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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 90 65 78.2 67.5-86.0 25 21.8 14.0-32.5
GENDER
Male 45 31 77.1 62.5-87.2 14 22.9 12.8-37.5
Female 45 34 80.3 64.8-90.0 11 19.7 10.0-35.2
RACE
White 61 44 78.2 65.1-87.4 17 21.8 12.6-34.9
Other 29 21 78.0 58.2-90.1 8 22.0 9.9-41.8
AGE
18-44 21 18 91.5 74.8-97.5 3 8.5 2.5-25.2
45+ 68 46 67.1 53.3-78.5 22 32.9 21.5-46.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 24 82.7 66.1-92.1 9 17.3 7.9-33.9
Some College + 57 41 74.2 59.4-84.9 16 25.8 15.1-40.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 38 79.8 64.9-89.4 13 20.2 10.6-35.1
$50,000+ 28 18 73.1 53.2-86.7 10 26.9 13.3-46.8

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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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