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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-WHITES 9,546 3,279 39.5 37.7-41.2 6,267 60.5 58.8-62.3
GENDER
Male 3,585 1,195 38.5 35.8-41.3 2,390 61.5 58.7-64.2
Female 5,961 2,084 40.3 38.1-42.5 3,877 59.7 57.5-61.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 118 43 43.4 29.2-58.7 75 56.6 41.3-70.8
Non-Hispanic 9,412 3,233 39.4 37.7-41.2 6,179 60.6 58.8-62.3
AGE
18-24 230 140 64.0 54.9-72.2 90 36.0 27.8-45.1
25-34 780 420 51.6 46.5-56.8 360 48.4 43.2-53.5
35-44 1,353 566 40.6 36.9-44.4 787 59.4 55.6-63.1
45-54 1,826 655 36.8 33.6-40.0 1,171 63.2 60.0-66.4
55-64 2,068 694 33.7 30.8-36.8 1,374 66.3 63.2-69.2
65+ 3,218 784 23.3 21.3-25.4 2,434 76.7 74.6-78.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 990 323 37.7 31.5-44.3 667 62.3 55.7-68.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,724 928 37.9 34.7-41.2 1,796 62.1 58.8-65.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,496 903 44.7 41.0-48.3 1,593 55.3 51.7-59.0
College Graduate 3,328 1,124 37.2 34.7-39.7 2,204 62.8 60.3-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 845 296 39.0 33.1-45.2 549 61.0 54.8-66.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,356 483 40.0 35.4-44.9 873 60.0 55.1-64.6
$25,000- 34,999 965 329 38.2 32.5-44.3 636 61.8 55.7-67.5
$35,000-49,999 1,308 484 41.6 37.1-46.2 824 58.4 53.8-62.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,416 526 43.7 39.6-47.9 890 56.3 52.1-60.4
$75,000+ 2,304 792 38.6 35.2-42.1 1,512 61.4 57.9-64.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,289 1,052 36.6 33.4-39.9 2,237 63.4 60.1-66.6
No 6,199 2,212 40.8 38.7-42.9 3,987 59.2 57.1-61.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,291 413 33.9 30.0-38.0 878 66.1 62.0-70.0
Non-Veteran 7,455 2,601 40.8 38.8-42.8 4,854 59.2 57.2-61.2

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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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