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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,505 5,405 46.6 45.1-48.1 6,100 53.4 51.9-54.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,931 4,583 45.5 43.9-47.1 5,348 54.5 52.9-56.1
No 1,530 812 51.6 47.8-55.4 718 48.4 44.6-52.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,678 1,660 46.2 43.5-48.9 2,018 53.8 51.1-56.5
Overweight 3,923 1,939 48.5 46.0-51.0 1,984 51.5 49.0-54.0
Obese 2,972 1,443 48.4 45.5-51.3 1,529 51.6 48.7-54.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,461 928 66.7 62.8-70.4 533 33.3 29.6-37.2
No 9,923 4,415 44.4 42.9-46.0 5,508 55.6 54.0-57.1
Binge Drinker
No 9,562 4,333 44.2 42.6-45.8 5,229 55.8 54.2-57.4
Yes 1,029 639 59.3 54.9-63.7 390 40.7 36.3-45.1
Heavy Drinker
No 10,088 4,649 45.2 43.6-46.8 5,439 54.8 53.2-56.4
Yes 475 309 64.2 57.0-70.7 166 35.8 29.3-43.0
COPD
Yes 1,025 777 74.1 69.6-78.2 248 25.9 21.8-30.4
No 10,429 4,602 44.6 43.0-46.1 5,827 55.4 53.9-57.0
Current Asthma
Yes 983 526 50.0 44.8-55.1 457 50.0 44.9-55.2
No 10,456 4,846 46.2 44.6-47.7 5,610 53.8 52.3-55.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,602 873 55.4 51.5-59.2 729 44.6 40.8-48.5
No 9,878 4,522 45.5 43.9-47.1 5,356 54.5 52.9-56.1
Disability
Yes 3,413 1,898 57.7 54.9-60.4 1,515 42.3 39.6-45.1
No 7,536 3,255 42.8 41.0-44.6 4,281 57.2 55.4-59.0

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**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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