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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,163 692 60.6 57.3-63.9 471 39.4 36.1-42.7
GENDER
Male 587 342 60.6 55.9-65.1 245 39.4 34.9-44.1
Female 576 350 60.7 55.8-65.4 226 39.3 34.6-44.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 889 518 59.8 55.8-63.6 371 40.2 36.4-44.2
No 270 171 62.8 56.0-69.1 99 37.2 30.9-44.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 394 224 58.1 52.0-63.9 170 41.9 36.1-48.0
Overweight 391 228 59.4 53.6-64.9 163 40.6 35.1-46.4
Obese 297 195 65.7 59.0-71.9 102 34.3 28.1-41.0
History of CVD**
Yes 179 112 63.7 55.0-71.7 67 36.3 28.3-45.0
No 969 569 60.1 56.4-63.6 400 39.9 36.4-43.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 224 129 59.5 52.0-66.6 95 40.5 33.4-48.0
No 883 532 61.1 57.1-64.8 351 38.9 35.2-42.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,011 613 60.6 57.0-64.2 398 39.4 35.8-43.0
COPD
Yes 236 137 55.4 47.7-62.9 99 44.6 37.1-52.3
No 920 550 61.6 57.8-65.2 370 38.4 34.8-42.2
Current Asthma
Yes 118 77 65.6 54.9-74.9 41 34.4 25.1-45.1
No 1,032 609 60.1 56.5-63.6 423 39.9 36.4-43.5
Diabetes
Yes 139 96 71.0 60.6-79.6 43 29.0 20.4-39.4
No 1,023 595 59.6 56.0-63.1 428 40.4 36.9-44.0
Disability
Yes 430 263 59.0 53.3-64.4 167 41.0 35.6-46.7
No 718 423 61.9 57.6-66.0 295 38.1 34.0-42.4
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 470 296 61.4 55.9-66.6 174 38.6 33.4-44.1
No 693 396 60.3 55.9-64.4 297 39.7 35.6-44.1

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life
and currently smoking every day or on some days.

**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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