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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,538 168 5.8 4.5- 7.3 5,370 94.2 92.7-95.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,826 120 4.2 3.2- 5.4 4,706 95.8 94.6-96.8
No 700 48 12.8 8.2-19.5 652 87.2 80.5-91.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 90 6 5.2 2.0-13.2 84 94.8 86.8-98.0
Recommended Range 1,731 44 5.9 3.7- 9.3 1,687 94.1 90.7-96.3
Overweight 1,930 68 7.5 5.0-11.0 1,862 92.5 89.0-95.0
Obese 1,533 45 3.9 2.7- 5.7 1,488 96.1 94.3-97.3
Current Smoker
No 4,564 75 3.3 2.3- 4.7 4,489 96.7 95.3-97.7
Yes 947 93 16.6 12.2-22.3 854 83.4 77.7-87.8
History of CVD**
Yes 665 20 6.3 3.5-11.2 645 93.7 88.8-96.5
No 4,817 144 5.7 4.4- 7.4 4,673 94.3 92.6-95.6
Binge Drinker
No 5,013 113 4.5 3.3- 6.1 4,900 95.5 93.9-96.7
Yes 466 48 13.7 9.1-20.1 418 86.3 79.9-90.9
Heavy Drinker
No 5,241 143 5.3 4.1- 6.8 5,098 94.7 93.2-95.9
Yes 210 16 14.9 6.7-29.9 194 85.1 70.1-93.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 623 24 6.8 3.5-13.0 599 93.2 87.0-96.5
No 4,804 139 5.7 4.3- 7.3 4,665 94.3 92.7-95.7
Current Asthma
Yes 456 11 4.0 1.9- 8.4 445 96.0 91.6-98.1
No 5,052 155 5.9 4.6- 7.6 4,897 94.1 92.4-95.4
Diabetes
Yes 712 21 5.2 2.9- 9.4 691 94.8 90.6-97.1
No 4,821 147 5.8 4.5- 7.5 4,674 94.2 92.5-95.5
Disability
Yes 1,960 63 7.6 5.0-11.4 1,897 92.4 88.6-95.0
No 3,538 100 4.8 3.5- 6.5 3,438 95.2 93.5-96.5

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*Asked of all respondents regardless of smoking status.

**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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