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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

In the last 12 months, how many times have you seen a doctor, nurse
or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three times 4 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,548 797 23.2 21.5-25.1 538 14.4 13.1-15.9 350 9.5 8.4-10.8 1,112 29.2 27.4-31.1 751 23.6 21.8-25.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,704 596 23.3 21.3-25.4 444 16.0 14.3-17.8 291 10.4 9.0-11.8 939 32.5 30.4-34.8 434 17.8 16.0-19.8
No 842 201 23.0 19.6-27.0 94 10.2 8.0-13.0 59 7.3 5.2-10.0 172 20.0 16.7-23.7 316 39.5 35.2-44.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 83 16 25.5 14.5-41.0 14 14.0 7.3-25.4 7 8.0 3.2-18.7 31 35.8 24.3-49.2 15 16.6 9.4-27.7
Recommended Range 1,366 348 25.6 22.7-28.7 197 14.0 11.9-16.5 135 9.5 7.7-11.7 376 26.0 23.3-29.0 310 24.8 21.9-28.0
Overweight 1,221 257 22.3 19.4-25.4 207 15.9 13.5-18.6 129 9.9 8.0-12.1 350 26.3 23.4-29.6 278 25.6 22.4-29.1
Obese 762 149 20.3 16.9-24.1 106 13.1 10.5-16.3 67 9.7 7.4-12.7 324 40.7 36.3-45.2 116 16.2 13.1-19.8
Current Smoker
No 370 79 25.0 19.5-31.4 49 13.3 9.6-18.2 27 6.9 4.3-10.9 142 32.0 26.7-37.8 73 22.8 17.5-29.2
Yes 3,178 718 23.0 21.2-24.9 489 14.6 13.1-16.1 323 9.8 8.6-11.2 970 28.9 26.9-30.9 678 23.7 21.8-25.8
Binge Drinker
No 2,936 637 22.6 20.7-24.6 438 14.3 12.8-16.0 307 10.1 8.9-11.5 993 32.3 30.2-34.4 561 20.7 18.8-22.8
Yes 532 139 26.4 22.0-31.4 90 14.5 11.5-18.3 37 6.8 4.4-10.4 105 16.8 13.4-21.0 161 35.4 30.4-40.8
Heavy Drinker
No 3,251 724 23.1 21.3-25.0 496 14.6 13.1-16.1 320 9.3 8.2-10.6 1,052 30.4 28.5-32.4 659 22.6 20.7-24.6
Yes 235 56 23.4 17.3-30.8 31 10.5 6.8-15.9 27 13.7 8.4-21.4 49 17.1 12.2-23.5 72 35.3 27.9-43.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 865 93 12.6 9.9-15.9 98 12.3 9.9-15.3 76 8.6 6.5-11.4 497 55.1 50.9-59.3 101 11.3 9.0-14.1
No 2,670 704 26.5 24.4-28.7 437 15.1 13.5-16.8 274 9.8 8.5-11.3 609 21.4 19.5-23.4 646 27.2 25.0-29.6
Current Asthma
Yes 317 36 10.1 6.7-14.9 34 11.2 7.7-16.2 35 11.9 8.3-16.9 177 50.8 43.7-57.8 35 16.0 10.7-23.3
No 3,206 758 24.4 22.6-26.4 503 14.8 13.3-16.4 312 9.3 8.2-10.7 923 27.1 25.2-29.1 710 24.3 22.4-26.4
Diabetes
Yes 279 19 9.9 5.1-18.3 27 8.3 5.3-12.8 30 9.4 6.1-14.2 186 65.5 57.6-72.7 17 6.8 3.9-11.8
Yes, During Pregnancy 33 9 33.4 17.1-54.9 3 4.4 1.3-13.6 3 9.6 2.9-27.7 14 40.0 22.9-59.8 4 12.6 4.2-32.3
No 3,179 754 24.2 22.3-26.1 502 15.1 13.6-16.7 309 9.4 8.2-10.7 888 26.1 24.2-28.0 726 25.3 23.4-27.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 57 15 26.7 15.4-42.2 6 11.2 4.4-25.9 8 20.8 8.6-42.4 24 34.7 22.1-49.8 4 6.6 2.3-17.4

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days.

^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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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