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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,501 1,457 15.6 14.5-16.8 563 6.1 5.4- 7.0 3,381 24.8 23.6-26.0 6,100 53.4 51.9-54.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,927 1,044 12.4 11.3-13.6 455 5.8 5.0- 6.6 3,080 27.3 25.9-28.7 5,348 54.6 53.0-56.1
No 1,530 411 28.2 24.9-31.8 106 7.7 5.8-10.0 295 15.7 13.3-18.5 718 48.4 44.6-52.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 176 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 5.7 3.3- 9.4 *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,676 526 18.7 16.5-21.0 192 6.4 5.2- 8.0 940 21.1 19.0-23.2 2,018 53.8 51.1-56.5
Overweight 3,923 473 14.5 12.7-16.5 198 6.5 5.3- 8.0 1,268 27.5 25.4-29.6 1,984 51.5 49.0-54.0
Obese 2,971 354 14.8 12.8-17.1 138 5.9 4.6- 7.6 950 27.6 25.3-30.2 1,529 51.6 48.7-54.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,461 202 15.8 12.9-19.1 75 5.1 3.6- 7.0 651 45.9 41.8-50.0 533 33.3 29.6-37.2
No 9,919 1,241 15.7 14.4-16.9 479 6.1 5.4- 7.0 2,691 22.7 21.4-23.9 5,508 55.6 54.0-57.1
Binge Drinker
No 9,559 1,088 13.7 12.5-14.9 418 4.9 4.3- 5.7 2,824 25.6 24.2-27.0 5,229 55.8 54.2-57.5
Yes 1,028 234 24.5 20.8-28.7 94 11.5 8.9-14.8 310 23.3 20.0-27.0 390 40.7 36.3-45.1
Heavy Drinker
No 10,085 1,191 14.1 13.0-15.3 479 5.7 4.9- 6.5 2,976 25.4 24.1-26.8 5,439 54.8 53.2-56.4
Yes 474 119 30.4 24.1-37.4 34 11.1 6.8-17.4 155 22.8 18.1-28.2 166 35.8 29.3-43.0
COPD
Yes 1,025 274 29.1 24.8-33.8 74 6.6 4.5- 9.8 429 38.4 33.7-43.2 248 25.9 21.8-30.4
No 10,425 1,177 14.6 13.5-15.9 487 6.1 5.4- 7.0 2,934 23.8 22.6-25.1 5,827 55.5 53.9-57.0
Current Asthma
Yes 983 182 20.7 16.8-25.2 59 6.1 4.1- 8.8 285 23.2 19.5-27.4 457 50.0 44.9-55.2
No 10,452 1,265 15.1 14.0-16.4 499 6.0 5.3- 6.9 3,078 25.0 23.7-26.3 5,610 53.8 52.3-55.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,602 176 12.5 10.1-15.3 58 4.7 3.2- 7.0 639 38.2 34.6-41.8 729 44.6 40.8-48.5
No 9,874 1,278 16.0 14.8-17.3 504 6.3 5.5- 7.1 2,736 23.2 21.9-24.5 5,356 54.6 52.9-56.2
Disability
Yes 3,413 538 20.2 17.9-22.6 184 6.4 5.1- 8.0 1,176 31.1 28.7-33.7 1,515 42.3 39.6-45.1
No 7,533 834 13.7 12.4-15.1 347 5.9 5.1- 6.9 2,071 23.2 21.8-24.7 4,281 57.2 55.4-59.0

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

**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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