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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,052 1,099 31.3 29.4-33.3 444 13.4 11.9-15.0 2,509 55.3 53.2-57.4
GENDER
Male 1,889 493 30.1 27.4-32.9 206 13.9 11.9-16.2 1,190 56.0 53.0-58.9
Female 2,163 606 32.9 30.2-35.8 238 12.7 10.7-14.9 1,319 54.4 51.5-57.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,421 799 26.6 24.6-28.8 337 12.2 10.6-13.9 2,285 61.2 58.9-63.4
No 622 299 49.7 44.7-54.7 104 17.2 13.8-21.2 219 33.2 28.6-38.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,177 366 36.0 32.3-39.8 148 15.8 12.9-19.1 663 48.3 44.5-52.1
Overweight 1,406 354 30.6 27.3-34.0 159 13.0 10.7-15.8 893 56.4 52.8-59.9
Obese 1,220 301 27.1 23.8-30.7 110 11.4 9.0-14.2 809 61.5 57.7-65.2
History of CVD**
Yes 675 174 28.0 23.6-33.0 71 11.4 8.2-15.7 430 60.6 55.3-65.6
No 3,332 915 31.9 29.8-34.1 369 13.6 12.1-15.4 2,048 54.5 52.2-56.7
Binge Drinker
No 3,395 866 30.0 27.9-32.3 327 11.4 9.9-13.0 2,202 58.6 56.3-60.9
Yes 512 192 36.0 30.9-41.3 99 22.0 17.7-26.9 221 42.1 36.7-47.6
Heavy Drinker
No 3,638 969 30.5 28.5-32.6 382 12.8 11.3-14.5 2,287 56.7 54.5-58.9
Yes 264 92 40.3 32.7-48.5 40 17.2 11.8-24.3 132 42.5 35.0-50.3
COPD
Yes 626 227 41.7 36.4-47.2 67 10.3 7.3-14.3 332 48.0 42.6-53.4
No 3,398 864 29.8 27.7-32.0 375 13.8 12.2-15.6 2,159 56.4 54.1-58.6
Current Asthma
Yes 399 118 32.9 26.7-39.7 54 18.4 13.6-24.5 227 48.7 42.0-55.5
No 3,636 973 30.9 28.9-33.0 388 12.8 11.3-14.5 2,275 56.2 54.0-58.4
Diabetes
Yes 691 135 19.5 15.9-23.6 57 10.8 7.7-15.0 499 69.7 64.8-74.3
No 3,356 963 33.3 31.1-35.5 386 13.8 12.2-15.5 2,007 53.0 50.7-55.3
Disability
Yes 1,453 431 35.6 32.2-39.2 170 13.9 11.3-16.9 852 50.5 46.9-54.1
No 2,576 661 29.2 26.9-31.7 272 13.2 11.5-15.1 1,643 57.6 55.0-60.1

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

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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