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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

How old were you when this disability developed?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Before age 18 Age 18 to 55 Age 56 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,419 104 10.1 8.0-12.7 743 55.5 52.2-58.8 572 34.3 31.4-37.4
GENDER
Male 603 48 9.9 7.0-13.7 338 59.9 54.9-64.8 217 30.2 26.0-34.8
Female 816 56 10.3 7.5-14.0 405 51.9 47.5-56.2 355 37.8 33.8-42.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,292 84 8.8 6.8-11.2 654 53.5 50.1-56.9 554 37.7 34.5-41.0
No 124 19 17.9 10.2-29.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 304 28 10.6 6.7-16.4 148 52.8 45.8-59.8 128 36.5 30.2-43.4
Overweight 431 31 10.4 6.9-15.3 217 54.4 48.3-60.4 183 35.2 29.9-41.0
Obese 584 34 8.4 5.6-12.5 326 57.9 52.7-62.9 224 33.7 29.2-38.5
Current Smoker
Yes 333 23 7.7 4.6-12.7 231 73.9 67.4-79.5 79 18.4 13.8-24.1
No 1,078 80 10.9 8.4-14.1 509 49.3 45.5-53.0 489 39.8 36.3-43.4
History of CVD**
Yes 385 *** *** *** 170 44.0 37.6-50.6 197 50.0 43.4-56.5
No 1,007 82 11.1 8.6-14.2 560 59.8 55.9-63.5 365 29.1 25.9-32.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 12.2 7.4-19.5
No 1,252 88 9.4 7.3-12.1 637 54.0 50.5-57.5 527 36.6 33.3-39.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,300 94 9.9 7.8-12.6 676 55.4 52.0-58.8 530 34.6 31.5-37.9
COPD
Yes 291 *** *** *** 154 57.3 49.9-64.4 121 36.2 29.6-43.4
No 1,121 88 11.2 8.7-14.2 586 55.3 51.6-59.0 447 33.5 30.3-37.0
Current Asthma
Yes 235 22 10.9 6.5-17.8 143 63.6 55.3-71.1 70 25.5 19.3-33.0
No 1,172 80 9.9 7.6-12.8 596 54.1 50.4-57.7 496 36.0 32.7-39.4
Diabetes
Yes 377 19 6.2 3.5-10.6 182 49.5 43.2-55.9 176 44.3 38.1-50.6
No 1,039 84 11.2 8.7-14.4 560 57.6 53.7-61.4 395 31.2 27.9-34.7
Disability1
Yes 1,416 104 10.1 8.0-12.7 741 55.5 52.2-58.8 571 34.4 31.4-37.5
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,064 72 9.4 7.1-12.4 562 56.1 52.2-59.8 430 34.5 31.1-38.1
No 348 31 12.1 8.0-17.7 176 53.8 47.1-60.4 141 34.1 28.3-40.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 955 55 7.5 5.3-10.4 493 54.8 50.8-58.8 407 37.8 34.0-41.6
No 463 49 14.8 10.8-20.0 249 56.8 51.0-62.5 165 28.4 23.8-33.5

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*This question is asked of respondents who responded yes to having a disability.

**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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