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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 90 55 63.2 47.8-76.3 35 36.8 23.7-52.2
GENDER
Male 46 26 60.6 38.5-79.1 20 39.4 20.9-61.5
Female 44 29 66.8 46.7-82.2 15 33.2 17.8-53.3
RACE
White 79 50 60.0 43.7-74.3 29 40.0 25.7-56.3
Other 11 5 73.5 39.6-92.1 6 26.5 7.9-60.4
AGE
18-44 32 20 67.3 43.7-84.5 12 32.7 15.5-56.3
45+ 58 35 56.7 42.1-70.1 23 43.3 29.9-57.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 36 63.0 43.2-79.2 22 37.0 20.8-56.8
Some College + 32 19 63.7 43.4-80.1 13 36.3 19.9-56.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 35 70.0 51.6-83.7 20 30.0 16.3-48.4
$50,000+ 20 9 53.8 30.5-75.6 11 46.2 24.4-69.5

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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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