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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 usually smoke menthol cigarettes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 964 318 37.8 32.6-43.1 646 62.2 56.9-67.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 722 231 36.8 31.1-42.9 491 63.2 57.1-68.9
No 241 87 40.2 29.8-51.5 154 59.8 48.5-70.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 29 10 18.8 7.9-38.5 19 81.2 61.5-92.1
Recommended Range 332 91 36.2 27.6-45.8 241 63.8 54.2-72.4
Overweight 345 113 38.4 29.6-47.9 232 61.6 52.1-70.4
Obese 228 89 39.8 30.3-50.1 139 60.2 49.9-69.7
History of CVD**
Yes 128 35 25.7 15.9-38.7 93 74.3 61.3-84.1
No 830 280 39.1 33.6-44.9 550 60.9 55.1-66.4
Binge Drinker
No 788 260 37.6 31.8-43.9 528 62.4 56.1-68.2
Yes 162 53 36.5 26.3-48.0 109 63.5 52.0-73.7
Heavy Drinker
No 876 288 36.5 31.1-42.1 588 63.5 57.9-68.9
Yes 66 23 51.4 33.5-68.9 43 48.6 31.1-66.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 199 72 34.0 25.5-43.7 127 66.0 56.3-74.5
No 750 239 38.3 32.3-44.7 511 61.7 55.3-67.7
Current Asthma
Yes 100 33 29.1 18.3-42.8 67 70.9 57.2-81.7
No 857 284 38.5 33.1-44.2 573 61.5 55.8-66.9
Disability
Yes 431 140 36.3 28.6-44.8 291 63.7 55.2-71.4
No 520 171 38.0 31.4-45.2 349 62.0 54.8-68.6

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*Asked of current smokers or those who last smoked less than 30 days ago.

**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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