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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

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 2,026 1,165 60.5 56.8-64.1 861 39.5 35.9-43.2
-Eastern NC 584 356 63.5 56.3-70.1 228 36.5 29.9-43.7
GENDER
Male 244 144 64.4 54.0-73.6 100 35.6 26.4-46.0
Female 340 212 62.3 52.6-71.1 128 37.7 28.9-47.4
RACE
White 371 209 63.3 54.1-71.7 162 36.7 28.3-45.9
African American 157 113 67.4 55.0-77.8 44 32.6 22.2-45.0
Other Minorities 53 33 52.3 31.0-72.9 20 47.7 27.1-69.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 6 52.8 16.0-86.8 6 47.2 13.2-84.0
Non-Hispanic 571 350 63.8 56.5-70.5 221 36.2 29.5-43.5
AGE
18-24 38 29 73.2 50.6-88.0 9 26.8 12.0-49.4
25-34 78 54 74.9 58.7-86.3 24 25.1 13.7-41.3
35-44 78 52 65.6 49.3-78.9 26 34.4 21.1-50.7
45-54 155 77 42.4 31.6-54.0 78 57.6 46.0-68.4
55-64 145 90 61.8 48.7-73.4 55 38.2 26.6-51.3
65+ 85 50 65.1 49.3-78.2 35 34.9 21.8-50.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 65 60.4 45.4-73.7 46 39.6 26.3-54.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 228 145 65.4 53.5-75.7 83 34.6 24.3-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 177 111 65.7 52.7-76.7 66 34.3 23.3-47.3
College Graduate 68 35 53.5 35.1-71.1 33 46.5 28.9-64.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 78 67.8 53.0-79.8 40 32.2 20.2-47.0
$15,000- 24,999 137 84 64.2 50.6-75.8 53 35.8 24.2-49.4
$25,000- 34,999 76 49 61.8 36.5-82.0 27 38.2 18.0-63.5
$35,000- 49,999 61 40 68.3 51.0-81.7 21 31.7 18.3-49.0
$50,000-74,999 58 31 58.7 38.9-76.1 27 41.3 23.9-61.1
$75,000+ 60 34 74.4 56.4-86.7 26 25.6 13.3-43.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 271 175 64.2 53.9-73.4 96 35.8 26.6-46.1
No 291 167 62.9 52.4-72.4 124 37.1 27.6-47.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 101 66 67.9 53.6-79.5 35 32.1 20.5-46.4
Non-Veteran 482 290 62.8 54.7-70.3 192 37.2 29.7-45.3

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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