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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,677 5,289 80.8 79.6-81.9 1,388 19.2 18.1-20.4
GENDER
Male 2,865 2,324 82.7 81.0-84.3 541 17.3 15.7-19.0
Female 3,812 2,965 79.0 77.4-80.5 847 21.0 19.5-22.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,797 4,660 82.0 80.7-83.1 1,137 18.0 16.9-19.3
No 861 615 74.3 70.8-77.6 246 25.7 22.4-29.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 71 78.0 66.9-86.1 23 22.0 13.9-33.1
Recommended Range 1,898 1,610 87.0 85.0-88.7 288 13.0 11.3-15.0
Overweight 2,207 1,801 82.6 80.7-84.4 406 17.4 15.6-19.3
Obese 1,802 1,257 71.3 68.7-73.8 545 28.7 26.2-31.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,084 749 72.0 68.7-75.2 335 28.0 24.8-31.3
No 5,395 4,378 82.5 81.3-83.7 1,017 17.5 16.3-18.7
History of CVD**
Yes 752 384 49.0 44.7-53.4 368 51.0 46.6-55.3
No 5,871 4,877 84.2 83.0-85.3 994 15.8 14.7-17.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 752 658 89.5 86.8-91.7 94 10.5 8.3-13.2
No 5,523 4,314 79.3 78.0-80.6 1,209 20.7 19.4-22.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 243 84.9 79.0-89.4 43 15.1 10.6-21.0
No 5,983 4,722 80.4 79.2-81.6 1,261 19.6 18.4-20.8
COPD
Yes 551 241 43.2 38.1-48.4 310 56.8 51.6-61.9
No 6,096 5,035 84.0 82.9-85.1 1,061 16.0 14.9-17.1
Current Asthma
Yes 547 308 58.9 53.6-64.0 239 41.1 36.0-46.4
No 6,099 4,960 82.8 81.6-83.9 1,139 17.2 16.1-18.4
Diabetes
Yes 856 453 52.0 47.9-55.9 403 48.0 44.1-52.1
No 5,814 4,832 84.3 83.1-85.4 982 15.7 14.6-16.9
Disability
Yes 1,757 870 49.3 46.4-52.2 887 50.7 47.8-53.6
No 4,778 4,301 90.6 89.6-91.6 477 9.4 8.4-10.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,050 1,165 55.3 52.6-58.0 885 44.7 42.0-47.4
No 4,627 4,124 89.8 88.7-90.8 503 10.2 9.2-11.3

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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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