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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

The last time you tried to quit smoking, did you use any of the following medications:

a nicotine patch, nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, nicotine nasal spray, a nicotine inhaler, or
pills such as Wellbutrin, Zyban, buproprion, Chantix, or varenicline to help you quit?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 568 202 29.0 24.2-34.3 366 71.0 65.7-75.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 427 163 32.3 26.3-39.0 264 67.7 61.0-73.7
No 140 39 21.6 14.6-30.6 101 78.4 69.4-85.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 195 68 24.2 17.6-32.3 127 75.8 67.7-82.4
Overweight 174 60 27.9 20.2-37.2 114 72.1 62.8-79.8
Obese 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
History of CVD**
Yes 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 480 167 28.0 22.9-33.7 313 72.0 66.3-77.1
Binge Drinker
No 457 172 31.7 26.0-37.9 285 68.3 62.1-74.0
Yes 101 29 23.2 14.9-34.3 72 76.8 65.7-85.1
Heavy Drinker
No 513 187 31.2 25.9-36.9 326 68.8 63.1-74.1
Yes 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 473 157 27.0 22.0-32.8 316 73.0 67.2-78.0
Current Asthma
Yes 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 487 164 26.9 22.0-32.5 323 73.1 67.5-78.0
Diabetes
Yes 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 497 180 29.4 24.2-35.1 317 70.6 64.9-75.8
Disability
Yes 214 85 32.5 25.2-40.7 129 67.5 59.3-74.8
No 353 117 27.5 21.5-34.3 236 72.5 65.7-78.5

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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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