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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Eat Smart Move More--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 5,120 1,677 31.5 30.0-33.1 3,443 68.5 66.9-70.0
GENDER
Male 2,291 584 24.4 22.3-26.6 1,707 75.6 73.4-77.7
Female 2,829 1,093 38.1 35.8-40.3 1,736 61.9 59.7-64.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,526 1,531 32.5 30.9-34.2 2,995 67.5 65.8-69.1
No 582 146 25.8 21.5-30.5 436 74.2 69.5-78.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 68 16 16.8 9.6-27.6 52 83.2 72.4-90.4
Recommended Range 1,415 457 31.6 28.7-34.7 958 68.4 65.3-71.3
Overweight 1,677 519 29.5 26.9-32.2 1,158 70.5 67.8-73.1
Obese 1,603 567 34.1 31.3-37.0 1,036 65.9 63.0-68.7
Current Smoker
Yes 880 251 29.3 25.4-33.5 629 70.7 66.5-74.6
No 4,219 1,423 32.1 30.4-33.8 2,796 67.9 66.2-69.6
History of CVD**
Yes 641 168 25.5 21.3-30.1 473 74.5 69.9-78.7
No 4,427 1,495 32.4 30.7-34.1 2,932 67.6 65.9-69.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 576 161 26.0 21.9-30.6 415 74.0 69.4-78.1
No 4,364 1,475 32.8 31.0-34.5 2,889 67.2 65.5-69.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 306 98 33.8 27.6-40.6 208 66.2 59.4-72.4
No 4,613 1,534 31.6 30.0-33.3 3,079 68.4 66.7-70.0
COPD
Yes 444 106 23.0 18.3-28.6 338 77.0 71.4-81.7
No 4,662 1,571 32.4 30.7-34.1 3,091 67.6 65.9-69.3
Current Asthma
Yes 421 150 35.2 29.6-41.2 271 64.8 58.8-70.4
No 4,676 1,520 31.2 29.6-32.9 3,156 68.8 67.1-70.4
Diabetes
Yes 761 241 31.3 27.3-35.5 520 68.7 64.5-72.7
No 4,353 1,436 31.6 29.9-33.4 2,917 68.4 66.6-70.1
Disability1
Yes 1,441 415 28.1 25.2-31.2 1,026 71.9 68.8-74.8
No 3,659 1,260 32.8 30.9-34.7 2,399 67.2 65.3-69.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,574 435 27.2 24.5-30.1 1,139 72.8 69.9-75.5
No 3,527 1,236 33.2 31.3-35.1 2,291 66.8 64.9-68.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,680 514 30.1 27.4-33.0 1,166 69.9 67.0-72.6
No 3,441 1,165 32.1 30.2-34.0 2,276 67.9 66.0-69.8

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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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