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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Did the test show that the radon levels in your household were too high?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,177 40 3.2 2.2- 4.7 1,137 96.8 95.3-97.8
GENDER
Male 550 27 4.0 2.6- 6.2 523 96.0 93.8-97.4
Female 627 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,090 36 3.0 2.0- 4.4 1,054 97.0 95.6-98.0
No 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 361 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 414 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Obese 295 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,018 39 3.7 2.5- 5.4 979 96.3 94.6-97.5
History of CVD**
Yes 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,017 36 3.4 2.3- 5.0 981 96.6 95.0-97.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,025 33 3.0 2.0- 4.5 992 97.0 95.5-98.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,083 36 3.2 2.1- 4.7 1,047 96.8 95.3-97.9
COPD
Yes 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,079 36 3.1 2.1- 4.6 1,043 96.9 95.4-97.9
Current Asthma
Yes 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,071 37 3.3 2.2- 4.8 1,034 96.7 95.2-97.8
Diabetes
Yes 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,026 38 3.4 2.3- 5.0 988 96.6 95.0-97.7
Disability
Yes 300 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 873 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 839 96.2 94.4-97.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 387 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 790 28 3.3 2.1- 5.0 762 96.7 95.0-97.9

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* Asked only of respondents that reported that their household had been tested for the presence of radon gas

**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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