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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,205 212 4.9 4.2- 5.8 4,993 95.1 94.2-95.8
GENDER
Male 2,326 157 8.2 6.7- 9.9 2,169 91.8 90.1-93.3
Female 2,879 55 2.0 1.5- 2.7 2,824 98.0 97.3-98.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,603 151 3.7 3.1- 4.5 4,452 96.3 95.5-96.9
No 588 59 12.1 8.8-16.4 529 87.9 83.6-91.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,436 60 4.5 3.3- 6.0 1,376 95.5 94.0-96.7
Overweight 1,722 76 5.7 4.4- 7.5 1,646 94.3 92.5-95.6
Obese 1,621 61 4.2 3.0- 5.8 1,560 95.8 94.2-97.0
Current Smoker
Yes 887 119 16.0 12.9-19.7 768 84.0 80.3-87.1
No 4,295 92 2.5 2.0- 3.2 4,203 97.5 96.8-98.0
History of CVD**
Yes 656 25 5.0 2.9- 8.5 631 95.0 91.5-97.1
No 4,495 186 5.0 4.2- 5.9 4,309 95.0 94.1-95.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 580 65 10.6 8.1-13.9 515 89.4 86.1-91.9
No 4,440 138 4.1 3.3- 5.0 4,302 95.9 95.0-96.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 312 24 7.2 4.5-11.4 288 92.8 88.6-95.5
No 4,687 175 4.7 3.9- 5.7 4,512 95.3 94.3-96.1
COPD
Yes 448 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,743 191 5.0 4.2- 5.9 4,552 95.0 94.1-95.8
Current Asthma
Yes 424 22 6.4 3.8-10.5 402 93.6 89.5-96.2
No 4,756 189 4.8 4.0- 5.8 4,567 95.2 94.2-96.0
Diabetes
Yes 770 21 2.5 1.5- 4.1 749 97.5 95.9-98.5
No 4,429 191 5.3 4.4- 6.3 4,238 94.7 93.7-95.6
Disability1
Yes 1,461 56 5.7 4.0- 8.2 1,405 94.3 91.8-96.0
No 3,723 155 4.7 3.9- 5.6 3,568 95.3 94.4-96.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,595 65 5.8 4.2- 8.0 1,530 94.2 92.0-95.8
No 3,591 144 4.5 3.7- 5.4 3,447 95.5 94.6-96.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,704 54 3.5 2.4- 4.9 1,650 96.5 95.1-97.6
No 3,502 158 5.5 4.6- 6.6 3,344 94.5 93.4-95.4

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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 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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