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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE FEMALES

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 1,469 769 52.8 49.6-55.9 700 47.2 44.1-50.4
AGE
18-24 83 55 62.4 49.5-73.7 28 37.6 26.3-50.5
25-34 258 157 60.6 53.3-67.5 101 39.4 32.5-46.7
35-44 323 168 54.4 47.5-61.1 155 45.6 38.9-52.5
45-54 324 165 50.2 43.5-56.8 159 49.8 43.2-56.5
55-64 264 120 43.1 35.9-50.6 144 56.9 49.4-64.1
65-74 148 72 48.8 38.8-58.8 76 51.2 41.2-61.2
75+ 66 31 50.2 36.5-63.8 35 49.8 36.2-63.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 159 56.8 49.4-63.9 117 43.2 36.1-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 529 271 50.7 45.4-55.9 258 49.3 44.1-54.6
Some Post-H.S. 417 226 53.9 47.9-59.9 191 46.1 40.1-52.1
College Graduate 246 113 51.2 43.7-58.6 133 48.8 41.4-56.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 152 64.7 57.3-71.4 95 35.3 28.6-42.7
$15,000- 24,999 299 166 53.2 46.2-60.1 133 46.8 39.9-53.8
$25,000- 34,999 199 97 52.9 44.2-61.5 102 47.1 38.5-55.8
$35,000- 49,999 205 94 48.8 40.6-57.0 111 51.2 43.0-59.4
$50,000-74,999 130 59 44.0 34.1-54.4 71 56.0 45.6-65.9
$75,000+ 122 66 55.8 45.2-65.9 56 44.2 34.1-54.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 571 318 56.3 51.2-61.3 253 43.7 38.7-48.8
No 862 433 51.3 47.2-55.4 429 48.7 44.6-52.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 13 49.6 27.9-71.5 11 50.4 28.5-72.1
Non-Veteran 1,439 753 52.8 49.6-56.0 686 47.2 44.0-50.4
Currently Serving 6 3 63.4 24.4-90.2 3 36.6 9.8-75.6

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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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