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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,385 1,340 59.3 55.8-62.7 1,045 40.7 37.3-44.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,784 1,012 58.2 54.0-62.3 772 41.8 37.7-46.0
No 599 328 62.4 56.1-68.4 271 37.6 31.6-43.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 77 40 61.2 45.6-74.8 37 38.8 25.2-54.4
Recommended Range 815 437 56.3 49.6-62.8 378 43.7 37.2-50.4
Overweight 830 462 57.0 51.3-62.5 368 43.0 37.5-48.7
Obese 594 364 65.5 59.1-71.3 230 34.5 28.7-40.9
History of CVD**
Yes 295 189 68.8 57.7-78.0 106 31.2 22.0-42.3
No 2,072 1,140 58.2 54.5-61.8 932 41.8 38.2-45.5
Binge Drinker
No 1,919 1,114 61.0 57.1-64.6 805 39.0 35.4-42.9
Yes 408 202 55.3 46.8-63.4 206 44.7 36.6-53.2
Heavy Drinker
No 2,137 1,239 61.4 57.7-64.9 898 38.6 35.1-42.3
Yes 165 59 43.4 30.5-57.4 106 56.6 42.6-69.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 465 274 59.0 51.3-66.4 191 41.0 33.6-48.7
No 1,872 1,040 59.5 55.5-63.3 832 40.5 36.7-44.5
Current Asthma
Yes 254 172 73.5 64.6-80.8 82 26.5 19.2-35.4
No 2,114 1,161 58.2 54.5-61.8 953 41.8 38.2-45.5
Diabetes
Yes 246 141 60.4 51.0-69.0 105 39.6 31.0-49.0
No 2,137 1,197 58.9 55.3-62.5 940 41.1 37.5-44.7
Disability
Yes 1,038 615 65.3 60.3-70.0 423 34.7 30.0-39.7
No 1,196 645 56.6 51.8-61.4 551 43.4 38.6-48.2

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently smoking daily or occasionally.

**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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