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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,663 1,475 32.4 30.2-34.7 554 12.3 10.7-14.1 3,634 55.3 53.0-57.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,838 1,087 27.2 25.0-29.5 427 10.6 9.1-12.3 3,324 62.2 59.8-64.5
No 812 386 50.5 44.7-56.4 126 18.3 13.9-23.8 300 31.1 26.4-36.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 98 31 29.6 18.1-44.4 13 17.3 8.9-30.9 54 53.2 39.3-66.6
Recommended Range 1,728 538 38.1 33.8-42.6 201 15.5 12.2-19.6 989 46.4 42.3-50.5
Overweight 2,066 486 29.9 26.3-33.7 184 12.5 9.9-15.6 1,396 57.6 53.8-61.4
Obese 1,540 370 30.3 26.6-34.3 134 8.4 6.7-10.3 1,036 61.3 57.4-65.2
History of CVD**
Yes 940 200 22.4 18.7-26.6 80 10.2 7.4-14.0 660 67.3 62.7-71.7
No 4,655 1,260 33.9 31.4-36.5 465 12.5 10.7-14.5 2,930 53.6 51.1-56.1
Binge Drinker
No 4,951 1,197 29.6 27.4-31.9 460 11.3 9.7-13.2 3,294 59.1 56.7-61.4
Yes 595 234 44.1 37.5-50.9 78 15.7 11.7-20.8 283 40.2 34.1-46.5
Heavy Drinker
No 5,219 1,302 30.8 28.6-33.1 503 12.1 10.4-13.9 3,414 57.2 54.8-59.5
Yes 295 124 51.4 40.9-61.8 25 12.4 6.6-21.8 146 36.3 28.0-45.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 787 288 41.2 35.1-47.5 87 11.3 8.0-15.8 412 47.5 41.6-53.5
No 4,743 1,153 30.8 28.4-33.2 460 12.6 10.8-14.6 3,130 56.7 54.2-59.1
Current Asthma
Yes 564 144 29.4 23.1-36.5 85 15.3 11.3-20.4 335 55.3 48.3-62.1
No 5,053 1,313 32.6 30.3-35.1 468 12.1 10.4-14.0 3,272 55.3 52.9-57.7
Diabetes
Yes 879 157 20.4 16.2-25.3 73 10.2 7.6-13.7 649 69.4 64.3-74.1
No 4,727 1,307 34.1 31.7-36.6 473 12.6 10.9-14.6 2,947 53.3 50.8-55.7
Disability
Yes 2,493 688 34.3 30.9-38.0 256 13.0 10.5-16.0 1,549 52.6 49.1-56.1
No 2,959 732 30.9 28.0-34.0 280 11.7 9.7-14.0 1,947 57.4 54.3-60.4

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

**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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