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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,637 214 11.6 9.4-14.1 115 7.5 5.6- 9.9 1,308 80.9 77.8-83.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,359 184 12.0 9.6-14.9 87 7.2 5.2-10.0 1,088 80.7 77.2-83.9
No 275 30 9.5 5.8-15.4 28 8.8 5.0-14.9 217 81.7 74.2-87.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 23 1 3.3 0.4-22.0 1 2.3 0.3-16.6 21 94.4 76.7-98.8
Recommended Range 469 49 11.3 7.5-16.8 37 8.3 4.7-14.1 383 80.4 73.6-85.8
Overweight 626 84 12.2 8.9-16.5 46 7.8 5.3-11.6 496 80.0 75.0-84.2
Obese 461 65 10.2 7.0-14.6 27 6.8 3.7-12.3 369 83.0 77.0-87.7
Current Smoker
No 1,168 197 15.3 12.4-18.7 81 7.3 5.2- 9.9 890 77.4 73.5-80.9
Yes 463 17 4.3 2.2- 8.3 34 8.0 4.6-13.6 412 87.7 81.7-91.9
Binge Drinker
No 1,422 191 11.9 9.6-14.7 95 6.4 4.8- 8.7 1,136 81.7 78.4-84.6
Yes 191 21 10.2 5.6-17.9 18 12.1 6.0-23.0 152 77.7 66.5-85.9
Heavy Drinker
No 1,555 205 11.8 9.5-14.4 111 7.1 5.4- 9.4 1,239 81.1 78.0-83.9
Yes 61 7 7.7 2.8-19.4 3 13.2 2.9-43.4 51 79.1 54.2-92.4
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 579 66 11.5 8.0-16.3 40 7.3 4.2-12.2 473 81.2 75.3-86.0
Some Physical Activity 596 82 11.8 8.5-16.1 35 7.7 4.8-12.0 479 80.5 75.2-84.9
Physically Inactive 392 59 12.7 8.6-18.3 35 8.4 5.3-13.0 298 79.0 72.4-84.3
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 457 74 15.2 10.6-21.2 39 6.3 4.0- 9.9 344 78.5 72.1-83.7
No 1,173 140 10.5 8.2-13.4 74 7.8 5.5-10.8 959 81.7 78.0-84.9
Disability Status
Yes 621 80 11.6 8.4-15.8 50 7.6 5.1-11.3 491 80.8 75.7-85.0
No 1,005 130 11.4 8.7-14.7 65 7.5 5.2-10.9 810 81.1 76.9-84.7
Current Asthma
Yes 132 21 13.2 7.1-23.2 10 10.2 4.3-22.4 101 76.6 64.0-85.7
No 1,501 192 11.2 9.0-13.8 105 7.3 5.4- 9.8 1,204 81.5 78.2-84.4
Diabetes
Yes 205 33 20.0 11.5-32.4 14 6.1 2.8-12.8 158 73.9 61.9-83.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
No 1,423 181 10.8 8.7-13.4 100 7.7 5.7-10.3 1,142 81.5 78.2-84.4
Arthritis
Yes 611 82 11.3 8.2-15.2 52 7.4 5.0-10.9 477 81.4 76.6-85.3
No 1,016 131 11.8 9.1-15.1 61 7.3 5.0-10.6 824 80.9 76.7-84.5
High Blood Pressure
Yes 630 80 12.7 9.0-17.8 39 4.3 2.7- 6.7 511 83.0 77.8-87.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 8 1 4.2 0.5-27.8 1 11.2 1.4-52.9 6 84.6 46.8-97.2
No 998 133 11.1 8.6-14.1 75 9.0 6.4-12.4 790 80.0 75.9-83.5
High Cholesterol
Yes 510 66 11.3 7.7-16.3 26 4.1 2.3- 7.4 418 84.6 79.2-88.7
No 781 102 11.6 8.7-15.3 61 8.5 5.6-12.6 618 79.9 75.1-84.0
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 231 26 8.7 4.9-14.9 17 4.9 2.3-10.0 188 86.4 79.4-91.3
No 1,393 187 12.0 9.7-14.9 98 7.9 5.8-10.6 1,108 80.1 76.5-83.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any smokeless tobacco products.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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