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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Do you have any kind of health care coverage, including health insurance, prepaid plans such as HMOs,
or government plans such as Medicare?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,511 5,735 86.2 85.1-87.3 776 13.8 12.7-14.9
GENDER
Male 2,961 2,533 83.8 82.0-85.4 428 16.2 14.6-18.0
Female 3,550 3,202 88.5 87.0-89.8 348 11.5 10.2-13.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,737 5,737 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 777 *** *** *** 777 100 . - .
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,816 1,636 89.2 87.2-90.9 180 10.8 9.1-12.8
Overweight 2,139 1,898 86.9 84.9-88.7 241 13.1 11.3-15.1
Obese 1,918 1,694 85.4 83.1-87.5 224 14.6 12.5-16.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,074 838 75.8 72.3-79.0 236 24.2 21.0-27.7
No 5,252 4,753 88.8 87.6-89.9 499 11.2 10.1-12.4
History of CVD**
Yes 779 731 92.2 88.8-94.6 48 7.8 5.4-11.2
No 5,671 4,953 85.6 84.4-86.8 718 14.4 13.2-15.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 636 81.5 77.7-84.8 134 18.5 15.2-22.3
No 5,329 4,792 88.2 87.0-89.3 537 11.8 10.7-13.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 332 83.9 78.2-88.4 59 16.1 11.6-21.8
No 5,687 5,090 87.6 86.4-88.7 597 12.4 11.3-13.6
COPD
Yes 526 464 85.7 81.0-89.4 62 14.3 10.6-19.0
No 5,968 5,255 86.2 85.0-87.3 713 13.8 12.7-15.0
Current Asthma
Yes 524 468 86.5 81.8-90.0 56 13.5 10.0-18.2
No 5,955 5,242 86.3 85.1-87.4 713 13.7 12.6-14.9
Diabetes
Yes 890 824 91.5 88.7-93.7 66 8.5 6.3-11.3
No 5,614 4,906 85.6 84.3-86.7 708 14.4 13.3-15.7
Disability1
Yes 1,602 1,451 87.4 84.6-89.7 151 12.6 10.3-15.4
No 4,151 3,624 85.7 84.2-87.0 527 14.3 13.0-15.8
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,864 1,639 83.6 81.0-86.0 225 16.4 14.0-19.0
No 4,480 3,970 87.6 86.3-88.8 510 12.4 11.2-13.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,014 1,860 90.4 88.4-92.1 154 9.6 7.9-11.6
No 4,498 3,876 84.8 83.4-86.1 622 15.2 13.9-16.6

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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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