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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 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
GENDER
Male 2,906 128 4.1 3.2- 5.1 2,778 95.9 94.9-96.8
Female 3,485 166 4.2 3.5- 5.1 3,319 95.8 94.9-96.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,632 254 3.9 3.4- 4.5 5,378 96.1 95.5-96.6
No 741 40 5.7 3.7- 8.7 701 94.3 91.3-96.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,803 73 3.2 2.3- 4.3 1,730 96.8 95.7-97.7
Overweight 2,128 74 3.1 2.3- 4.2 2,054 96.9 95.8-97.7
Obese 1,908 129 6.8 5.5- 8.5 1,779 93.2 91.5-94.5
Current Smoker
Yes 1,076 88 7.1 5.2- 9.4 988 92.9 90.6-94.8
No 5,266 205 3.5 3.0- 4.2 5,061 96.5 95.8-97.0
History of CVD**
Yes 771 100 13.5 10.7-17.0 671 86.5 83.0-89.3
No 5,560 186 2.9 2.4- 3.6 5,374 97.1 96.4-97.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 17 1.4 0.8- 2.5 753 98.6 97.5-99.2
No 5,345 267 4.6 4.0- 5.4 5,078 95.4 94.6-96.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,704 272 4.3 3.7- 5.0 5,432 95.7 95.0-96.3
COPD
Yes 516 98 19.6 15.4-24.6 418 80.4 75.4-84.6
No 5,858 192 2.9 2.4- 3.4 5,666 97.1 96.6-97.6
Current Asthma
Yes 520 63 13.0 9.7-17.2 457 87.0 82.8-90.3
No 5,840 226 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,614 96.7 96.1-97.2
Diabetes
Yes 877 96 12.1 9.5-15.2 781 87.9 84.8-90.5
No 5,508 197 3.1 2.6- 3.7 5,311 96.9 96.3-97.4
Disability1
Yes 1,596 262 17.3 15.0-20.0 1,334 82.7 80.0-85.0
No 4,141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,864 294 16.1 14.0-18.4 1,570 83.9 81.6-86.0
No 4,498 *** *** *** 4,498 100 . - .
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,996 229 12.1 10.3-14.1 1,767 87.9 85.9-89.7
No 4,396 64 1.3 0.9- 1.9 4,332 98.7 98.1-99.1

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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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