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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--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 6,564 352 5.0 4.4- 5.6 6,212 95.0 94.4-95.6
GENDER
Male 2,811 141 4.7 3.9- 5.7 2,670 95.3 94.3-96.1
Female 3,753 211 5.2 4.5- 6.1 3,542 94.8 93.9-95.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,699 302 5.1 4.4- 5.8 5,397 94.9 94.2-95.6
No 847 49 4.6 3.3- 6.3 798 95.4 93.7-96.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,885 79 3.9 3.0- 5.2 1,806 96.1 94.8-97.0
Overweight 2,202 107 4.5 3.6- 5.5 2,095 95.5 94.5-96.4
Obese 1,792 123 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,669 93.6 92.1-94.8
Current Smoker
Yes 1,086 104 7.8 6.1- 9.7 982 92.2 90.3-93.9
No 5,404 245 4.4 3.8- 5.1 5,159 95.6 94.9-96.2
History of CVD**
Yes 743 103 16.0 12.7-19.8 640 84.0 80.2-87.3
No 5,771 242 3.8 3.3- 4.4 5,529 96.2 95.6-96.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 752 28 3.1 2.0- 4.7 724 96.9 95.3-98.0
No 5,534 305 5.3 4.6- 6.0 5,229 94.7 94.0-95.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,993 318 5.0 4.4- 5.7 5,675 95.0 94.3-95.6
COPD
Yes 548 80 14.1 11.0-18.1 468 85.9 81.9-89.0
No 5,987 266 4.2 3.6- 4.8 5,721 95.8 95.2-96.4
Current Asthma
Yes 540 66 9.2 7.0-12.1 474 90.8 87.9-93.0
No 5,994 283 4.5 3.9- 5.2 5,711 95.5 94.8-96.1
Diabetes
Yes 835 90 11.4 9.0-14.5 745 88.6 85.5-91.0
No 5,722 262 4.2 3.6- 4.8 5,460 95.8 95.2-96.4
Disability
Yes 1,759 239 13.7 11.8-15.9 1,520 86.3 84.1-88.2
No 4,778 112 2.2 1.8- 2.7 4,666 97.8 97.3-98.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,018 225 12.1 10.4-14.0 1,793 87.9 86.0-89.6
No 4,546 127 2.4 2.0- 3.0 4,419 97.6 97.0-98.0

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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 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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