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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 had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,687 582 7.2 6.6- 8.0 6,105 92.8 92.0-93.4
GENDER
Male 2,871 202 5.4 4.6- 6.3 2,669 94.6 93.7-95.4
Female 3,816 380 9.0 8.0-10.1 3,436 91.0 89.9-92.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,802 553 7.9 7.1- 8.7 5,249 92.1 91.3-92.9
No 866 29 4.1 2.7- 6.1 837 95.9 93.9-97.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,901 158 6.2 5.1- 7.5 1,743 93.8 92.5-94.9
Overweight 2,212 195 7.4 6.2- 8.7 2,017 92.6 91.3-93.8
Obese 1,803 175 8.8 7.4-10.5 1,628 91.2 89.5-92.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,086 83 7.6 5.9- 9.8 1,003 92.4 90.2-94.1
No 5,403 487 7.3 6.6- 8.1 4,916 92.7 91.9-93.4
History of CVD**
Yes 752 147 20.1 16.8-23.8 605 79.9 76.2-83.2
No 5,881 424 5.9 5.3- 6.6 5,457 94.1 93.4-94.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 750 36 4.6 3.1- 6.9 714 95.4 93.1-96.9
No 5,534 523 7.9 7.1- 8.7 5,011 92.1 91.3-92.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 285 19 5.7 3.3- 9.4 266 94.3 90.6-96.7
No 5,992 538 7.5 6.8- 8.3 5,454 92.5 91.7-93.2
COPD
Yes 551 100 17.0 13.6-21.1 451 83.0 78.9-86.4
No 6,106 478 6.4 5.8- 7.2 5,628 93.6 92.8-94.2
Current Asthma
Yes 548 70 11.7 8.8-15.4 478 88.3 84.6-91.2
No 6,108 507 6.8 6.1- 7.6 5,601 93.2 92.4-93.9
Diabetes
Yes 857 115 13.7 11.2-16.7 742 86.3 83.3-88.8
No 5,823 466 6.5 5.8- 7.2 5,357 93.5 92.8-94.2
Disability
Yes 1,758 264 14.0 12.2-16.0 1,494 86.0 84.0-87.8
No 4,787 307 5.1 4.5- 5.9 4,480 94.9 94.1-95.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,051 455 21.3 19.3-23.6 1,596 78.7 76.4-80.7
No 4,636 127 2.3 1.8- 2.8 4,509 97.7 97.2-98.2

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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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