2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,825 432 6.5 5.7- 7.3 5,393 93.5 92.7-94.3
GENDER
Male 2,632 175 5.9 4.9- 7.2 2,457 94.1 92.8-95.1
Female 3,193 257 6.9 6.0- 8.1 2,936 93.1 91.9-94.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,033 388 6.8 6.0- 7.7 4,645 93.2 92.3-94.0
No 769 42 4.6 3.2- 6.7 727 95.4 93.3-96.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,477 96 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,381 94.4 92.9-95.6
Overweight 1,865 137 5.9 4.8- 7.2 1,728 94.1 92.8-95.2
Obese 1,726 154 8.5 6.9-10.3 1,572 91.5 89.7-93.1
Current Smoker
Yes 856 163 16.4 13.6-19.8 693 83.6 80.2-86.4
No 4,719 255 4.7 4.1- 5.5 4,464 95.3 94.5-95.9
History of CVD**
Yes 643 147 21.5 17.9-25.6 496 78.5 74.4-82.1
No 5,142 280 4.9 4.2- 5.7 4,862 95.1 94.3-95.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 674 36 4.3 2.9- 6.3 638 95.7 93.7-97.1
No 4,678 366 7.1 6.2- 8.1 4,312 92.9 91.9-93.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 300 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,044 384 6.9 6.1- 7.8 4,660 93.1 92.2-93.9
COPD
Yes 432 432 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 5,393 *** *** *** 5,393 100 . - .
Current Asthma
Yes 476 111 20.0 16.2-24.5 365 80.0 75.5-83.8
No 5,329 318 5.3 4.6- 6.1 5,011 94.7 93.9-95.4
Diabetes
Yes 774 119 14.9 11.9-18.5 655 85.1 81.5-88.1
No 5,044 313 5.3 4.6- 6.1 4,731 94.7 93.9-95.4
Functional Disability
Yes 1,649 287 16.4 14.2-18.8 1,362 83.6 81.2-85.8
No 3,951 134 3.0 2.4- 3.6 3,817 97.0 96.4-97.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,764 386 21.8 19.4-24.5 1,378 78.2 75.5-80.6
No 4,061 46 1.0 0.7- 1.4 4,015 99.0 98.6-99.3

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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 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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