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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,673 1,283 18.8 17.7-19.9 5,390 81.2 80.1-82.3
GENDER
Male 2,859 413 13.9 12.5-15.5 2,446 86.1 84.5-87.5
Female 3,814 870 23.2 21.6-24.9 2,944 76.8 75.1-78.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,790 1,115 18.9 17.7-20.1 4,675 81.1 79.9-82.3
No 864 166 18.2 15.3-21.4 698 81.8 78.6-84.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,897 312 16.0 14.0-18.1 1,585 84.0 81.9-86.0
Overweight 2,207 385 17.8 16.0-19.8 1,822 82.2 80.2-84.0
Obese 1,802 463 24.3 22.0-26.8 1,339 75.7 73.2-78.0
Current Smoker
Yes 1,083 342 30.1 26.9-33.5 741 69.9 66.5-73.1
No 5,393 917 16.5 15.3-17.7 4,476 83.5 82.3-84.7
History of CVD**
Yes 751 210 27.4 23.6-31.4 541 72.6 68.6-76.4
No 5,869 1,059 17.8 16.7-19.1 4,810 82.2 80.9-83.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 747 156 21.0 17.8-24.6 591 79.0 75.4-82.2
No 5,523 1,060 18.7 17.4-19.9 4,463 81.3 80.1-82.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 284 65 23.3 17.8-29.8 219 76.7 70.2-82.2
No 5,979 1,150 18.8 17.6-20.0 4,829 81.2 80.0-82.4
COPD
Yes 547 222 39.4 34.5-44.6 325 60.6 55.4-65.5
No 6,097 1,049 17.0 15.9-18.2 5,048 83.0 81.8-84.1
Current Asthma
Yes 545 213 37.0 32.0-42.2 332 63.0 57.8-68.0
No 6,097 1,060 17.0 15.9-18.2 5,037 83.0 81.8-84.1
Diabetes
Yes 856 251 29.8 26.2-33.6 605 70.2 66.4-73.8
No 5,810 1,030 17.5 16.3-18.7 4,780 82.5 81.3-83.7
Disability
Yes 1,756 680 40.3 37.5-43.2 1,076 59.7 56.8-62.5
No 4,776 581 12.1 11.0-13.3 4,195 87.9 86.7-89.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,051 904 47.7 45.0-50.4 1,147 52.3 49.6-55.0
No 4,622 379 8.5 7.6- 9.5 4,243 91.5 90.5-92.4

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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