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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,677 1,188 18.8 17.6-20.0 2,035 31.2 29.8-32.6 2,066 30.8 29.5-32.2 975 13.4 12.4-14.4 413 5.8 5.2- 6.6
GENDER
Male 2,865 510 19.3 17.6-21.1 937 33.2 31.1-35.3 877 30.2 28.3-32.3 376 12.3 11.0-13.9 165 4.9 4.1- 5.9
Female 3,812 678 18.3 16.9-19.8 1,098 29.4 27.6-31.2 1,189 31.3 29.5-33.2 599 14.3 13.1-15.7 248 6.7 5.7- 7.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,797 1,066 19.4 18.2-20.7 1,843 32.5 31.0-34.0 1,751 30.1 28.7-31.5 783 12.1 11.1-13.1 354 5.9 5.2- 6.7
No 861 119 15.3 12.6-18.5 188 24.5 21.0-28.4 308 34.5 30.7-38.5 188 20.2 17.3-23.4 58 5.5 4.1- 7.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** 20 20.3 12.0-32.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,898 513 28.3 25.8-30.9 640 34.8 32.2-37.5 457 23.9 21.6-26.4 201 8.8 7.4-10.5 87 4.2 3.2- 5.5
Overweight 2,207 403 19.5 17.6-21.6 747 34.3 31.9-36.7 651 28.8 26.7-31.1 279 11.6 10.1-13.2 127 5.8 4.7- 7.1
Obese 1,802 144 7.8 6.4- 9.4 445 25.8 23.3-28.4 668 37.7 34.9-40.6 385 20.8 18.6-23.2 160 7.9 6.6- 9.5
Current Smoker
Yes 1,084 104 10.2 8.1-12.6 284 26.8 23.7-30.0 361 35.1 31.6-38.8 210 17.8 15.2-20.9 125 10.1 8.2-12.4
No 5,395 1,041 20.4 19.1-21.8 1,694 32.2 30.7-33.8 1,643 29.9 28.4-31.4 741 12.5 11.6-13.6 276 4.9 4.3- 5.7
History of CVD**
Yes 752 27 4.0 2.7- 6.0 115 13.9 11.2-17.1 242 31.1 27.3-35.2 213 27.7 23.9-31.8 155 23.2 19.5-27.4
No 5,871 1,159 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,913 33.1 31.6-34.5 1,805 30.8 29.3-32.2 747 11.8 10.9-12.8 247 4.0 3.5- 4.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 752 141 18.6 15.6-22.0 287 38.7 34.7-42.8 230 32.2 28.4-36.3 69 8.2 6.2-10.7 25 2.3 1.4- 3.8
No 5,523 978 18.6 17.4-19.9 1,636 30.1 28.6-31.6 1,700 30.6 29.1-32.1 843 14.2 13.2-15.4 366 6.4 5.7- 7.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 56 16.3 12.2-21.3 99 36.3 29.9-43.2 88 32.4 26.1-39.4 28 11.4 7.5-17.1 *** *** ***
No 5,983 1,057 18.6 17.4-19.8 1,822 31.2 29.7-32.6 1,843 30.7 29.3-32.2 887 13.6 12.6-14.6 374 6.0 5.3- 6.8
COPD
Yes 551 20 3.3 2.0- 5.5 73 13.8 10.5-17.9 148 26.1 21.8-31.0 171 30.3 25.7-35.3 139 26.5 22.1-31.5
No 6,096 1,168 20.1 18.9-21.4 1,958 32.7 31.2-34.1 1,909 31.2 29.8-32.7 795 11.9 11.0-12.9 266 4.1 3.5- 4.8
Current Asthma
Yes 547 38 6.9 4.7- 9.9 109 23.3 18.9-28.3 161 28.8 24.1-33.9 135 22.0 18.0-26.6 104 19.1 15.2-23.7
No 6,099 1,148 19.9 18.7-21.2 1,921 32.0 30.5-33.4 1,891 30.9 29.5-32.3 835 12.6 11.7-13.7 304 4.6 4.0- 5.3
Diabetes
Yes 856 28 3.1 2.0- 4.8 121 11.9 9.8-14.5 304 36.9 33.0-40.9 266 30.0 26.5-33.8 137 18.0 15.0-21.4
No 5,814 1,159 20.7 19.4-22.0 1,913 33.5 32.0-35.0 1,760 30.1 28.7-31.6 706 11.3 10.4-12.4 276 4.4 3.8- 5.1
Disability
Yes 1,757 84 4.8 3.7- 6.2 251 13.7 11.8-15.8 535 30.8 28.2-33.5 542 30.1 27.5-32.8 345 20.6 18.3-23.2
No 4,778 1,077 23.0 21.6-24.5 1,742 36.8 35.1-38.5 1,482 30.8 29.2-32.4 416 8.2 7.3- 9.2 61 1.2 0.9- 1.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,050 107 5.1 4.1- 6.4 354 16.2 14.3-18.2 704 34.0 31.5-36.6 553 26.9 24.5-29.3 332 17.8 15.8-20.1
No 4,627 1,081 23.6 22.2-25.1 1,681 36.5 34.9-38.2 1,362 29.7 28.1-31.3 422 8.6 7.7- 9.6 81 1.6 1.2- 2.1

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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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