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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,505 1,252 18.3 17.1-19.5 5,253 81.7 80.5-82.9
GENDER
Male 2,964 411 12.6 11.3-14.1 2,553 87.4 85.9-88.7
Female 3,541 841 23.5 21.8-25.3 2,700 76.5 74.7-78.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,710 1,094 18.2 17.0-19.4 4,616 81.8 80.6-83.0
No 774 158 19.6 16.3-23.3 616 80.4 76.7-83.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 18 12.7 7.5-20.8 78 87.3 79.2-92.5
Recommended Range 1,806 314 15.8 13.9-17.9 1,492 84.2 82.1-86.1
Overweight 2,146 363 16.5 14.7-18.6 1,783 83.5 81.4-85.3
Obese 1,912 473 23.8 21.5-26.2 1,439 76.2 73.8-78.5
Current Smoker
Yes 1,072 337 30.1 26.7-33.7 735 69.9 66.3-73.3
No 5,247 895 16.1 14.9-17.3 4,352 83.9 82.7-85.1
History of CVD**
Yes 772 235 32.0 27.9-36.4 537 68.0 63.6-72.1
No 5,674 1,000 16.8 15.6-18.0 4,674 83.2 82.0-84.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 766 151 17.5 14.6-20.9 615 82.5 79.1-85.4
No 5,325 1,043 18.9 17.6-20.2 4,282 81.1 79.8-82.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 389 91 21.0 16.6-26.1 298 79.0 73.9-83.4
No 5,682 1,102 18.6 17.4-19.9 4,580 81.4 80.1-82.6
COPD
Yes 519 210 39.8 34.6-45.3 309 60.2 54.7-65.4
No 5,971 1,039 16.6 15.4-17.8 4,932 83.4 82.2-84.6
Current Asthma
Yes 522 207 37.2 32.2-42.5 315 62.8 57.5-67.8
No 5,955 1,040 16.7 15.5-17.9 4,915 83.3 82.1-84.5
Diabetes
Yes 884 238 26.8 23.3-30.6 646 73.2 69.4-76.7
No 5,615 1,011 17.1 16.0-18.4 4,604 82.9 81.6-84.0
Disability1
Yes 1,592 631 40.3 37.2-43.4 961 59.7 56.6-62.8
No 4,155 502 11.7 10.6-13.0 3,653 88.3 87.0-89.4
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,853 731 39.8 37.0-42.7 1,122 60.2 57.3-63.0
No 4,484 499 11.1 10.0-12.3 3,985 88.9 87.7-90.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,003 880 46.0 43.3-48.8 1,123 54.0 51.2-56.7
No 4,504 372 8.7 7.7- 9.8 4,132 91.3 90.2-92.3

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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 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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