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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

In situations where you can not smoke, do you currently use any of the following products-
chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, nicotine water, dissolvable tobacco products
such as orbs or strips, or electronic cigarettes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,917 208 10.9 9.1-13.0 1,709 89.1 87.0-90.9
GENDER
Male 829 94 11.9 9.2-15.2 735 88.1 84.8-90.8
Female 1,088 114 9.9 7.8-12.6 974 90.1 87.4-92.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,382 165 11.2 9.2-13.5 1,217 88.8 86.5-90.8
No 531 43 10.5 7.1-15.3 488 89.5 84.7-92.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 645 72 11.5 8.3-15.9 573 88.5 84.1-91.7
Overweight 647 63 10.0 7.4-13.3 584 90.0 86.7-92.6
Obese 484 56 11.8 8.4-16.3 428 88.2 83.7-91.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,917 208 10.9 9.1-13.0 1,709 89.1 87.0-90.9
History of CVD**
Yes 245 34 11.1 7.3-16.6 211 88.9 83.4-92.7
No 1,653 171 10.8 8.9-13.1 1,482 89.2 86.9-91.1
Binge Drinker
No 1,473 160 10.1 8.1-12.5 1,313 89.9 87.5-91.9
Yes 364 43 14.2 10.2-19.3 321 85.8 80.7-89.8
Heavy Drinker
No 1,667 190 11.5 9.5-13.8 1,477 88.5 86.2-90.5
Yes 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 349 50 13.0 9.4-17.8 299 87.0 82.2-90.6
No 1,556 153 10.5 8.5-12.8 1,403 89.5 87.2-91.5
Current Asthma
Yes 181 26 14.8 9.6-22.2 155 85.2 77.8-90.4
No 1,720 179 10.5 8.6-12.7 1,541 89.5 87.3-91.4
Diabetes
Yes 217 28 12.8 7.3-21.3 189 87.2 78.7-92.7
No 1,694 178 10.6 8.8-12.8 1,516 89.4 87.2-91.2
Disability
Yes 650 95 14.5 11.2-18.6 555 85.5 81.4-88.8
No 1,254 111 9.6 7.5-12.1 1,143 90.4 87.9-92.5
Housing Stress***
Yes 496 55 11.5 8.3-15.7 441 88.5 84.3-91.7
No 1,421 153 10.7 8.7-13.2 1,268 89.3 86.8-91.3

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*Asked of current smokers.

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

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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