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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,219 10,826 79.7 78.4-80.9 2,393 20.3 19.1-21.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,549 9,759 82.1 80.7-83.4 1,790 17.9 16.6-19.3
No 1,642 1,041 68.5 64.4-72.2 601 31.5 27.8-35.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 215 137 68.8 57.6-78.1 78 31.2 21.9-42.4
Recommended Range 4,183 3,363 78.4 75.8-80.8 820 21.6 19.2-24.2
Overweight 4,538 3,706 79.4 77.3-81.4 832 20.6 18.6-22.7
Obese 3,663 3,069 81.0 78.5-83.2 594 19.0 16.8-21.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,578 1,282 77.1 71.7-81.7 296 22.9 18.3-28.3
No 11,509 9,430 79.9 78.5-81.2 2,079 20.1 18.8-21.5
Binge Drinker
No 11,862 9,936 82.6 81.3-83.8 1,926 17.4 16.2-18.7
Yes 1,092 683 61.2 55.9-66.3 409 38.8 33.7-44.1
Heavy Drinker
No 12,395 10,250 80.9 79.5-82.1 2,145 19.1 17.9-20.5
Yes 472 307 55.7 47.3-63.8 165 44.3 36.2-52.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,514 1,046 68.3 64.1-72.3 468 31.7 27.7-35.9
No 11,410 9,533 81.3 79.9-82.6 1,877 18.7 17.4-20.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,096 841 75.9 71.3-80.1 255 24.1 19.9-28.7
No 12,064 9,943 80.1 78.7-81.4 2,121 19.9 18.6-21.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,712 1,466 84.7 81.8-87.3 246 15.3 12.7-18.2
No 11,490 9,345 79.2 77.8-80.6 2,145 20.8 19.4-22.2
Disability
Yes 4,582 3,541 72.6 70.0-75.0 1,041 27.4 25.0-30.0
No 7,839 6,640 82.8 81.2-84.3 1,199 17.2 15.7-18.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

**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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