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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Opinion/TRU Campaign--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

In the last 12 months, have you heard about or seen the North Carolina TRU (or Tobacco.
Reality. Unfiltered.) media campaign directed at preventing tobacco use among youth?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, more than once Yes, only once No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 14,191 5,709 43.8 42.5-45.1 876 6.0 5.4- 6.7 7,606 50.2 48.9-51.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,418 5,017 45.2 43.9-46.6 770 5.8 5.2- 6.4 6,631 49.0 47.7-50.3
No 1,751 684 37.6 34.0-41.5 105 7.0 5.2- 9.5 962 55.3 51.4-59.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 210 73 33.9 24.9-44.2 17 6.8 3.7-12.2 120 59.4 48.9-69.1
Recommended Range 4,392 1,735 43.3 40.9-45.7 255 5.9 4.8- 7.3 2,402 50.8 48.3-53.2
Overweight 5,044 2,020 43.5 41.5-45.5 336 6.8 5.8- 8.0 2,688 49.7 47.7-51.7
Obese 3,955 1,678 46.9 44.4-49.5 230 5.1 4.3- 6.2 2,047 48.0 45.4-50.5
Current Smoker
No 11,492 4,429 42.3 40.9-43.8 718 6.2 5.5- 7.0 6,345 51.4 50.0-52.9
Yes 2,651 1,263 49.6 46.6-52.6 156 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,232 45.2 42.2-48.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,741 617 37.0 33.7-40.4 108 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,016 57.4 54.0-60.7
No 12,315 5,050 44.5 43.2-45.9 757 6.0 5.4- 6.8 6,508 49.4 48.0-50.8
Binge Drinker
No 12,820 5,086 43.2 41.8-44.5 798 6.0 5.4- 6.7 6,936 50.8 49.5-52.1
Yes 1,244 577 49.5 45.1-53.9 73 6.0 4.2- 8.4 594 44.5 40.2-49.0
Heavy Drinker
No 13,462 5,437 43.9 42.5-45.2 828 5.9 5.3- 6.6 7,197 50.3 48.9-51.6
Yes 517 198 46.4 39.2-53.7 36 7.2 4.2-12.1 283 46.4 39.4-53.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,201 520 48.9 44.4-53.4 80 5.8 4.2- 7.9 601 45.3 41.0-49.7
No 12,928 5,170 43.5 42.1-44.9 791 6.0 5.4- 6.7 6,967 50.5 49.1-51.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,750 653 38.0 34.8-41.3 117 6.2 4.9- 7.8 980 55.8 52.5-59.1
No 12,435 5,055 44.4 43.0-45.8 759 6.0 5.3- 6.7 6,621 49.6 48.2-51.0
Disability
Yes 5,332 2,024 41.1 39.0-43.2 326 5.3 4.5- 6.2 2,982 53.6 51.5-55.7
No 8,771 3,660 45.2 43.5-46.8 545 6.3 5.5- 7.2 4,566 48.5 46.9-50.1

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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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