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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,026 1,165 60.5 56.8-64.1 861 39.5 35.9-43.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,511 866 58.9 54.6-63.0 645 41.1 37.0-45.4
No 512 297 63.5 56.2-70.2 215 36.5 29.8-43.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 44 22 55.6 34.7-74.7 22 44.4 25.3-65.3
Recommended Range 739 410 60.9 54.2-67.3 329 39.1 32.7-45.8
Overweight 668 371 60.8 54.4-66.8 297 39.2 33.2-45.6
Obese 503 326 61.1 54.4-67.5 177 38.9 32.5-45.6
History of CVD**
Yes 280 181 63.6 54.7-71.7 99 36.4 28.3-45.3
No 1,722 969 60.3 56.2-64.2 753 39.7 35.8-43.8
Binge Drinker
No 1,656 966 59.9 55.8-63.9 690 40.1 36.1-44.2
Yes 310 163 61.2 52.3-69.4 147 38.8 30.6-47.7
Heavy Drinker
No 1,802 1,061 60.9 57.0-64.7 741 39.1 35.3-43.0
Yes 149 66 56.0 40.9-70.1 83 44.0 29.9-59.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 374 235 64.5 55.1-73.0 139 35.5 27.0-44.9
No 1,611 906 59.8 55.7-63.9 705 40.2 36.1-44.3
Current Asthma
Yes 227 163 73.2 63.4-81.1 64 26.8 18.9-36.6
No 1,780 988 59.3 55.3-63.2 792 40.7 36.8-44.7
Diabetes
Yes 230 157 65.9 55.6-74.9 73 34.1 25.1-44.4
No 1,777 998 60.2 56.2-64.0 779 39.8 36.0-43.8
Disability
Yes 942 592 67.3 61.8-72.3 350 32.7 27.7-38.2
No 1,011 533 55.4 50.2-60.5 478 44.6 39.5-49.8

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently smoking daily or occasionally.

**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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