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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,348 2,851 43.2 41.7-44.8 3,497 56.8 55.2-58.3
GENDER
Male 2,885 1,485 49.3 47.1-51.5 1,400 50.7 48.5-52.9
Female 3,463 1,366 37.7 35.7-39.7 2,097 62.3 60.3-64.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,595 2,480 42.7 41.2-44.4 3,115 57.3 55.6-58.8
No 735 363 46.9 42.4-51.4 372 53.1 48.6-57.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,793 766 40.5 37.7-43.3 1,027 59.5 56.7-62.3
Overweight 2,113 990 45.5 42.9-48.1 1,123 54.5 51.9-57.1
Obese 1,896 875 44.8 42.1-47.6 1,021 55.2 52.4-57.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,079 1,079 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 5,267 1,768 30.8 29.3-32.3 3,499 69.2 67.7-70.7
History of CVD**
Yes 766 455 56.4 51.9-60.9 311 43.6 39.1-48.1
No 5,524 2,371 41.8 40.2-43.4 3,153 58.2 56.6-59.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 768 439 54.9 50.6-59.2 329 45.1 40.8-49.4
No 5,325 2,281 41.0 39.4-42.7 3,044 59.0 57.3-60.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 390 258 60.7 54.4-66.6 132 39.3 33.4-45.6
No 5,684 2,459 41.8 40.2-43.4 3,225 58.2 56.6-59.8
COPD
Yes 514 385 72.6 67.3-77.3 129 27.4 22.7-32.7
No 5,817 2,454 40.8 39.3-42.4 3,363 59.2 57.6-60.7
Current Asthma
Yes 516 269 47.2 41.8-52.6 247 52.8 47.4-58.2
No 5,801 2,563 42.8 41.3-44.4 3,238 57.2 55.6-58.7
Diabetes
Yes 870 434 47.6 43.5-51.7 436 52.4 48.3-56.5
No 5,472 2,413 42.7 41.1-44.3 3,059 57.3 55.7-58.9
Disability1
Yes 1,591 912 56.8 53.7-59.9 679 43.2 40.1-46.3
No 4,107 1,679 39.5 37.6-41.3 2,428 60.5 58.7-62.4
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,853 1,044 55.2 52.3-58.1 809 44.8 41.9-47.7
No 4,470 1,794 39.0 37.2-40.7 2,676 61.0 59.3-62.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,983 1,131 56.8 54.0-59.5 852 43.2 40.5-46.0
No 4,366 1,720 38.4 36.7-40.2 2,646 61.6 59.8-63.3

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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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