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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE 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 1,039 478 47.8 44.1-51.5 561 52.2 48.5-55.9
AGE
18-24 71 42 59.5 45.3-72.3 29 40.5 27.7-54.7
25-34 174 98 52.6 43.4-61.6 76 47.4 38.4-56.6
35-44 247 111 49.0 41.5-56.5 136 51.0 43.5-58.5
45-54 232 94 40.1 32.8-47.8 138 59.9 52.2-67.2
55-64 202 92 47.8 39.5-56.2 110 52.2 43.8-60.5
65-74 81 32 42.3 29.7-56.1 49 57.7 43.9-70.3
75+ 30 7 26.4 11.1-50.7 23 73.6 49.3-88.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 92 52.1 43.6-60.4 110 47.9 39.6-56.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 369 181 49.3 43.1-55.5 188 50.7 44.5-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 262 115 44.3 36.9-51.8 147 55.7 48.2-63.1
College Graduate 204 89 45.3 37.3-53.6 115 54.7 46.4-62.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 54 48.5 36.6-60.6 60 51.5 39.4-63.4
$15,000- 24,999 165 76 48.4 39.0-58.0 89 51.6 42.0-61.0
$25,000- 34,999 151 70 48.6 39.2-58.1 81 51.4 41.9-60.8
$35,000- 49,999 184 78 42.9 34.5-51.7 106 57.1 48.3-65.5
$50,000-74,999 141 59 43.4 34.0-53.2 82 56.6 46.8-66.0
$75,000+ 119 51 41.8 31.9-52.5 68 58.2 47.5-68.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 181 52.0 45.7-58.3 171 48.0 41.7-54.3
No 639 276 45.3 40.5-50.1 363 54.7 49.9-59.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 309 135 45.1 38.6-51.8 174 54.9 48.2-61.4
Non-Veteran 693 315 47.1 42.5-51.7 378 52.9 48.3-57.5
Currently Serving 35 27 83.5 67.6-92.4 8 16.5 7.6-32.4

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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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