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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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 1,407 715 53.1 49.9-56.4 692 46.9 43.6-50.1
RACE
White 1,039 478 47.8 44.1-51.5 561 52.2 48.5-55.9
African American 249 160 63.5 55.5-70.8 89 36.5 29.2-44.5
Asian 6 3 49.3 14.4-84.9 3 50.7 15.1-85.6
Native American 34 17 58.6 38.8-76.0 17 41.4 24.0-61.2
Other Minorities 73 55 76.2 61.8-86.4 18 23.8 13.6-38.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 77 59 74.2 59.8-84.7 18 25.8 15.3-40.2
-English Speaking 25 17 60.6 37.6-79.8 8 39.4 20.2-62.4
-Spanish Speaking 52 42 78.3 60.3-89.6 10 21.7 10.4-39.7
Non-Hispanic 1,329 656 51.4 48.0-54.7 673 48.6 45.3-52.0
AGE
18-24 116 79 71.9 61.2-80.5 37 28.1 19.5-38.8
25-34 259 158 58.8 51.2-66.1 101 41.2 33.9-48.8
35-44 330 159 50.7 43.9-57.4 171 49.3 42.6-56.1
45-54 300 132 44.8 37.9-51.8 168 55.2 48.2-62.1
55-64 253 125 51.6 44.1-59.0 128 48.4 41.0-55.9
65-74 109 48 45.5 34.4-57.0 61 54.5 43.0-65.6
75+ 36 11 30.7 15.9-51.0 25 69.3 49.0-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 335 183 60.9 54.2-67.1 152 39.1 32.9-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 508 270 53.4 47.9-58.8 238 46.6 41.2-52.1
Some Post-H.S. 331 156 48.2 41.6-54.9 175 51.8 45.1-58.4
College Graduate 229 104 46.9 39.4-54.7 125 53.1 45.3-60.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 182 105 60.6 51.3-69.2 77 39.4 30.8-48.7
$15,000- 24,999 273 151 55.7 47.8-63.3 122 44.3 36.7-52.2
$25,000- 34,999 188 93 53.1 44.6-61.4 95 46.9 38.6-55.4
$35,000- 49,999 238 107 46.2 38.6-53.9 131 53.8 46.1-61.4
$50,000-74,999 169 73 45.5 36.8-54.4 96 54.5 45.6-63.2
$75,000+ 129 56 42.7 33.0-53.1 73 57.3 46.9-67.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 492 274 56.6 51.1-62.0 218 43.4 38.0-48.9
No 852 410 51.5 47.4-55.7 442 48.5 44.3-52.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 392 181 48.7 42.7-54.6 211 51.3 45.4-57.3
Non-Veteran 969 503 53.9 49.9-57.9 466 46.1 42.1-50.1
Currently Serving 44 30 71.3 54.9-83.6 14 28.7 16.4-45.1

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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 daily or occasionally.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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