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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 941 554 57.6 53.6-61.4 387 42.4 38.6-46.4
GENDER
Male 467 248 52.0 46.5-57.4 219 48.0 42.6-53.5
Female 474 306 64.2 58.7-69.3 168 35.8 30.7-41.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 729 478 64.1 59.7-68.3 251 35.9 31.7-40.3
No 210 76 36.0 28.3-44.4 134 64.0 55.6-71.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 281 155 51.8 44.5-59.0 126 48.2 41.0-55.5
Overweight 321 191 58.9 52.3-65.1 130 41.1 34.9-47.7
Obese 260 168 63.6 55.9-70.6 92 36.4 29.4-44.1
Current Smoker
Yes 941 554 57.6 53.6-61.4 387 42.4 38.6-46.4
History of CVD**
Yes 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 812 450 55.8 51.6-60.0 362 44.2 40.0-48.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 192 95 51.7 43.3-59.9 97 48.3 40.1-56.7
No 702 431 59.7 55.1-64.1 271 40.3 35.9-44.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 809 485 58.6 54.3-62.7 324 41.4 37.3-45.7
COPD
Yes 165 128 76.0 67.4-82.9 37 24.0 17.1-32.6
No 768 421 53.9 49.6-58.2 347 46.1 41.8-50.4
Current Asthma
Yes 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 825 473 55.8 51.7-59.9 352 44.2 40.1-48.3
Diabetes
Yes 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 827 463 55.7 51.5-59.8 364 44.3 40.2-48.5
Disability
Yes 335 233 67.8 61.3-73.7 102 32.2 26.3-38.7
No 603 319 52.7 47.8-57.6 284 47.3 42.4-52.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 365 267 71.6 65.5-77.1 98 28.4 22.9-34.5
No 576 287 50.0 45.0-55.0 289 50.0 45.0-55.0

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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