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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 174 126 74.5 63.5-83.1 48 25.5 16.9-36.5
AGE
18-24 14 10 69.0 36.7-89.5 4 31.0 10.5-63.3
25-34 19 16 88.0 65.4-96.6 3 12.0 3.4-34.6
35-44 31 25 78.2 56.0-91.0 6 21.8 9.0-44.0
45-54 54 43 80.3 65.2-89.8 11 19.7 10.2-34.8
55-64 34 20 56.9 35.4-76.1 14 43.1 23.9-64.6
65-74 18 10 59.9 34.6-80.8 8 40.1 19.2-65.4
75+ 3 1 46.0 6.9-90.7 2 54.0 9.3-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 35 19 61.6 40.4-79.2 16 38.4 20.8-59.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 86 65 75.6 58.7-87.1 21 24.4 12.9-41.3
Some Post-H.S. 41 34 82.6 59.4-93.9 7 17.4 6.1-40.6
College Graduate 12 8 67.1 30.7-90.4 4 32.9 9.6-69.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 25 78.9 58.2-91.0 10 21.1 9.0-41.8
$15,000- 24,999 41 31 81.5 63.0-91.9 10 18.5 8.1-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 30 24 87.2 67.9-95.7 6 12.8 4.3-32.1
$35,000- 49,999 26 21 80.0 53.7-93.2 5 20.0 6.8-46.3
$50,000-74,999 15 8 47.4 18.1-78.7 7 52.6 21.3-81.9
$75,000+ 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 74 54 81.0 65.9-90.4 20 19.0 9.6-34.1
No 88 63 69.5 52.9-82.2 25 30.5 17.8-47.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 36 72.6 52.3-86.5 18 27.4 13.5-47.7
Non-Veteran 120 90 75.1 61.6-85.0 30 24.9 15.0-38.4

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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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