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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 (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,515 527 7.3 6.6- 8.1 5,988 92.7 91.9-93.4
GENDER
Male 2,971 213 6.5 5.5- 7.7 2,758 93.5 92.3-94.5
Female 3,544 314 8.0 7.0- 9.2 3,230 92.0 90.8-93.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,719 464 7.3 6.5- 8.1 5,255 92.7 91.9-93.5
No 775 62 7.6 5.5-10.2 713 92.4 89.8-94.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,813 133 6.7 5.3- 8.3 1,680 93.3 91.7-94.7
Overweight 2,145 158 6.5 5.3- 7.8 1,987 93.5 92.2-94.7
Obese 1,915 196 9.4 7.9-11.1 1,719 90.6 88.9-92.1
Current Smoker
Yes 1,076 178 14.7 12.2-17.6 898 85.3 82.4-87.8
No 5,250 336 5.7 5.0- 6.4 4,914 94.3 93.6-95.0
History of CVD**
Yes 777 159 21.6 18.0-25.8 618 78.4 74.2-82.0
No 5,678 354 5.5 4.8- 6.2 5,324 94.5 93.8-95.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 769 46 4.7 3.3- 6.7 723 95.3 93.3-96.7
No 5,329 444 7.7 6.8- 8.6 4,885 92.3 91.4-93.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 388 31 6.3 4.0- 9.7 357 93.7 90.3-96.0
No 5,690 461 7.3 6.5- 8.2 5,229 92.7 91.8-93.5
COPD
Yes 527 527 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 5,990 *** *** *** 5,990 100 . - .
Current Asthma
Yes 525 171 31.0 26.2-36.2 354 69.0 63.8-73.8
No 5,962 348 5.1 4.5- 5.8 5,614 94.9 94.2-95.5
Diabetes
Yes 889 131 15.1 12.4-18.4 758 84.9 81.6-87.6
No 5,621 395 6.3 5.6- 7.1 5,226 93.7 92.9-94.4
Disability1
Yes 1,595 323 21.2 18.7-24.0 1,272 78.8 76.0-81.3
No 4,158 172 3.5 2.9- 4.1 3,986 96.5 95.9-97.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,856 346 19.2 17.0-21.6 1,510 80.8 78.4-83.0
No 4,489 167 3.1 2.5- 3.7 4,322 96.9 96.3-97.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,010 456 23.4 21.1-25.8 1,554 76.6 74.2-78.9
No 4,507 71 1.8 1.3- 2.3 4,436 98.2 97.7-98.7

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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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