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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,606 628 42.6 38.5-46.8 978 57.4 53.2-61.5
GENDER
Male 518 193 39.5 33.0-46.3 325 60.5 53.7-67.0
Female 1,088 435 44.9 39.8-50.2 653 55.1 49.8-60.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 5 25.7 7.7-58.9 10 74.3 41.1-92.3
Non-Hispanic 1,590 622 42.8 38.7-47.0 968 57.2 53.0-61.3
AGE
18-24 73 38 50.1 34.7-65.5 35 49.9 34.5-65.3
25-34 178 81 51.9 41.5-62.0 97 48.1 38.0-58.5
35-44 255 115 41.5 33.1-50.3 140 58.5 49.7-66.9
45-54 352 129 38.1 30.0-46.9 223 61.9 53.1-70.0
55-64 356 148 39.6 32.5-47.1 208 60.4 52.9-67.5
65+ 380 113 33.8 26.5-42.0 267 66.2 58.0-73.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 265 103 46.8 36.4-57.4 162 53.2 42.6-63.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 567 219 42.7 35.6-50.2 348 57.3 49.8-64.4
Some Post-H.S. 392 149 36.9 29.1-45.5 243 63.1 54.5-70.9
College Graduate 379 155 45.6 38.4-53.1 224 54.4 46.9-61.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 129 52.7 43.3-62.0 174 47.3 38.0-56.7
$15,000- 24,999 343 145 46.3 37.8-55.1 198 53.7 44.9-62.2
$25,000- 34,999 179 63 38.3 25.9-52.5 116 61.7 47.5-74.1
$35,000-49,999 191 70 38.2 29.1-48.2 121 61.8 51.8-70.9
$50,000- 74,999 188 73 41.1 30.6-52.4 115 58.9 47.6-69.4
$75,000+ 178 77 47.0 36.8-57.6 101 53.0 42.4-63.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 650 255 46.1 39.1-53.2 395 53.9 46.8-60.9
No 939 367 40.7 35.8-45.9 572 59.3 54.1-64.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 195 67 35.8 26.6-46.1 128 64.2 53.9-73.4
Non-Veteran 1,282 513 43.6 38.9-48.3 769 56.4 51.7-61.1

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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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