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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In the past 12 months, did any doctor, dentist, nurse, or other health professional advise you to quit
smoking cigarettes or using any other tobacco products?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,909 1,183 58.7 55.7-61.5 726 41.3 38.5-44.3
GENDER
Male 825 470 54.3 50.0-58.5 355 45.7 41.5-50.0
Female 1,084 713 63.3 59.2-67.2 371 36.7 32.8-40.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,378 922 63.7 60.2-67.1 456 36.3 32.9-39.8
No 527 259 48.4 43.0-53.7 268 51.6 46.3-57.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 643 372 51.9 46.7-57.1 271 48.1 42.9-53.3
Overweight 644 407 61.0 56.2-65.6 237 39.0 34.4-43.8
Obese 482 319 64.7 58.8-70.1 163 35.3 29.9-41.2
Current Smoker
Yes 1,909 1,183 58.7 55.7-61.5 726 41.3 38.5-44.3
History of CVD**
Yes 245 202 84.6 78.5-89.2 43 15.4 10.8-21.5
No 1,645 966 55.8 52.6-58.9 679 44.2 41.1-47.4
Binge Drinker
No 1,466 943 61.7 58.3-65.0 523 38.3 35.0-41.7
Yes 364 190 49.6 43.2-56.0 174 50.4 44.0-56.8
Heavy Drinker
No 1,660 1,042 59.4 56.2-62.5 618 40.6 37.5-43.8
Yes 162 92 55.5 46.0-64.6 70 44.5 35.4-54.0
COPD
Yes 349 279 81.3 75.8-85.8 70 18.7 14.2-24.2
No 1,549 894 54.6 51.3-57.8 655 45.4 42.2-48.7
Current Asthma
Yes 181 135 74.8 66.3-81.6 46 25.2 18.4-33.7
No 1,712 1,035 56.9 53.8-60.0 677 43.1 40.0-46.2
Diabetes
Yes 216 169 78.2 69.2-85.2 47 21.8 14.8-30.8
No 1,687 1,011 56.6 53.5-59.7 676 43.4 40.3-46.5
Disability
Yes 646 457 69.4 64.1-74.3 189 30.6 25.7-35.9
No 1,250 716 54.4 50.9-58.0 534 45.6 42.0-49.1
Housing Stress***
Yes 495 322 62.7 57.1-67.9 173 37.3 32.1-42.9
No 1,414 861 57.2 53.7-60.6 553 42.8 39.4-46.3

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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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