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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Tobacco Use

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
-Onslow County 81 45 59.3 44.3-72.7 36 40.7 27.3-55.7
GENDER
Male 37 17 56.1 34.8-75.5 20 43.9 24.5-65.2
Female 44 28 64.5 47.3-78.7 16 35.5 21.3-52.7
RACE
White 66 35 51.3 37.2-65.2 31 48.7 34.8-62.8
Other 14 10 80.5 40.4-96.2 4 19.5 3.8-59.6
AGE
18-44 31 18 61.1 39.1-79.3 13 38.9 20.7-60.9
45+ 50 27 56.3 40.5-71.0 23 43.7 29.0-59.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 23 65.0 44.7-81.0 18 35.0 19.0-55.3
Some College + 40 22 53.2 33.4-72.1 18 46.8 27.9-66.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 28 55.8 36.5-73.5 26 44.2 26.5-63.5
$50,000+ 16 9 61.8 33.4-83.9 7 38.2 16.1-66.6

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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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