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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 14,807 638 5.2 4.7- 5.7 14,169 94.8 94.3-95.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,608 501 4.8 4.3- 5.3 12,107 95.2 94.7-95.7
No 2,177 137 7.0 5.6- 8.7 2,040 93.0 91.3-94.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 241 7 2.2 1.0- 5.2 234 97.8 94.8-99.0
Recommended Range 5,024 200 4.7 4.0- 5.6 4,824 95.3 94.4-96.0
Overweight 5,107 265 6.3 5.4- 7.3 4,842 93.7 92.7-94.6
Obese 3,641 150 4.9 4.0- 5.9 3,491 95.1 94.1-96.0
Current Smoker
No 11,490 317 3.3 2.9- 3.8 11,173 96.7 96.2-97.1
Yes 3,271 319 11.5 10.1-13.1 2,952 88.5 86.9-89.9
Binge Drinker
No 13,568 476 4.2 3.7- 4.7 13,092 95.8 95.3-96.3
Yes 1,047 147 15.4 12.8-18.5 900 84.6 81.5-87.2
Heavy Drinker
No 14,213 580 5.0 4.5- 5.5 13,633 95.0 94.5-95.5
Yes 466 43 9.5 6.7-13.2 423 90.5 86.8-93.3
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,155 128 4.2 3.4- 5.1 3,027 95.8 94.9-96.6
No 11,600 506 5.4 4.8- 6.0 11,094 94.6 94.0-95.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,174 40 4.2 2.8- 6.2 1,134 95.8 93.8-97.2
No 13,549 595 5.3 4.8- 5.8 12,954 94.7 94.2-95.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,541 43 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,498 97.2 96.0-98.0
Yes, During Pregnancy 136 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 135 98.9 92.9-99.9
No 12,949 589 5.4 4.9- 6.0 12,360 94.6 94.0-95.1
No, Bordeline Diabetes 175 5 5.0 1.5-15.4 170 95.0 84.6-98.5

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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.

** 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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