2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products

During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,801 139 4.8 3.9- 6.0 3,662 95.2 94.0-96.1
GENDER
Male 1,663 109 7.6 6.0- 9.7 1,554 92.4 90.3-94.0
Female 2,138 30 2.3 1.4- 3.7 2,108 97.7 96.3-98.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,323 100 3.8 3.0- 5.0 3,223 96.2 95.0-97.0
No 465 39 10.4 6.9-15.3 426 89.6 84.7-93.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,038 48 6.7 4.5- 9.8 990 93.3 90.2-95.5
Overweight 1,269 49 4.7 3.3- 6.6 1,220 95.3 93.4-96.7
Obese 1,188 32 3.3 2.1- 5.2 1,156 96.7 94.8-97.9
Current Smoker
Yes 617 84 16.1 12.2-20.9 533 83.9 79.1-87.8
No 3,171 54 2.3 1.6- 3.2 3,117 97.7 96.8-98.4
History of CVD**
Yes 477 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,292 123 4.9 3.9- 6.2 3,169 95.1 93.8-96.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 411 34 9.0 5.8-13.7 377 91.0 86.3-94.2
No 3,226 93 3.7 2.8- 4.8 3,133 96.3 95.2-97.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,434 115 4.2 3.3- 5.4 3,319 95.8 94.6-96.7
COPD
Yes 378 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,403 122 4.8 3.8- 6.0 3,281 95.2 94.0-96.2
Current Asthma
Yes 358 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,419 129 4.9 3.9- 6.1 3,290 95.1 93.9-96.1
Diabetes
Yes 571 17 4.8 2.7- 8.3 554 95.2 91.7-97.3
No 3,226 122 4.8 3.8- 6.1 3,104 95.2 93.9-96.2
Functional Disability
Yes 1,306 57 6.3 4.4- 8.9 1,249 93.7 91.1-95.6
No 2,476 81 4.2 3.1- 5.5 2,395 95.8 94.5-96.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,309 40 4.7 3.0- 7.2 1,269 95.3 92.8-97.0
No 2,493 99 4.9 3.7- 6.3 2,394 95.1 93.7-96.3

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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 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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