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2008 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 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,635 2,329 19.6 18.6-20.7 11,306 80.4 79.3-81.4
No 1,849 315 18.9 16.1-22.1 1,534 81.1 77.9-83.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 231 27 11.2 6.7-18.2 204 88.8 81.8-93.3
Recommended Range 4,820 672 16.1 14.5-17.9 4,148 83.9 82.1-85.5
Overweight 5,494 1,087 22.4 20.8-24.1 4,407 77.6 75.9-79.2
Obese 4,304 813 22.0 20.0-24.2 3,491 78.0 75.8-80.0
Current Smoker
No 12,640 2,035 17.3 16.3-18.3 10,605 82.7 81.7-83.7
Yes 2,816 599 27.2 24.5-30.0 2,217 72.8 70.0-75.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,924 422 21.9 19.6-24.3 1,502 78.1 75.7-80.4
No 13,430 2,191 19.3 18.2-20.4 11,239 80.7 79.6-81.8
Binge Drinker
No 14,035 2,164 16.5 15.6-17.5 11,871 83.5 82.5-84.4
Yes 1,326 446 38.2 34.2-42.3 880 61.8 57.7-65.8
Heavy Drinker
No 14,708 2,467 19.0 18.0-20.0 12,241 81.0 80.0-82.0
Yes 553 123 28.1 22.1-35.0 430 71.9 65.0-77.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,289 198 15.0 12.4-18.0 1,091 85.0 82.0-87.6
No 14,149 2,434 19.8 18.8-20.9 11,715 80.2 79.1-81.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,933 320 16.0 13.9-18.3 1,613 84.0 81.7-86.1
No 13,571 2,329 19.8 18.8-20.9 11,242 80.2 79.1-81.2
Disability
Yes 5,809 1,126 21.8 20.1-23.6 4,683 78.2 76.4-79.9
No 9,490 1,483 18.4 17.2-19.6 8,007 81.6 80.4-82.8

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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