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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 2,385 1,340 59.3 55.8-62.7 1,045 40.7 37.3-44.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 369 259 75.0 68.0-80.9 110 25.0 19.1-32.0
GENDER
Male 145 104 76.5 65.8-84.6 41 23.5 15.4-34.2
Female 224 155 73.4 63.6-81.3 69 26.6 18.7-36.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 368 258 74.9 67.8-80.8 110 25.1 19.2-32.2
AGE
18-24 25 16 76.5 55.9-89.3 9 23.5 10.7-44.1
25-34 51 39 76.4 57.1-88.8 12 23.6 11.2-42.9
35-44 66 40 67.9 51.7-80.7 26 32.1 19.3-48.3
45-54 89 60 77.1 60.6-88.1 29 22.9 11.9-39.4
55-64 84 65 78.7 65.1-87.9 19 21.3 12.1-34.9
65+ 54 39 74.2 57.4-86.0 15 25.8 14.0-42.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 69 76.3 61.4-86.6 25 23.7 13.4-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 147 101 78.0 67.1-86.0 46 22.0 14.0-32.9
Some Post-H.S. 79 54 72.4 58.1-83.3 25 27.6 16.7-41.9
College Graduate 48 34 65.2 43.9-81.8 14 34.8 18.2-56.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 73 70.0 55.1-81.6 28 30.0 18.4-44.9
$15,000- 24,999 88 59 75.4 60.3-86.1 29 24.6 13.9-39.7
$25,000- 34,999 47 34 83.9 66.4-93.2 13 16.1 6.8-33.6
$35,000-49,999 39 30 72.0 45.8-88.7 9 28.0 11.3-54.2
$50,000- 74,999 31 21 69.6 44.5-86.7 10 30.4 13.3-55.5
$75,000+ 14 8 51.9 17.1-85.0 6 48.1 15.0-82.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 183 136 81.7 72.9-88.1 47 18.3 11.9-27.1
No 152 98 64.6 52.6-75.0 54 35.4 25.0-47.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 44 33 73.1 49.2-88.4 11 26.9 11.6-50.8
Non-Veteran 300 207 74.7 66.9-81.1 93 25.3 18.9-33.1

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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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