2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation

In the past 12 months, did any doctor, dentist, nurse, or other health professional advise you to quit
smoking cigarettes or using any other tobacco products?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 616 378 57.5 52.2-62.7 238 42.5 37.3-47.8
GENDER
Male 311 172 53.7 46.5-60.7 139 46.3 39.3-53.5
Female 305 206 61.9 53.9-69.3 99 38.1 30.7-46.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 467 314 63.7 57.5-69.5 153 36.3 30.5-42.5
No 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 223 130 55.3 46.2-64.1 93 44.7 35.9-53.8
Overweight 181 117 55.7 45.8-65.2 64 44.3 34.8-54.2
Obese 176 111 61.6 51.9-70.5 65 38.4 29.5-48.1
Current Smoker
Yes 616 378 57.5 52.2-62.7 238 42.5 37.3-47.8
History of CVD**
Yes 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 512 298 54.9 49.1-60.6 214 45.1 39.4-50.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 453 296 61.2 54.8-67.2 157 38.8 32.8-45.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 511 320 58.9 53.0-64.5 191 41.1 35.5-47.0
COPD
Yes 127 103 85.1 76.3-91.1 24 14.9 8.9-23.7
No 486 272 50.8 44.8-56.7 214 49.2 43.3-55.2
Current Asthma
Yes 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 540 328 56.7 51.0-62.2 212 43.3 37.8-49.0
Diabetes
Yes 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 542 318 55.0 49.4-60.6 224 45.0 39.4-50.6
Functional Disability
Yes 308 202 59.8 51.9-67.2 106 40.2 32.8-48.1
No 302 174 55.7 48.4-62.8 128 44.3 37.2-51.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 265 203 74.1 65.7-81.1 62 25.9 18.9-34.3
No 351 175 46.4 39.8-53.1 176 53.6 46.9-60.2

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*Asked of current smokers.

**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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