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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--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 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
GENDER
Male 2,913 145 4.3 3.5- 5.2 2,768 95.7 94.8-96.5
Female 3,485 214 5.6 4.7- 6.6 3,271 94.4 93.4-95.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,635 286 4.1 3.6- 4.7 5,349 95.9 95.3-96.4
No 745 72 10.3 7.7-13.7 673 89.7 86.3-92.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,809 96 4.0 3.1- 5.1 1,713 96.0 94.9-96.9
Overweight 2,135 103 4.5 3.5- 5.8 2,032 95.5 94.2-96.5
Obese 1,904 133 6.7 5.4- 8.2 1,771 93.3 91.8-94.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,076 122 9.3 7.5-11.5 954 90.7 88.5-92.5
No 5,258 234 4.0 3.4- 4.8 5,024 96.0 95.2-96.6
History of CVD**
Yes 772 114 14.5 11.6-18.1 658 85.5 81.9-88.4
No 5,566 237 3.8 3.2- 4.5 5,329 96.2 95.5-96.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 39 4.2 2.6- 6.8 731 95.8 93.2-97.4
No 5,338 307 5.1 4.4- 5.8 5,031 94.9 94.2-95.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 390 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,696 328 5.0 4.4- 5.7 5,368 95.0 94.3-95.6
COPD
Yes 515 74 12.9 9.7-17.1 441 87.1 82.9-90.3
No 5,866 285 4.3 3.8- 5.0 5,581 95.7 95.0-96.2
Current Asthma
Yes 519 51 7.5 5.3-10.5 468 92.5 89.5-94.7
No 5,849 303 4.7 4.1- 5.4 5,546 95.3 94.6-95.9
Diabetes
Yes 877 96 11.2 8.8-14.3 781 88.8 85.7-91.2
No 5,516 263 4.2 3.6- 4.8 5,253 95.8 95.2-96.4
Disability1
Yes 1,599 230 13.9 11.9-16.1 1,369 86.1 83.9-88.1
No 4,149 103 2.4 1.8- 3.1 4,046 97.6 96.9-98.2
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,860 359 19.3 17.1-21.8 1,501 80.7 78.2-82.9
No 4,498 *** *** *** 4,498 100 . - .
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,993 230 11.2 9.6-13.1 1,763 88.8 86.9-90.4
No 4,406 129 2.7 2.2- 3.4 4,277 97.3 96.6-97.8

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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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