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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 450 309 69.7 62.6-76.0 141 30.3 24.0-37.4
GENDER
Males 174 126 74.5 63.5-83.1 48 25.5 16.9-36.5
Females 276 183 63.0 54.7-70.5 93 37.0 29.5-45.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 67.4 11.4-97.1 1 32.6 2.9-88.6
Non-Hispanic 446 306 69.7 62.5-76.0 140 30.3 24.0-37.5
AGE
18-24 21 16 72.1 44.0-89.5 5 27.9 10.5-56.0
25-34 54 39 76.4 60.9-87.1 15 23.6 12.9-39.1
35-44 75 51 66.1 50.1-79.1 24 33.9 20.9-49.9
45-54 135 98 74.9 64.7-82.9 37 25.1 17.1-35.3
55-64 97 64 63.5 50.3-74.9 33 36.5 25.1-49.7
65-74 41 24 54.1 35.2-71.9 17 45.9 28.1-64.8
75+ 22 14 56.1 30.6-78.8 8 43.9 21.2-69.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 62 59.4 44.9-72.4 37 40.6 27.6-55.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 185 124 68.9 57.1-78.7 61 31.1 21.3-42.9
Some Post-H.S. 113 86 77.9 65.1-86.9 27 22.1 13.1-34.9
College Graduate 53 37 74.4 55.0-87.3 16 25.6 12.7-45.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 79 75.9 63.6-85.0 31 24.1 15.0-36.4
$15,000- 24,999 119 82 74.9 63.3-83.8 37 25.1 16.2-36.7
$25,000- 34,999 62 49 79.1 61.1-90.1 13 20.9 9.9-38.9
$35,000- 49,999 56 39 66.1 45.3-82.1 17 33.9 17.9-54.7
$50,000-74,999 32 20 55.4 31.2-77.4 12 44.6 22.6-68.8
$75,000+ 18 16 85.3 56.5-96.3 2 14.7 3.7-43.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 201 144 76.9 67.2-84.4 57 23.1 15.6-32.8
No 228 153 64.7 54.3-73.8 75 35.3 26.2-45.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 45 75.4 57.9-87.2 19 24.6 12.8-42.1
Non-Veteran 386 264 68.6 60.8-75.5 122 31.4 24.5-39.2

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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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