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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 6 mos. 6 mos. to 1 year Past year Past 5 years Past 10 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,343 90 6.5 5.1- 8.2 38 3.1 2.1- 4.4 204 14.2 12.2-16.5 124 9.4 7.7-11.4 887 66.9 63.8-69.8
AGE
18-24 23 11 55.8 33.2-76.2 1 3.5 0.5-21.5 9 35.2 17.0-59.0 1 3.0 0.4-19.1 1 2.4 0.3-15.8
25-34 116 22 18.9 12.1-28.3 9 9.6 4.4-19.6 51 41.0 31.2-51.6 18 16.5 10.1-25.9 16 14.0 8.0-23.4
35-44 154 21 13.2 7.9-21.2 10 6.1 3.0-12.2 36 20.9 14.6-29.0 24 18.1 11.8-26.8 63 41.6 32.9-51.0
45-54 215 14 5.6 3.0-10.0 7 3.1 1.2- 8.0 33 14.5 10.0-20.5 26 13.2 8.6-19.8 135 63.6 55.8-70.8
55-64 323 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 9 3.1 1.6- 6.0 35 10.1 6.8-14.7 27 8.6 5.6-13.0 245 76.9 71.0-81.9
65-74 314 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 34 9.7 6.5-14.1 20 4.7 2.9- 7.5 248 81.9 76.7-86.2
75+ 195 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 6 2.9 1.3- 6.5 7 2.8 1.1- 7.1 177 91.7 86.4-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 10 5.1 2.5-10.4 4 2.6 0.9- 7.0 26 13.9 8.6-21.5 18 11.1 6.5-18.2 124 67.4 58.5-75.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 360 23 6.4 4.0-10.0 14 4.3 2.3- 7.7 51 12.6 9.3-16.8 35 10.5 7.2-15.0 237 66.2 60.3-71.7
Some Post-H.S. 351 34 8.9 6.1-12.8 10 3.1 1.6- 6.1 56 14.2 10.6-18.8 29 7.8 5.2-11.6 222 66.0 60.1-71.4
College Graduate 449 23 5.2 3.2- 8.4 10 2.3 1.0- 5.2 71 15.6 12.1-19.8 42 9.2 6.5-12.7 303 67.8 62.4-72.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 11 12.2 6.2-22.4 6 6.8 2.8-15.3 15 11.8 6.8-19.8 8 8.5 4.1-17.1 58 60.7 49.1-71.2
$15,000- 24,999 158 8 4.8 2.2-10.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2 16 10.8 5.8-19.3 14 10.7 5.9-18.8 118 72.1 62.5-80.0
$25,000- 34,999 162 17 8.6 5.0-14.5 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 23 12.2 7.8-18.4 17 10.0 5.9-16.4 101 66.4 57.9-73.9
$35,000- 49,999 198 11 5.9 2.9-11.7 8 3.4 1.7- 7.0 34 15.6 10.8-22.0 22 11.1 6.9-17.3 123 64.0 55.9-71.3
$50,000-74,999 221 13 6.6 3.5-12.0 8 3.9 1.7- 9.0 35 15.5 10.9-21.6 23 10.5 6.7-16.1 142 63.5 55.7-70.6
$75,000+ 258 14 4.2 2.4- 7.4 7 2.1 0.9- 5.0 37 14.3 10.0-20.2 19 7.7 4.6-12.5 181 71.6 64.8-77.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 496 27 5.0 3.3- 7.6 16 3.3 2.0- 5.5 70 13.5 10.3-17.5 43 8.0 5.7-11.2 340 70.1 65.2-74.6
No 818 61 7.4 5.6- 9.8 22 3.1 1.8- 5.0 132 14.8 12.3-17.8 76 9.9 7.8-12.7 527 64.7 60.8-68.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 668 26 3.7 2.4- 5.8 14 2.5 1.4- 4.4 73 9.8 7.6-12.6 44 6.0 4.3- 8.4 511 77.9 74.1-81.3
Non-Veteran 659 59 8.7 6.5-11.5 24 3.7 2.3- 6.0 125 18.1 14.9-21.7 78 12.8 10.0-16.2 373 56.8 52.2-61.2
Currently Serving 15 5 31.2 11.7-61.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 39.1 15.0-69.9 2 11.8 2.8-38.5 2 17.9 3.7-55.0

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^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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