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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

A telephone quitline is a free telephone-based service that connects people who smoke cigarettes
or use tobacco products with trained quit coaches who can help them quit.

Have you heard of the North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline at 1-800-QuitNow or the website, QuitlineNC.org?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,935 4,171 39.4 37.8-41.0 7,764 60.6 59.0-62.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,460 3,599 39.0 37.4-40.7 6,861 61.0 59.3-62.6
No 1,454 565 41.1 36.5-45.8 889 58.9 54.2-63.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 195 63 48.0 34.2-62.2 132 52.0 37.8-65.8
Recommended Range 3,803 1,317 40.4 37.5-43.4 2,486 59.6 56.6-62.5
Overweight 4,086 1,445 40.0 37.5-42.7 2,641 60.0 57.3-62.5
Obese 3,334 1,189 38.9 35.9-41.9 2,145 61.1 58.1-64.1
Current Smoker
No 9,753 3,019 35.1 33.3-36.8 6,734 64.9 63.2-66.7
Yes 2,132 1,143 57.0 53.3-60.7 989 43.0 39.3-46.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,417 428 33.9 28.6-39.6 989 66.1 60.4-71.4
No 10,403 3,715 40.1 38.4-41.8 6,688 59.9 58.2-61.6
Binge Drinker
No 10,808 3,694 37.9 36.3-39.6 7,114 62.1 60.4-63.7
Yes 1,010 433 47.8 42.2-53.4 577 52.2 46.6-57.8
Heavy Drinker
No 11,309 3,951 39.3 37.6-40.9 7,358 60.7 59.1-62.4
Yes 444 167 43.1 34.7-51.8 277 56.9 48.2-65.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,352 545 45.7 40.8-50.6 807 54.3 49.4-59.2
No 10,341 3,556 38.6 36.9-40.3 6,785 61.4 59.7-63.1
Current Asthma
Yes 987 361 44.7 39.3-50.3 626 55.3 49.7-60.7
No 10,894 3,795 38.9 37.3-40.6 7,099 61.1 59.4-62.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,529 473 33.4 29.6-37.5 1,056 66.6 62.5-70.4
No 10,391 3,692 40.1 38.4-41.8 6,699 59.9 58.2-61.6
Disability
Yes 4,214 1,407 38.6 35.8-41.6 2,807 61.4 58.4-64.2
No 7,641 2,742 39.9 38.0-41.9 4,899 60.1 58.1-62.0

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*This question was 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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