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2014 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 6,988 3,148 43.5 42.1-44.9 3,840 56.5 55.1-57.9
GENDER
Male 2,965 1,588 50.3 48.1-52.5 1,377 49.7 47.5-51.9
Female 4,023 1,560 37.3 35.5-39.1 2,463 62.7 60.9-64.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,063 2,731 43.3 41.8-44.9 3,332 56.7 55.1-58.2
No 903 410 44.4 40.7-48.2 493 55.6 51.8-59.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,097 915 41.6 39.1-44.3 1,182 58.4 55.7-60.9
Overweight 2,339 1,123 46.8 44.3-49.2 1,216 53.2 50.8-55.7
Obese 1,927 902 46.2 43.5-48.9 1,025 53.8 51.1-56.5
History of CVD**
Yes 930 562 61.9 57.9-65.7 368 38.1 34.3-42.1
No 5,984 2,548 41.3 39.8-42.9 3,436 58.7 57.1-60.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 701 412 56.6 52.2-60.9 289 43.4 39.1-47.8
No 6,062 2,614 41.1 39.6-42.6 3,448 58.9 57.4-60.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 311 211 66.7 59.9-72.9 100 33.3 27.1-40.1
No 6,460 2,825 42.1 40.7-43.6 3,635 57.9 56.4-59.3
COPD
Yes 628 482 77.1 72.6-81.1 146 22.9 18.9-27.4
No 6,322 2,648 40.6 39.2-42.1 3,674 59.4 57.9-60.8
Current Asthma
Yes 543 273 49.2 44.0-54.6 270 50.8 45.4-56.0
No 6,403 2,851 43.0 41.5-44.5 3,552 57.0 55.5-58.5
Diabetes
Yes 948 494 52.6 48.7-56.4 454 47.4 43.6-51.3
No 6,024 2,650 42.5 41.0-44.0 3,374 57.5 56.0-59.0
Disability
Yes 1,926 1,093 58.9 56.1-61.6 833 41.1 38.4-43.9
No 5,018 2,036 38.9 37.2-40.5 2,982 61.1 59.5-62.8
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,335 1,339 58.5 56.0-60.9 996 41.5 39.1-44.0
No 4,649 1,808 38.1 36.5-39.8 2,841 61.9 60.2-63.5

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**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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