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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 96 52 60.5 45.4-73.8 44 39.5 26.2-54.6
GENDER
Male 41 22 63.7 44.7-79.3 19 36.3 20.7-55.3
Female 55 30 57.6 35.7-76.9 25 42.4 23.1-64.3
RACE
White 87 47 60.5 44.4-74.7 40 39.5 25.3-55.6
Other 7 3 54.8 19.6-85.8 4 45.2 14.2-80.4
AGE
18-44 42 30 70.4 48.0-86.0 12 29.6 14.0-52.0
45+ 52 20 40.0 25.4-56.7 32 60.0 43.3-74.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 25 55.8 35.6-74.3 26 44.2 25.7-64.4
Some College + 45 27 67.6 48.0-82.4 18 32.4 17.6-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 29 67.3 49.6-81.2 23 32.7 18.8-50.4
$50,000+ 33 19 67.1 45.5-83.3 14 32.9 16.7-54.5

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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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