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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Air Conditioning--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 5,209 4,988 96.0 95.2-96.6 221 4.0 3.4- 4.8
GENDER
Male 2,327 2,233 96.2 95.1-97.1 94 3.8 2.9- 4.9
Female 2,882 2,755 95.8 94.6-96.7 127 4.2 3.3- 5.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,607 4,423 96.3 95.5-97.0 184 3.7 3.0- 4.5
No 588 552 94.0 91.0-96.0 36 6.0 4.0- 9.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,437 1,374 96.3 95.0-97.3 63 3.7 2.7- 5.0
Overweight 1,723 1,650 95.9 94.6-96.9 73 4.1 3.1- 5.4
Obese 1,623 1,568 97.0 95.8-98.0 55 3.0 2.0- 4.2
Current Smoker
Yes 890 834 93.6 90.7-95.6 56 6.4 4.4- 9.3
No 4,296 4,134 96.6 95.9-97.3 162 3.4 2.7- 4.1
History of CVD**
Yes 656 624 95.1 92.2-97.0 32 4.9 3.0- 7.8
No 4,499 4,314 96.1 95.2-96.8 185 3.9 3.2- 4.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 584 554 95.5 93.2-97.0 30 4.5 3.0- 6.8
No 4,441 4,259 96.0 95.1-96.7 182 4.0 3.3- 4.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 314 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,690 4,491 95.9 95.0-96.6 199 4.1 3.4- 5.0
COPD
Yes 449 430 96.9 94.8-98.2 19 3.1 1.8- 5.2
No 4,746 4,545 95.9 95.0-96.6 201 4.1 3.4- 5.0
Current Asthma
Yes 424 399 95.4 92.1-97.4 25 4.6 2.6- 7.9
No 4,760 4,567 96.0 95.2-96.7 193 4.0 3.3- 4.8
Diabetes
Yes 770 744 96.2 93.8-97.7 26 3.8 2.3- 6.2
No 4,433 4,239 95.9 95.1-96.6 194 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Disability1
Yes 1,462 1,384 95.1 93.3-96.4 78 4.9 3.6- 6.7
No 3,726 3,583 96.2 95.3-97.0 143 3.8 3.0- 4.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,594 1,510 95.5 94.2-96.6 84 4.5 3.4- 5.8
No 3,597 3,461 96.2 95.2-97.0 136 3.8 3.0- 4.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,704 1,625 95.7 94.3-96.8 79 4.3 3.2- 5.7
No 3,506 3,365 96.1 95.1-96.9 141 3.9 3.1- 4.9

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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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