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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,871 1,623 58.3 55.5-61.1 1,248 41.7 38.9-44.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,235 1,255 56.5 53.3-59.7 980 43.5 40.3-46.7
No 632 365 62.6 56.8-68.1 267 37.4 31.9-43.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 81 38 41.7 26.2-59.2 43 58.3 40.8-73.8
Recommended Range 1,024 561 56.6 51.7-61.4 463 43.4 38.6-48.3
Overweight 978 556 58.9 54.3-63.4 422 41.1 36.6-45.7
Obese 707 429 62.0 56.1-67.5 278 38.0 32.5-43.9
History of CVD**
Yes 363 225 63.7 55.9-70.8 138 36.3 29.2-44.1
No 2,480 1,379 57.7 54.6-60.7 1,101 42.3 39.3-45.4
Binge Drinker
No 2,307 1,331 59.1 56.0-62.1 976 40.9 37.9-44.0
Yes 498 258 57.6 50.9-64.1 240 42.4 35.9-49.1
Heavy Drinker
No 2,567 1,486 59.6 56.6-62.5 1,081 40.4 37.5-43.4
Yes 216 91 47.0 36.7-57.6 125 53.0 42.4-63.3
Current Asthma
Yes 305 216 75.3 68.2-81.2 89 24.7 18.8-31.8
No 2,552 1,398 56.4 53.4-59.4 1,154 43.6 40.6-46.6
Diabetes
Yes 300 197 65.2 57.4-72.2 103 34.8 27.8-42.6
No 2,570 1,425 57.8 54.8-60.7 1,145 42.2 39.3-45.2
Disability
Yes 1,271 757 62.9 58.5-67.0 514 37.1 33.0-41.5
No 1,513 817 54.9 51.1-58.7 696 45.1 41.3-48.9

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently 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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