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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,343 5,265 82.1 80.8-83.3 1,078 17.9 16.7-19.2
GENDER
Male 2,882 2,317 79.3 77.4-81.1 565 20.7 18.9-22.6
Female 3,461 2,948 84.7 83.0-86.2 513 15.3 13.8-17.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,591 4,753 84.3 83.1-85.5 838 15.7 14.5-16.9
No 735 499 68.0 63.6-72.1 236 32.0 27.9-36.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,790 1,441 80.2 77.8-82.5 349 19.8 17.5-22.2
Overweight 2,112 1,762 82.0 79.8-84.0 350 18.0 16.0-20.2
Obese 1,896 1,599 83.7 81.5-85.7 297 16.3 14.3-18.5
Current Smoker
Yes 1,079 *** *** *** 1,079 100 . - .
No 5,267 5,267 100 . - . *** *** ***
History of CVD**
Yes 765 602 79.0 75.0-82.5 163 21.0 17.5-25.0
No 5,520 4,612 82.4 81.1-83.7 908 17.6 16.3-18.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 768 533 69.1 64.9-72.9 235 30.9 27.1-35.1
No 5,323 4,538 84.6 83.3-85.8 785 15.4 14.2-16.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 390 258 65.7 59.7-71.2 132 34.3 28.8-40.3
No 5,682 4,792 83.5 82.2-84.7 890 16.5 15.3-17.8
COPD
Yes 514 336 63.7 58.1-69.0 178 36.3 31.0-41.9
No 5,812 4,914 83.5 82.2-84.7 898 16.5 15.3-17.8
Current Asthma
Yes 516 396 77.7 72.7-81.9 120 22.3 18.1-27.3
No 5,796 4,847 82.5 81.2-83.8 949 17.5 16.2-18.8
Diabetes
Yes 868 731 84.8 81.6-87.6 137 15.2 12.4-18.4
No 5,469 4,527 81.7 80.4-83.0 942 18.3 17.0-19.6
Disability1
Yes 1,591 1,209 73.7 70.6-76.5 382 26.3 23.5-29.4
No 4,102 3,499 84.4 82.9-85.8 603 15.6 14.2-17.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,853 1,418 75.1 72.4-77.6 435 24.9 22.4-27.6
No 4,465 3,828 84.6 83.2-86.0 637 15.4 14.0-16.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,982 1,567 77.8 75.3-80.1 415 22.2 19.9-24.7
No 4,362 3,698 83.6 82.2-85.0 664 16.4 15.0-17.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

**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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