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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Radon Testing--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,444 2,931 49.9 48.3-51.5 2,513 50.1 48.5-51.7
GENDER
Male 2,251 1,395 56.8 54.2-59.3 856 43.2 40.7-45.8
Female 3,193 1,536 44.0 41.9-46.1 1,657 56.0 53.9-58.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,820 2,747 53.3 51.6-55.1 2,073 46.7 44.9-48.4
No 611 178 27.6 23.6-32.1 433 72.4 67.9-76.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,529 870 51.2 48.0-54.3 659 48.8 45.7-52.0
Overweight 1,821 1,070 55.3 52.5-58.0 751 44.7 42.0-47.5
Obese 1,554 750 45.9 42.8-49.0 804 54.1 51.0-57.2
Current Smoker
Yes 877 396 40.2 36.4-44.2 481 59.8 55.8-63.6
No 4,538 2,521 52.0 50.2-53.8 2,017 48.0 46.2-49.8
History of CVD**
Yes 663 359 50.4 45.7-55.0 304 49.6 45.0-54.3
No 4,739 2,558 49.9 48.2-51.7 2,181 50.1 48.3-51.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 544 310 54.0 49.1-58.9 234 46.0 41.1-50.9
No 4,715 2,533 49.6 47.8-51.3 2,182 50.4 48.7-52.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 221 144 62.0 54.1-69.2 77 38.0 30.8-45.9
No 5,027 2,692 49.6 47.9-51.3 2,335 50.4 48.7-52.1
COPD
Yes 488 237 45.0 39.6-50.6 251 55.0 49.4-60.4
No 4,929 2,686 50.4 48.7-52.1 2,243 49.6 47.9-51.3
Current Asthma
Yes 479 242 46.0 40.4-51.7 237 54.0 48.3-59.6
No 4,940 2,676 50.3 48.5-52.0 2,264 49.7 48.0-51.5
Diabetes
Yes 758 369 46.6 42.4-50.8 389 53.4 49.2-57.6
No 4,679 2,559 50.4 48.6-52.1 2,120 49.6 47.9-51.4
Disability
Yes 1,543 796 48.9 45.8-52.0 747 51.1 48.0-54.2
No 3,880 2,124 50.3 48.3-52.2 1,756 49.7 47.8-51.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,797 987 51.8 48.9-54.7 810 48.2 45.3-51.1
No 3,647 1,944 49.1 47.1-51.1 1,703 50.9 48.9-52.9

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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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