2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

A pneumonia shot or pneumococcal vaccine is usually given only once or twice in a personís lifetime and is different from the flu shot.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,117 1,761 37.9 36.0-39.8 2,356 62.1 60.2-64.0
GENDER
Male 1,773 754 39.2 36.3-42.2 1,019 60.8 57.8-63.7
Female 2,344 1,007 36.7 34.2-39.3 1,337 63.3 60.7-65.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,611 1,660 40.9 38.8-43.0 1,951 59.1 57.0-61.2
No 493 94 19.9 15.5-25.1 399 80.1 74.9-84.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,145 448 32.3 28.9-35.9 697 67.7 64.1-71.1
Overweight 1,368 604 38.7 35.3-42.3 764 61.3 57.7-64.7
Obese 1,276 599 44.7 41.1-48.3 677 55.3 51.7-58.9
Current Smoker
Yes 660 243 32.6 28.1-37.4 417 67.4 62.6-71.9
No 3,444 1,513 39.1 36.9-41.2 1,931 60.9 58.8-63.1
History of CVD**
Yes 497 346 66.3 60.1-71.9 151 33.7 28.1-39.9
No 3,586 1,394 34.6 32.6-36.6 2,192 65.4 63.4-67.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 463 141 28.6 23.9-33.9 322 71.4 66.1-76.1
No 3,478 1,557 39.7 37.6-41.9 1,921 60.3 58.1-62.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 206 81 35.5 27.8-44.1 125 64.5 55.9-72.2
No 3,721 1,619 38.6 36.6-40.7 2,102 61.4 59.3-63.4
COPD
Yes 399 288 70.4 64.2-75.9 111 29.6 24.1-35.8
No 3,699 1,463 34.7 32.8-36.8 2,236 65.3 63.2-67.2
Current Asthma
Yes 399 223 49.0 42.4-55.6 176 51.0 44.4-57.6
No 3,696 1,520 36.5 34.5-38.6 2,176 63.5 61.4-65.5
Diabetes
Yes 593 390 63.7 58.4-68.6 203 36.3 31.4-41.6
No 3,520 1,369 34.2 32.2-36.3 2,151 65.8 63.7-67.8
Functional Disability
Yes 1,364 762 49.7 46.0-53.3 602 50.3 46.7-54.0
No 2,730 984 32.6 30.4-34.9 1,746 67.4 65.1-69.6
Has two or more chronic diseasesÜ
Yes 1,403 907 60.4 56.8-63.9 496 39.6 36.1-43.2
No 2,714 853 28.4 26.3-30.7 1,861 71.6 69.3-73.7

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

ÜChronic 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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