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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--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 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
GENDER
Male 2,974 277 9.9 8.6-11.4 2,697 90.1 88.6-91.4
Female 3,548 526 14.8 13.4-16.3 3,022 85.2 83.7-86.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,726 714 12.5 11.5-13.6 5,012 87.5 86.4-88.5
No 775 87 12.2 9.6-15.5 688 87.8 84.5-90.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,814 173 10.2 8.6-12.2 1,641 89.8 87.8-91.4
Overweight 2,147 227 11.1 9.5-12.9 1,920 88.9 87.1-90.5
Obese 1,919 318 16.5 14.5-18.7 1,601 83.5 81.3-85.5
Current Smoker
Yes 1,075 172 15.4 12.8-18.4 903 84.6 81.6-87.2
No 5,258 614 12.0 10.9-13.1 4,644 88.0 86.9-89.1
History of CVD**
Yes 778 144 20.3 16.7-24.3 634 79.7 75.7-83.3
No 5,684 646 11.5 10.6-12.6 5,038 88.5 87.4-89.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 769 109 13.8 11.1-17.1 660 86.2 82.9-88.9
No 5,336 653 12.5 11.4-13.6 4,683 87.5 86.4-88.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 388 49 13.1 9.5-17.8 339 86.9 82.2-90.5
No 5,697 711 12.6 11.5-13.7 4,986 87.4 86.3-88.5
COPD
Yes 523 216 44.9 39.4-50.4 307 55.1 49.6-60.6
No 5,986 584 9.9 9.0-10.9 5,402 90.1 89.1-91.0
Current Asthma
Yes 526 526 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 5,976 255 4.5 3.8- 5.2 5,721 95.5 94.8-96.2
Diabetes
Yes 890 154 16.7 13.9-19.9 736 83.3 80.1-86.1
No 5,626 648 11.9 10.9-13.0 4,978 88.1 87.0-89.1
Disability1
Yes 1,598 336 22.0 19.5-24.8 1,262 78.0 75.2-80.5
No 4,161 362 9.1 8.1-10.3 3,799 90.9 89.7-91.9
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,861 379 21.3 19.0-23.8 1,482 78.7 76.2-81.0
No 4,491 407 9.5 8.5-10.6 4,084 90.5 89.4-91.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,011 496 26.9 24.5-29.6 1,515 73.1 70.4-75.5
No 4,513 307 7.4 6.5- 8.5 4,206 92.6 91.5-93.5

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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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