2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,752 411 7.4 6.5- 8.4 4,341 92.6 91.6-93.5
GENDER
Male 2,119 114 4.9 3.9- 6.2 2,005 95.1 93.8-96.1
Female 2,633 297 9.6 8.3-11.2 2,336 90.4 88.8-91.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,155 349 7.0 6.1- 8.0 3,806 93.0 92.0-93.9
No 581 59 9.6 6.8-13.4 522 90.4 86.6-93.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,349 88 5.5 4.2- 7.4 1,261 94.5 92.6-95.8
Overweight 1,576 120 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,456 93.3 91.6-94.7
Obese 1,425 160 9.3 7.6-11.3 1,265 90.7 88.7-92.4
Current Smoker
Yes 762 132 15.2 12.1-18.9 630 84.8 81.1-87.9
No 3,966 277 5.8 5.0- 6.7 3,689 94.2 93.3-95.0
History of CVD**
Yes 531 108 20.1 15.8-25.3 423 79.9 74.7-84.2
No 4,182 290 6.0 5.1- 6.9 3,892 94.0 93.1-94.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 581 24 3.0 1.8- 5.0 557 97.0 95.0-98.2
No 3,921 370 8.2 7.2- 9.3 3,551 91.8 90.7-92.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 243 17 6.6 3.9-11.0 226 93.4 89.0-96.1
No 4,245 378 7.5 6.5- 8.5 3,867 92.5 91.5-93.5
COPD
Yes 437 105 21.3 16.8-26.7 332 78.7 73.3-83.2
No 4,290 303 6.2 5.3- 7.2 3,987 93.8 92.8-94.7
Current Asthma
Yes 447 84 13.8 10.4-18.1 363 86.2 81.9-89.6
No 4,278 321 6.7 5.8- 7.7 3,957 93.3 92.3-94.2
Diabetes
Yes 638 129 17.4 14.0-21.6 509 82.6 78.4-86.0
No 4,108 281 6.1 5.2- 7.1 3,827 93.9 92.9-94.8
Functional Disability
Yes 1,500 411 26.3 23.4-29.4 1,089 73.7 70.6-76.6
No 3,226 *** *** *** 3,226 100 . - .
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,509 315 20.5 17.9-23.4 1,194 79.5 76.6-82.1
No 3,242 96 2.5 2.0- 3.3 3,146 97.5 96.7-98.0

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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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