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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 2,385 1,340 59.3 55.8-62.7 1,045 40.7 37.3-44.2
GENDER
Male 989 528 56.8 51.5-62.0 461 43.2 38.0-48.5
Female 1,396 812 62.4 58.3-66.3 584 37.6 33.7-41.7
RACE
White 1,831 968 54.5 50.6-58.3 863 45.5 41.7-49.4
African American 369 259 75.0 68.0-80.9 110 25.0 19.1-32.0
Asian 14 10 66.0 27.8-90.8 4 34.0 9.2-72.2
Native American 100 58 65.3 48.6-78.9 42 34.7 21.1-51.4
Other Minorities 58 38 60.9 39.2-79.1 20 39.1 20.9-60.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 38 71.0 49.4-86.1 17 29.0 13.9-50.6
-English Speaking 34 24 65.2 39.4-84.4 10 34.8 15.6-60.6
-Spanish Speaking 21 14 73.6 43.8-90.9 7 26.4 9.1-56.2
Non-Hispanic 2,325 1,299 58.5 55.1-61.9 1,026 41.5 38.1-44.9
AGE
18-24 120 85 66.8 53.6-77.9 35 33.2 22.1-46.4
25-34 290 196 63.6 54.7-71.8 94 36.4 28.2-45.3
35-44 420 236 59.4 51.9-66.5 184 40.6 33.5-48.1
45-54 622 313 51.9 45.5-58.4 309 48.1 41.6-54.5
55-64 516 292 60.7 54.4-66.6 224 39.3 33.4-45.6
65-74 311 170 53.0 44.9-61.1 141 47.0 38.9-55.1
75+ 98 45 43.1 29.7-57.6 53 56.9 42.4-70.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 466 269 63.0 53.8-71.3 197 37.0 28.7-46.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 882 480 58.6 53.1-63.9 402 41.4 36.1-46.9
Some Post-H.S. 648 363 59.1 52.8-65.1 285 40.9 34.9-47.2
College Graduate 386 225 56.3 48.1-64.2 161 43.7 35.8-51.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 420 258 67.7 59.9-74.6 162 32.3 25.4-40.1
$15,000- 24,999 524 319 67.0 59.2-74.0 205 33.0 26.0-40.8
$25,000- 34,999 278 159 64.6 54.4-73.6 119 35.4 26.4-45.6
$35,000- 49,999 308 170 57.4 49.2-65.2 138 42.6 34.8-50.8
$50,000-74,999 278 152 54.8 45.2-64.1 126 45.2 35.9-54.8
$75,000+ 258 125 46.3 37.2-55.7 133 53.7 44.3-62.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,038 615 65.3 60.3-70.0 423 34.7 30.0-39.7
No 1,196 645 56.6 51.8-61.4 551 43.4 38.6-48.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 151 54.5 43.3-65.3 130 45.5 34.7-56.7
Non-Veteran 1,906 1,066 60.8 56.9-64.5 840 39.2 35.5-43.1

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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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