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2013 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 1,343 842 58.3 54.7-61.9 501 41.7 38.1-45.3
GENDER
Male 604 364 55.8 50.6-60.9 240 44.2 39.1-49.4
Female 739 478 61.4 56.5-66.1 261 38.6 33.9-43.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 993 684 65.6 61.4-69.6 309 34.4 30.4-38.6
No 346 158 42.8 36.3-49.5 188 57.2 50.5-63.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 457 273 55.4 49.3-61.4 184 44.6 38.6-50.7
Overweight 438 284 61.2 54.9-67.2 154 38.8 32.8-45.1
Obese 366 231 59.9 52.9-66.5 135 40.1 33.5-47.1
Current Smoker
Yes 1,343 842 58.3 54.7-61.9 501 41.7 38.1-45.3
History of CVD**
Yes 218 172 79.5 71.5-85.7 46 20.5 14.3-28.5
No 1,112 661 55.6 51.7-59.5 451 44.4 40.5-48.3
Binge Drinker
No 1,064 695 61.3 57.2-65.3 369 38.7 34.7-42.8
Yes 238 122 48.2 40.3-56.1 116 51.8 43.9-59.7
Heavy Drinker
No 1,199 765 59.8 55.9-63.5 434 40.2 36.5-44.1
Yes 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 266 216 80.3 73.1-86.0 50 19.7 14.0-26.9
No 1,068 617 54.1 50.0-58.0 451 45.9 42.0-50.0
Current Asthma
Yes 154 123 77.2 67.0-84.9 31 22.8 15.1-33.0
No 1,181 715 56.0 52.1-59.8 466 44.0 40.2-47.9
Diabetes
Yes 174 148 84.7 76.6-90.4 26 15.3 9.6-23.4
No 1,168 694 55.4 51.5-59.2 474 44.6 40.8-48.5
Disability
Yes 547 401 72.0 66.5-77.0 146 28.0 23.0-33.5
No 787 434 50.4 45.8-55.1 353 49.6 44.9-54.2

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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