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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 14,808 2,331 17.5 16.8-18.4 12,477 82.5 81.6-83.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,608 1,947 17.5 16.7-18.4 10,661 82.5 81.6-83.3
No 2,179 378 17.5 15.5-19.6 1,801 82.5 80.4-84.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 240 13 4.8 2.4- 9.3 227 95.2 90.7-97.6
Recommended Range 5,027 628 14.3 13.0-15.6 4,399 85.7 84.4-87.0
Overweight 5,110 949 20.5 19.1-21.9 4,161 79.5 78.1-80.9
Obese 3,638 672 20.6 19.0-22.4 2,966 79.4 77.6-81.0
Current Smoker
No 11,490 1,628 15.4 14.6-16.3 9,862 84.6 83.7-85.4
Yes 3,272 691 24.8 22.9-26.8 2,581 75.2 73.2-77.1
Binge Drinker
No 13,570 1,918 15.5 14.7-16.3 11,652 84.5 83.7-85.3
Yes 1,046 370 38.9 35.2-42.7 676 61.1 57.3-64.8
Heavy Drinker
No 14,215 2,188 17.2 16.4-18.0 12,027 82.8 82.0-83.6
Yes 465 111 25.8 21.0-31.2 354 74.2 68.8-79.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,155 586 20.7 18.8-22.6 2,569 79.3 77.4-81.2
No 11,601 1,740 16.8 16.0-17.7 9,861 83.2 82.3-84.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,175 170 16.6 13.9-19.7 1,005 83.4 80.3-86.1
No 13,549 2,138 17.6 16.7-18.4 11,411 82.4 81.6-83.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,541 283 20.1 17.6-22.8 1,258 79.9 77.2-82.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 136 7 5.0 2.2-10.8 129 95.0 89.2-97.8
No 12,951 2,011 17.4 16.6-18.3 10,940 82.6 81.7-83.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 174 30 15.9 10.5-23.3 144 84.1 76.7-89.5

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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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