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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,364 146 2.6 2.1- 3.1 93 1.5 1.2- 1.9 6,125 96.0 95.3-96.5
GENDER
Male 2,891 126 4.8 3.9- 5.9 71 2.5 1.9- 3.3 2,694 92.7 91.4-93.8
Female 3,473 20 0.5 0.3- 0.9 22 0.5 0.3- 0.8 3,431 99.0 98.5-99.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,608 134 2.8 2.3- 3.5 81 1.5 1.2- 1.9 5,393 95.7 95.0-96.3
No 738 *** *** *** *** *** *** 714 97.5 96.1-98.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,793 26 2.0 1.3- 3.2 30 1.5 1.0- 2.4 1,737 96.4 95.1-97.4
Overweight 2,121 55 2.8 2.0- 3.9 28 1.5 0.9- 2.2 2,038 95.8 94.5-96.7
Obese 1,904 61 3.5 2.6- 4.7 29 1.6 1.0- 2.4 1,814 94.9 93.5-96.0
Current Smoker
Yes 1,079 24 2.4 1.4- 4.1 28 2.5 1.6- 3.7 1,027 95.1 93.2-96.5
No 5,257 122 2.6 2.1- 3.3 64 1.2 0.9- 1.7 5,071 96.1 95.4-96.7
History of CVD**
Yes 767 21 3.3 1.8- 5.8 *** *** *** 731 95.2 92.6-96.9
No 5,537 122 2.5 2.0- 3.1 78 1.5 1.1- 1.9 5,337 96.0 95.3-96.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 35 4.9 3.3- 7.4 20 3.2 2.0- 5.0 715 91.9 89.1-94.0
No 5,343 106 2.2 1.8- 2.8 69 1.2 0.9- 1.6 5,168 96.6 95.9-97.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 18 4.2 2.5- 6.9 *** *** *** 361 91.5 87.6-94.3
No 5,702 123 2.5 2.0- 3.1 77 1.3 1.0- 1.6 5,502 96.2 95.6-96.8
COPD
Yes 516 15 1.9 1.1- 3.4 *** *** *** 494 97.1 95.4-98.2
No 5,831 130 2.6 2.1- 3.2 86 1.5 1.2- 1.9 5,615 95.9 95.2-96.5
Current Asthma
Yes 517 20 3.3 1.9- 5.6 *** *** *** 491 95.9 93.4-97.4
No 5,817 126 2.5 2.0- 3.1 87 1.5 1.2- 2.0 5,604 95.9 95.2-96.5
Diabetes
Yes 873 24 2.2 1.3- 3.5 *** *** *** 838 96.8 95.3-97.8
No 5,485 122 2.6 2.1- 3.3 82 1.5 1.2- 2.0 5,281 95.8 95.1-96.5
Disability1
Yes 1,595 38 2.7 1.7- 4.2 32 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,525 95.8 94.2-96.9
No 4,117 87 2.3 1.8- 3.0 51 1.4 1.0- 2.0 3,979 96.2 95.4-96.9
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,859 37 1.7 1.2- 2.5 41 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,781 96.4 95.3-97.2
No 4,480 109 2.9 2.3- 3.6 52 1.3 1.0- 1.8 4,319 95.8 94.9-96.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,989 47 2.1 1.5- 3.0 29 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,913 96.5 95.4-97.3
No 4,376 99 2.7 2.2- 3.5 64 1.5 1.1- 2.0 4,213 95.8 94.9-96.5

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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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