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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Perceived Nutrition Environment--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

To what degree would you agree with the statement, “It is easy to purchase healthy foods
in my neighborhood such as whole grain foods, low fat options, and fruits and vegetables.”

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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,644 1,973 33.6 32.1-35.1 2,745 49.1 47.5-50.7 325 6.2 5.5- 7.1 436 8.2 7.3- 9.1 165 3.0 2.4- 3.6
GENDER
Male 2,383 844 33.9 31.6-36.2 1,169 49.4 47.0-51.9 138 6.4 5.2- 7.7 179 8.0 6.7- 9.5 53 2.4 1.7- 3.4
Female 3,261 1,129 33.3 31.3-35.3 1,576 48.8 46.6-50.9 187 6.1 5.2- 7.2 257 8.3 7.2- 9.6 112 3.5 2.8- 4.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,907 1,824 36.2 34.6-37.9 2,315 47.2 45.4-48.9 268 5.8 5.0- 6.7 358 7.7 6.8- 8.7 142 3.1 2.5- 3.8
No 724 144 18.9 15.7-22.6 425 59.7 55.3-64.0 56 8.5 6.3-11.5 76 10.7 8.3-13.7 23 2.1 1.3- 3.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,586 598 35.4 32.6-38.4 765 49.6 46.5-52.6 85 5.7 4.4- 7.3 106 7.3 5.9- 9.1 32 2.0 1.3- 2.9
Overweight 1,896 719 37.3 34.7-39.9 893 46.9 44.2-49.6 100 6.1 4.8- 7.6 135 7.4 6.1- 9.0 49 2.4 1.7- 3.3
Obese 1,601 494 29.6 26.9-32.4 803 49.8 46.8-52.9 93 5.9 4.7- 7.4 148 10.0 8.2-12.1 63 4.7 3.4- 6.5
Current Smoker
Yes 926 259 27.1 23.7-30.7 438 47.0 43.0-50.9 77 9.0 7.0-11.6 109 12.1 9.7-14.9 43 4.9 3.2- 7.3
No 4,686 1,708 35.2 33.5-36.9 2,289 49.5 47.7-51.3 246 5.6 4.8- 6.4 323 7.3 6.4- 8.3 120 2.5 2.0- 3.1
History of CVD**
Yes 663 215 30.6 26.4-35.1 332 50.7 46.0-55.4 36 5.0 3.4- 7.3 60 10.3 7.5-14.1 20 3.4 2.0- 5.5
No 4,937 1,747 34.0 32.4-35.6 2,388 48.8 47.1-50.5 286 6.4 5.6- 7.3 373 8.0 7.1- 9.0 143 2.9 2.3- 3.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 594 230 37.2 32.8-41.8 267 46.1 41.4-50.8 34 6.6 4.5- 9.6 45 7.0 5.0- 9.8 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2
No 4,866 1,705 33.6 32.0-35.3 2,366 49.1 47.3-50.8 280 6.1 5.3- 7.0 372 8.2 7.3- 9.3 143 3.0 2.4- 3.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 243 116 45.0 37.8-52.4 93 40.8 33.6-48.4 *** *** *** 15 5.8 3.2-10.2 *** *** ***
No 5,208 1,819 33.6 32.0-35.1 2,534 49.0 47.3-50.7 299 6.2 5.4- 7.0 400 8.2 7.3- 9.2 156 3.0 2.5- 3.7
COPD
Yes 489 151 31.7 26.6-37.2 251 49.1 43.5-54.7 28 4.4 2.8- 6.9 42 10.3 7.1-14.5 *** *** ***
No 5,129 1,813 33.7 32.2-35.3 2,480 49.1 47.4-50.8 297 6.4 5.6- 7.3 392 8.0 7.1- 9.0 147 2.8 2.3- 3.4
Current Asthma
Yes 482 161 34.0 28.9-39.6 223 45.9 40.2-51.7 28 4.7 3.0- 7.3 48 10.0 7.1-13.8 22 5.4 3.2- 9.2
No 5,134 1,802 33.6 32.0-35.1 2,511 49.4 47.8-51.1 295 6.4 5.6- 7.3 385 7.9 7.0- 8.9 141 2.7 2.2- 3.3
Diabetes
Yes 753 256 33.6 29.7-37.8 368 47.6 43.4-51.9 34 4.1 2.8- 6.1 68 10.1 7.5-13.4 27 4.5 3.0- 6.8
No 4,884 1,714 33.5 31.9-35.2 2,373 49.2 47.5-51.0 291 6.5 5.7- 7.4 368 7.9 7.0- 8.9 138 2.8 2.2- 3.4
Disability
Yes 1,544 506 32.2 29.4-35.2 750 47.2 44.2-50.3 86 5.6 4.3- 7.2 137 10.3 8.4-12.5 65 4.7 3.4- 6.3
No 4,079 1,457 34.0 32.3-35.8 1,989 49.8 47.9-51.7 237 6.4 5.5- 7.4 297 7.4 6.5- 8.4 99 2.4 1.9- 3.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,790 609 33.8 31.1-36.6 871 47.5 44.7-50.4 89 4.8 3.7- 6.1 147 9.4 7.7-11.4 74 4.5 3.3- 5.9
No 3,854 1,364 33.5 31.7-35.3 1,874 49.7 47.7-51.6 236 6.8 5.9- 7.8 289 7.7 6.7- 8.8 91 2.4 1.8- 3.1

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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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