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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,529 143 2.6 2.1- 3.2 123 2.3 1.8- 2.8 6,263 95.1 94.4-95.8
GENDER
Male 2,795 122 5.0 4.0- 6.1 91 3.5 2.8- 4.5 2,582 91.5 90.1-92.7
Female 3,734 21 0.4 0.3- 0.7 32 1.1 0.7- 1.7 3,681 98.5 97.9-98.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,668 123 2.6 2.1- 3.2 110 2.3 1.9- 2.9 5,435 95.1 94.3-95.8
No 843 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 *** *** *** 810 95.2 93.0-96.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,873 38 2.3 1.6- 3.4 30 1.9 1.3- 2.9 1,805 95.7 94.4-96.7
Overweight 2,191 52 3.1 2.3- 4.2 54 3.2 2.3- 4.4 2,085 93.7 92.2-94.9
Obese 1,788 46 2.7 1.9- 3.9 27 1.6 1.0- 2.4 1,715 95.7 94.4-96.7
History of CVD**
Yes 744 26 3.4 2.1- 5.4 16 3.0 1.7- 5.2 702 93.5 90.9-95.5
No 5,735 113 2.5 2.0- 3.1 106 2.2 1.7- 2.7 5,516 95.3 94.6-96.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 752 27 3.9 2.6- 5.9 27 4.1 2.7- 6.2 698 92.0 89.3-94.0
No 5,540 110 2.4 1.9- 3.0 92 2.0 1.5- 2.5 5,338 95.7 94.9-96.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 14 5.4 3.0- 9.5 *** *** *** 263 90.8 85.8-94.1
No 5,999 124 2.5 2.0- 3.1 109 2.1 1.7- 2.7 5,766 95.4 94.6-96.0
COPD
Yes 547 *** *** *** *** *** *** 522 95.8 93.4-97.4
No 5,953 130 2.7 2.2- 3.3 110 2.3 1.8- 2.8 5,713 95.1 94.3-95.7
Current Asthma
Yes 542 *** *** *** *** *** *** 517 94.4 91.3-96.5
No 5,957 130 2.6 2.1- 3.2 111 2.2 1.8- 2.7 5,716 95.2 94.4-95.8
Diabetes
Yes 831 26 3.2 2.1- 5.0 15 2.5 1.4- 4.4 790 94.3 91.9-96.0
No 5,691 117 2.5 2.0- 3.1 108 2.2 1.8- 2.8 5,466 95.2 94.4-95.9
Disability
Yes 1,753 53 3.2 2.2- 4.5 36 2.5 1.7- 3.8 1,664 94.3 92.6-95.6
No 4,750 89 2.4 1.9- 3.1 87 2.2 1.7- 2.8 4,574 95.4 94.6-96.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,019 55 3.0 2.2- 4.1 38 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,926 94.7 93.4-95.9
No 4,510 88 2.5 1.9- 3.2 85 2.3 1.8- 2.9 4,337 95.3 94.4-96.0

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**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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