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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,702 7,159 79.8 78.6-80.9 1,543 20.2 19.1-21.4
GENDER
Male 3,393 2,694 76.6 74.7-78.5 699 23.4 21.5-25.3
Female 5,309 4,465 82.7 81.2-84.1 844 17.3 15.9-18.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,397 6,261 82.6 81.4-83.8 1,136 17.4 16.2-18.6
No 1,278 875 68.2 64.9-71.3 403 31.8 28.7-35.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,583 2,069 77.9 75.7-80.1 514 22.1 19.9-24.3
Overweight 2,917 2,404 79.1 76.9-81.1 513 20.9 18.9-23.1
Obese 2,514 2,103 81.5 79.3-83.6 411 18.5 16.4-20.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,145 900 76.0 72.3-79.4 245 24.0 20.6-27.7
No 7,468 6,184 80.1 78.8-81.3 1,284 19.9 18.7-21.2
Binge Drinker
No 7,640 6,447 82.5 81.3-83.7 1,193 17.5 16.3-18.7
Yes 799 508 63.9 59.7-67.9 291 36.1 32.1-40.3
Heavy Drinker
No 8,064 6,713 81.2 79.9-82.3 1,351 18.8 17.7-20.1
Yes 362 230 58.4 51.6-65.0 132 41.6 35.0-48.4
COPD
Yes 827 533 61.1 56.3-65.7 294 38.9 34.3-43.7
No 7,828 6,589 81.3 80.0-82.5 1,239 18.7 17.5-20.0
Current Asthma
Yes 735 563 73.0 68.3-77.3 172 27.0 22.7-31.7
No 7,922 6,561 80.5 79.2-81.7 1,361 19.5 18.3-20.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,307 1,115 83.2 80.1-85.9 192 16.8 14.1-19.9
No 7,387 6,038 79.3 78.0-80.6 1,349 20.7 19.4-22.0
Disability
Yes 2,518 1,917 70.9 68.2-73.5 601 29.1 26.5-31.8
No 6,138 5,205 82.5 81.2-83.8 933 17.5 16.2-18.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

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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