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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 17,183 13,641 77.4 76.5-78.3 3,542 22.6 21.7-23.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 14,684 11,986 80.5 79.6-81.4 2,698 19.5 18.6-20.4
No 2,464 1,628 64.7 61.9-67.4 836 35.3 32.6-38.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 284 194 68.9 61.2-75.7 90 31.1 24.3-38.8
Recommended Range 5,673 4,300 72.6 70.8-74.3 1,373 27.4 25.7-29.2
Overweight 5,907 4,717 78.5 77.0-79.9 1,190 21.5 20.1-23.0
Obese 4,485 3,710 81.4 79.8-83.0 775 18.6 17.0-20.2
Binge Drinker
No 15,685 12,753 79.6 78.7-80.5 2,932 20.4 19.5-21.3
Yes 1,328 786 60.5 56.9-64.0 542 39.5 36.0-43.1
Heavy Drinker
No 16,442 13,197 78.3 77.3-79.2 3,245 21.7 20.8-22.7
Yes 501 286 55.9 49.9-61.6 215 44.1 38.4-50.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,206 923 74.1 70.4-77.5 283 25.9 22.5-29.6
No 15,895 12,661 77.6 76.7-78.6 3,234 22.4 21.4-23.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,839 1,570 84.8 82.5-86.9 269 15.2 13.1-17.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 144 121 83.8 74.7-90.1 23 16.2 9.9-25.3
No 14,978 11,769 76.6 75.6-77.6 3,209 23.4 22.4-24.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 212 172 78.4 69.2-85.4 40 21.6 14.6-30.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

^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.

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