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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 (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 6,668 552 7.4 6.7- 8.2 6,116 92.6 91.8-93.3
GENDER
Male 2,863 207 6.5 5.4- 7.7 2,656 93.5 92.3-94.6
Female 3,805 345 8.3 7.3- 9.3 3,460 91.7 90.7-92.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,788 493 7.6 6.8- 8.4 5,295 92.4 91.6-93.2
No 862 59 6.5 4.8- 8.7 803 93.5 91.3-95.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,901 135 5.8 4.7- 7.2 1,766 94.2 92.8-95.3
Overweight 2,204 169 6.6 5.5- 7.8 2,035 93.4 92.2-94.5
Obese 1,794 216 11.7 9.9-13.7 1,578 88.3 86.3-90.1
Current Smoker
Yes 1,079 190 15.3 12.9-18.0 889 84.7 82.0-87.1
No 5,392 354 5.7 5.1- 6.5 5,038 94.3 93.5-94.9
History of CVD**
Yes 749 174 24.3 20.6-28.5 575 75.7 71.5-79.4
No 5,865 367 5.6 5.0- 6.4 5,498 94.4 93.6-95.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 748 52 6.3 4.6- 8.6 696 93.7 91.4-95.4
No 5,518 471 7.8 7.0- 8.7 5,047 92.2 91.3-93.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 283 31 11.0 7.4-16.1 252 89.0 83.9-92.6
No 5,976 493 7.4 6.6- 8.2 5,483 92.6 91.8-93.4
Current Asthma
Yes 542 186 31.4 26.7-36.6 356 68.6 63.4-73.3
No 6,096 359 5.2 4.6- 5.8 5,737 94.8 94.2-95.4
Diabetes
Yes 852 155 18.1 15.1-21.5 697 81.9 78.5-84.9
No 5,809 396 6.1 5.4- 6.9 5,413 93.9 93.1-94.6
Disability
Yes 1,747 360 20.2 18.0-22.7 1,387 79.8 77.3-82.0
No 4,780 187 3.5 2.9- 4.1 4,593 96.5 95.9-97.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,040 489 24.6 22.3-27.0 1,551 75.4 73.0-77.7
No 4,628 63 1.3 1.0- 1.8 4,565 98.7 98.2-99.0

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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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