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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 15,510 460 4.0 3.5- 4.6 15,050 96.0 95.4-96.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,636 392 3.9 3.3- 4.4 13,244 96.1 95.6-96.7
No 1,848 66 4.7 3.4- 6.5 1,782 95.3 93.5-96.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 231 5 3.5 1.3- 9.2 226 96.5 90.8-98.7
Recommended Range 4,820 124 3.8 3.0- 4.9 4,696 96.2 95.1-97.0
Overweight 5,495 192 4.4 3.6- 5.3 5,303 95.6 94.7-96.4
Obese 4,303 135 4.3 3.3- 5.5 4,168 95.7 94.5-96.7
Current Smoker
No 12,638 267 2.8 2.4- 3.3 12,371 97.2 96.7-97.6
Yes 2,818 193 8.5 6.9-10.5 2,625 91.5 89.5-93.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,924 58 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,866 96.5 95.2-97.5
No 13,431 398 4.1 3.5- 4.7 13,033 95.9 95.3-96.5
Binge Drinker
No 14,034 315 2.7 2.3- 3.1 13,719 97.3 96.9-97.7
Yes 1,326 133 11.8 9.4-14.7 1,193 88.2 85.3-90.6
Heavy Drinker
No 14,706 408 3.7 3.2- 4.3 14,298 96.3 95.7-96.8
Yes 553 37 10.1 6.4-15.7 516 89.9 84.3-93.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,289 34 3.7 2.3- 5.8 1,255 96.3 94.2-97.7
No 14,149 423 4.0 3.5- 4.6 13,726 96.0 95.4-96.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,933 50 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,883 97.0 95.7-97.9
No 13,571 410 4.1 3.6- 4.7 13,161 95.9 95.3-96.4
Disability
Yes 5,809 166 4.6 3.6- 5.8 5,643 95.4 94.2-96.4
No 9,492 285 3.8 3.2- 4.4 9,207 96.2 95.6-96.8

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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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