2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,865 3,788 75.0 73.3-76.6 451 10.1 9.0-11.3 310 7.4 6.5- 8.5 287 6.6 5.7- 7.7 29 0.9 0.5- 1.3
GENDER
Male 2,178 1,574 69.4 66.8-71.9 237 12.1 10.4-14.1 168 8.4 7.1-10.0 177 8.5 7.1-10.3 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Female 2,687 2,214 80.1 77.9-82.1 214 8.2 7.0- 9.7 142 6.5 5.3- 7.9 110 4.9 3.8- 6.3 *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,250 3,496 80.2 78.6-81.8 368 9.4 8.3-10.7 215 5.8 5.0- 6.8 157 4.0 3.2- 4.9 *** *** ***
No 601 281 45.1 39.9-50.3 83 14.1 10.8-18.3 95 16.5 12.9-20.8 127 21.4 17.3-26.1 *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,354 1,020 72.0 68.6-75.1 147 12.2 10.1-14.8 97 8.1 6.4-10.1 80 6.6 4.9- 9.0 *** *** ***
Overweight 1,595 1,247 76.1 73.1-78.8 137 9.3 7.6-11.4 103 7.4 5.8- 9.3 98 6.5 5.0- 8.3 *** *** ***
Obese 1,434 1,158 77.8 74.6-80.6 125 9.2 7.3-11.4 76 6.4 4.9- 8.4 72 6.3 4.7- 8.5 *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 754 519 64.9 60.2-69.4 75 10.9 8.3-14.3 58 9.7 7.2-12.9 96 13.1 10.0-16.9 *** *** ***
No 3,946 3,141 77.3 75.4-79.0 358 9.8 8.6-11.1 242 6.8 5.9- 7.9 184 5.4 4.4- 6.5 21 0.7 0.4- 1.2
History of CVD**
Yes 548 488 86.8 82.0-90.5 22 3.8 2.1- 6.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,276 3,266 73.7 71.9-75.5 427 10.8 9.6-12.1 290 7.7 6.7- 8.8 270 7.0 6.0- 8.1 23 0.8 0.5- 1.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 578 390 62.9 57.8-67.8 64 13.4 10.1-17.5 70 12.1 9.3-15.7 51 11.1 8.0-15.1 *** *** ***
No 3,899 3,107 77.3 75.5-79.1 346 9.5 8.3-10.8 218 6.8 5.8- 7.9 208 5.5 4.6- 6.6 20 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 242 168 66.0 57.7-73.4 21 10.9 6.3-18.3 24 12.7 8.1-19.3 25 9.1 5.5-14.5 *** *** ***
No 4,221 3,320 75.9 74.1-77.6 388 10.1 8.9-11.4 262 7.2 6.3- 8.3 233 6.0 5.1- 7.1 18 0.8 0.5- 1.4
COPD
Yes 439 367 77.6 71.5-82.7 23 6.3 3.8-10.1 21 6.5 4.0-10.5 27 9.0 5.6-14.1 *** *** ***
No 4,398 3,397 74.8 73.0-76.5 429 10.6 9.4-11.8 288 7.5 6.5- 8.6 259 6.4 5.5- 7.5 25 0.8 0.5- 1.3
Current Asthma
Yes 454 387 80.6 75.0-85.2 26 7.9 5.0-12.2 24 7.3 4.6-11.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,382 3,379 74.5 72.7-76.2 425 10.4 9.3-11.7 285 7.5 6.5- 8.6 265 6.8 5.8- 7.9 28 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Diabetes
Yes 653 586 88.2 84.3-91.2 39 5.5 3.8- 8.0 15 4.4 2.5- 7.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,204 3,193 73.2 71.4-75.0 413 10.7 9.6-12.1 295 7.8 6.8- 8.9 276 7.3 6.2- 8.5 27 1.0 0.6- 1.5
Functional Disability
Yes 1,500 1,228 77.8 74.6-80.8 98 6.9 5.4- 8.8 71 5.6 4.2- 7.4 94 8.6 6.5-11.2 *** *** ***
No 3,201 2,433 74.1 72.0-76.0 337 11.3 9.9-12.8 229 8.1 6.9- 9.4 184 5.9 4.9- 7.1 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,539 1,329 84.0 81.2-86.5 92 6.1 4.8- 7.9 50 4.4 3.1- 6.1 63 5.0 3.5- 7.1 *** *** ***
No 3,324 2,455 71.6 69.5-73.6 360 11.6 10.3-13.2 260 8.5 7.4- 9.8 225 7.3 6.1- 8.6 24 1.0 0.6- 1.6

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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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