.8-24.1 341 34.4 31.0-37.9 223 22.4 19.5-25.5 66 7.1 5.4- 9.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 20.6 12.4-32.2 *** *** *** 18 12.1 7.0-20.3
Recommended Range 2,133 559 28.1 25.8-30.6 713 34.6 32.1-37.2 514 23.3 21.2-25.6 231 9.7 8.3-11.3 116 4.3 3.4- 5.3
Overweight 2,388 433 19.4 17.5-21.5 766 32.2 30.0-34.5 750 31.5 29.2-33.8 308 12.2 10.7-13.9 131 4.7 3.8- 5.7
Obese 1,970 168 9.6 8.0-11.3 518 29.1 26.7-31.6 721 36.1 33.5-38.7 383 17.4 15.6-19.4 180 7.9 6.6- 9.4
Current Smoker
Yes 1,155 112 11.3 9.2-13.9 279 24.9 22.0-28.0 398 35.4 32.1-38.8 237 19.8 17.2-22.6 129 8.6 7.0-10.5
No 5,796 1,102 20.8 19.6-22.2 1,852 33.4 31.9-35.0 1,740 29.1 27.7-30.6 774 11.9 10.9-12.9 328 4.7 4.2- 5.4
History of CVD**
Yes 949 43 4.7 3.4- 6.6 145 14.7 12.2-17.6 280 27.8 24.4-31.4 267 29.2 25.7-33.0 214 23.5 20.4-27.0
No 6,229 1,211 20.6 19.4-21.9 2,064 33.8 32.3-35.2 1,933 30.6 29.3-32.0 772 11.7 10.7-12.6 249 3.4 2.9- 3.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 701 139 20.8 17.5-24.6 258 37.2 33.1-41.6 199 28.2 24.4-32.3 87 11.6 9.2-14.7 18 2.1 1.2- 3.7
No 6,071 1,037 18.6 17.4-19.8 1,829 31.3 29.9-32.8 1,870 30.2 28.8-31.6 909 14.0 13.0-15.1 426 5.9 5.3- 6.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 309 66 20.5 15.6-26.5 107 36.5 30.2-43.4 86 28.4 22.5-35.1 40 12.1 8.5-17.0 *** *** ***
No 6,467 1,110 18.8 17.7-20.1 1,984 31.9 30.5-33.3 1,986 30.0 28.7-31.4 952 13.7 12.7-14.7 435 5.6 5.0- 6.2
COPD
Yes 640 20 4.0 2.4- 6.6 78 12.8 9.9-16.4 185 30.2 25.9-34.8 198 31.0 26.7-35.6 159 22.0 18.5-26.1
No 6,574 1,236 20.2 19.0-21.4 2,139 33.4 32.0-34.8 2,037 30.3 29.0-31.7 852 12.0 11.1-13.0 310 4.0 3.5- 4.6
Current Asthma
Yes 562 49 11.3 8.0-15.8 103 18.8 15.0-23.2 170 31.3 26.7-36.3 136 22.4 18.4-27.0 104 16.2 12.8-20.3
No 6,650 1,206 19.6 18.5-20.9 2,109 32.8 31.5-34.2 2,048 30.2 28.8-31.5 918 12.8 11.9-13.7 369 4.6 4.1- 5.2
Diabetes
Yes 974 39 3.9 2.7- 5.6 150 14.1 11.8-16.7 357 37.8 34.2-41.6 258 27.1 23.8-30.7 170 17.0 14.4-20.1
No 6,264 1,220 20.8 19.6-22.1 2,067 33.9 32.5-35.3 1,875 29.5 28.1-30.9 797 11.8 10.9-12.7 305 4.1 3.6- 4.7
Disability
Yes 1,930 79 4.2 3.3- 5.4 305 16.6 14.5-18.9 587 29.7 27.2-32.2 572 30.4 28.0-33.0 387 19.1 17.1-21.3
No 5,068 1,142 23.4 22.0-24.9 1,844 36.4 34.8-38.1 1,573 30.6 29.1-32.2 441 8.2 7.4- 9.1 68 1.3 1.0- 1.7
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,398 138 5.8 4.8- 7.1 446 18.0 16.3-20.0 794 32.8 30.6-35.2 636 27.3 25.1-29.6 384 16.0 14.3-17.9
No 4,852 1,122 23.6 22.2-25.1 1,774 36.6 35.0-38.2 1,441 29.5 28.0-31.1 424 8.6 7.7- 9.6 91 1.7 1.4- 2.2

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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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