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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,705 4,055 45.3 43.9-46.7 4,650 54.7 53.3-56.1
GENDER
Male 3,395 1,891 53.2 51.0-55.4 1,504 46.8 44.6-49.0
Female 5,310 2,164 38.0 36.3-39.9 3,146 62.0 60.1-63.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,400 3,424 44.8 43.2-46.3 3,976 55.2 53.7-56.8
No 1,278 622 47.6 44.1-51.1 656 52.4 48.9-55.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,585 1,179 42.7 40.1-45.3 1,406 57.3 54.7-59.9
Overweight 2,918 1,407 48.0 45.5-50.5 1,511 52.0 49.5-54.5
Obese 2,514 1,220 48.0 45.4-50.7 1,294 52.0 49.3-54.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,146 676 60.8 56.9-64.6 470 39.2 35.4-43.1
No 7,469 3,333 43.7 42.2-45.3 4,136 56.3 54.7-57.8
Binge Drinker
No 7,642 3,397 42.3 40.8-43.8 4,245 57.7 56.2-59.2
Yes 799 512 62.4 58.1-66.4 287 37.6 33.6-41.9
Heavy Drinker
No 8,066 3,640 43.5 42.1-45.0 4,426 56.5 55.0-57.9
Yes 362 264 72.2 65.8-77.8 98 27.8 22.2-34.2
COPD
Yes 828 627 74.9 70.2-79.1 201 25.1 20.9-29.8
No 7,830 3,400 42.9 41.4-44.4 4,430 57.1 55.6-58.6
Current Asthma
Yes 735 399 52.6 47.6-57.6 336 47.4 42.4-52.4
No 7,925 3,639 44.6 43.1-46.1 4,286 55.4 53.9-56.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,307 691 55.5 51.7-59.2 616 44.5 40.8-48.3
No 7,390 3,359 44.0 42.4-45.5 4,031 56.0 54.5-57.6
Disability
Yes 2,520 1,455 58.8 56.1-61.5 1,065 41.2 38.5-43.9
No 6,139 2,577 41.1 39.5-42.8 3,562 58.9 57.2-60.5

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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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