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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-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
-MALES 1,224 667 59.8 55.7-63.8 557 40.2 36.2-44.3
RACE
White 931 465 53.0 48.3-57.6 466 47.0 42.4-51.7
African American 174 126 74.5 63.5-83.1 48 25.5 16.9-36.5
Other Minorities 115 73 72.3 60.0-82.0 42 27.7 18.0-40.0
AGE
18-24 65 45 69.1 53.9-81.1 20 30.9 18.9-46.1
25-34 155 98 69.2 59.7-77.3 57 30.8 22.7-40.3
35-44 219 125 56.3 48.1-64.1 94 43.7 35.9-51.9
45-54 324 170 53.5 46.6-60.2 154 46.5 39.8-53.4
55-64 279 143 50.9 43.6-58.2 136 49.1 41.8-56.4
65-74 145 69 49.7 39.8-59.5 76 50.3 40.5-60.2
75+ 30 14 49.3 29.4-69.5 16 50.7 30.5-70.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 145 56.4 47.4-64.9 119 43.6 35.1-52.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 482 253 62.0 55.4-68.1 229 38.0 31.9-44.6
Some Post-H.S. 286 169 58.7 49.7-67.2 117 41.3 32.8-50.3
College Graduate 191 99 61.1 52.1-69.4 92 38.9 30.6-47.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 119 76.2 67.5-83.2 75 23.8 16.8-32.5
$15,000- 24,999 256 136 57.3 47.8-66.2 120 42.7 33.8-52.2
$25,000- 34,999 164 92 58.6 46.5-69.8 72 41.4 30.2-53.5
$35,000- 49,999 177 96 61.7 52.2-70.4 81 38.3 29.6-47.8
$50,000-74,999 155 73 45.3 35.1-55.9 82 54.7 44.1-64.9
$75,000+ 174 90 57.8 47.6-67.3 84 42.2 32.7-52.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 515 300 66.1 60.1-71.6 215 33.9 28.4-39.9
No 661 339 55.7 50.0-61.2 322 44.3 38.8-50.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 200 57.9 50.1-65.4 165 42.1 34.6-49.9
Non-Veteran 858 466 60.3 55.4-64.9 392 39.7 35.1-44.6

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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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