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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

How old were you when this disability developed?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Before age 18 Age 18 to 55 Age 56 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,538 128 11.5 9.5-14.0 845 58.4 55.3-61.4 565 30.1 27.5-32.8
GENDER
Male 598 54 11.4 8.5-15.2 349 60.7 55.9-65.4 195 27.8 23.8-32.2
Female 940 74 11.6 8.9-15.0 496 56.5 52.6-60.4 370 31.9 28.5-35.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,384 104 10.6 8.5-13.2 734 56.4 53.1-59.6 546 33.0 30.2-36.0
No 151 24 18.4 11.9-27.2 109 73.1 64.0-80.6 18 8.5 4.9-14.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 352 32 12.6 8.2-18.9 171 54.5 47.9-61.0 149 32.8 27.4-38.8
Overweight 467 30 8.8 5.9-12.9 257 59.7 54.3-65.0 180 31.5 26.8-36.6
Obese 610 47 10.7 7.7-14.7 362 61.2 56.3-65.8 201 28.1 24.1-32.5
Current Smoker
Yes 331 34 12.1 8.2-17.5 234 74.4 68.4-79.5 63 13.6 10.2-17.8
No 1,201 94 11.4 9.1-14.2 609 53.5 50.0-56.9 498 35.1 32.0-38.4
History of CVD**
Yes 389 16 6.8 4.0-11.6 185 49.9 43.6-56.2 188 43.3 37.2-49.5
No 1,120 111 13.1 10.6-16.1 654 61.8 58.3-65.3 355 25.1 22.3-28.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 15.9 9.3-25.9
No 1,408 113 10.6 8.6-13.1 756 58.0 54.8-61.1 539 31.4 28.6-34.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,455 120 11.0 9.0-13.4 791 58.6 55.5-61.7 544 30.4 27.7-33.2
COPD
Yes 321 20 6.4 3.7-10.8 172 60.8 54.0-67.2 129 32.8 26.9-39.2
No 1,200 108 13.0 10.5-15.9 664 57.7 54.3-61.1 428 29.3 26.4-32.3
Current Asthma
Yes 263 32 15.6 10.3-22.7 168 66.7 59.1-73.5 63 17.8 13.2-23.4
No 1,262 96 10.9 8.7-13.5 669 56.4 53.0-59.7 497 32.7 29.8-35.8
Diabetes
Yes 386 14 4.9 2.8- 8.7 224 61.1 55.0-66.8 148 34.0 28.6-39.9
No 1,149 114 13.6 11.1-16.6 620 57.6 54.0-61.1 415 28.8 25.9-31.9
Disability
Yes 1,535 127 11.5 9.5-14.0 844 58.4 55.3-61.4 564 30.1 27.5-32.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,018 56 7.4 5.4-10.1 560 59.4 55.6-63.0 402 33.3 29.9-36.8
No 520 72 18.9 14.8-23.8 285 56.7 51.4-61.7 163 24.5 20.6-28.8

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*This question is asked of respondents who responded yes to having a disability.

**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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