2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,784 273 4.8 4.1- 5.6 4,511 95.2 94.4-95.9
GENDER
Male 2,137 92 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,045 96.6 95.6-97.4
Female 2,647 181 6.1 5.0- 7.4 2,466 93.9 92.6-95.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,183 241 4.8 4.0- 5.7 3,942 95.2 94.3-96.0
No 585 30 4.6 2.8- 7.4 555 95.4 92.6-97.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,357 61 3.7 2.7- 5.2 1,296 96.3 94.8-97.3
Overweight 1,588 88 4.8 3.6- 6.4 1,500 95.2 93.6-96.4
Obese 1,432 103 5.9 4.6- 7.7 1,329 94.1 92.3-95.4
Current Smoker
Yes 763 76 8.7 6.5-11.7 687 91.3 88.3-93.5
No 3,972 194 4.0 3.3- 4.8 3,778 96.0 95.2-96.7
History of CVD**
Yes 540 75 11.7 8.5-15.9 465 88.3 84.1-91.5
No 4,203 188 4.0 3.3- 4.8 4,015 96.0 95.2-96.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 581 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,928 241 5.1 4.3- 6.0 3,687 94.9 94.0-95.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 243 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,252 245 4.7 3.9- 5.6 4,007 95.3 94.4-96.1
COPD
Yes 440 73 17.3 12.9-22.7 367 82.7 77.3-87.1
No 4,317 198 3.7 3.1- 4.5 4,119 96.3 95.5-96.9
Current Asthma
Yes 450 51 7.7 5.3-10.9 399 92.3 89.1-94.7
No 4,306 217 4.4 3.7- 5.3 4,089 95.6 94.7-96.3
Diabetes
Yes 646 70 10.4 7.7-14.1 576 89.6 85.9-92.3
No 4,131 203 4.1 3.4- 4.9 3,928 95.9 95.1-96.6
Functional Disability
Yes 1,516 273 17.0 14.6-19.8 1,243 83.0 80.2-85.4
No 3,226 *** *** *** 3,226 100 . - .
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,523 182 11.1 9.2-13.4 1,341 88.9 86.6-90.8
No 3,259 91 2.5 1.8- 3.3 3,168 97.5 96.7-98.2

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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 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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