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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,979 242 10.2 8.0-12.8 537 18.0 15.8-20.5 462 12.6 10.8-14.7 2,738 59.2 56.3-62.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,645 198 8.4 6.3-11.1 466 16.5 14.4-18.8 403 12.2 10.2-14.4 2,578 63.0 60.0-65.9
No 330 43 22.2 14.4-32.6 70 28.3 19.2-39.5 59 15.9 10.7-22.8 158 33.6 25.7-42.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 47 7 26.0 7.1-61.8 10 16.5 6.4-36.3 2 3.5 0.6-17.8 28 54.0 28.0-77.9
Recommended Range 1,137 67 10.5 7.0-15.5 144 14.6 11.5-18.5 120 12.5 9.5-16.3 806 62.3 57.2-67.2
Overweight 1,462 87 9.1 6.6-12.6 185 20.9 16.6-26.0 164 10.9 8.7-13.5 1,026 59.1 54.3-63.7
Obese 1,178 73 10.9 6.5-17.7 177 17.6 14.1-21.8 158 15.6 11.5-20.8 770 55.9 50.1-61.5
History of CVD**
Yes 693 21 4.2 2.2- 7.7 95 14.1 10.5-18.8 68 8.8 6.4-12.1 509 72.8 67.3-77.7
No 3,233 219 11.3 8.8-14.3 437 18.7 16.2-21.6 387 13.3 11.2-15.7 2,190 56.7 53.4-59.9
Binge Drinker
No 3,567 211 10.2 7.8-13.1 465 16.0 13.9-18.4 390 11.9 10.0-14.2 2,501 61.9 58.8-65.0
Yes 324 26 10.3 5.8-17.5 64 33.4 24.3-43.8 62 17.4 12.4-24.0 172 39.0 31.1-47.4
Heavy Drinker
No 3,689 223 10.2 7.9-13.0 503 17.5 15.2-20.1 424 12.5 10.6-14.7 2,539 59.7 56.7-62.7
Yes 165 10 9.9 4.0-22.5 19 19.8 9.7-36.1 26 18.1 10.5-29.4 110 52.2 39.7-64.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 384 36 8.3 5.4-12.6 78 26.2 18.1-36.2 51 15.1 9.1-24.0 219 50.5 41.5-59.5
No 3,495 195 10.2 7.8-13.2 453 17.3 15.0-19.9 398 12.4 10.5-14.5 2,449 60.2 57.0-63.2
Current Asthma
Yes 350 31 17.9 10.1-29.8 53 15.0 10.4-21.0 44 11.3 6.8-18.4 222 55.8 45.8-65.3
No 3,609 210 9.5 7.3-12.2 481 18.3 15.9-21.0 416 12.7 10.8-15.0 2,502 59.4 56.4-62.4
Diabetes
Yes 676 26 4.2 2.4- 7.2 71 10.3 7.5-13.8 72 11.2 8.3-14.9 507 74.4 69.3-78.8
No 3,297 214 11.1 8.6-14.1 465 19.3 16.7-22.1 389 12.8 10.7-15.1 2,229 56.9 53.7-60.1
Disability
Yes 1,557 93 8.2 6.0-11.1 207 16.0 13.0-19.5 152 9.8 7.3-12.9 1,105 66.1 61.8-70.1
No 2,208 135 9.8 7.4-12.9 290 19.0 15.8-22.6 287 14.6 12.0-17.6 1,496 56.6 52.8-60.3

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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