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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,702 1,099 14.2 13.2-15.2 444 6.1 5.4- 6.8 2,509 25.0 23.9-26.3 4,650 54.7 53.3-56.1
GENDER
Male 3,393 493 16.0 14.4-17.7 206 7.4 6.3- 8.7 1,190 29.8 27.9-31.7 1,504 46.9 44.7-49.1
Female 5,309 606 12.5 11.3-13.8 238 4.8 4.0- 5.7 1,319 20.7 19.3-22.2 3,146 62.0 60.1-63.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,397 799 11.9 10.9-13.0 337 5.4 4.7- 6.3 2,285 27.4 26.1-28.7 3,976 55.3 53.7-56.8
No 1,278 299 23.6 20.8-26.7 104 8.2 6.5-10.2 219 15.8 13.4-18.5 656 52.4 48.9-55.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 6.1 3.4-10.8 *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,583 366 15.3 13.6-17.3 148 6.7 5.5- 8.3 663 20.6 18.7-22.6 1,406 57.4 54.7-59.9
Overweight 2,917 354 14.7 12.9-16.6 159 6.3 5.1- 7.6 893 27.1 25.0-29.2 1,511 52.0 49.5-54.5
Obese 2,514 301 13.0 11.3-14.9 110 5.5 4.3- 6.9 809 29.6 27.3-32.0 1,294 52.0 49.3-54.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,145 174 17.0 14.2-20.3 71 6.9 4.9- 9.6 430 36.8 33.0-40.7 470 39.2 35.4-43.2
No 7,468 915 13.9 12.9-15.1 369 6.0 5.2- 6.8 2,048 23.8 22.6-25.1 4,136 56.3 54.8-57.8
Binge Drinker
No 7,640 866 12.7 11.7-13.8 327 4.8 4.1- 5.6 2,202 24.8 23.6-26.1 4,245 57.7 56.2-59.2
Yes 799 192 22.4 19.1-26.2 99 13.7 11.0-17.0 221 26.2 22.6-30.3 287 37.6 33.6-41.9
Heavy Drinker
No 8,064 969 13.3 12.3-14.3 382 5.6 4.9- 6.3 2,287 24.7 23.5-25.9 4,426 56.5 55.0-58.0
Yes 362 92 29.1 23.2-35.9 40 12.4 8.5-17.8 132 30.7 25.0-37.0 98 27.8 22.2-34.2
COPD
Yes 827 227 31.2 26.9-35.8 67 7.7 5.5-10.8 332 35.9 31.5-40.5 201 25.2 21.0-29.9
No 7,828 864 12.8 11.8-13.9 375 5.9 5.2- 6.7 2,159 24.2 22.9-25.4 4,430 57.1 55.6-58.6
Current Asthma
Yes 735 118 17.3 13.8-21.5 54 9.7 7.0-13.2 227 25.6 21.7-30.0 336 47.4 42.4-52.4
No 7,922 973 13.8 12.8-14.9 388 5.7 5.0- 6.5 2,275 25.1 23.8-26.3 4,286 55.4 53.9-56.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,307 135 10.8 8.8-13.2 57 6.0 4.2- 8.4 499 38.7 35.1-42.4 616 44.5 40.8-48.3
No 7,387 963 14.6 13.5-15.8 386 6.0 5.3- 6.9 2,007 23.3 22.1-24.6 4,031 56.0 54.5-57.6
Disability
Yes 2,518 431 20.9 18.7-23.3 170 8.2 6.6-10.0 852 29.7 27.3-32.1 1,065 41.3 38.6-44.0
No 6,138 661 12.0 10.9-13.2 272 5.4 4.7- 6.3 1,643 23.7 22.3-25.1 3,562 58.9 57.2-60.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

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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