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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC--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 3,228 823 25.5 23.7-27.5 2,405 74.5 72.5-76.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,454 657 27.1 24.9-29.3 1,797 72.9 70.7-75.1
No 771 166 21.5 18.0-25.4 605 78.5 74.6-82.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 77 21 32.5 19.9-48.2 56 67.5 51.8-80.1
Recommended Range 1,261 325 26.2 23.2-29.4 936 73.8 70.6-76.8
Overweight 1,110 282 24.7 21.7-27.9 828 75.3 72.1-78.3
Obese 674 164 24.9 21.0-29.2 510 75.1 70.8-79.0
Current Smoker
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Yes 3,228 823 25.5 23.7-27.5 2,405 74.5 72.5-76.3
Binge Drinker
No 2,668 688 26.0 24.0-28.2 1,980 74.0 71.8-76.0
Yes 484 115 22.1 18.0-26.9 369 77.9 73.1-82.0
Heavy Drinker
No 2,956 757 25.8 23.9-27.9 2,199 74.2 72.1-76.1
Yes 215 52 20.0 14.6-26.7 163 80.0 73.3-85.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 814 195 24.4 20.9-28.3 619 75.6 71.7-79.1
No 2,403 625 25.9 23.7-28.1 1,778 74.1 71.9-76.3
Current Asthma
Yes 300 62 19.3 14.6-25.1 238 80.7 74.9-85.4
No 2,899 755 26.2 24.3-28.3 2,144 73.8 71.7-75.7
Diabetes
Yes 244 52 22.6 16.5-30.3 192 77.4 69.7-83.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 30 8 19.3 8.8-37.3 22 80.7 62.7-91.2
No 2,904 749 25.9 23.9-27.9 2,155 74.1 72.1-76.1
No, Bordeline Diabetes 50 14 22.4 12.3-37.4 36 77.6 62.6-87.7

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in entire lifetime and now smoke daily or occasionally.

^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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