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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,831 968 54.5 50.6-58.3 863 45.5 41.7-49.4
GENDER
Male 741 360 49.8 44.0-55.6 381 50.2 44.4-56.0
Female 1,090 608 59.5 54.7-64.0 482 40.5 36.0-45.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 13 78.1 46.6-93.6 6 21.9 6.4-53.4
Non-Hispanic 1,810 953 54.1 50.2-57.9 857 45.9 42.1-49.8
AGE
18-24 73 53 60.7 43.5-75.7 20 39.3 24.3-56.5
25-34 206 136 62.8 53.3-71.4 70 37.2 28.6-46.7
35-44 319 173 55.8 47.6-63.7 146 44.2 36.3-52.4
45-54 482 226 46.7 40.1-53.5 256 53.3 46.5-59.9
55-64 403 211 55.4 48.2-62.3 192 44.6 37.7-51.8
65+ 341 166 43.8 36.4-51.5 175 56.2 48.5-63.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 323 171 55.3 43.9-66.2 152 44.7 33.8-56.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 664 338 53.5 47.6-59.3 326 46.5 40.7-52.4
Some Post-H.S. 524 282 56.0 49.6-62.3 242 44.0 37.7-50.4
College Graduate 319 176 52.7 43.5-61.7 143 47.3 38.3-56.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 274 154 63.0 53.7-71.5 120 37.0 28.5-46.3
$15,000- 24,999 383 227 64.9 57.9-71.3 156 35.1 28.7-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 204 108 58.5 46.4-69.6 96 41.5 30.4-53.6
$35,000-49,999 254 131 53.6 44.5-62.5 123 46.4 37.5-55.5
$50,000- 74,999 234 123 50.9 40.8-60.9 111 49.1 39.1-59.2
$75,000+ 232 111 47.3 38.1-56.8 121 52.7 43.2-61.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 774 429 59.0 53.4-64.5 345 41.0 35.5-46.6
No 956 492 54.0 48.9-59.1 464 46.0 40.9-51.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 215 106 51.8 41.1-62.4 109 48.2 37.6-58.9
Non-Veteran 1,450 762 55.7 51.4-59.9 688 44.3 40.1-48.6

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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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