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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC-MALES

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
-MALES 4,450 1,489 37.9 35.3-40.5 2,961 62.1 59.5-64.7
RACE
White 3,585 1,195 38.5 35.8-41.3 2,390 61.5 58.7-64.2
African American 518 193 39.5 33.0-46.3 325 60.5 53.7-67.0
Other Minorities 306 91 32.0 23.1-42.6 215 68.0 57.4-76.9
AGE
18-24 173 85 45.7 35.3-56.5 88 54.3 43.5-64.7
25-34 379 166 43.3 35.9-50.9 213 56.7 49.1-64.1
35-44 646 258 40.1 34.6-45.8 388 59.9 54.2-65.4
45-54 933 312 36.4 31.8-41.3 621 63.6 58.7-68.2
55-64 999 330 34.9 30.7-39.3 669 65.1 60.7-69.3
65+ 1,300 333 25.8 22.5-29.5 967 74.2 70.5-77.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 578 193 33.6 26.6-41.3 385 66.4 58.7-73.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,276 449 38.1 33.4-43.1 827 61.9 56.9-66.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,070 404 45.5 40.0-51.1 666 54.5 48.9-60.0
College Graduate 1,519 440 33.4 29.8-37.1 1,079 66.6 62.9-70.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 371 118 30.6 22.0-40.8 253 69.4 59.2-78.0
$15,000- 24,999 639 230 39.5 32.5-47.0 409 60.5 53.0-67.5
$25,000- 34,999 448 153 33.5 25.8-42.2 295 66.5 57.8-74.2
$35,000- 49,999 589 217 41.0 34.8-47.4 372 59.0 52.6-65.2
$50,000- 74,999 664 230 43.6 37.4-50.1 434 56.4 49.9-62.6
$75,000+ 1,236 391 39.0 34.4-43.8 845 61.0 56.2-65.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,502 484 36.9 32.2-41.8 1,018 63.1 58.2-67.8
No 2,917 995 38.5 35.4-41.6 1,922 61.5 58.4-64.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,397 440 35.6 31.2-40.3 957 64.4 59.7-68.8
Non-Veteran 2,686 925 39.0 35.8-42.3 1,761 61.0 57.7-64.2

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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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