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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,201 69 1.9 1.4- 2.6 5,132 98.1 97.4-98.6
GENDER
Male 2,327 49 3.1 2.2- 4.2 2,278 96.9 95.8-97.8
Female 2,874 20 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,854 99.1 98.4-99.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,599 53 1.6 1.2- 2.2 4,546 98.4 97.8-98.8
No 588 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,434 23 2.4 1.5- 3.8 1,411 97.6 96.2-98.5
Overweight 1,722 25 2.1 1.3- 3.5 1,697 97.9 96.5-98.7
Obese 1,620 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 887 27 4.8 3.0- 7.5 860 95.2 92.5-97.0
No 4,291 41 1.3 0.9- 1.9 4,250 98.7 98.1-99.1
History of CVD**
Yes 654 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,494 68 2.2 1.6- 2.9 4,426 97.8 97.1-98.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 581 26 5.7 3.6- 8.9 555 94.3 91.1-96.4
No 4,435 40 1.4 0.9- 2.0 4,395 98.6 98.0-99.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 313 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,682 49 1.6 1.1- 2.2 4,633 98.4 97.8-98.9
COPD
Yes 448 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,739 67 2.0 1.5- 2.7 4,672 98.0 97.3-98.5
Current Asthma
Yes 424 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,752 62 2.0 1.4- 2.6 4,690 98.0 97.4-98.6
Diabetes
Yes 768 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 4,427 67 2.2 1.6- 2.9 4,360 97.8 97.1-98.4
Disability1
Yes 1,459 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,721 52 1.9 1.4- 2.6 3,669 98.1 97.4-98.6
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,592 20 2.2 1.3- 3.9 1,572 97.8 96.1-98.7
No 3,590 49 1.8 1.3- 2.5 3,541 98.2 97.5-98.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,701 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 3,501 56 2.4 1.7- 3.2 3,445 97.6 96.8-98.3

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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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