2020 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 752 420 52.8 48.3-57.2 332 47.2 42.8-51.7
GENDER
Male 376 200 47.8 41.5-54.2 176 52.2 45.8-58.5
Female 376 220 58.3 52.1-64.2 156 41.7 35.8-47.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 571 356 61.6 56.6-66.3 215 38.4 33.7-43.4
No 178 62 30.0 22.9-38.4 116 70.0 61.6-77.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 235 121 45.4 37.9-53.0 114 54.6 47.0-62.1
Overweight 239 139 54.8 47.0-62.5 100 45.2 37.5-53.0
Obese 212 128 61.9 52.7-70.3 84 38.1 29.7-47.3
Current Smoker
Yes 752 420 52.8 48.3-57.2 332 47.2 42.8-51.7
History of CVD**
Yes 107 78 75.8 65.5-83.8 29 24.2 16.2-34.5
No 637 339 49.9 45.1-54.8 298 50.1 45.2-54.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 145 67 44.7 35.6-54.3 78 55.3 45.7-64.4
No 563 334 56.1 50.7-61.3 229 43.9 38.7-49.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 637 366 54.3 49.4-59.2 271 45.7 40.8-50.6
COPD
Yes 148 106 74.7 64.7-82.6 42 25.3 17.4-35.3
No 600 310 48.1 43.2-53.0 290 51.9 47.0-56.8
Current Asthma
Yes 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 660 367 52.9 48.1-57.7 293 47.1 42.3-51.9
Diabetes
Yes 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 635 338 50.3 45.5-55.1 297 49.7 44.9-54.5
Functional Disability
Yes 325 204 57.9 50.5-64.9 121 42.1 35.1-49.5
No 424 216 49.5 43.8-55.2 208 50.5 44.8-56.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 315 208 67.1 60.4-73.1 107 32.9 26.9-39.6
No 437 212 45.0 39.4-50.7 225 55.0 49.3-60.6

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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 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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