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2014 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 1,049 676 61.4 57.7-64.9 373 38.6 35.1-42.3
GENDER
Male 516 316 56.5 51.3-61.5 200 43.5 38.5-48.7
Female 533 360 67.0 62.0-71.6 173 33.0 28.4-38.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 798 567 68.1 63.9-72.0 231 31.9 28.0-36.1
No 248 108 43.0 36.1-50.2 140 57.0 49.8-63.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 359 226 60.7 54.4-66.7 133 39.3 33.3-45.6
Overweight 346 221 58.5 52.2-64.6 125 41.5 35.4-47.8
Obese 270 189 67.5 60.3-74.0 81 32.5 26.0-39.7
History of CVD**
Yes 170 140 82.4 73.9-88.5 30 17.6 11.5-26.1
No 865 525 58.3 54.3-62.1 340 41.7 37.9-45.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 201 112 50.9 43.0-58.8 89 49.1 41.2-57.0
No 807 542 65.4 61.3-69.3 265 34.6 30.7-38.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 917 600 62.2 58.4-66.0 317 37.8 34.0-41.6
COPD
Yes 215 185 86.1 79.6-90.8 30 13.9 9.2-20.4
No 829 487 56.1 52.0-60.1 342 43.9 39.9-48.0
Current Asthma
Yes 105 82 77.9 67.2-85.9 23 22.1 14.1-32.8
No 932 585 59.2 55.4-63.0 347 40.8 37.0-44.6
Diabetes
Yes 132 106 83.8 74.3-90.3 26 16.2 9.7-25.7
No 916 569 58.9 55.0-62.7 347 41.1 37.3-45.0
Disability
Yes 396 303 74.5 69.0-79.3 93 25.5 20.7-31.0
No 640 365 54.8 50.1-59.3 275 45.2 40.7-49.9
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 433 334 75.5 70.2-80.1 99 24.5 19.9-29.8
No 616 342 54.1 49.4-58.7 274 45.9 41.3-50.6

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*Asked of current smokers.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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