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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 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
GENDER
Male 2,919 260 7.3 6.3- 8.4 2,659 92.7 91.6-93.7
Female 3,489 201 4.7 3.9- 5.6 3,288 95.3 94.4-96.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,643 419 5.9 5.3- 6.6 5,224 94.1 93.4-94.7
No 747 42 6.3 4.2- 9.3 705 93.7 90.7-95.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,810 127 5.4 4.4- 6.7 1,683 94.6 93.3-95.6
Overweight 2,137 155 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,982 93.6 92.1-94.8
Obese 1,910 150 6.3 5.2- 7.6 1,760 93.7 92.4-94.8
Current Smoker
Yes 1,079 83 6.5 5.0- 8.3 996 93.5 91.7-95.0
No 5,259 376 5.9 5.2- 6.7 4,883 94.1 93.3-94.8
History of CVD**
Yes 771 136 16.4 13.4-20.0 635 83.6 80.0-86.6
No 5,577 315 4.7 4.1- 5.4 5,262 95.3 94.6-95.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 37 4.8 3.1- 7.4 733 95.2 92.6-96.9
No 5,340 407 6.2 5.5- 6.9 4,933 93.8 93.1-94.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,699 420 6.0 5.3- 6.7 5,279 94.0 93.3-94.7
COPD
Yes 517 82 15.3 11.9-19.4 435 84.7 80.6-88.1
No 5,874 378 5.2 4.6- 5.9 5,496 94.8 94.1-95.4
Current Asthma
Yes 520 56 8.6 6.3-11.8 464 91.4 88.2-93.7
No 5,857 402 5.7 5.0- 6.5 5,455 94.3 93.5-95.0
Diabetes
Yes 878 108 11.4 9.1-14.3 770 88.6 85.7-90.9
No 5,524 354 5.2 4.6- 6.0 5,170 94.8 94.0-95.4
Disability1
Yes 1,601 248 14.6 12.6-16.9 1,353 85.4 83.1-87.4
No 4,152 185 3.6 2.9- 4.3 3,967 96.4 95.7-97.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,866 462 23.1 20.8-25.6 1,404 76.9 74.4-79.2
No 4,498 *** *** *** 4,498 100 . - .
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,999 290 13.6 11.8-15.6 1,709 86.4 84.4-88.2
No 4,410 172 3.2 2.7- 3.9 4,238 96.8 96.1-97.3

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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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