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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 4,768 1,229 25.0 23.6-26.5 3,539 75.0 73.5-76.4
GENDER
Male 2,055 568 26.4 24.2-28.7 1,487 73.6 71.3-75.8
Female 2,713 661 23.8 21.9-25.8 2,052 76.2 74.2-78.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,188 1,133 26.5 25.0-28.2 3,055 73.5 71.8-75.0
No 570 93 16.2 12.8-20.2 477 83.8 79.8-87.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,312 375 26.4 23.7-29.4 937 73.6 70.6-76.3
Overweight 1,648 433 26.6 24.1-29.2 1,215 73.4 70.8-75.9
Obese 1,358 309 22.2 19.7-25.0 1,049 77.8 75.0-80.3
Current Smoker
Yes 767 160 20.1 17.0-23.7 607 79.9 76.3-83.0
No 3,973 1,063 26.1 24.5-27.8 2,910 73.9 72.2-75.5
History of CVD**
Yes 562 160 25.8 21.8-30.3 402 74.2 69.7-78.2
No 4,170 1,063 25.0 23.5-26.6 3,107 75.0 73.4-76.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 490 135 27.7 23.2-32.6 355 72.3 67.4-76.8
No 4,117 1,067 25.0 23.5-26.6 3,050 75.0 73.4-76.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 203 62 32.5 25.1-41.0 141 67.5 59.0-74.9
No 4,395 1,130 24.8 23.3-26.4 3,265 75.2 73.6-76.7
COPD
Yes 423 102 20.1 16.0-24.9 321 79.9 75.1-84.0
No 4,326 1,122 25.5 24.0-27.1 3,204 74.5 72.9-76.0
Current Asthma
Yes 397 107 27.7 22.5-33.7 290 72.3 66.3-77.5
No 4,347 1,118 24.9 23.4-26.5 3,229 75.1 73.5-76.6
Diabetes
Yes 647 160 22.6 19.1-26.5 487 77.4 73.5-80.9
No 4,116 1,068 25.4 23.8-27.0 3,048 74.6 73.0-76.2
Disability
Yes 1,297 324 24.0 21.3-27.0 973 76.0 73.0-78.7
No 3,456 901 25.4 23.7-27.2 2,555 74.6 72.8-76.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,536 411 26.2 23.6-29.0 1,125 73.8 71.0-76.4
No 3,232 818 24.6 22.9-26.4 2,414 75.4 73.6-77.1

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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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