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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 2,214 1,183 53.6 50.4-56.8 1,031 46.4 43.2-49.6
GENDER
Males 931 465 53.0 48.3-57.6 466 47.0 42.4-51.7
Females 1,283 718 54.3 49.9-58.6 565 45.7 41.4-50.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 17 75.4 47.3-91.2 5 24.6 8.8-52.7
Non-Hispanic 2,190 1,165 53.4 50.2-56.6 1,025 46.6 43.4-49.8
AGE
18-24 73 45 57.5 43.0-70.8 28 42.5 29.2-57.0
25-34 252 155 62.1 54.2-69.4 97 37.9 30.6-45.8
35-44 390 211 49.9 43.7-56.1 179 50.1 43.9-56.3
45-54 584 295 49.8 44.7-55.0 289 50.2 45.0-55.3
55-64 524 277 50.9 45.4-56.4 247 49.1 43.6-54.6
65-74 293 157 50.5 43.1-57.8 136 49.5 42.2-56.9
75+ 84 38 47.0 34.0-60.5 46 53.0 39.5-66.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 206 51.5 43.8-59.1 175 48.5 40.9-56.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 822 417 51.0 45.6-56.4 405 49.0 43.6-54.4
Some Post-H.S. 630 360 55.9 49.8-61.9 270 44.1 38.1-50.2
College Graduate 379 198 58.0 51.3-64.5 181 42.0 35.5-48.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 359 209 61.0 53.0-68.4 150 39.0 31.6-47.0
$15,000- 24,999 433 227 48.0 41.0-55.0 206 52.0 45.0-59.0
$25,000- 34,999 261 143 54.3 44.7-63.7 118 45.7 36.3-55.3
$35,000- 49,999 336 173 57.1 49.6-64.2 163 42.9 35.8-50.4
$50,000-74,999 295 154 50.3 42.8-57.8 141 49.7 42.2-57.2
$75,000+ 307 147 50.2 41.6-58.8 160 49.8 41.2-58.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 984 556 57.7 52.7-62.5 428 42.3 37.5-47.3
No 1,172 595 50.3 46.1-54.6 577 49.7 45.4-53.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 316 165 52.5 45.0-59.9 151 47.5 40.1-55.0
Non-Veteran 1,898 1,018 53.7 50.3-57.2 880 46.3 42.8-49.7

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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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