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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC--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 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,127 962 46.7 43.4-50.0 1,165 53.3 50.0-56.6
No 589 240 40.9 34.8-47.3 349 59.1 52.7-65.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 72 27 45.3 28.8-62.9 45 54.7 37.1-71.2
Recommended Range 969 432 42.1 37.1-47.3 537 57.9 52.7-62.9
Overweight 930 420 48.3 43.6-53.1 510 51.7 46.9-56.4
Obese 679 291 45.0 39.2-51.0 388 55.0 49.0-60.8
History of CVD**
Yes 343 132 43.0 34.3-52.1 211 57.0 47.9-65.7
No 2,353 1,060 45.2 42.1-48.4 1,293 54.8 51.6-57.9
Binge Drinker
No 2,201 961 45.3 42.1-48.5 1,240 54.7 51.5-57.9
Yes 474 228 46.3 39.4-53.3 246 53.7 46.7-60.6
Heavy Drinker
No 2,451 1,084 44.8 41.7-47.9 1,367 55.2 52.1-58.3
Yes 200 94 49.5 38.6-60.5 106 50.5 39.5-61.4
Current Asthma
Yes 292 126 51.1 41.8-60.3 166 48.9 39.7-58.2
No 2,414 1,074 44.4 41.3-47.5 1,340 55.6 52.5-58.7
Diabetes
Yes 287 115 39.6 32.3-47.4 172 60.4 52.6-67.7
No 2,433 1,090 45.5 42.4-48.6 1,343 54.5 51.4-57.6
Disability
Yes 1,220 511 42.9 38.5-47.5 709 57.1 52.5-61.5
No 1,482 689 47.0 43.1-50.9 793 53.0 49.1-56.9

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

**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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