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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Not including yourself, how many adults who live in your household smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes?

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  Total
Respond.^
One adult Two adults Three or more adults No adults
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 14,700 1,923 15.1 14.4-15.9 261 2.7 2.3- 3.1 94 1.0 0.8- 1.3 12,422 81.2 80.3-82.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,518 1,516 14.0 13.2-14.8 186 2.1 1.8- 2.6 56 0.6 0.4- 0.8 10,760 83.2 82.4-84.1
No 2,162 406 20.6 18.5-23.0 74 5.3 3.9- 7.1 38 3.1 2.1- 4.6 1,644 71.0 68.2-73.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 237 32 16.3 10.7-24.1 4 3.6 1.1-11.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 200 79.6 71.1-86.1
Recommended Range 4,986 674 15.9 14.6-17.3 92 3.0 2.3- 3.9 34 1.2 0.8- 1.9 4,186 79.9 78.3-81.4
Overweight 5,069 613 13.9 12.7-15.2 84 2.3 1.7- 3.0 33 0.9 0.5- 1.5 4,339 83.0 81.5-84.3
Obese 3,623 523 16.6 15.1-18.3 68 2.8 2.1- 3.7 21 1.0 0.6- 1.5 3,011 79.6 77.8-81.3
Current Smoker
No 11,430 1,026 10.7 9.9-11.4 93 1.4 1.1- 1.8 39 0.5 0.3- 0.7 10,272 87.5 86.6-88.3
Yes 3,224 890 30.5 28.5-32.6 168 7.2 6.0- 8.7 55 3.0 2.1- 4.1 2,111 59.3 57.1-61.5
Binge Drinker
No 13,476 1,687 14.5 13.8-15.3 213 2.4 2.0- 2.8 73 0.8 0.6- 1.0 11,503 82.3 81.5-83.2
Yes 1,039 213 21.3 18.4-24.6 40 5.8 4.0- 8.2 16 3.3 1.9- 5.8 770 69.6 65.8-73.1
Heavy Drinker
No 14,120 1,813 14.9 14.1-15.7 239 2.6 2.2- 3.0 80 0.8 0.6- 1.1 11,988 81.7 80.8-82.5
Yes 458 94 20.7 16.5-25.6 14 4.9 2.6- 8.7 12 6.3 3.4-11.4 338 68.1 62.3-73.5
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,124 435 18.0 16.2-20.0 62 3.2 2.3- 4.6 32 1.6 1.1- 2.5 2,595 77.1 74.9-79.2
No 11,525 1,478 14.4 13.6-15.2 199 2.6 2.1- 3.0 62 0.9 0.6- 1.2 9,786 82.2 81.2-83.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,164 194 19.7 16.8-23.0 34 4.3 2.8- 6.6 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8 926 74.6 71.0-77.9
No 13,452 1,710 14.7 13.9-15.5 226 2.5 2.2- 3.0 84 1.0 0.8- 1.3 11,432 81.8 80.9-82.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,529 178 15.5 13.1-18.3 22 1.6 1.0- 2.6 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6 1,321 82.2 79.3-84.7
Yes, During Pregnancy 135 24 20.0 12.6-30.1 5 4.4 1.7-10.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 105 75.3 65.1-83.3
No 12,855 1,699 15.1 14.3-15.9 229 2.8 2.4- 3.3 84 1.1 0.8- 1.4 10,843 81.1 80.2-82.0
No, Bordeline Diabetes 175 22 13.1 8.0-20.6 5 2.4 0.9- 6.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 147 84.1 76.4-89.6

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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