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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than
medications to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 567 214 30.1 25.4-35.3 353 69.9 64.7-74.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 426 178 32.8 27.1-39.0 248 67.2 61.0-72.9
No 140 35 24.1 16.2-34.4 105 75.9 65.6-83.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 194 72 28.5 20.7-37.9 122 71.5 62.1-79.3
Overweight 174 60 25.4 18.4-34.1 114 74.6 65.9-81.6
Obese 171 72 38.0 28.8-48.2 99 62.0 51.8-71.2
History of CVD**
Yes 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 479 171 28.4 23.5-34.0 308 71.6 66.0-76.5
Binge Drinker
No 455 173 29.4 24.2-35.3 282 70.6 64.7-75.8
Yes 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 511 194 30.9 25.8-36.5 317 69.1 63.5-74.2
Yes 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 472 171 28.8 23.8-34.4 301 71.2 65.6-76.2
Current Asthma
Yes 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 487 181 28.9 23.9-34.5 306 71.1 65.5-76.1
Diabetes
Yes 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 496 185 29.1 24.2-34.7 311 70.9 65.3-75.8
Disability
Yes 213 102 46.4 37.6-55.4 111 53.6 44.6-62.4
No 353 111 23.2 18.1-29.3 242 76.8 70.7-81.9

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Asked of smokers who stopped smoking one day or longer because they were trying to quit smoking.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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