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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 5,206 4,443 85.4 84.1-86.5 763 14.6 13.5-15.9
GENDER
Male 2,326 1,995 86.8 85.0-88.3 331 13.2 11.7-15.0
Female 2,880 2,448 84.1 82.3-85.8 432 15.9 14.2-17.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,605 3,945 85.5 84.2-86.8 660 14.5 13.2-15.8
No 587 488 84.1 80.2-87.3 99 15.9 12.7-19.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,435 1,204 85.0 82.6-87.1 231 15.0 12.9-17.4
Overweight 1,722 1,468 84.8 82.6-86.8 254 15.2 13.2-17.4
Obese 1,622 1,418 87.3 85.1-89.2 204 12.7 10.8-14.9
Current Smoker
Yes 888 767 87.9 85.0-90.3 121 12.1 9.7-15.0
No 4,295 3,655 84.9 83.5-86.2 640 15.1 13.8-16.5
History of CVD**
Yes 655 545 82.7 78.6-86.2 110 17.3 13.8-21.4
No 4,498 3,851 85.6 84.3-86.8 647 14.4 13.2-15.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 584 492 85.4 81.8-88.4 92 14.6 11.6-18.2
No 4,438 3,805 85.6 84.2-86.9 633 14.4 13.1-15.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 314 272 85.1 79.7-89.3 42 14.9 10.7-20.3
No 4,687 4,017 85.8 84.5-87.1 670 14.2 12.9-15.5
COPD
Yes 449 386 87.2 83.0-90.5 63 12.8 9.5-17.0
No 4,743 4,044 85.2 83.9-86.4 699 14.8 13.6-16.1
Current Asthma
Yes 424 367 88.3 83.9-91.6 57 11.7 8.4-16.1
No 4,757 4,055 85.1 83.8-86.3 702 14.9 13.7-16.2
Diabetes
Yes 769 663 86.3 82.9-89.1 106 13.7 10.9-17.1
No 4,431 3,775 85.3 84.0-86.6 656 14.7 13.4-16.0
Disability1
Yes 1,461 1,259 86.7 84.3-88.8 202 13.3 11.2-15.7
No 3,724 3,169 85.1 83.6-86.4 555 14.9 13.6-16.4
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,595 1,365 86.2 84.0-88.2 230 13.8 11.8-16.0
No 3,592 3,062 85.1 83.6-86.5 530 14.9 13.5-16.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,702 1,478 87.6 85.5-89.4 224 12.4 10.6-14.5
No 3,505 2,965 84.5 82.9-85.9 540 15.5 14.1-17.1

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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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