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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

In the past 12 months, did any doctor, dentist, nurse, or other health professional advise you to quit
smoking cigarettes or using any other tobacco products?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,893 1,229 57.6 53.4-61.6 664 42.4 38.4-46.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,413 997 67.3 62.7-71.7 416 32.7 28.3-37.3
No 477 231 38.8 31.9-46.0 246 61.2 54.0-68.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 40 26 60.4 37.6-79.4 14 39.6 20.6-62.4
Recommended Range 690 412 51.8 44.6-59.0 278 48.2 41.0-55.4
Overweight 636 419 59.6 52.3-66.6 217 40.4 33.4-47.7
Obese 461 331 63.7 56.3-70.5 130 36.3 29.5-43.7
History of CVD**
Yes 261 209 81.2 74.3-86.6 52 18.8 13.4-25.7
No 1,608 1,006 55.5 51.0-59.9 602 44.5 40.1-49.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,552 1,031 60.9 56.3-65.3 521 39.1 34.7-43.7
Yes 296 173 50.3 40.9-59.6 123 49.7 40.4-59.1
Heavy Drinker
No 1,694 1,126 60.3 55.9-64.5 568 39.7 35.5-44.1
Yes 142 79 43.3 29.1-58.6 63 56.7 41.4-70.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 347 234 59.6 48.7-69.6 113 40.4 30.4-51.3
No 1,515 974 57.6 53.1-62.1 541 42.4 37.9-46.9
Current Asthma
Yes 216 165 68.6 55.5-79.2 51 31.4 20.8-44.5
No 1,659 1,047 56.2 51.7-60.5 612 43.8 39.5-48.3
Diabetes
Yes 210 170 81.4 71.9-88.2 40 18.6 11.8-28.1
No 1,666 1,045 55.4 51.0-59.8 621 44.6 40.2-49.0
Disability
Yes 890 639 62.9 56.0-69.3 251 37.1 30.7-44.0
No 995 585 53.6 48.2-58.8 410 46.4 41.2-51.8

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*Asked only of current smokers.

**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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