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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 276 183 63.0 54.7-70.5 93 37.0 29.5-45.3
AGE
18-24 7 6 85.1 40.1-98.0 1 14.9 2.0-59.9
25-34 35 23 62.9 42.8-79.3 12 37.1 20.7-57.2
35-44 44 26 46.5 27.6-66.5 18 53.5 33.5-72.4
45-54 81 55 68.8 54.6-80.2 26 31.2 19.8-45.4
55-64 63 44 69.0 54.2-80.7 19 31.0 19.3-45.8
65-74 23 14 47.4 22.9-73.2 9 52.6 26.8-77.1
75+ 19 13 57.9 29.1-82.2 6 42.1 17.8-70.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 43 57.5 38.2-74.8 21 42.5 25.2-61.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 99 59 53.5 40.6-66.0 40 46.5 34.0-59.4
Some Post-H.S. 72 52 73.1 57.8-84.3 20 26.9 15.7-42.2
College Graduate 41 29 79.3 62.2-89.9 12 20.7 10.1-37.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 54 72.4 58.1-83.2 21 27.6 16.8-41.9
$15,000- 24,999 78 51 67.1 53.1-78.6 27 32.9 21.4-46.9
$25,000- 34,999 32 25 60.7 35.1-81.5 7 39.3 18.5-64.9
$35,000- 49,999 30 18 46.0 22.3-71.6 12 54.0 28.4-77.7
$50,000-74,999 17 12 67.9 35.1-89.2 5 32.1 10.8-64.9
$75,000+ 10 8 70.6 31.8-92.5 2 29.4 7.5-68.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 127 90 70.7 59.4-79.9 37 29.3 20.1-40.6
No 140 90 58.4 46.9-69.0 50 41.6 31.0-53.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 10 9 92.1 57.6-99.0 1 7.9 1.0-42.4
Non-Veteran 266 174 61.3 52.8-69.1 92 38.7 30.9-47.2

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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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