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2016 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 887 559 59.8 55.5-63.9 328 40.2 36.1-44.5
GENDER
Male 446 261 55.4 49.5-61.2 185 44.6 38.8-50.5
Female 441 298 64.8 58.8-70.3 143 35.2 29.7-41.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 702 478 64.7 60.0-69.2 224 35.3 30.8-40.0
No 183 80 43.0 33.8-52.6 103 57.0 47.4-66.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 297 183 57.7 50.4-64.7 114 42.3 35.3-49.6
Overweight 278 179 61.5 54.2-68.4 99 38.5 31.6-45.8
Obese 251 164 62.6 54.5-70.0 87 37.4 30.0-45.5
Current Smoker
Yes 888 560 59.8 55.6-63.9 328 40.2 36.1-44.4
History of CVD**
Yes 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 741 438 57.1 52.5-61.6 303 42.9 38.4-47.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 193 114 55.8 46.9-64.3 79 44.2 35.7-53.1
No 649 417 60.7 55.7-65.5 232 39.3 34.5-44.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 730 467 61.7 57.0-66.2 263 38.3 33.8-43.0
COPD
Yes 159 129 76.0 65.1-84.3 30 24.0 15.7-34.9
No 727 429 56.6 51.9-61.1 298 43.4 38.9-48.1
Current Asthma
Yes 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 775 471 58.4 53.9-62.7 304 41.6 37.3-46.1
Diabetes
Yes 120 98 80.6 69.7-88.2 22 19.4 11.8-30.3
No 768 462 57.4 52.8-61.8 306 42.6 38.2-47.2
Disability1
Yes 342 262 72.6 65.7-78.5 80 27.4 21.5-34.3
No 538 291 52.1 46.8-57.4 247 47.9 42.6-53.2
Functional Disability1
Yes 363 275 71.0 64.5-76.8 88 29.0 23.2-35.5
No 519 283 53.6 48.1-59.0 236 46.4 41.0-51.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 357 286 77.8 71.6-83.0 71 22.2 17.0-28.4
No 531 274 50.1 44.6-55.5 257 49.9 44.5-55.4

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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 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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