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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Tobacco Use

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%)
North Carolina 2,871 1,623 58.3 55.5-61.1 1,248 41.7 38.9-44.5
-Catawba County 82 46 50.4 36.2-64.7 36 49.6 35.3-63.8
GENDER
Male 31 17 49.6 28.6-70.7 14 50.4 29.3-71.4
Female 51 29 51.3 33.1-69.1 22 48.7 30.9-66.9
RACE
White 70 37 47.7 32.2-63.7 33 52.3 36.3-67.8
Other 11 8 61.8 28.5-86.8 3 38.2 13.2-71.5
AGE
18-44 26 15 48.4 26.3-71.2 11 51.6 28.8-73.7
45+ 56 31 52.6 37.1-67.6 25 47.4 32.4-62.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 29 57.1 38.8-73.6 20 42.9 26.4-61.2
Some College + 33 17 39.9 21.5-61.6 16 60.1 38.4-78.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 35 58.1 41.6-73.0 27 41.9 27.0-58.4
$50,000+ 13 7 38.6 15.7-67.9 6 61.4 32.1-84.3

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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 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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