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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,516 4,261 63.7 62.2-65.2 1,052 15.0 14.0-16.1 1,203 21.2 20.0-22.5
GENDER
Male 2,963 1,808 58.9 56.7-61.1 426 13.2 11.8-14.7 729 27.9 25.9-30.0
Female 3,553 2,453 68.1 66.2-70.0 626 16.8 15.4-18.3 474 15.1 13.6-16.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,723 3,978 68.7 67.1-70.1 1,006 16.6 15.5-17.8 739 14.7 13.6-15.9
No 776 276 33.2 29.2-37.4 46 5.7 4.0- 8.1 454 61.1 56.8-65.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 *** *** *** 21 18.1 10.8-28.8 *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,813 1,154 63.0 60.2-65.7 275 13.0 11.3-14.9 384 24.0 21.6-26.6
Overweight 2,142 1,447 64.7 62.1-67.2 311 14.4 12.6-16.3 384 20.9 18.8-23.3
Obese 1,919 1,283 65.2 62.5-67.8 350 17.6 15.6-19.7 286 17.3 15.2-19.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,071 608 55.1 51.2-58.8 172 14.8 12.3-17.6 291 30.2 26.7-33.8
No 5,259 3,541 65.6 64.0-67.2 857 15.3 14.2-16.5 861 19.1 17.8-20.5
History of CVD**
Yes 779 499 61.7 57.1-66.0 224 30.1 26.0-34.5 56 8.2 5.9-11.3
No 5,675 3,726 63.9 62.4-65.5 810 13.3 12.3-14.4 1,139 22.8 21.4-24.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 768 437 54.2 49.8-58.5 85 10.8 8.5-13.7 246 35.0 30.9-39.3
No 5,335 3,584 65.8 64.1-67.3 912 16.1 14.9-17.3 839 18.2 16.9-19.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 242 57.4 51.2-63.4 51 13.2 9.7-17.9 98 29.3 23.8-35.6
No 5,693 3,774 64.6 63.0-66.1 946 15.5 14.4-16.7 973 19.9 18.6-21.3
COPD
Yes 527 333 61.0 55.5-66.3 138 27.1 22.5-32.3 56 11.9 8.6-16.2
No 5,972 3,920 64.0 62.4-65.5 908 14.0 13.0-15.1 1,144 22.0 20.7-23.4
Current Asthma
Yes 526 351 63.0 57.5-68.1 118 23.4 19.1-28.5 57 13.6 10.1-18.0
No 5,958 3,897 63.9 62.3-65.4 926 14.3 13.2-15.3 1,135 21.9 20.5-23.2
Diabetes
Yes 890 623 70.2 66.3-73.8 213 24.1 20.7-27.8 54 5.7 4.1- 7.8
No 5,620 3,636 62.9 61.4-64.5 837 13.9 12.8-15.0 1,147 23.2 21.8-24.6
Disability1
Yes 1,604 1,032 63.2 60.1-66.2 432 26.9 24.2-29.8 140 9.9 8.0-12.2
No 4,153 2,766 64.6 62.7-66.4 552 12.5 11.3-13.7 835 23.0 21.4-24.6
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,863 1,176 61.4 58.5-64.2 464 24.2 21.8-26.7 223 14.4 12.4-16.8
No 4,485 2,990 64.9 63.2-66.6 564 11.9 10.8-13.1 931 23.2 21.7-24.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,015 1,347 66.4 63.7-68.9 525 25.9 23.6-28.4 143 7.7 6.3- 9.3
No 4,502 2,917 62.8 61.1-64.5 526 11.3 10.2-12.4 1,059 25.9 24.4-27.6

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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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