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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,776 1,456 22.7 21.4-24.0 4,320 77.3 76.0-78.6
GENDER
Male 2,578 636 22.3 20.3-24.3 1,942 77.7 75.7-79.7
Female 3,198 820 23.0 21.3-24.9 2,378 77.0 75.1-78.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,079 1,306 22.8 21.4-24.2 3,773 77.2 75.8-78.6
No 682 148 22.0 18.1-26.5 534 78.0 73.5-81.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,580 318 16.6 14.5-18.9 1,262 83.4 81.1-85.5
Overweight 1,914 439 22.0 19.8-24.4 1,475 78.0 75.6-80.2
Obese 1,775 587 29.6 27.1-32.3 1,188 70.4 67.7-72.9
Current Smoker
Yes 985 366 34.7 31.0-38.7 619 65.3 61.3-69.0
No 4,711 1,078 20.2 18.9-21.6 3,633 79.8 78.4-81.1
History of CVD**
Yes 729 389 53.6 48.9-58.2 340 46.4 41.8-51.1
No 4,991 1,040 18.7 17.4-20.1 3,951 81.3 79.9-82.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 626 124 18.2 14.7-22.3 502 81.8 77.7-85.3
No 4,849 1,267 23.6 22.2-25.1 3,582 76.4 74.9-77.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 337 66 15.9 11.7-21.2 271 84.1 78.8-88.3
No 5,118 1,321 23.5 22.1-24.9 3,797 76.5 75.1-77.9
COPD
Yes 496 304 63.0 57.5-68.1 192 37.0 31.9-42.5
No 5,265 1,142 19.1 17.9-20.4 4,123 80.9 79.6-82.1
Diabetes
Yes 835 368 42.2 38.1-46.4 467 57.8 53.6-61.9
No 4,936 1,085 20.0 18.6-21.4 3,851 80.0 78.6-81.4
Disability1
Yes 1,605 1,455 92.0 90.3-93.4 150 8.0 6.6- 9.7
No 4,166 *** *** *** 4,166 100 . - .
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,757 1,103 62.6 59.7-65.4 654 37.4 34.6-40.3
No 3,960 341 7.8 6.8- 8.8 3,619 92.2 91.2-93.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,883 976 51.9 49.0-54.8 907 48.1 45.2-51.0
No 3,894 479 11.5 10.3-12.8 3,415 88.5 87.2-89.7

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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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