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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 6,667 549 8.2 7.4- 9.1 6,118 91.8 90.9-92.6
GENDER
Male 2,860 143 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,717 94.9 93.8-95.8
Female 3,807 406 11.0 9.8-12.4 3,401 89.0 87.6-90.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,787 488 8.3 7.5- 9.3 5,299 91.7 90.7-92.5
No 861 57 7.0 5.1- 9.5 804 93.0 90.5-94.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,895 120 7.3 5.8- 9.1 1,775 92.7 90.9-94.2
Overweight 2,206 145 6.4 5.3- 7.7 2,061 93.6 92.3-94.7
Obese 1,800 228 11.3 9.7-13.2 1,572 88.7 86.8-90.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,081 121 11.7 9.3-14.5 960 88.3 85.5-90.7
No 5,388 415 7.5 6.6- 8.4 4,973 92.5 91.6-93.4
History of CVD**
Yes 747 102 14.3 11.3-17.9 645 85.7 82.1-88.7
No 5,867 436 7.5 6.7- 8.4 5,431 92.5 91.6-93.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 750 56 8.0 5.9-10.9 694 92.0 89.1-94.1
No 5,516 471 8.5 7.6- 9.5 5,045 91.5 90.5-92.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 21 9.1 5.4-14.9 265 90.9 85.1-94.6
No 5,973 505 8.3 7.5- 9.2 5,468 91.7 90.8-92.5
COPD
Yes 545 186 35.1 30.1-40.5 359 64.9 59.5-69.9
No 6,093 356 6.0 5.3- 6.8 5,737 94.0 93.2-94.7
Diabetes
Yes 854 132 14.9 12.3-17.9 722 85.1 82.1-87.7
No 5,806 415 7.4 6.5- 8.3 5,391 92.6 91.7-93.5
Disability
Yes 1,751 291 16.6 14.5-19.0 1,460 83.4 81.0-85.5
No 4,775 248 5.5 4.7- 6.4 4,527 94.5 93.6-95.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,045 412 21.7 19.5-24.1 1,633 78.3 75.9-80.5
No 4,622 137 3.4 2.8- 4.2 4,485 96.6 95.8-97.2

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

**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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