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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,413 4,295 67.8 66.4-69.2 542 9.3 8.5-10.3 570 9.1 8.2-10.0 481 6.8 6.1- 7.6 525 7.1 6.4- 7.9
GENDER
Male 2,929 2,081 71.4 69.4-73.4 228 8.3 7.2- 9.6 227 8.1 6.9- 9.4 175 5.5 4.6- 6.7 218 6.6 5.7- 7.8
Female 3,484 2,214 64.4 62.4-66.3 314 10.3 9.0-11.6 343 10.0 8.8-11.3 306 7.9 6.9- 9.1 307 7.5 6.5- 8.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,626 3,764 68.1 66.6-69.6 488 9.6 8.6-10.6 489 8.6 7.8- 9.6 421 6.6 5.9- 7.5 464 7.0 6.3- 7.8
No 768 516 64.9 60.4-69.1 51 7.9 5.7-10.9 79 11.7 8.9-15.1 61 7.9 5.7-10.8 61 7.7 5.6-10.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,789 1,269 72.5 69.9-74.9 153 9.3 7.7-11.1 132 7.7 6.3- 9.4 113 5.1 4.0- 6.5 122 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Overweight 2,110 1,486 70.1 67.6-72.4 161 8.8 7.3-10.5 186 9.0 7.6-10.6 138 6.5 5.3- 7.9 139 5.7 4.6- 6.9
Obese 1,888 1,108 59.4 56.6-62.1 176 10.2 8.6-12.1 188 10.1 8.5-12.0 190 9.2 7.7-10.9 226 11.1 9.5-13.0
Current Smoker
Yes 1,055 618 59.0 55.2-62.8 80 9.0 7.0-11.6 106 11.0 8.6-13.8 112 9.9 7.8-12.4 139 11.1 9.0-13.5
No 5,179 3,543 69.5 67.9-71.0 450 9.4 8.5-10.5 451 8.8 7.9- 9.8 361 6.1 5.4- 6.9 374 6.2 5.4- 7.0
History of CVD**
Yes 750 337 43.9 39.5-48.5 47 7.7 5.4-10.8 84 10.2 7.9-13.2 110 14.9 11.9-18.6 172 23.2 19.6-27.3
No 5,604 3,925 70.5 69.1-72.0 489 9.5 8.6-10.5 476 8.9 8.0- 9.8 367 5.8 5.1- 6.6 347 5.3 4.6- 6.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 764 504 66.2 62.0-70.2 93 13.2 10.5-16.4 76 10.4 7.9-13.4 53 6.0 4.4- 8.1 38 4.2 2.7- 6.4
No 5,248 3,493 67.5 65.9-69.1 422 8.7 7.8- 9.7 469 9.1 8.1-10.1 401 6.9 6.1- 7.8 463 7.8 6.9- 8.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 389 253 65.1 59.2-70.6 42 12.7 9.2-17.4 48 13.0 9.3-17.9 25 5.0 3.1- 8.0 21 4.2 2.6- 6.8
No 5,604 3,724 67.3 65.8-68.8 472 9.1 8.2-10.1 499 9.1 8.2-10.1 432 7.0 6.2- 7.8 477 7.5 6.7- 8.3
COPD
Yes 512 179 33.1 28.3-38.3 31 6.7 4.3-10.3 64 14.1 10.5-18.7 108 20.5 16.3-25.6 130 25.5 21.1-30.6
No 5,885 4,112 70.6 69.2-72.0 510 9.5 8.6-10.5 502 8.6 7.7- 9.5 372 5.7 5.0- 6.5 389 5.5 4.9- 6.3
Current Asthma
Yes 508 217 43.8 38.5-49.3 47 10.3 7.4-14.2 66 13.9 10.4-18.4 90 17.2 13.3-21.9 88 14.8 11.6-18.7
No 5,873 4,064 69.9 68.5-71.3 493 9.3 8.4-10.2 499 8.6 7.8- 9.5 386 5.8 5.2- 6.6 431 6.4 5.7- 7.2
Diabetes
Yes 859 461 55.4 51.2-59.4 58 7.1 5.2- 9.5 90 10.1 7.9-12.9 106 10.6 8.4-13.2 144 16.8 13.9-20.2
No 5,547 3,831 69.3 67.8-70.8 483 9.6 8.7-10.6 479 8.9 8.0- 9.9 374 6.3 5.6- 7.2 380 5.9 5.2- 6.6
Disability1
Yes 1,540 560 35.0 32.0-38.1 97 7.4 5.8- 9.4 200 13.7 11.6-16.2 289 18.7 16.3-21.4 394 25.2 22.5-28.1
No 4,125 3,211 77.4 75.8-79.0 362 9.5 8.4-10.7 301 7.6 6.7- 8.7 152 3.4 2.8- 4.1 99 2.1 1.6- 2.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,800 753 40.4 37.6-43.3 120 8.2 6.6-10.1 218 13.2 11.3-15.5 290 15.9 13.8-18.2 419 22.2 19.9-24.7
No 4,451 3,425 76.9 75.4-78.4 408 9.7 8.6-10.8 342 7.8 6.9- 8.9 180 3.6 3.0- 4.3 96 1.9 1.5- 2.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,949 883 43.7 40.9-46.5 146 8.0 6.6- 9.7 242 13.2 11.4-15.3 296 14.6 12.7-16.7 382 20.5 18.3-22.9
No 4,464 3,413 75.9 74.4-77.4 395 9.7 8.7-10.9 328 7.7 6.7- 8.7 185 4.2 3.5- 4.9 143 2.5 2.0- 3.2

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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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