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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,685 4,441 64.1 62.7-65.5 1,037 14.2 13.2-15.3 1,207 21.7 20.4-23.0
GENDER
Male 2,865 1,787 59.3 57.1-61.5 371 11.8 10.5-13.3 707 28.9 26.9-31.0
Female 3,820 2,654 68.6 66.7-70.4 666 16.5 15.1-18.0 500 15.0 13.6-16.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,803 4,101 69.2 67.7-70.6 998 16.2 15.1-17.4 704 14.7 13.5-15.9
No 866 331 36.4 32.6-40.4 36 3.5 2.4- 5.1 499 60.0 56.0-63.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** 17 14.4 8.5-23.2 *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,899 1,266 63.4 60.7-66.1 287 14.0 12.1-16.0 346 22.6 20.3-25.1
Overweight 2,212 1,490 65.4 63.0-67.7 333 14.1 12.5-15.8 389 20.6 18.6-22.7
Obese 1,804 1,222 65.8 62.9-68.6 299 14.6 12.7-16.7 283 19.6 17.2-22.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,085 641 56.4 52.7-60.1 131 11.4 9.2-14.1 313 32.1 28.7-35.7
No 5,403 3,680 66.0 64.4-67.5 875 14.9 13.8-16.0 848 19.1 17.8-20.5
History of CVD**
Yes 755 510 67.0 62.7-71.0 209 28.4 24.5-32.6 36 4.6 3.1- 6.8
No 5,876 3,898 63.8 62.3-65.4 815 12.7 11.7-13.8 1,163 23.4 22.1-24.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 752 429 54.2 50.0-58.4 82 10.1 7.9-12.8 241 35.7 31.7-39.8
No 5,532 3,772 66.3 64.7-67.8 892 14.8 13.7-16.0 868 18.9 17.6-20.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 168 54.3 47.3-61.2 40 12.8 8.9-18.0 78 32.9 26.4-40.1
No 5,990 4,026 65.2 63.7-66.7 932 14.2 13.2-15.3 1,032 20.6 19.3-22.0
COPD
Yes 552 364 66.4 61.3-71.2 136 22.8 18.7-27.4 52 10.8 7.9-14.6
No 6,104 4,056 63.9 62.4-65.4 897 13.5 12.5-14.6 1,151 22.6 21.3-23.9
Current Asthma
Yes 547 378 68.0 62.6-73.0 113 19.2 15.1-24.0 56 12.8 9.4-17.2
No 6,108 4,044 63.8 62.3-65.3 921 13.8 12.8-14.8 1,143 22.4 21.1-23.7
Diabetes
Yes 856 626 74.5 70.9-77.7 186 20.7 17.7-24.0 44 4.9 3.4- 6.9
No 5,822 3,811 62.9 61.3-64.4 848 13.4 12.4-14.5 1,163 23.7 22.3-25.1
Disability
Yes 1,761 1,145 65.0 62.2-67.7 430 22.5 20.2-24.9 186 12.5 10.6-14.6
No 4,783 3,214 64.0 62.3-65.7 580 11.4 10.4-12.6 989 24.6 23.0-26.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,056 1,439 69.9 67.4-72.3 481 22.3 20.2-24.5 136 7.8 6.4- 9.5
No 4,629 3,002 62.1 60.3-63.8 556 11.4 10.3-12.5 1,071 26.6 25.0-28.2

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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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