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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
GENDER
Male 2,970 525 18.9 17.2-20.7 952 32.8 30.8-34.9 926 31.0 29.0-33.0 396 12.6 11.2-14.2 171 4.8 4.0- 5.7
Female 3,544 582 17.6 16.1-19.2 1,090 31.4 29.5-33.3 1,132 31.9 30.0-33.9 525 13.8 12.5-15.3 215 5.3 4.5- 6.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,717 1,006 19.0 17.8-20.3 1,855 33.6 32.1-35.2 1,767 30.8 29.3-32.3 749 11.5 10.6-12.6 340 5.0 4.4- 5.7
No 776 97 12.7 10.1-15.8 180 22.0 18.7-25.7 284 35.7 31.7-40.0 169 24.0 20.2-28.2 46 5.6 3.8- 8.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 14 15.0 8.4-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.5 8.0-24.8 *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,815 484 28.6 26.1-31.2 604 34.3 31.7-37.0 440 24.2 21.8-26.8 197 9.3 7.8-11.0 90 3.7 2.8- 4.7
Overweight 2,146 367 18.3 16.4-20.5 747 35.5 33.0-38.0 673 30.8 28.4-33.2 260 11.3 9.7-13.1 99 4.2 3.3- 5.3
Obese 1,913 168 9.5 8.0-11.3 487 25.4 23.1-27.8 716 37.6 35.0-40.3 371 19.5 17.3-21.8 171 8.0 6.7- 9.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,075 103 10.5 8.4-13.1 272 25.9 22.8-29.3 360 35.2 31.6-38.9 228 20.3 17.4-23.5 112 8.2 6.4-10.4
No 5,250 979 20.1 18.8-21.5 1,717 33.5 32.0-35.1 1,619 30.1 28.6-31.6 664 11.8 10.7-12.9 271 4.5 3.9- 5.2
History of CVD**
Yes 772 29 3.4 2.2- 5.3 118 15.7 12.7-19.3 236 28.6 24.7-32.7 222 29.8 25.8-34.2 167 22.5 18.9-26.5
No 5,680 1,079 20.0 18.7-21.3 1,912 34.0 32.5-35.5 1,795 31.7 30.2-33.2 683 11.4 10.4-12.4 211 3.0 2.6- 3.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 768 140 19.8 16.5-23.5 271 35.1 31.1-39.3 232 30.5 26.7-34.6 101 12.8 10.0-16.1 24 1.9 1.2- 3.0
No 5,329 902 18.1 16.8-19.4 1,670 32.0 30.5-33.6 1,659 31.0 29.5-32.6 754 13.2 12.2-14.4 344 5.7 5.0- 6.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 390 81 18.9 14.8-23.9 137 36.9 31.3-42.9 118 29.1 24.0-34.8 44 13.3 9.1-19.2 *** *** ***
No 5,687 953 18.2 17.0-19.5 1,805 32.4 30.9-33.9 1,767 30.9 29.4-32.4 806 13.1 12.1-14.3 356 5.4 4.7- 6.1
COPD
Yes 524 18 3.4 1.9- 6.0 55 10.4 7.6-14.0 155 29.2 24.4-34.5 169 32.8 27.9-38.1 127 24.2 19.8-29.2
No 5,973 1,086 19.4 18.1-20.6 1,985 33.8 32.3-35.3 1,899 31.7 30.3-33.2 749 11.7 10.7-12.7 254 3.5 3.0- 4.0
Current Asthma
Yes 524 36 8.4 5.7-12.2 98 20.2 16.3-24.8 176 33.5 28.6-38.8 123 22.5 18.3-27.2 91 15.5 12.1-19.7
No 5,958 1,071 19.2 18.0-20.4 1,934 33.0 31.6-34.5 1,871 31.3 29.8-32.8 791 12.4 11.4-13.5 291 4.1 3.6- 4.7
Diabetes
Yes 885 35 3.8 2.5- 5.6 141 15.4 12.8-18.6 326 37.0 33.1-41.0 248 29.1 25.5-33.0 135 14.7 12.1-17.7
No 5,621 1,072 20.0 18.8-21.4 1,899 34.1 32.6-35.7 1,729 30.8 29.3-32.3 671 11.2 10.2-12.3 250 3.8 3.3- 4.5
Disability1
Yes 1,597 66 4.4 3.3- 5.9 243 14.9 12.8-17.3 501 31.8 28.9-34.8 473 29.6 26.7-32.6 314 19.3 17.0-21.8
No 4,154 862 21.3 19.8-22.9 1,517 36.4 34.6-38.2 1,342 32.2 30.5-34.0 380 9.0 8.0-10.2 53 1.1 0.8- 1.5
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,854 74 4.1 3.1- 5.3 314 16.6 14.6-18.8 594 32.0 29.4-34.8 531 29.8 27.1-32.7 341 17.4 15.4-19.7
No 4,490 1,012 23.4 21.9-25.0 1,675 37.3 35.6-39.1 1,397 31.0 29.3-32.6 364 7.5 6.6- 8.4 42 0.8 0.6- 1.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,003 102 4.6 3.7- 5.8 368 17.2 15.3-19.4 675 34.2 31.6-36.9 536 27.5 25.0-30.0 322 16.5 14.6-18.7
No 4,511 1,006 22.9 21.4-24.4 1,674 37.1 35.4-38.9 1,383 30.5 28.9-32.2 384 8.3 7.3- 9.4 64 1.1 0.8- 1.5

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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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