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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,457 1,774 31.0 29.0-33.1 619 12.7 11.0-14.6 4,064 56.3 54.1-58.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,514 1,296 27.4 25.3-29.6 494 11.6 9.9-13.6 3,724 61.0 58.6-63.4
No 937 476 46.2 40.8-51.7 125 17.3 13.0-22.6 336 36.5 31.2-42.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 125 57 46.8 33.0-61.0 21 13.7 7.9-22.6 47 39.6 25.8-55.2
Recommended Range 1,989 601 34.3 30.5-38.3 219 14.2 10.8-18.4 1,169 51.5 47.4-55.6
Overweight 2,326 617 30.3 27.2-33.7 215 11.0 8.9-13.6 1,494 58.6 55.1-62.1
Obese 1,789 444 27.5 24.1-31.2 150 13.1 10.1-17.0 1,195 59.3 55.1-63.4
History of CVD**
Yes 994 211 21.7 17.6-26.5 85 13.1 7.7-21.5 698 65.2 58.4-71.4
No 5,391 1,551 32.4 30.2-34.6 528 12.7 11.0-14.6 3,312 55.0 52.6-57.3
Binge Drinker
No 5,566 1,423 29.0 27.0-31.2 503 10.8 9.3-12.6 3,640 60.1 57.8-62.4
Yes 741 306 40.5 34.7-46.6 103 19.8 14.3-26.9 332 39.6 33.9-45.7
Heavy Drinker
No 5,911 1,581 30.1 28.1-32.3 564 12.3 10.6-14.2 3,766 57.6 55.2-59.8
Yes 333 134 44.0 34.9-53.5 31 19.4 11.2-31.5 168 36.6 28.7-45.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 859 360 44.7 39.0-50.5 108 15.4 11.2-20.9 391 39.9 34.4-45.6
No 5,446 1,378 28.8 26.7-31.0 499 12.3 10.5-14.4 3,569 58.9 56.5-61.3
Current Asthma
Yes 608 185 35.2 28.6-42.3 70 11.6 8.1-16.3 353 53.3 46.2-60.3
No 5,811 1,576 30.5 28.4-32.6 545 12.9 11.1-14.9 3,690 56.7 54.4-59.0
Diabetes
Yes 927 187 21.9 18.0-26.3 59 7.9 5.4-11.3 681 70.2 65.4-74.7
No 5,522 1,586 32.3 30.1-34.5 559 13.0 11.2-15.0 3,377 54.8 52.4-57.1
Disability
Yes 2,628 783 34.4 31.2-37.7 258 12.7 10.1-15.8 1,587 52.9 49.5-56.3
No 3,457 877 28.2 25.7-30.8 322 13.1 10.9-15.8 2,258 58.7 55.7-61.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

**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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