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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 86 49 66.4 51.9-78.3 37 33.6 21.7-48.1
GENDER
Male 37 21 70.8 51.6-84.7 16 29.2 15.3-48.4
Female 49 28 60.7 38.2-79.4 21 39.3 20.6-61.8
RACE
White 65 33 52.4 33.3-70.8 32 47.6 29.2-66.7
Other 20 16 88.6 68.7-96.5 4 11.4 3.5-31.3
AGE
18-44 21 12 63.9 38.5-83.4 9 36.1 16.6-61.5
45+ 64 36 68.1 51.7-81.0 28 31.9 19.0-48.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 31 66.0 47.0-80.9 23 34.0 19.1-53.0
Some College + 32 18 67.3 45.7-83.4 14 32.7 16.6-54.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 38 75.5 60.0-86.3 22 24.5 13.7-40.0
$50,000+ 17 6 36.7 15.7-64.5 11 63.3 35.5-84.3

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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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