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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Did your doctor, nurse or other health professional recommend or discuss medication to assist you with quitting smoking,
such as nicotine gum, patch, nasal spray, inhaler, lozenge, or prescription medication
such as Wellbutrin-Zyban-Buproprion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,890 948 41.8 38.0-45.6 942 58.2 54.4-62.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,411 782 50.2 45.7-54.7 629 49.8 45.3-54.3
No 476 166 25.5 20.3-31.6 310 74.5 68.4-79.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 40 19 45.4 24.1-68.5 21 54.6 31.5-75.9
Recommended Range 691 332 38.6 32.3-45.3 359 61.4 54.7-67.7
Overweight 633 326 41.2 35.0-47.6 307 58.8 52.4-65.0
Obese 461 239 47.6 40.7-54.7 222 52.4 45.3-59.3
History of CVD**
Yes 260 162 64.0 55.6-71.7 98 36.0 28.3-44.4
No 1,606 775 39.5 35.6-43.6 831 60.5 56.4-64.4
Binge Drinker
No 1,550 798 43.5 39.5-47.7 752 56.5 52.3-60.5
Yes 295 130 38.7 29.9-48.3 165 61.3 51.7-70.1
Heavy Drinker
No 1,691 858 42.6 38.7-46.6 833 57.4 53.4-61.3
Yes 142 70 41.2 27.4-56.5 72 58.8 43.5-72.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 345 174 41.3 32.6-50.6 171 58.7 49.4-67.4
No 1,514 757 42.0 37.8-46.2 757 58.0 53.8-62.2
Current Asthma
Yes 215 121 49.0 38.2-60.0 94 51.0 40.0-61.8
No 1,657 816 40.8 36.9-44.9 841 59.2 55.1-63.1
Diabetes
Yes 209 129 62.0 51.5-71.6 80 38.0 28.4-48.5
No 1,664 809 40.0 36.1-43.9 855 60.0 56.1-63.9
Disability
Yes 887 498 45.8 39.9-51.8 389 54.2 48.2-60.1
No 995 444 38.5 33.7-43.6 551 61.5 56.4-66.3

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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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