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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,076 651 61.5 57.8-65.1 425 38.5 34.9-42.2
GENDER
Male 563 339 60.9 55.8-65.8 224 39.1 34.2-44.2
Female 513 312 62.2 56.7-67.4 201 37.8 32.6-43.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 837 497 59.8 55.5-63.9 340 40.2 36.1-44.5
No 236 154 67.7 60.1-74.5 82 32.3 25.5-39.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 348 202 57.7 51.0-64.2 146 42.3 35.8-49.0
Overweight 349 210 61.4 54.9-67.4 139 38.6 32.6-45.1
Obese 297 190 63.8 56.7-70.3 107 36.2 29.7-43.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,077 652 61.5 57.8-65.1 425 38.5 34.9-42.2
History of CVD**
Yes 162 95 58.8 48.7-68.3 67 41.2 31.7-51.3
No 907 551 61.9 57.9-65.7 356 38.1 34.3-42.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 235 153 66.2 58.6-73.1 82 33.8 26.9-41.4
No 784 458 59.6 55.1-63.9 326 40.4 36.1-44.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 132 81 59.6 49.4-69.0 51 40.4 31.0-50.6
No 888 535 61.8 57.7-65.8 353 38.2 34.2-42.3
COPD
Yes 178 104 58.1 48.2-67.4 74 41.9 32.6-51.8
No 896 546 62.0 58.0-65.9 350 38.0 34.1-42.0
Current Asthma
Yes 119 77 68.5 57.6-77.6 42 31.5 22.4-42.4
No 948 567 60.6 56.6-64.4 381 39.4 35.6-43.4
Diabetes
Yes 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 940 572 62.1 58.1-65.9 368 37.9 34.1-41.9
Disability1
Yes 382 251 65.3 58.7-71.3 131 34.7 28.7-41.3
No 601 347 59.9 55.0-64.6 254 40.1 35.4-45.0
Functional Disability1
Yes 435 284 65.3 59.4-70.7 151 34.7 29.3-40.6
No 635 365 59.4 54.5-64.0 270 40.6 36.0-45.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 415 244 58.0 51.8-64.0 171 42.0 36.0-48.2
No 662 408 63.2 58.5-67.6 254 36.8 32.4-41.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life
and currently smoking every day or on some days.

**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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