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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 1,283 718 54.3 49.9-58.6 565 45.7 41.4-50.1
AGE
18-24 33 18 46.7 26.8-67.7 15 53.3 32.3-73.2
25-34 147 93 60.3 49.6-70.1 54 39.7 29.9-50.4
35-44 234 135 54.7 46.6-62.6 99 45.3 37.4-53.4
45-54 330 177 53.8 47.0-60.4 153 46.2 39.6-53.0
55-64 300 164 53.1 45.8-60.4 136 46.9 39.6-54.2
65-74 171 101 53.8 43.8-63.6 70 46.2 36.4-56.2
75+ 58 26 46.3 30.8-62.6 32 53.7 37.4-69.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 110 56.0 45.7-65.8 83 44.0 34.2-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 469 254 47.9 40.3-55.6 215 52.1 44.4-59.7
Some Post-H.S. 403 235 58.7 51.5-65.7 168 41.3 34.3-48.5
College Graduate 217 118 58.4 49.1-67.2 99 41.6 32.8-50.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 227 137 55.5 45.3-65.3 90 44.5 34.7-54.7
$15,000- 24,999 252 143 51.7 42.0-61.2 109 48.3 38.8-58.0
$25,000- 34,999 146 88 69.2 58.8-78.0 58 30.8 22.0-41.2
$35,000- 49,999 197 103 56.0 45.8-65.8 94 44.0 34.2-54.2
$50,000-74,999 164 94 59.1 49.2-68.3 70 40.9 31.7-50.8
$75,000+ 150 70 41.6 29.6-54.7 80 58.4 45.3-70.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 586 338 55.9 48.8-62.8 248 44.1 37.2-51.2
No 670 364 52.6 47.0-58.2 306 47.4 41.8-53.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 30 17 67.5 47.0-83.0 13 32.5 17.0-53.0
Non-Veteran 1,253 701 54.0 49.6-58.4 552 46.0 41.6-50.4

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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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