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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Quit Now NC

A telephone quitline is a free telephone-based service that connects people who smoke cigarettes
or use tobacco products with trained quit coaches who can help them quit.

Have you heard of the North Carolina Tobacco Use Quitline at 1-800-QuitNow or the website, QuitlineNC.org?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,935 4,171 39.4 37.8-41.0 7,764 60.6 59.0-62.2
-Buncombe County 371 97 27.5 22.3-33.4 274 72.5 66.6-77.7
GENDER
Male 135 36 27.1 19.1-36.9 99 72.9 63.1-80.9
Female 236 61 27.9 21.5-35.4 175 72.1 64.6-78.5
RACE
White 341 90 28.9 23.4-35.2 251 71.1 64.8-76.6
Other 27 7 16.5 6.1-37.7 20 83.5 62.3-93.9
AGE
18-44 100 32 29.9 21.1-40.6 68 70.1 59.4-78.9
45+ 270 65 25.3 20.0-31.5 205 74.7 68.5-80.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 30 30.3 20.4-42.5 79 69.7 57.5-79.6
Some College + 260 67 26.9 21.0-33.8 193 73.1 66.2-79.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 47 27.5 20.0-36.5 129 72.5 63.5-80.0
$50,000+ 152 42 28.8 21.3-37.6 110 71.2 62.4-78.7

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*This question was asked of all respondents regardless of smoking status.

^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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