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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,545 268 2.8 2.3- 3.4 184 2.4 1.9- 3.0 11,093 94.8 94.1-95.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,970 225 2.7 2.2- 3.3 163 2.5 2.0- 3.1 9,582 94.9 94.0-95.6
No 1,531 43 3.3 2.2- 4.9 21 2.1 1.2- 3.8 1,467 94.6 92.5-96.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** 177 99.5 97.7-99.9
Recommended Range 3,685 69 2.0 1.3- 3.0 51 2.5 1.6- 3.8 3,565 95.5 93.9-96.6
Overweight 3,942 90 3.0 2.2- 4.1 74 2.6 1.9- 3.6 3,778 94.4 93.0-95.5
Obese 2,980 96 4.0 3.0- 5.4 52 2.4 1.6- 3.6 2,832 93.6 91.9-94.9
Current Smoker
No 9,477 223 2.9 2.4- 3.6 129 1.8 1.4- 2.4 9,125 95.3 94.4-96.0
Yes 2,019 43 2.3 1.5- 3.6 53 4.2 2.8- 6.1 1,923 93.5 91.3-95.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,464 43 3.4 2.0- 5.5 34 3.5 2.1- 5.8 1,387 93.1 90.3-95.1
No 9,960 220 2.7 2.2- 3.4 149 2.3 1.8- 2.9 9,591 95.0 94.2-95.7
Binge Drinker
No 9,598 210 2.6 2.1- 3.2 130 1.8 1.3- 2.3 9,258 95.6 94.8-96.3
Yes 1,032 37 3.8 2.5- 5.9 39 5.5 3.7- 8.1 956 90.7 87.6-93.0
Heavy Drinker
No 10,123 228 2.7 2.2- 3.3 158 2.1 1.7- 2.7 9,737 95.2 94.4-95.9
Yes 478 17 4.1 2.1- 8.0 *** *** *** 452 90.6 84.7-94.4
COPD
Yes 1,030 34 3.9 2.4- 6.3 19 2.3 1.0- 4.9 977 93.9 90.8-95.9
No 10,464 232 2.7 2.2- 3.3 165 2.4 1.9- 3.0 10,067 94.9 94.1-95.6
Current Asthma
Yes 987 31 2.8 1.7- 4.4 15 1.6 0.8- 3.5 941 95.6 93.4-97.1
No 10,491 235 2.7 2.2- 3.4 166 2.5 2.0- 3.1 10,090 94.8 94.0-95.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,615 62 4.5 3.0- 6.6 24 1.8 1.0- 3.1 1,529 93.8 91.4-95.5
No 9,904 206 2.6 2.1- 3.2 160 2.5 2.0- 3.1 9,538 94.9 94.1-95.7
Disability
Yes 3,429 100 3.6 2.7- 4.7 48 1.6 1.0- 2.4 3,281 94.9 93.5-95.9
No 7,559 152 2.5 1.9- 3.2 129 2.6 2.0- 3.3 7,278 95.0 94.0-95.8

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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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