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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,272 312 2.3 1.9- 2.9 229 2.0 1.6- 2.5 12,731 95.7 95.0-96.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,598 268 2.5 1.9- 3.2 188 1.7 1.4- 2.2 11,142 95.8 95.0-96.5
No 1,646 43 1.8 1.2- 2.6 41 3.1 1.9- 5.2 1,562 95.1 93.0-96.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 216 6 4.2 1.4-11.8 6 1.3 0.5- 3.5 204 94.4 87.5-97.6
Recommended Range 4,200 79 2.3 1.4- 3.9 70 1.9 1.4- 2.7 4,051 95.8 94.2-96.9
Overweight 4,555 113 2.2 1.7- 2.8 90 2.7 1.8- 3.8 4,352 95.2 93.9-96.2
Obese 3,675 103 2.6 1.8- 3.7 54 1.4 0.9- 2.3 3,518 95.9 94.6-96.9
Current Smoker
No 10,824 258 2.2 1.8- 2.7 153 1.5 1.1- 2.0 10,413 96.3 95.6-96.9
Yes 2,391 51 2.9 1.6- 5.3 72 3.7 2.7- 5.0 2,268 93.4 91.0-95.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,589 50 2.4 1.5- 3.8 34 2.3 1.4- 4.0 1,505 95.3 93.3-96.7
No 11,549 258 2.3 1.8- 2.9 190 1.9 1.5- 2.4 11,101 95.7 95.0-96.4
Binge Drinker
No 11,910 269 2.1 1.6- 2.7 199 1.7 1.4- 2.1 11,442 96.2 95.5-96.7
Yes 1,094 37 3.7 2.2- 6.1 27 3.8 2.1- 6.8 1,030 92.5 89.1-94.9
Heavy Drinker
No 12,445 292 2.2 1.7- 2.7 216 1.9 1.5- 2.4 11,937 95.9 95.2-96.5
Yes 473 15 6.0 2.6-13.2 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9 450 91.8 85.0-95.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,517 46 3.2 1.7- 5.8 38 3.4 1.9- 6.1 1,433 93.4 90.1-95.6
No 11,457 254 2.2 1.7- 2.8 185 1.8 1.4- 2.2 11,018 96.0 95.3-96.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,101 24 2.7 1.1- 6.5 12 1.2 0.5- 2.8 1,065 96.1 92.5-98.0
No 12,112 287 2.3 1.8- 2.9 217 2.1 1.6- 2.6 11,608 95.6 94.9-96.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,718 56 2.5 1.7- 3.8 23 1.6 0.8- 3.1 1,639 95.9 94.1-97.1
No 11,537 256 2.3 1.8- 3.0 206 2.0 1.6- 2.5 11,075 95.7 94.9-96.3
Disability
Yes 4,602 142 2.9 2.1- 3.9 86 1.8 1.3- 2.5 4,374 95.3 94.2-96.3
No 7,868 147 1.9 1.4- 2.5 134 2.2 1.7- 2.9 7,587 95.9 95.0-96.6

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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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