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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,219 1,774 14.4 13.4-15.5 619 5.9 5.1- 6.8 4,064 26.2 24.9-27.5 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,549 1,296 12.6 11.5-13.7 494 5.3 4.5- 6.3 3,724 28.0 26.7-29.4 6,035 54.1 52.5-55.7
No 1,642 476 22.9 19.9-26.3 125 8.6 6.3-11.6 336 18.1 15.0-21.7 705 50.3 45.6-55.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 215 57 24.1 16.0-34.7 21 7.1 4.1-12.0 47 20.4 12.1-32.3 90 48.4 35.4-61.6
Recommended Range 4,183 601 15.2 13.3-17.4 219 6.3 4.7- 8.4 1,169 22.9 20.9-25.0 2,194 55.5 52.7-58.4
Overweight 4,538 617 15.1 13.4-17.0 215 5.5 4.4- 6.8 1,494 29.2 27.0-31.4 2,212 50.3 47.8-52.7
Obese 3,663 444 12.9 11.2-14.8 150 6.1 4.6- 8.1 1,195 27.8 25.2-30.5 1,874 53.2 50.2-56.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,578 211 14.3 11.5-17.6 85 8.6 4.9-14.6 698 42.8 38.0-47.8 584 34.3 29.2-39.8
No 11,509 1,551 14.5 13.4-15.6 528 5.7 4.9- 6.6 3,312 24.5 23.2-25.9 6,118 55.4 53.7-57.0
Binge Drinker
No 11,862 1,423 12.7 11.7-13.8 503 4.7 4.1- 5.5 3,640 26.3 24.9-27.6 6,296 56.3 54.7-57.9
Yes 1,092 306 26.0 22.0-30.5 103 12.7 9.0-17.7 332 25.4 21.5-29.8 351 35.8 30.7-41.3
Heavy Drinker
No 12,395 1,581 13.6 12.6-14.7 564 5.5 4.8- 6.5 3,766 25.9 24.6-27.3 6,484 54.9 53.3-56.5
Yes 472 134 30.7 24.0-38.4 31 13.5 7.6-23.0 168 25.6 20.0-32.1 139 30.1 22.9-38.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,514 360 23.6 20.2-27.3 108 8.1 5.8-11.3 391 21.0 17.8-24.6 655 47.3 42.8-51.8
No 11,410 1,378 13.1 12.0-14.2 499 5.6 4.8- 6.6 3,569 26.8 25.4-28.2 5,964 54.5 52.8-56.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,096 185 18.1 14.4-22.5 70 6.0 4.1- 8.5 353 27.4 23.1-32.3 488 48.5 43.3-53.8
No 12,064 1,576 14.0 12.9-15.1 545 5.9 5.0- 6.9 3,690 26.0 24.7-27.4 6,253 54.1 52.4-55.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,712 187 11.2 9.1-13.8 59 4.0 2.8- 5.9 681 36.0 32.3-39.8 785 48.8 44.6-53.0
No 11,490 1,586 14.8 13.7-16.0 559 6.0 5.1- 6.9 3,377 25.1 23.8-26.5 5,968 54.1 52.5-55.8
Disability
Yes 4,582 783 20.0 18.0-22.2 258 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1,587 30.8 28.6-33.2 1,954 41.8 39.1-44.5
No 7,839 877 11.7 10.6-13.0 322 5.5 4.5- 6.7 2,258 24.4 22.9-26.0 4,382 58.4 56.5-60.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

**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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