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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your
usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 6,473 5,146 80.6 79.3-81.7 301 4.6 4.0- 5.3 323 5.3 4.6- 6.0 389 5.3 4.7- 6.0 314 4.3 3.7- 4.9
GENDER
Male 2,953 2,417 82.4 80.6-84.0 108 4.0 3.2- 5.0 132 4.6 3.7- 5.6 150 4.7 3.8- 5.7 146 4.3 3.6- 5.3
Female 3,520 2,729 78.9 77.2-80.5 193 5.1 4.3- 6.1 191 5.9 5.0- 6.9 239 5.9 5.1- 6.9 168 4.2 3.4- 5.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,687 4,550 81.4 80.1-82.5 260 4.5 3.9- 5.2 270 5.1 4.4- 5.8 342 5.2 4.5- 5.9 265 3.9 3.4- 4.5
No 768 579 75.0 70.8-78.7 40 5.1 3.6- 7.3 53 6.7 4.9- 9.2 47 6.4 4.5- 9.2 49 6.8 4.6- 9.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,803 1,470 83.6 81.5-85.6 93 5.0 3.9- 6.3 84 4.3 3.3- 5.5 81 4.2 3.1- 5.6 75 3.0 2.2- 3.9
Overweight 2,130 1,744 82.2 80.2-84.2 82 3.7 2.9- 4.7 110 5.8 4.7- 7.2 108 4.5 3.5- 5.6 86 3.8 2.9- 4.9
Obese 1,906 1,403 74.2 71.6-76.5 105 5.8 4.6- 7.3 104 6.1 4.9- 7.6 162 7.3 6.0- 8.8 132 6.6 5.4- 8.2
Current Smoker
Yes 1,058 745 72.5 69.0-75.8 52 4.8 3.4- 6.8 73 7.3 5.6- 9.6 99 8.6 6.7-10.9 89 6.8 5.1- 8.8
No 5,230 4,240 82.0 80.7-83.2 242 4.6 4.0- 5.4 247 5.0 4.3- 5.8 280 4.6 3.9- 5.3 221 3.8 3.2- 4.5
History of CVD**
Yes 762 480 63.2 58.7-67.5 28 3.3 2.1- 5.1 41 5.7 3.9- 8.3 96 12.4 9.5-15.9 117 15.4 12.4-19.0
No 5,651 4,622 82.6 81.3-83.7 273 4.8 4.1- 5.5 278 5.2 4.6- 6.0 288 4.5 3.9- 5.1 190 2.9 2.5- 3.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 766 599 80.8 77.3-83.8 53 6.3 4.5- 8.5 50 6.1 4.4- 8.3 42 4.4 3.1- 6.2 22 2.5 1.4- 4.4
No 5,296 4,202 80.2 78.9-81.5 230 4.3 3.7- 5.0 265 5.4 4.7- 6.2 325 5.5 4.8- 6.3 274 4.6 4.0- 5.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 390 310 80.1 74.9-84.4 28 7.2 4.6-11.1 21 6.3 3.9- 9.9 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 *** *** ***
No 5,652 4,471 80.2 78.9-81.4 255 4.5 3.9- 5.2 293 5.5 4.8- 6.3 350 5.4 4.8- 6.2 283 4.4 3.8- 5.1
COPD
Yes 517 293 54.1 48.5-59.6 *** *** *** 33 8.5 5.6-12.7 94 18.6 14.4-23.7 83 16.5 12.8-21.0
No 5,940 4,846 82.7 81.5-83.8 285 4.8 4.1- 5.5 289 5.0 4.4- 5.7 293 4.3 3.7- 4.9 227 3.2 2.7- 3.8
Current Asthma
Yes 516 310 61.7 56.2-66.8 28 4.3 2.8- 6.6 37 8.4 5.7-12.3 79 14.7 11.1-19.2 62 10.9 8.0-14.7
No 5,925 4,816 82.2 81.0-83.4 271 4.6 4.0- 5.3 285 5.0 4.4- 5.7 305 4.5 3.9- 5.1 248 3.7 3.1- 4.3
Diabetes
Yes 874 606 70.8 67.0-74.4 36 3.1 2.1- 4.7 48 6.1 4.4- 8.4 91 9.7 7.5-12.3 93 10.3 8.0-13.1
No 5,592 4,537 81.8 80.5-83.0 264 4.8 4.1- 5.5 275 5.2 4.5- 5.9 296 4.8 4.1- 5.5 220 3.5 3.0- 4.1
Disability1
Yes 1,561 838 53.2 49.9-56.3 62 3.7 2.7- 5.1 130 8.9 7.2-10.9 275 17.4 15.1-20.0 256 16.8 14.5-19.4
No 4,156 3,688 88.8 87.6-89.9 199 4.8 4.0- 5.6 153 4.1 3.4- 4.9 83 1.7 1.3- 2.3 33 0.6 0.4- 0.9
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,821 1,040 57.0 54.1-59.9 78 4.3 3.3- 5.6 144 8.5 7.0-10.3 285 15.2 13.2-17.5 274 15.0 13.0-17.2
No 4,485 3,969 88.6 87.4-89.6 216 4.8 4.1- 5.6 174 4.3 3.6- 5.1 91 1.7 1.4- 2.2 35 0.6 0.4- 1.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,977 1,254 62.5 59.7-65.2 83 3.5 2.6- 4.5 137 8.1 6.6- 9.9 268 13.6 11.7-15.6 235 12.4 10.7-14.4
No 4,497 3,894 86.7 85.5-87.9 218 5.0 4.3- 5.8 186 4.3 3.6- 5.1 120 2.5 2.0- 3.1 79 1.5 1.1- 2.0

Back to Healthy Days.

*Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

**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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