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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 14,761 10,413 72.3 71.5-73.2 1,234 8.1 7.6- 8.7 1,062 7.0 6.5- 7.5 2,052 12.6 12.0-13.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,567 9,060 73.9 72.9-74.8 964 7.3 6.8- 7.9 854 6.5 6.0- 7.1 1,689 12.3 11.6-13.0
No 2,174 1,338 64.8 62.1-67.3 269 12.0 10.4-13.8 207 9.2 7.7-10.9 360 14.1 12.4-16.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 240 156 66.9 58.5-74.3 20 9.2 5.2-15.7 23 6.3 3.9-10.0 41 17.6 11.9-25.4
Recommended Range 5,008 3,530 71.6 70.0-73.1 438 8.5 7.6- 9.6 375 7.4 6.6- 8.4 665 12.4 11.4-13.6
Overweight 5,088 3,634 73.8 72.3-75.3 378 6.9 6.1- 7.8 350 7.0 6.1- 8.0 726 12.2 11.2-13.3
Obese 3,633 2,504 70.4 68.6-72.2 326 8.9 7.8-10.2 265 6.4 5.6- 7.4 538 14.2 12.9-15.6
Current Smoker
No 11,456 9,206 81.3 80.4-82.1 594 5.2 4.7- 5.7 414 3.5 3.1- 4.0 1,242 10.0 9.4-10.7
Yes 3,259 1,177 41.5 39.3-43.8 637 18.1 16.6-19.8 642 18.8 17.1-20.5 803 21.6 19.9-23.3
Binge Drinker
No 13,522 9,681 73.3 72.4-74.2 1,080 7.8 7.2- 8.4 921 6.5 6.0- 7.1 1,840 12.3 11.7-13.0
Yes 1,046 622 63.7 60.1-67.2 131 11.2 9.1-13.7 112 10.3 8.2-12.9 181 14.8 12.4-17.5
Heavy Drinker
No 14,168 10,099 73.1 72.2-74.0 1,148 7.8 7.3- 8.4 978 6.6 6.1- 7.2 1,943 12.4 11.7-13.0
Yes 465 250 54.3 48.6-59.9 72 15.1 11.6-19.5 60 13.1 9.7-17.4 83 17.5 13.5-22.5
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,144 1,910 61.7 59.5-63.9 321 10.7 9.4-12.2 328 10.6 9.3-12.1 585 16.9 15.4-18.6
No 11,566 8,468 74.9 73.9-75.9 909 7.4 6.9- 8.1 728 6.1 5.5- 6.7 1,461 11.6 10.9-12.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,170 815 70.7 67.3-73.9 112 9.6 7.7-11.9 87 7.4 5.6- 9.7 156 12.4 10.3-14.8
No 13,508 9,540 72.5 71.6-73.4 1,119 8.0 7.4- 8.6 968 6.9 6.4- 7.5 1,881 12.6 11.9-13.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,539 978 65.1 62.0-68.0 140 9.6 7.8-11.7 134 8.3 6.7-10.1 287 17.1 15.0-19.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 135 103 78.2 69.1-85.2 13 10.2 5.5-18.3 11 5.8 2.8-11.8 8 5.7 2.6-11.8
No 12,907 9,224 73.2 72.2-74.1 1,056 7.9 7.3- 8.5 900 6.8 6.3- 7.4 1,727 12.1 11.5-12.8
No, Bordeline Diabetes 175 106 66.7 57.9-74.4 24 11.1 6.9-17.3 16 7.3 4.0-12.8 29 15.0 10.0-22.0

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^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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