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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,042 1,780 21.5 20.4-22.6 5,262 78.5 77.4-79.6
GENDER
Male 2,985 687 20.1 18.5-21.8 2,298 79.9 78.2-81.5
Female 4,057 1,093 22.8 21.3-24.3 2,964 77.2 75.7-78.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,115 1,599 22.3 21.1-23.6 4,516 77.7 76.4-78.9
No 904 179 17.6 15.0-20.6 725 82.4 79.4-85.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 103 36 25.3 17.2-35.6 67 74.7 64.4-82.8
Recommended Range 2,112 422 16.2 14.4-18.2 1,690 83.8 81.8-85.6
Overweight 2,360 552 20.7 18.8-22.7 1,808 79.3 77.3-81.2
Obese 1,944 669 29.8 27.5-32.2 1,275 70.2 67.8-72.5
Current Smoker
Yes 1,155 411 31.8 28.8-35.0 744 68.2 65.0-71.2
No 5,792 1,351 19.2 18.0-20.4 4,441 80.8 79.6-82.0
History of CVD**
Yes 935 503 54.6 50.7-58.5 432 45.4 41.5-49.3
No 6,035 1,242 17.5 16.5-18.7 4,793 82.5 81.3-83.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 696 122 15.2 12.3-18.5 574 84.8 81.5-87.7
No 6,065 1,599 22.7 21.5-23.9 4,466 77.3 76.1-78.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 309 71 18.5 14.1-23.9 238 81.5 76.1-85.9
No 6,459 1,656 21.9 20.8-23.1 4,803 78.1 76.9-79.2
COPD
Yes 628 381 59.9 55.2-64.5 247 40.1 35.5-44.8
No 6,377 1,385 18.2 17.2-19.4 4,992 81.8 80.6-82.8
Current Asthma
Yes 546 281 45.6 40.4-50.9 265 54.4 49.1-59.6
No 6,454 1,488 19.5 18.4-20.6 4,966 80.5 79.4-81.6
Diabetes
Yes 949 427 44.0 40.3-47.9 522 56.0 52.1-59.7
No 6,078 1,347 18.7 17.6-19.9 4,731 81.3 80.1-82.4
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,345 1,199 51.7 49.2-54.1 1,146 48.3 45.9-50.8
No 4,693 581 10.8 9.8-11.8 4,112 89.2 88.2-90.2

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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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