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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 skin cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,521 630 7.8 7.1- 8.6 5,891 92.2 91.4-92.9
GENDER
Male 2,971 316 8.5 7.4- 9.7 2,655 91.5 90.3-92.6
Female 3,550 314 7.2 6.3- 8.2 3,236 92.8 91.8-93.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,725 612 8.8 8.0- 9.6 5,113 91.2 90.4-92.0
No 775 18 2.1 1.2- 3.8 757 97.9 96.2-98.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,811 192 7.5 6.3- 8.9 1,619 92.5 91.1-93.7
Overweight 2,148 240 9.7 8.3-11.2 1,908 90.3 88.8-91.7
Obese 1,917 157 7.2 6.0- 8.6 1,760 92.8 91.4-94.0
Current Smoker
Yes 1,075 67 5.1 3.8- 6.8 1,008 94.9 93.2-96.2
No 5,258 549 8.5 7.7- 9.4 4,709 91.5 90.6-92.3
History of CVD**
Yes 775 130 16.8 13.8-20.3 645 83.2 79.7-86.2
No 5,686 487 6.8 6.1- 7.5 5,199 93.2 92.5-93.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 38 3.7 2.6- 5.4 732 96.3 94.6-97.4
No 5,335 565 8.7 7.9- 9.6 4,770 91.3 90.4-92.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 389 35 6.4 4.3- 9.5 354 93.6 90.5-95.7
No 5,696 565 8.1 7.4- 9.0 5,131 91.9 91.0-92.6
COPD
Yes 523 81 14.0 10.8-17.9 442 86.0 82.1-89.2
No 5,983 548 7.3 6.6- 8.1 5,435 92.7 91.9-93.4
Current Asthma
Yes 523 47 8.4 6.0-11.6 476 91.6 88.4-94.0
No 5,968 579 7.8 7.0- 8.6 5,389 92.2 91.4-93.0
Diabetes
Yes 889 115 12.5 10.1-15.3 774 87.5 84.7-89.9
No 5,626 515 7.2 6.5- 8.0 5,111 92.8 92.0-93.5
Disability1
Yes 1,598 214 12.2 10.4-14.3 1,384 87.8 85.7-89.6
No 4,160 375 7.1 6.3- 8.0 3,785 92.9 92.0-93.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,859 235 11.7 10.0-13.5 1,624 88.3 86.5-90.0
No 4,493 383 6.6 5.8- 7.4 4,110 93.4 92.6-94.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,008 463 22.3 20.2-24.6 1,545 77.7 75.4-79.8
No 4,515 167 2.8 2.3- 3.4 4,348 97.2 96.6-97.7

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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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