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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you currently use chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus 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 12,129 247 2.0 1.7- 2.4 201 2.0 1.6- 2.5 11,681 96.0 95.4-96.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,602 213 2.2 1.8- 2.6 165 1.8 1.4- 2.3 10,224 96.1 95.4-96.6
No 1,497 34 1.4 0.9- 2.3 36 2.8 1.6- 4.6 1,427 95.8 93.9-97.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 0 0.0 . - . 202 99.2 97.6-99.8
Recommended Range 3,764 69 1.8 1.3- 2.7 39 1.3 0.8- 2.2 3,656 96.8 95.7-97.7
Overweight 4,265 93 2.3 1.8- 3.0 94 2.5 1.8- 3.6 4,078 95.1 93.9-96.1
Obese 3,294 80 2.1 1.6- 2.8 64 2.3 1.6- 3.4 3,150 95.6 94.4-96.5
Current Smoker
No 10,051 214 2.1 1.7- 2.5 142 1.6 1.2- 2.1 9,695 96.3 95.7-96.9
Yes 2,029 33 1.7 1.0- 2.7 57 3.4 2.3- 5.0 1,939 94.9 93.1-96.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,599 55 3.2 2.2- 4.6 34 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,510 95.2 93.6-96.4
No 10,407 188 1.9 1.6- 2.3 165 2.0 1.6- 2.6 10,054 96.1 95.4-96.7
Binge Drinker
No 10,996 203 1.7 1.4- 2.0 163 1.7 1.3- 2.2 10,630 96.6 96.0-97.1
Yes 939 40 4.7 3.0- 7.1 33 4.0 2.5- 6.5 866 91.3 88.2-93.7
Heavy Drinker
No 11,469 224 1.9 1.6- 2.3 182 1.9 1.5- 2.4 11,063 96.2 95.6-96.7
Yes 399 13 3.0 1.5- 5.9 12 3.9 1.6- 9.4 374 93.1 87.8-96.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,403 40 2.8 1.8- 4.4 29 2.6 1.5- 4.3 1,334 94.6 92.4-96.2
No 10,433 197 1.8 1.5- 2.2 168 1.9 1.5- 2.4 10,068 96.3 95.7-96.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,018 16 1.7 0.8- 3.7 23 3.0 1.6- 5.7 979 95.3 92.3-97.1
No 11,044 231 2.0 1.7- 2.5 178 1.9 1.5- 2.4 10,635 96.1 95.4-96.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,698 43 2.2 1.5- 3.2 30 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,625 96.6 95.5-97.5
No 10,296 202 2.0 1.6- 2.4 171 2.1 1.6- 2.6 9,923 95.9 95.3-96.5
Disability
Yes 4,563 112 2.1 1.6- 2.8 86 2.2 1.6- 3.2 4,365 95.6 94.6-96.5
No 7,063 124 1.9 1.5- 2.4 104 1.8 1.3- 2.4 6,835 96.3 95.6-97.0

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*Asked of ALL respondents.

**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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