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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 82 43 57.5 44.1-69.9 39 42.5 30.1-55.9
GENDER
Male 31 13 49.3 28.0-70.8 18 50.7 29.2-72.0
Female 51 30 65.0 50.0-77.5 21 35.0 22.5-50.0
RACE
White 56 21 36.4 23.0-52.3 35 63.6 47.7-77.0
Other 26 22 87.7 69.5-95.7 4 12.3 4.3-30.5
AGE
18-44 14 9 64.5 29.0-89.0 5 35.5 11.0-71.0
45+ 65 33 56.2 41.7-69.7 32 43.8 30.3-58.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 16 59.1 38.6-76.9 13 40.9 23.1-61.4
Some College + 53 27 56.8 39.7-72.4 26 43.2 27.6-60.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 26 63.2 42.0-80.3 15 36.8 19.7-58.0
$50,000+ 32 15 54.8 35.0-73.3 17 45.2 26.7-65.0

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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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