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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,010 149 2.6 2.2- 3.2 120 1.8 1.5- 2.3 6,741 95.5 94.8-96.1
GENDER
Male 2,971 114 4.7 3.8- 5.9 83 2.9 2.2- 3.8 2,774 92.4 91.0-93.6
Female 4,039 35 0.7 0.5- 1.1 37 0.9 0.6- 1.2 3,967 98.4 97.9-98.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,085 124 2.4 1.9- 2.9 107 1.9 1.5- 2.4 5,854 95.7 95.0-96.4
No 902 24 4.0 2.5- 6.2 *** *** *** 865 94.6 92.3-96.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,105 37 1.7 1.1- 2.5 31 1.7 1.1- 2.7 2,037 96.6 95.4-97.5
Overweight 2,349 51 3.4 2.4- 4.6 46 2.3 1.6- 3.4 2,252 94.3 92.8-95.6
Obese 1,930 52 3.5 2.5- 4.8 35 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,843 94.9 93.5-96.0
History of CVD**
Yes 931 25 3.4 2.0- 5.8 19 2.1 1.2- 3.5 887 94.5 92.0-96.2
No 6,004 122 2.5 2.1- 3.1 98 1.8 1.4- 2.3 5,784 95.7 94.9-96.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 700 25 4.9 3.1- 7.6 21 2.9 1.7- 5.0 654 92.2 89.1-94.4
No 6,094 116 2.1 1.7- 2.6 96 1.7 1.3- 2.2 5,882 96.2 95.5-96.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 309 15 7.7 4.5-13.1 *** *** *** 287 88.9 82.6-93.1
No 6,491 127 2.3 1.8- 2.8 111 1.8 1.4- 2.2 6,253 96.0 95.3-96.5
COPD
Yes 626 22 3.8 2.4- 6.0 15 2.1 1.2- 3.7 589 94.1 91.6-95.8
No 6,343 127 2.6 2.1- 3.2 103 1.8 1.4- 2.3 6,113 95.6 94.9-96.3
Current Asthma
Yes 541 *** *** *** *** *** *** 518 96.2 93.8-97.7
No 6,425 135 2.6 2.2- 3.3 108 1.9 1.5- 2.4 6,182 95.5 94.7-96.1
Diabetes
Yes 950 24 2.7 1.7- 4.1 20 2.3 1.3- 4.1 906 95.0 93.0-96.5
No 6,043 124 2.6 2.1- 3.3 99 1.7 1.4- 2.2 5,820 95.6 94.9-96.3
Disability
Yes 1,929 49 3.1 2.3- 4.4 39 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,841 94.5 93.0-95.7
No 5,035 99 2.5 2.0- 3.2 79 1.7 1.2- 2.2 4,857 95.9 95.0-96.5
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,341 59 3.0 2.2- 4.0 46 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,236 95.0 93.8-96.1
No 4,664 90 2.5 2.0- 3.2 74 1.8 1.3- 2.4 4,500 95.7 94.8-96.4

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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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