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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you still have asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,500 526 8.0 7.2- 8.9 5,974 92.0 91.1-92.8
GENDER
Male 2,966 147 5.3 4.3- 6.4 2,819 94.7 93.6-95.7
Female 3,534 379 10.6 9.4-12.0 3,155 89.4 88.0-90.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,710 468 8.1 7.2- 9.0 5,242 91.9 91.0-92.8
No 769 56 8.0 5.8-10.9 713 92.0 89.1-94.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,812 106 6.1 4.9- 7.6 1,706 93.9 92.4-95.1
Overweight 2,141 145 7.1 5.9- 8.6 1,996 92.9 91.4-94.1
Obese 1,910 217 11.5 9.7-13.5 1,693 88.5 86.5-90.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,069 120 10.2 8.1-12.7 949 89.8 87.3-91.9
No 5,243 396 7.7 6.9- 8.7 4,847 92.3 91.3-93.1
History of CVD**
Yes 776 103 15.1 11.9-19.0 673 84.9 81.0-88.1
No 5,665 414 7.2 6.4- 8.1 5,251 92.8 91.9-93.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 764 59 6.4 4.7- 8.6 705 93.6 91.4-95.3
No 5,323 445 8.5 7.6- 9.5 4,878 91.5 90.5-92.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 385 30 7.9 5.2-11.9 355 92.1 88.1-94.8
No 5,681 474 8.3 7.4- 9.2 5,207 91.7 90.8-92.6
COPD
Yes 519 171 34.5 29.4-40.1 348 65.5 59.9-70.6
No 5,968 354 6.0 5.3- 6.8 5,614 94.0 93.2-94.7
Current Asthma
Yes 526 526 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 5,976 *** *** *** 5,976 100 . - .
Diabetes
Yes 887 111 12.1 9.6-15.1 776 87.9 84.9-90.4
No 5,607 414 7.5 6.7- 8.4 5,193 92.5 91.6-93.3
Disability1
Yes 1,592 256 17.1 14.7-19.7 1,336 82.9 80.3-85.3
No 4,150 207 5.1 4.3- 6.0 3,943 94.9 94.0-95.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,852 270 15.3 13.3-17.6 1,582 84.7 82.4-86.7
No 4,479 248 5.7 4.9- 6.6 4,231 94.3 93.4-95.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,004 395 21.8 19.5-24.3 1,609 78.2 75.7-80.5
No 4,498 131 3.3 2.7- 4.0 4,367 96.7 96.0-97.3

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

**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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