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2014 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 3,142 784 29.8 27.8-31.9 381 14.0 12.5-15.7 1,977 56.1 54.0-58.3
GENDER
Male 1,586 393 28.3 25.7-31.2 196 15.2 13.0-17.6 997 56.5 53.5-59.5
Female 1,556 391 31.7 28.8-34.7 185 12.6 10.8-14.8 980 55.7 52.6-58.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,726 603 26.3 24.2-28.5 288 12.4 10.9-14.1 1,835 61.3 59.0-63.6
No 409 177 47.0 41.4-52.6 93 22.7 18.4-27.6 139 30.3 25.5-35.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 913 270 34.5 30.7-38.5 124 16.1 13.2-19.5 519 49.4 45.4-53.4
Overweight 1,123 259 28.1 24.9-31.5 133 13.9 11.5-16.7 731 58.0 54.5-61.5
Obese 900 201 26.8 23.3-30.6 97 12.1 9.7-15.1 602 61.1 57.0-64.9
History of CVD**
Yes 560 120 23.2 19.2-27.7 59 12.4 9.2-16.6 381 64.4 59.3-69.1
No 2,544 659 31.1 28.9-33.4 312 14.2 12.6-16.0 1,573 54.7 52.3-57.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 412 148 39.7 34.2-45.4 76 21.0 16.6-26.3 188 39.3 34.0-44.9
No 2,610 600 27.3 25.2-29.5 284 12.3 10.8-14.0 1,726 60.4 58.1-62.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 211 75 37.7 30.0-46.1 32 20.9 14.5-29.3 104 41.4 33.7-49.5
No 2,821 681 28.8 26.8-31.0 331 13.3 11.8-15.0 1,809 57.8 55.6-60.1
COPD
Yes 480 170 39.4 34.2-44.9 66 14.5 11.0-18.9 244 46.1 40.9-51.4
No 2,644 609 28.3 26.2-30.6 313 13.9 12.3-15.7 1,722 57.8 55.4-60.1
Current Asthma
Yes 271 79 38.5 31.5-46.0 39 13.6 9.5-19.0 153 48.0 41.0-55.0
No 2,847 694 28.8 26.8-31.0 340 14.1 12.5-15.8 1,813 57.0 54.8-59.3
Diabetes
Yes 491 80 18.2 14.0-23.1 59 13.0 9.7-17.3 352 68.8 63.4-73.8
No 2,647 703 31.6 29.4-33.9 322 14.2 12.6-16.0 1,622 54.2 51.9-56.5
Disability
Yes 1,091 287 31.9 28.5-35.4 143 13.8 11.5-16.5 661 54.3 50.7-57.8
No 2,032 486 28.7 26.2-31.2 234 14.0 12.2-16.1 1,312 57.3 54.6-60.0
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 1,336 318 28.7 25.7-31.9 152 12.5 10.5-14.9 866 58.8 55.5-62.0
No 1,805 466 30.5 27.9-33.2 229 14.9 12.9-17.1 1,110 54.6 51.8-57.4

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

**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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