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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 11,935 4,171 39.4 37.8-41.0 7,764 60.6 59.0-62.2
GENDER
Male 4,450 1,489 37.9 35.3-40.5 2,961 62.1 59.5-64.7
Female 7,485 2,682 40.9 38.9-42.9 4,803 59.1 57.1-61.1
RACE
White 9,546 3,279 39.5 37.7-41.2 6,267 60.5 58.8-62.3
African American 1,606 628 42.6 38.5-46.8 978 57.4 53.2-61.5
Asian 86 22 28.9 17.5-43.9 64 71.1 56.1-82.5
Native American 272 98 43.1 32.3-54.6 174 56.9 45.4-67.7
Other Minorities 350 124 32.2 23.9-41.7 226 67.8 58.3-76.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 384 136 34.2 26.1-43.3 248 65.8 56.7-73.9
-English Speaking 208 76 43.4 32.6-54.9 132 56.6 45.1-67.4
-Spanish Speaking 176 60 28.9 18.8-41.5 116 71.1 58.5-81.2
Non-Hispanic 11,519 4,029 39.9 38.3-41.5 7,490 60.1 58.5-61.7
AGE
18-24 350 192 54.2 46.5-61.6 158 45.8 38.4-53.5
25-34 1,097 554 48.8 44.2-53.5 543 51.2 46.5-55.8
35-44 1,795 744 40.5 37.1-44.0 1,051 59.5 56.0-62.9
45-54 2,328 839 36.8 33.9-39.9 1,489 63.2 60.1-66.1
55-64 2,538 881 34.8 32.1-37.5 1,657 65.2 62.5-67.9
65-74 2,144 637 29.2 26.4-32.1 1,507 70.8 67.9-73.6
75+ 1,586 296 20.2 17.2-23.7 1,290 79.8 76.3-82.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,465 499 37.9 32.8-43.2 966 62.1 56.8-67.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,485 1,216 38.5 35.4-41.6 2,269 61.5 58.4-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,061 1,122 43.6 40.3-46.9 1,939 56.4 53.1-59.7
College Graduate 3,909 1,329 37.6 35.3-39.9 2,580 62.4 60.1-64.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,288 475 40.1 34.4-46.0 813 59.9 54.0-65.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,876 689 42.1 37.8-46.5 1,187 57.9 53.5-62.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,229 427 37.7 32.7-43.0 802 62.3 57.0-67.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,570 582 41.1 37.1-45.2 988 58.9 54.8-62.9
$50,000-74,999 1,685 625 43.2 39.3-47.2 1,060 56.8 52.8-60.7
$75,000+ 2,588 901 39.1 35.9-42.3 1,687 60.9 57.7-64.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,214 1,407 38.6 35.8-41.6 2,807 61.4 58.4-64.2
No 7,641 2,742 39.9 38.0-41.9 4,899 60.1 58.1-62.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,568 509 35.8 31.6-40.1 1,059 64.2 59.9-68.4
Non-Veteran 9,372 3,329 40.4 38.6-42.3 6,043 59.6 57.7-61.4

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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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