2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,889 857 18.0 16.7-19.5 1,486 31.0 29.3-32.7 1,549 31.9 30.2-33.7 686 13.7 12.4-15.1 311 5.3 4.6- 6.2
GENDER
Male 2,190 387 18.8 16.7-21.0 698 31.7 29.2-34.2 701 31.6 29.2-34.2 282 12.9 11.2-14.9 122 5.0 4.0- 6.2
Female 2,699 470 17.3 15.5-19.3 788 30.4 28.1-32.8 848 32.2 29.8-34.7 404 14.4 12.7-16.3 189 5.7 4.6- 6.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,267 784 18.8 17.3-20.4 1,357 32.8 30.9-34.7 1,325 31.4 29.6-33.3 537 12.0 10.7-13.3 264 5.0 4.3- 5.9
No 607 73 13.9 10.5-18.2 125 20.9 17.1-25.3 219 34.6 29.8-39.7 143 23.3 19.3-27.9 47 7.2 4.9-10.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,365 362 26.0 23.1-29.1 468 35.0 31.8-38.4 341 25.7 22.7-29.0 130 9.6 7.5-12.1 64 3.7 2.5- 5.3
Overweight 1,590 292 18.9 16.5-21.6 530 33.4 30.4-36.6 482 30.1 27.2-33.2 194 11.6 9.7-13.9 92 5.9 4.5- 7.8
Obese 1,435 126 9.7 7.8-12.0 355 26.6 23.7-29.8 547 37.7 34.5-41.0 281 19.6 17.0-22.5 126 6.4 5.1- 8.0
Current Smoker
Yes 761 68 8.3 6.3-10.9 174 24.9 21.0-29.2 270 34.5 30.2-39.1 163 21.7 17.9-26.1 86 10.6 7.9-14.0
No 3,958 764 20.2 18.6-21.9 1,268 32.5 30.6-34.4 1,209 30.8 28.9-32.7 499 12.2 10.9-13.7 218 4.3 3.6- 5.2
History of CVD**
Yes 549 21 2.8 1.7- 4.7 76 15.9 11.8-21.0 177 32.3 27.3-37.7 159 28.8 23.8-34.3 116 20.3 16.1-25.3
No 4,300 835 19.6 18.1-21.2 1,404 32.6 30.8-34.5 1,358 31.9 30.1-33.8 515 12.1 10.9-13.5 188 3.7 3.0- 4.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 580 110 18.9 15.3-23.1 218 39.0 34.2-44.0 176 29.2 24.9-34.0 63 11.2 8.2-15.0 *** *** ***
No 3,913 688 18.2 16.6-19.9 1,174 30.2 28.4-32.2 1,218 31.7 29.7-33.6 552 13.8 12.4-15.3 281 6.1 5.2- 7.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 239 39 16.2 10.9-23.5 85 37.4 29.8-45.6 77 28.4 21.8-35.9 29 14.7 9.3-22.4 *** *** ***
No 4,240 755 18.5 17.0-20.1 1,304 31.4 29.6-33.2 1,314 31.3 29.5-33.2 582 13.3 12.0-14.7 285 5.6 4.8- 6.6
COPD
Yes 442 *** *** *** 61 15.1 10.9-20.6 136 31.7 26.2-37.8 129 28.1 22.9-33.9 104 22.8 17.8-28.7
No 4,419 846 19.5 18.0-21.1 1,413 32.1 30.4-33.9 1,403 31.9 30.1-33.8 554 12.6 11.3-14.0 203 3.9 3.2- 4.7
Current Asthma
Yes 459 39 9.7 6.5-14.3 103 22.3 17.8-27.6 164 38.7 32.9-44.9 95 19.8 15.3-25.1 58 9.5 6.6-13.4
No 4,401 819 19.0 17.5-20.6 1,375 31.9 30.1-33.7 1,373 31.2 29.4-33.0 587 13.2 11.9-14.6 247 4.8 4.0- 5.7
Diabetes
Yes 653 25 2.7 1.5- 4.8 89 14.6 11.3-18.7 236 37.9 33.1-42.9 183 29.0 24.5-33.9 120 15.9 12.5-19.8
No 4,228 833 20.0 18.5-21.6 1,394 33.1 31.2-35.0 1,309 31.1 29.3-33.0 502 11.8 10.5-13.2 190 4.0 3.3- 4.8
Functional Disability
Yes 1,505 91 7.2 5.4- 9.4 221 15.1 12.9-17.7 513 33.7 30.6-37.0 415 27.9 24.8-31.2 265 16.1 13.7-18.8
No 3,217 747 22.7 20.9-24.6 1,216 37.3 35.2-39.5 970 30.6 28.6-32.8 246 8.2 7.0- 9.6 38 1.2 0.8- 1.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,541 76 4.5 3.3- 6.0 301 19.0 16.5-21.9 508 34.3 31.1-37.5 394 26.1 23.1-29.3 262 16.1 13.8-18.8
No 3,346 782 23.0 21.2-24.9 1,183 35.3 33.3-37.5 1,039 31.0 29.0-33.2 293 9.2 8.0-10.6 49 1.4 0.9- 2.0

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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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