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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,550 4,274 66.0 64.6-67.4 571 9.1 8.2-10.0 590 9.4 8.5-10.3 527 7.4 6.7- 8.2 588 8.1 7.4- 9.0
GENDER
Male 2,818 1,957 70.4 68.4-72.4 211 7.5 6.4- 8.7 240 8.9 7.7-10.4 175 5.5 4.6- 6.5 235 7.6 6.5- 8.9
Female 3,732 2,317 61.9 59.9-63.8 360 10.5 9.3-11.8 350 9.8 8.6-11.1 352 9.2 8.1-10.4 353 8.6 7.6- 9.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,680 3,701 65.9 64.4-67.4 511 9.3 8.4-10.3 495 8.8 8.0- 9.8 444 7.3 6.5- 8.1 529 8.6 7.8- 9.6
No 853 562 66.5 62.5-70.3 59 7.6 5.6-10.2 94 12.3 9.6-15.6 80 7.9 6.2-10.1 58 5.7 4.2- 7.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.2 5.6-17.7
Recommended Range 1,867 1,290 69.3 66.6-71.9 170 9.4 7.9-11.2 145 8.1 6.6- 9.8 128 6.6 5.3- 8.2 134 6.6 5.3- 8.2
Overweight 2,167 1,459 67.7 65.3-70.0 172 8.3 6.9- 9.9 197 9.5 8.1-11.1 154 6.8 5.7- 8.2 185 7.7 6.5- 9.1
Obese 1,765 998 57.2 54.3-60.1 162 10.1 8.5-12.0 184 11.3 9.5-13.5 203 10.2 8.7-11.9 218 11.2 9.6-13.1
Current Smoker
Yes 1,062 580 56.0 52.2-59.6 100 9.8 7.9-12.1 110 11.2 8.9-13.9 120 10.1 8.1-12.6 152 12.9 10.6-15.6
No 5,296 3,558 68.0 66.5-69.5 453 8.9 8.0- 9.9 465 9.0 8.0-10.0 396 7.0 6.2- 7.8 424 7.2 6.4- 8.1
History of CVD**
Yes 727 329 44.9 40.5-49.4 45 5.3 3.8- 7.3 79 11.4 8.7-14.8 102 13.4 10.8-16.6 172 25.0 21.2-29.2
No 5,776 3,929 68.3 66.8-69.7 521 9.4 8.5-10.4 507 9.2 8.3-10.2 419 6.8 6.1- 7.6 400 6.4 5.7- 7.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 742 504 67.4 63.3-71.3 82 11.9 9.4-15.0 68 10.2 7.8-13.3 56 6.9 5.0- 9.3 32 3.6 2.3- 5.4
No 5,415 3,503 65.4 63.8-67.0 459 8.8 7.9- 9.8 490 9.3 8.4-10.4 440 7.6 6.8- 8.5 523 8.9 8.0- 9.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 282 191 65.7 58.5-72.2 22 8.7 5.4-13.9 22 10.2 6.2-16.3 23 8.8 5.3-14.1 24 6.6 4.1-10.5
No 5,869 3,811 65.7 64.2-67.2 518 9.2 8.3-10.2 533 9.3 8.4-10.3 475 7.5 6.7- 8.3 532 8.3 7.5- 9.2
COPD
Yes 534 178 33.1 28.2-38.3 34 6.8 4.6- 9.9 69 13.1 9.9-17.2 104 17.6 14.2-21.6 149 29.5 24.7-34.8
No 5,990 4,084 68.7 67.2-70.1 535 9.2 8.4-10.2 521 9.1 8.2-10.1 421 6.6 5.9- 7.4 429 6.4 5.7- 7.1
Current Asthma
Yes 532 206 38.3 33.2-43.6 45 9.9 7.0-13.9 75 16.2 12.5-20.9 93 14.8 11.3-19.1 113 20.8 16.6-25.6
No 5,988 4,053 68.6 67.1-70.0 524 9.0 8.1- 9.9 511 8.7 7.8- 9.6 431 6.8 6.1- 7.5 469 7.0 6.3- 7.8
Diabetes
Yes 829 392 47.0 42.9-51.0 69 8.2 6.3-10.7 91 11.5 9.1-14.4 110 13.1 10.6-16.1 167 20.2 17.1-23.7
No 5,714 3,879 68.3 66.7-69.7 501 9.2 8.3-10.1 499 9.1 8.2-10.1 416 6.8 6.0- 7.6 419 6.7 6.0- 7.6
Disability
Yes 1,701 579 33.2 30.5-36.0 122 7.7 6.3- 9.4 214 13.6 11.6-15.9 329 19.0 16.9-21.4 457 26.5 24.0-29.3
No 4,711 3,603 76.1 74.6-77.6 436 9.6 8.6-10.7 367 8.2 7.2- 9.2 187 3.8 3.2- 4.6 118 2.3 1.9- 2.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,987 882 42.5 39.9-45.2 157 7.8 6.5- 9.3 227 12.4 10.7-14.4 316 15.8 14.0-17.8 405 21.5 19.2-23.9
No 4,563 3,392 74.2 72.6-75.7 414 9.5 8.5-10.6 363 8.3 7.3- 9.4 211 4.5 3.9- 5.3 183 3.5 2.9- 4.2

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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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