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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,860 6,655 44.7 43.5-45.9 7,205 55.3 54.1-56.5
No 1,895 1,009 50.7 46.9-54.4 886 49.3 45.6-53.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 233 138 54.3 43.8-64.5 95 45.7 35.5-56.2
Recommended Range 4,915 2,357 43.9 41.6-46.1 2,558 56.1 53.9-58.4
Overweight 5,570 2,824 47.1 45.2-49.0 2,746 52.9 51.0-54.8
Obese 4,368 2,113 47.6 45.2-50.0 2,255 52.4 50.0-54.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,952 1,229 64.7 61.7-67.6 723 35.3 32.4-38.3
No 13,673 6,359 43.9 42.6-45.2 7,314 56.1 54.8-57.4
Binge Drinker
No 14,230 6,648 42.7 41.5-44.0 7,582 57.3 56.0-58.5
Yes 1,344 889 63.5 59.4-67.5 455 36.5 32.5-40.6
Heavy Drinker
No 14,913 7,069 44.4 43.1-45.6 7,844 55.6 54.4-56.9
Yes 566 414 70.6 63.3-76.9 152 29.4 23.1-36.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,311 726 51.5 47.3-55.8 585 48.5 44.2-52.7
No 14,399 6,904 45.2 43.9-46.4 7,495 54.8 53.6-56.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,954 1,065 53.1 49.9-56.2 889 46.9 43.8-50.1
No 13,821 6,604 45.0 43.7-46.3 7,217 55.0 53.7-56.3
Disability
Yes 5,869 3,326 56.9 54.9-58.9 2,543 43.1 41.1-45.1
No 9,465 4,134 40.3 38.8-41.8 5,331 59.7 58.2-61.2

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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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