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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Do you use smokeless tobacco in situations where you can't smoke or where you would prefer not to smoke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Often/Sometimes Rarely/Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 587 73 14.8 10.2-21.0 514 85.2 79.0-89.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 435 58 18.2 12.0-26.7 377 81.8 73.3-88.0
No 150 15 7.7 4.2-13.7 135 92.3 86.3-95.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
Recommended Range 191 26 11.7 7.3-18.1 165 88.3 81.9-92.7
Overweight 222 29 18.0 10.5-29.0 193 82.0 71.0-89.5
Obese 157 17 15.0 6.3-31.6 140 85.0 68.4-93.7
History of CVD**
Yes 83 10 12.5 6.3-23.3 73 87.5 76.7-93.7
No 499 63 15.1 10.2-21.8 436 84.9 78.2-89.8
Binge Drinker
No 409 50 11.8 8.2-16.5 359 88.2 83.5-91.8
Yes 163 22 15.8 8.8-27.0 141 84.2 73.0-91.2
Heavy Drinker
No 513 61 12.6 8.3-18.7 452 87.4 81.3-91.7
Yes 52 9 33.1 14.3-59.5 43 66.9 40.5-85.7
Current Asthma
Yes 56 4 5.4 1.3-19.7 52 94.6 80.3-98.7
No 527 69 15.8 10.8-22.5 458 84.2 77.5-89.2
Diabetes
Yes 41 7 9.1 3.8-20.3 34 90.9 79.7-96.2
No 546 66 15.1 10.3-21.5 480 84.9 78.5-89.7
Disability
Yes 295 35 15.4 8.5-26.2 260 84.6 73.8-91.5
No 285 35 13.1 7.9-21.0 250 86.9 79.0-92.1

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*Asked only of current smokers who reported ever trying smokeless tobacco.

**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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