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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 1,396 812 62.4 58.3-66.3 584 37.6 33.7-41.7
RACE
White 1,090 608 59.5 54.7-64.0 482 40.5 36.0-45.3
African American 224 155 73.4 63.6-81.3 69 26.6 18.7-36.4
Other Minorities 77 47 61.0 45.9-74.3 30 39.0 25.7-54.1
AGE
18-24 55 39 71.9 53.4-85.1 16 28.1 14.9-46.6
25-34 183 136 77.2 68.6-84.0 47 22.8 16.0-31.4
35-44 245 136 56.3 47.2-65.0 109 43.7 35.0-52.8
45-54 359 193 54.1 46.3-61.8 166 45.9 38.2-53.7
55-64 293 170 59.8 51.4-67.7 123 40.2 32.3-48.6
65+ 254 135 53.6 44.8-62.2 119 46.4 37.8-55.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 251 143 61.6 49.9-72.1 108 38.4 27.9-50.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 499 274 58.9 51.7-65.7 225 41.1 34.3-48.3
Some Post-H.S. 406 248 65.5 58.8-71.7 158 34.5 28.3-41.2
College Graduate 237 144 65.1 56.3-73.0 93 34.9 27.0-43.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 277 169 64.0 54.6-72.4 108 36.0 27.6-45.4
$15,000- 24,999 316 194 67.7 59.3-75.1 122 32.3 24.9-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 163 95 65.6 52.7-76.4 68 34.4 23.6-47.3
$35,000- 49,999 180 104 61.5 50.9-71.1 76 38.5 28.9-49.1
$50,000- 74,999 143 89 62.5 50.5-73.0 54 37.5 27.0-49.5
$75,000+ 133 66 48.6 37.0-60.2 67 51.4 39.8-63.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 614 375 67.2 61.5-72.4 239 32.8 27.6-38.5
No 706 392 58.4 52.5-64.2 314 41.6 35.8-47.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 18 67.0 46.3-82.6 11 33.0 17.4-53.7
Non-Veteran 1,255 723 62.3 57.9-66.5 532 37.7 33.5-42.1

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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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