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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,846 759 29.4 27.3-31.6 319 12.0 10.6-13.7 1,768 58.6 56.2-60.8
GENDER
Male 1,482 399 29.2 26.4-32.2 166 12.8 10.7-15.3 917 58.0 54.8-61.1
Female 1,364 360 29.6 26.5-32.9 153 11.1 9.2-13.4 851 59.3 55.8-62.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,476 586 26.1 23.9-28.5 252 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,638 63.3 60.8-65.7
No 363 170 48.0 41.5-54.5 66 20.2 15.2-26.4 127 31.8 26.3-37.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 763 254 36.2 31.9-40.7 95 12.7 9.9-16.2 414 51.1 46.6-55.6
Overweight 989 247 26.9 23.6-30.6 103 12.7 10.2-15.8 639 60.3 56.4-64.1
Obese 875 206 26.2 22.6-30.1 91 10.2 7.8-13.2 578 63.7 59.5-67.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,079 759 70.9 67.3-74.2 320 29.1 25.8-32.7 *** *** ***
No 1,768 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,768 100 . - .
History of CVD**
Yes 454 111 25.8 20.9-31.3 52 11.5 7.9-16.4 291 62.7 56.7-68.4
No 2,367 642 30.0 27.6-32.4 266 12.2 10.6-14.0 1,459 57.9 55.3-60.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 439 165 37.9 32.5-43.6 70 18.4 14.1-23.7 204 43.7 38.1-49.4
No 2,279 560 27.4 25.0-29.9 225 10.2 8.7-12.0 1,494 62.4 59.8-65.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 258 94 39.0 32.0-46.4 38 17.7 12.3-24.6 126 43.4 36.3-50.8
No 2,457 627 28.2 25.9-30.6 263 11.5 9.9-13.2 1,567 60.4 57.9-62.8
COPD
Yes 385 140 39.2 33.0-45.8 38 10.7 7.0-16.0 207 50.1 43.7-56.4
No 2,449 617 28.1 25.9-30.5 281 12.3 10.7-14.1 1,551 59.5 57.0-62.0
Current Asthma
Yes 269 74 31.2 24.4-38.9 46 16.2 11.0-23.1 149 52.6 44.9-60.3
No 2,558 680 29.3 27.0-31.6 269 11.6 10.0-13.3 1,609 59.2 56.7-61.6
Diabetes
Yes 432 94 23.9 19.0-29.7 43 8.2 5.7-11.5 295 67.9 62.1-73.3
No 2,410 665 30.2 27.9-32.7 277 12.6 11.0-14.5 1,468 57.1 54.6-59.6
Disability1
Yes 912 258 32.1 28.1-36.4 124 14.1 11.3-17.6 530 53.7 49.5-57.9
No 1,674 445 29.1 26.4-32.0 158 10.5 8.7-12.6 1,071 60.4 57.4-63.4
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,044 299 31.5 27.9-35.3 136 13.7 11.1-16.7 609 54.9 51.0-58.7
No 1,789 454 28.2 25.6-30.9 183 11.3 9.5-13.4 1,152 60.5 57.6-63.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,130 296 28.9 25.5-32.5 119 10.2 8.2-12.8 715 60.9 57.1-64.5
No 1,716 463 29.7 27.0-32.5 201 13.0 11.1-15.3 1,052 57.3 54.3-60.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

**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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