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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,224 6,462 46.5 44.9-48.0 6,762 53.5 52.0-55.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,554 5,519 45.9 44.3-47.5 6,035 54.1 52.5-55.7
No 1,642 937 49.7 45.0-54.4 705 50.3 45.6-55.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 215 125 51.6 38.4-64.6 90 48.4 35.4-61.6
Recommended Range 4,183 1,989 44.5 41.6-47.3 2,194 55.5 52.7-58.4
Overweight 4,538 2,326 49.7 47.3-52.2 2,212 50.3 47.8-52.7
Obese 3,666 1,792 46.8 43.8-49.9 1,874 53.2 50.1-56.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,579 995 65.7 60.3-70.8 584 34.3 29.2-39.7
No 11,512 5,394 44.7 43.0-46.3 6,118 55.3 53.7-57.0
Binge Drinker
No 11,865 5,569 43.7 42.1-45.3 6,296 56.3 54.7-57.9
Yes 1,092 741 64.2 58.7-69.3 351 35.8 30.7-41.3
Heavy Drinker
No 12,397 5,913 45.1 43.5-46.7 6,484 54.9 53.3-56.5
Yes 472 333 69.9 61.5-77.1 139 30.1 22.9-38.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,516 861 52.7 48.2-57.2 655 47.3 42.8-51.8
No 11,413 5,449 45.5 43.9-47.2 5,964 54.5 52.8-56.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,098 610 51.5 46.3-56.8 488 48.5 43.2-53.7
No 12,067 5,814 46.0 44.3-47.6 6,253 54.0 52.4-55.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,713 928 51.3 47.1-55.4 785 48.7 44.6-52.9
No 11,494 5,526 45.9 44.2-47.5 5,968 54.1 52.5-55.8
Disability
Yes 4,585 2,631 58.2 55.5-60.9 1,954 41.8 39.1-44.5
No 7,841 3,459 41.6 39.8-43.5 4,382 58.4 56.5-60.2

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**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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