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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 skin cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,677 619 7.1 6.5- 7.8 6,058 92.9 92.2-93.5
GENDER
Male 2,864 287 7.6 6.6- 8.7 2,577 92.4 91.3-93.4
Female 3,813 332 6.6 5.9- 7.5 3,481 93.4 92.5-94.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,796 597 8.0 7.3- 8.8 5,199 92.0 91.2-92.7
No 862 21 2.1 1.3- 3.4 841 97.9 96.6-98.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,896 200 7.2 6.1- 8.5 1,696 92.8 91.5-93.9
Overweight 2,207 231 8.2 7.1- 9.6 1,976 91.8 90.4-92.9
Obese 1,803 146 7.0 5.8- 8.5 1,657 93.0 91.5-94.2
Current Smoker
Yes 1,081 63 5.2 3.8- 7.0 1,018 94.8 93.0-96.2
No 5,397 542 7.6 6.9- 8.4 4,855 92.4 91.6-93.1
History of CVD**
Yes 754 125 16.2 13.1-19.7 629 83.8 80.3-86.9
No 5,869 478 6.0 5.4- 6.7 5,391 94.0 93.3-94.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 750 39 4.2 3.0- 6.0 711 95.8 94.0-97.0
No 5,523 548 7.6 6.9- 8.4 4,975 92.4 91.6-93.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 284 24 6.5 4.2-10.1 260 93.5 89.9-95.8
No 5,982 563 7.2 6.5- 7.9 5,419 92.8 92.1-93.5
COPD
Yes 547 80 13.9 10.6-18.2 467 86.1 81.8-89.4
No 6,101 537 6.6 5.9- 7.2 5,564 93.4 92.8-94.1
Current Asthma
Yes 547 58 10.3 7.5-14.0 489 89.7 86.0-92.5
No 6,100 558 6.8 6.1- 7.5 5,542 93.2 92.5-93.9
Diabetes
Yes 856 108 11.8 9.6-14.5 748 88.2 85.5-90.4
No 5,815 511 6.5 5.9- 7.2 5,304 93.5 92.8-94.1
Disability
Yes 1,752 259 12.9 11.2-14.9 1,493 87.1 85.1-88.8
No 4,784 350 5.2 4.6- 5.9 4,434 94.8 94.1-95.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,049 467 20.4 18.4-22.5 1,582 79.6 77.5-81.6
No 4,628 152 2.4 2.0- 2.9 4,476 97.6 97.1-98.0

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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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