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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,684 859 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,825 86.6 85.5-87.6
GENDER
Male 2,868 284 11.1 9.7-12.7 2,584 88.9 87.3-90.3
Female 3,816 575 15.5 14.1-17.1 3,241 84.5 82.9-85.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,800 744 13.1 12.1-14.3 5,056 86.9 85.7-87.9
No 865 109 14.2 11.5-17.5 756 85.8 82.5-88.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,899 206 13.0 11.0-15.3 1,693 87.0 84.7-89.0
Overweight 2,212 242 11.2 9.7-12.9 1,970 88.8 87.1-90.3
Obese 1,803 326 17.1 15.0-19.3 1,477 82.9 80.7-85.0
Current Smoker
Yes 1,086 177 18.4 15.5-21.7 909 81.6 78.3-84.5
No 5,399 659 12.3 11.3-13.5 4,740 87.7 86.5-88.7
History of CVD**
Yes 750 146 19.7 16.3-23.6 604 80.3 76.4-83.7
No 5,881 698 12.7 11.6-13.8 5,183 87.3 86.2-88.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 751 94 15.5 12.5-19.2 657 84.5 80.8-87.5
No 5,529 727 13.4 12.3-14.6 4,802 86.6 85.4-87.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 34 16.6 11.3-23.6 252 83.4 76.4-88.7
No 5,987 781 13.4 12.4-14.6 5,206 86.6 85.4-87.6
COPD
Yes 549 227 42.9 37.7-48.3 322 57.1 51.7-62.3
No 6,106 624 11.0 10.0-12.1 5,482 89.0 87.9-90.0
Diabetes
Yes 856 177 20.5 17.5-24.0 679 79.5 76.0-82.5
No 5,821 679 12.5 11.4-13.7 5,142 87.5 86.3-88.6
Disability
Yes 1,757 388 22.5 20.0-25.1 1,369 77.5 74.9-80.0
No 4,785 456 10.6 9.5-11.8 4,329 89.4 88.2-90.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,052 522 27.5 25.1-30.1 1,530 72.5 69.9-74.9
No 4,632 337 8.4 7.4- 9.5 4,295 91.6 90.5-92.6

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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 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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