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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-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
-FEMALES 1,647 956 56.4 52.6-60.2 691 43.6 39.8-47.4
RACE
White 1,283 718 54.3 49.9-58.6 565 45.7 41.4-50.1
African American 276 183 63.0 54.7-70.5 93 37.0 29.5-45.3
Other Minorities 81 51 67.5 49.4-81.5 30 32.5 18.5-50.6
AGE
18-24 48 29 56.9 37.8-74.1 19 43.1 25.9-62.2
25-34 194 125 61.1 51.8-69.6 69 38.9 30.4-48.2
35-44 304 174 52.5 45.2-59.8 130 47.5 40.2-54.8
45-54 437 250 57.7 51.7-63.4 187 42.3 36.6-48.3
55-64 372 213 56.3 49.7-62.6 159 43.7 37.4-50.3
65-74 199 119 52.6 43.1-61.9 80 47.4 38.1-56.9
75+ 78 39 49.3 35.6-63.2 39 50.7 36.8-64.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 163 55.7 46.9-64.2 111 44.3 35.8-53.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 596 330 50.6 43.7-57.5 266 49.4 42.5-56.3
Some Post-H.S. 505 306 61.2 54.9-67.1 199 38.8 32.9-45.1
College Graduate 270 155 62.0 53.8-69.5 115 38.0 30.5-46.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 321 205 63.4 54.1-71.8 116 36.6 28.2-45.9
$15,000- 24,999 356 210 55.6 47.8-63.2 146 44.4 36.8-52.2
$25,000- 34,999 190 120 67.5 57.8-75.8 70 32.5 24.2-42.2
$35,000- 49,999 237 128 54.8 45.3-63.9 109 45.2 36.1-54.7
$50,000-74,999 190 111 59.9 50.8-68.4 79 40.1 31.6-49.2
$75,000+ 163 79 43.3 31.6-55.8 84 56.7 44.2-68.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 756 457 59.4 53.1-65.4 299 40.6 34.6-46.9
No 852 478 53.9 49.1-58.7 374 46.1 41.3-50.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 31 76.5 60.5-87.4 16 23.5 12.6-39.5
Non-Veteran 1,600 925 55.9 52.0-59.7 675 44.1 40.3-48.0

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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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