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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,021 4,037 41.5 40.0-43.1 6,984 58.5 56.9-60.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,660 3,453 41.0 39.4-42.6 6,207 59.0 57.4-60.6
No 1,335 577 44.3 40.0-48.7 758 55.7 51.3-60.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 183 55 37.9 27.9-49.1 128 62.1 50.9-72.1
Recommended Range 3,391 1,244 42.2 39.3-45.1 2,147 57.8 54.9-60.7
Overweight 3,908 1,440 42.3 39.8-44.9 2,468 57.7 55.1-60.2
Obese 3,024 1,131 41.0 38.2-43.8 1,893 59.0 56.2-61.8
Current Smoker
No 9,124 3,079 38.7 37.1-40.4 6,045 61.3 59.6-62.9
Yes 1,851 940 52.7 48.6-56.8 911 47.3 43.2-51.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,435 463 36.3 32.7-40.0 972 63.7 60.0-67.3
No 9,472 3,542 42.2 40.5-43.8 5,930 57.8 56.2-59.5
Binge Drinker
No 10,021 3,610 41.0 39.4-42.6 6,411 59.0 57.4-60.6
Yes 878 378 46.3 41.2-51.4 500 53.7 48.6-58.8
Heavy Drinker
No 10,461 3,826 41.2 39.6-42.8 6,635 58.8 57.2-60.4
Yes 373 150 47.4 38.8-56.2 223 52.6 43.8-61.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,274 514 45.2 40.7-49.8 760 54.8 50.2-59.3
No 9,511 3,448 41.0 39.3-42.6 6,063 59.0 57.4-60.7
Current Asthma
Yes 931 352 44.7 39.4-50.1 579 55.3 49.9-60.6
No 10,034 3,660 41.2 39.6-42.9 6,374 58.8 57.1-60.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,558 499 35.7 32.2-39.4 1,059 64.3 60.6-67.8
No 9,352 3,502 42.3 40.6-43.9 5,850 57.7 56.1-59.4
Disability
Yes 4,198 1,488 40.0 37.5-42.5 2,710 60.0 57.5-62.5
No 6,772 2,532 42.3 40.4-44.3 4,240 57.7 55.7-59.6

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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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