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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 989 528 56.8 51.5-62.0 461 43.2 38.0-48.5
RACE
White 741 360 49.8 44.0-55.6 381 50.2 44.4-56.0
African American 145 104 76.5 65.8-84.6 41 23.5 15.4-34.2
Other Minorities 95 59 63.2 45.3-78.1 36 36.8 21.9-54.7
AGE
18-24 65 46 63.9 46.1-78.5 19 36.1 21.5-53.9
25-34 107 60 52.3 38.9-65.4 47 47.7 34.6-61.1
35-44 175 100 61.6 50.5-71.5 75 38.4 28.5-49.5
45-54 263 120 49.8 39.6-60.1 143 50.2 39.9-60.4
55-64 223 122 61.5 52.2-70.0 101 38.5 30.0-47.8
65+ 155 80 47.4 36.4-58.7 75 52.6 41.3-63.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 126 63.9 50.3-75.6 89 36.1 24.4-49.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 383 206 58.4 50.2-66.1 177 41.6 33.9-49.8
Some Post-H.S. 242 115 53.2 42.8-63.3 127 46.8 36.7-57.2
College Graduate 149 81 48.3 36.1-60.8 68 51.7 39.2-63.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 89 71.8 59.3-81.6 54 28.2 18.4-40.7
$15,000- 24,999 208 125 66.5 53.7-77.2 83 33.5 22.8-46.3
$25,000- 34,999 115 64 63.8 48.4-76.7 51 36.2 23.3-51.6
$35,000- 49,999 128 66 52.8 40.5-64.7 62 47.2 35.3-59.5
$50,000- 74,999 135 63 49.6 36.1-63.2 72 50.4 36.8-63.9
$75,000+ 125 59 45.1 32.7-58.1 66 54.9 41.9-67.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 424 240 63.6 55.7-70.9 184 36.4 29.1-44.3
No 490 253 55.1 47.7-62.3 237 44.9 37.7-52.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 252 133 53.9 42.2-65.1 119 46.1 34.9-57.8
Non-Veteran 651 343 59.2 52.8-65.2 308 40.8 34.8-47.2

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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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