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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adverse Childhood Experience--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Experienced Sexual Abuse*
(Prior to age 18)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,057 345 11.8 10.2-13.7 2,712 88.2 86.3-89.8
GENDER
Male 1,270 86 5.8 4.4- 7.6 1,184 94.2 92.4-95.6
Female 1,787 259 17.3 14.6-20.3 1,528 82.7 79.7-85.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,650 282 11.1 9.4-13.1 2,368 88.9 86.9-90.6
No 400 63 15.7 11.2-21.4 337 84.3 78.6-88.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 918 91 11.8 8.9-15.7 827 88.2 84.3-91.1
Overweight 1,026 105 10.5 8.0-13.6 921 89.5 86.4-92.0
Obese 840 124 14.7 11.4-18.7 716 85.3 81.3-88.6
Current Smoker
Yes 502 93 17.6 13.4-22.8 409 82.4 77.2-86.6
No 2,542 252 10.5 8.8-12.4 2,290 89.5 87.6-91.2
History of CVD**
Yes 415 51 15.2 10.4-21.7 364 84.8 78.3-89.6
No 2,600 285 11.4 9.7-13.4 2,315 88.6 86.6-90.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 303 37 10.7 6.6-16.9 266 89.3 83.1-93.4
No 2,679 305 12.2 10.5-14.2 2,374 87.8 85.8-89.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 141 22 17.0 10.1-27.2 119 83.0 72.8-89.9
No 2,848 319 11.7 10.0-13.6 2,529 88.3 86.4-90.0
COPD
Yes 268 42 19.4 13.1-27.7 226 80.6 72.3-86.9
No 2,774 300 11.2 9.5-13.1 2,474 88.8 86.9-90.5
Current Asthma
Yes 232 35 18.6 11.8-27.9 197 81.4 72.1-88.2
No 2,809 307 11.3 9.7-13.2 2,502 88.7 86.8-90.3
Diabetes
Yes 424 61 16.9 12.2-22.9 363 83.1 77.1-87.8
No 2,627 282 11.2 9.5-13.2 2,345 88.8 86.8-90.5
Disability
Yes 871 135 17.8 14.0-22.2 736 82.2 77.8-86.0
No 2,165 207 9.9 8.2-11.9 1,958 90.1 88.1-91.8
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 1,036 152 17.5 14.2-21.4 884 82.5 78.6-85.8
No 2,021 193 9.9 8.1-12.0 1,828 90.1 88.0-91.9

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*Experience of sexual abuse is defined by an affirmative response to one or more of the three ACE module questions pertaining to:
(1) being sexually touched by an adult, (2) being forced to touch an adult sexually, (3) being forced to have sex with an adult.

**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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