2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,754 560 11.3 10.1-12.5 4,194 88.7 87.5-89.9
GENDER
Male 2,121 214 9.8 8.3-11.6 1,907 90.2 88.4-91.7
Female 2,633 346 12.6 10.9-14.5 2,287 87.4 85.5-89.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,159 458 10.5 9.3-11.8 3,701 89.5 88.2-90.7
No 579 99 15.5 12.1-19.7 480 84.5 80.3-87.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,348 141 10.3 8.3-12.8 1,207 89.7 87.2-91.7
Overweight 1,579 165 9.3 7.7-11.3 1,414 90.7 88.7-92.3
Obese 1,425 209 14.2 11.9-16.8 1,216 85.8 83.2-88.1
Current Smoker
Yes 756 168 21.9 18.1-26.2 588 78.1 73.8-81.9
No 3,957 387 9.1 8.0-10.3 3,570 90.9 89.7-92.0
History of CVD**
Yes 534 128 22.6 18.2-27.8 406 77.4 72.2-81.8
No 4,181 417 10.0 8.8-11.3 3,764 90.0 88.7-91.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 579 76 10.9 8.3-14.2 503 89.1 85.8-91.7
No 3,910 453 11.2 9.9-12.6 3,457 88.8 87.4-90.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 243 36 10.3 6.7-15.5 207 89.7 84.5-93.3
No 4,231 492 11.2 10.0-12.5 3,739 88.8 87.5-90.0
COPD
Yes 434 118 24.5 19.4-30.3 316 75.5 69.7-80.6
No 4,294 432 10.0 8.8-11.3 3,862 90.0 88.7-91.2
Current Asthma
Yes 447 93 17.1 13.0-22.0 354 82.9 78.0-87.0
No 4,281 459 10.5 9.3-11.8 3,822 89.5 88.2-90.7
Diabetes
Yes 638 125 19.6 15.7-24.1 513 80.4 75.9-84.3
No 4,110 434 10.2 9.0-11.5 3,676 89.8 88.5-91.0
Functional Disability
Yes 1,505 560 40.2 36.8-43.7 945 59.8 56.3-63.2
No 3,226 *** *** *** 3,226 100 . - .
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,507 360 24.7 21.7-27.9 1,147 75.3 72.1-78.3
No 3,246 200 6.3 5.3- 7.5 3,046 93.7 92.5-94.7

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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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