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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 931 465 53.0 48.3-57.6 466 47.0 42.4-51.7
AGE
18-24 40 27 65.3 45.9-80.7 13 34.7 19.3-54.1
25-34 105 62 64.1 52.4-74.4 43 35.9 25.6-47.6
35-44 156 76 45.1 36.0-54.5 80 54.9 45.5-64.0
45-54 254 118 46.3 38.8-53.9 136 53.7 46.1-61.2
55-64 224 113 49.0 41.0-57.0 111 51.0 43.0-59.0
65-74 122 56 47.1 36.5-58.0 66 52.9 42.0-63.5
75+ 26 12 49.0 27.8-70.5 14 51.0 29.5-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 96 48.8 38.3-59.4 92 51.2 40.6-61.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 353 163 53.9 46.6-61.1 190 46.1 38.9-53.4
Some Post-H.S. 227 125 52.1 42.0-62.0 102 47.9 38.0-58.0
College Graduate 162 80 57.7 47.9-66.9 82 42.3 33.1-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 72 66.9 55.0-76.9 60 33.1 23.1-45.0
$15,000- 24,999 181 84 43.7 33.9-54.1 97 56.3 45.9-66.1
$25,000- 34,999 115 55 44.3 31.3-58.0 60 55.7 42.0-68.7
$35,000- 49,999 139 70 58.3 47.4-68.5 69 41.7 31.5-52.6
$50,000-74,999 131 60 42.0 31.8-52.9 71 58.0 47.1-68.2
$75,000+ 157 77 56.2 45.4-66.5 80 43.8 33.5-54.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 398 218 59.5 52.6-66.1 180 40.5 33.9-47.4
No 502 231 48.3 42.0-54.5 271 51.7 45.5-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 286 148 51.4 43.5-59.1 138 48.6 40.9-56.5
Non-Veteran 645 317 53.4 47.9-58.9 328 46.6 41.1-52.1

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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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