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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,088 669 62.8 59.2-66.3 419 37.2 33.7-40.8
GENDER
Male 549 322 60.8 55.9-65.5 227 39.2 34.5-44.1
Female 539 347 65.4 60.1-70.3 192 34.6 29.7-39.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 845 518 63.0 58.9-66.9 327 37.0 33.1-41.1
No 239 150 62.5 54.7-69.7 89 37.5 30.3-45.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 333 213 63.7 57.0-69.8 120 36.3 30.2-43.0
Overweight 363 212 59.2 53.1-65.1 151 40.8 34.9-46.9
Obese 295 186 65.5 58.5-72.0 109 34.5 28.0-41.5
History of CVD**
Yes 143 94 69.4 60.0-77.5 49 30.6 22.5-40.0
No 939 572 62.3 58.4-66.0 367 37.7 34.0-41.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 239 137 63.1 56.0-69.8 102 36.9 30.2-44.0
No 782 487 62.2 57.8-66.4 295 37.8 33.6-42.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 926 577 62.9 58.9-66.6 349 37.1 33.4-41.1
COPD
Yes 190 125 71.3 63.1-78.3 65 28.7 21.7-36.9
No 889 539 61.4 57.4-65.3 350 38.6 34.7-42.6
Current Asthma
Yes 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 960 582 62.1 58.3-65.8 378 37.9 34.2-41.7
Diabetes
Yes 130 78 64.5 54.8-73.1 52 35.5 26.9-45.2
No 957 590 62.6 58.8-66.3 367 37.4 33.7-41.2
Disability
Yes 372 242 63.9 57.6-69.8 130 36.1 30.2-42.4
No 710 422 62.2 57.8-66.4 288 37.8 33.6-42.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 414 266 65.7 59.8-71.2 148 34.3 28.8-40.2
No 674 403 61.4 56.9-65.7 271 38.6 34.3-43.1

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life
and currently smoking every day or on some days.

**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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