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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your
usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 6,612 5,224 79.2 78.0-80.4 340 5.5 4.9- 6.3 320 4.9 4.3- 5.7 411 6.0 5.4- 6.8 317 4.3 3.8- 4.9
GENDER
Male 2,842 2,331 82.1 80.3-83.8 124 4.7 3.8- 5.7 120 4.6 3.7- 5.8 139 4.9 4.0- 5.9 128 3.7 3.0- 4.5
Female 3,770 2,893 76.5 74.8-78.1 216 6.3 5.4- 7.4 200 5.2 4.4- 6.1 272 7.1 6.2- 8.2 189 4.9 4.1- 5.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,739 4,548 79.4 78.1-80.7 299 5.7 5.0- 6.5 266 4.5 3.9- 5.2 342 5.8 5.1- 6.6 284 4.5 3.9- 5.2
No 854 659 77.6 73.9-80.9 41 4.6 3.2- 6.6 52 6.9 4.8- 9.9 69 7.5 5.7- 9.8 33 3.3 2.2- 5.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,885 1,538 81.2 78.9-83.4 94 5.6 4.4- 7.1 87 4.8 3.7- 6.1 93 4.9 3.8- 6.2 73 3.5 2.6- 4.7
Overweight 2,196 1,778 80.5 78.5-82.4 111 5.6 4.5- 6.9 90 4.2 3.2- 5.3 125 5.8 4.7- 7.0 92 4.0 3.1- 5.0
Obese 1,773 1,263 72.3 69.6-74.8 101 5.9 4.7- 7.4 114 6.9 5.4- 8.7 165 8.5 7.1-10.2 130 6.4 5.2- 7.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,065 736 71.5 68.1-74.6 65 6.3 4.8- 8.2 55 4.7 3.5- 6.4 125 10.9 8.8-13.4 84 6.6 5.1- 8.6
No 5,355 4,322 80.7 79.4-82.0 269 5.4 4.7- 6.2 256 5.1 4.3- 5.9 280 5.0 4.4- 5.7 228 3.9 3.3- 4.5
History of CVD**
Yes 732 472 64.3 59.9-68.4 27 3.0 2.0- 4.6 52 6.8 4.8- 9.6 86 11.9 9.4-15.1 95 13.9 11.0-17.5
No 5,830 4,720 80.7 79.5-82.0 312 5.8 5.1- 6.6 264 4.7 4.1- 5.5 324 5.5 4.8- 6.2 210 3.2 2.8- 3.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 747 597 80.4 76.9-83.5 55 7.9 5.9-10.6 46 6.1 4.4- 8.5 32 3.7 2.5- 5.4 17 1.9 1.0- 3.3
No 5,472 4,300 78.6 77.3-79.9 273 5.3 4.6- 6.1 255 4.8 4.1- 5.6 359 6.5 5.7- 7.3 285 4.8 4.2- 5.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 283 226 76.8 70.0-82.4 *** *** *** 19 9.4 5.6-15.3 14 5.3 3.0- 9.4 *** *** ***
No 5,929 4,661 78.8 77.5-80.1 317 5.7 5.0- 6.4 283 4.8 4.2- 5.6 377 6.2 5.5- 7.0 291 4.5 3.9- 5.1
COPD
Yes 538 289 54.6 49.4-59.8 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1 33 6.1 3.9- 9.4 99 16.6 13.2-20.7 94 18.2 14.5-22.6
No 6,047 4,918 81.2 79.9-82.3 317 5.6 5.0- 6.4 285 4.8 4.2- 5.6 309 5.2 4.5- 5.9 218 3.2 2.7- 3.7
Current Asthma
Yes 530 299 58.5 53.2-63.6 37 7.7 5.3-11.1 38 7.0 4.9-10.1 81 13.0 10.0-16.7 75 13.8 10.6-17.8
No 6,053 4,907 81.1 79.9-82.3 302 5.4 4.7- 6.1 278 4.6 4.0- 5.4 327 5.4 4.7- 6.1 239 3.5 3.0- 4.1
Diabetes
Yes 839 561 66.6 62.6-70.3 36 4.3 2.9- 6.4 58 6.8 5.0- 9.1 86 9.8 7.7-12.3 98 12.6 10.0-15.7
No 5,766 4,660 80.7 79.4-81.9 303 5.7 5.0- 6.5 262 4.7 4.1- 5.5 324 5.6 4.9- 6.4 217 3.3 2.8- 3.9
Disability
Yes 1,699 857 49.2 46.2-52.1 104 7.0 5.6- 8.8 145 8.2 6.8-10.0 318 19.4 17.2-21.9 275 16.1 14.0-18.4
No 4,775 4,252 88.3 87.1-89.4 233 5.2 4.5- 6.0 168 3.9 3.3- 4.8 85 1.9 1.4- 2.4 37 0.7 0.5- 1.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,002 1,228 59.3 56.6-62.0 101 5.3 4.2- 6.7 144 7.0 5.7- 8.5 281 15.0 13.1-17.1 248 13.3 11.5-15.3
No 4,610 3,996 86.1 84.8-87.2 239 5.6 4.8- 6.5 176 4.2 3.5- 5.1 130 2.9 2.4- 3.5 69 1.2 0.9- 1.6

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*Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

**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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