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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 had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,521 530 6.2 5.6- 6.9 5,991 93.8 93.1-94.4
GENDER
Male 2,971 190 4.8 4.0- 5.7 2,781 95.2 94.3-96.0
Female 3,550 340 7.5 6.5- 8.5 3,210 92.5 91.5-93.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,726 509 6.8 6.1- 7.6 5,217 93.2 92.4-93.9
No 775 20 2.2 1.2- 3.8 755 97.8 96.2-98.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,814 149 5.8 4.7- 7.2 1,665 94.2 92.8-95.3
Overweight 2,146 180 6.4 5.3- 7.6 1,966 93.6 92.4-94.7
Obese 1,918 148 6.1 5.1- 7.4 1,770 93.9 92.6-94.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,076 84 5.7 4.4- 7.3 992 94.3 92.7-95.6
No 5,257 435 6.3 5.6- 7.1 4,822 93.7 92.9-94.4
History of CVD**
Yes 779 131 14.9 12.2-18.2 648 85.1 81.8-87.8
No 5,683 390 5.2 4.6- 5.9 5,293 94.8 94.1-95.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 25 3.0 1.7- 5.3 745 97.0 94.7-98.3
No 5,335 477 6.8 6.1- 7.5 4,858 93.2 92.5-93.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 390 22 4.5 2.7- 7.3 368 95.5 92.7-97.3
No 5,695 481 6.3 5.7- 7.0 5,214 93.7 93.0-94.3
COPD
Yes 524 86 14.4 11.2-18.3 438 85.6 81.7-88.8
No 5,982 441 5.5 4.9- 6.2 5,541 94.5 93.8-95.1
Current Asthma
Yes 524 62 9.8 7.2-13.3 462 90.2 86.7-92.8
No 5,967 465 5.9 5.2- 6.6 5,502 94.1 93.4-94.8
Diabetes
Yes 891 111 10.7 8.6-13.3 780 89.3 86.7-91.4
No 5,625 418 5.6 4.9- 6.3 5,207 94.4 93.7-95.1
Disability1
Yes 1,597 244 12.9 11.1-14.9 1,353 87.1 85.1-88.9
No 4,162 244 4.5 3.9- 5.3 3,918 95.5 94.7-96.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,859 268 12.3 10.7-14.2 1,591 87.7 85.8-89.3
No 4,493 252 4.1 3.5- 4.8 4,241 95.9 95.2-96.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,008 432 19.2 17.2-21.4 1,576 80.8 78.6-82.8
No 4,516 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 4,418 98.3 97.9-98.7

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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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