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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,485 2,682 40.9 38.9-42.9 4,803 59.1 57.1-61.1
RACE
White 5,961 2,084 40.3 38.1-42.5 3,877 59.7 57.5-61.9
African American 1,088 435 44.9 39.8-50.2 653 55.1 49.8-60.2
Other Minorities 402 153 36.7 30.0-43.9 249 63.3 56.1-70.0
AGE
18-24 177 107 63.7 53.1-73.0 70 36.3 27.0-46.9
25-34 718 388 54.6 49.5-59.6 330 45.4 40.4-50.5
35-44 1,149 486 40.9 36.9-45.0 663 59.1 55.0-63.1
45-54 1,395 527 37.3 33.6-41.0 868 62.7 59.0-66.4
55-64 1,539 551 34.7 31.4-38.1 988 65.3 61.9-68.6
65+ 2,430 600 25.0 22.5-27.8 1,830 75.0 72.2-77.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 887 306 42.6 36.0-49.5 581 57.4 50.5-64.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,209 767 38.8 35.0-42.6 1,442 61.2 57.4-65.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,991 718 42.0 38.2-45.9 1,273 58.0 54.1-61.8
College Graduate 2,390 889 41.3 38.4-44.3 1,501 58.7 55.7-61.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 917 357 46.7 40.4-53.2 560 53.3 46.8-59.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,237 459 44.4 39.3-49.6 778 55.6 50.4-60.7
$25,000- 34,999 781 274 41.6 35.5-47.9 507 58.4 52.1-64.5
$35,000- 49,999 981 365 41.2 36.1-46.5 616 58.8 53.5-63.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,021 395 42.9 38.2-47.6 626 57.1 52.4-61.8
$75,000+ 1,352 510 39.2 35.3-43.2 842 60.8 56.8-64.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,712 923 40.1 36.7-43.6 1,789 59.9 56.4-63.3
No 4,724 1,747 41.3 38.9-43.7 2,977 58.7 56.3-61.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 171 69 37.1 27.4-47.8 102 62.9 52.2-72.6
Non-Veteran 6,686 2,404 41.5 39.4-43.7 4,282 58.5 56.3-60.6

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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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