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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In the past 12 months, did any doctor, dentist, nurse, or other health professional advise you to quit
smoking cigarettes or using any other tobacco products?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,893 1,229 57.6 53.4-61.6 664 42.4 38.4-46.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 357 236 57.8 48.7-66.5 121 42.2 33.5-51.3
GENDER
Male 142 88 51.4 38.4-64.3 54 48.6 35.7-61.6
Female 215 148 67.8 58.9-75.6 67 32.2 24.4-41.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 34.1 3.1-89.2 1 65.9 10.8-96.9
Non-Hispanic 355 235 58.0 48.8-66.7 120 42.0 33.3-51.2
AGE
18-24 14 4 26.7 6.9-64.1 10 73.3 35.9-93.1
25-34 40 17 40.5 21.3-63.2 23 59.5 36.8-78.7
35-44 48 28 61.2 39.6-79.1 20 38.8 20.9-60.4
45-54 104 76 69.7 56.0-80.6 28 30.3 19.4-44.0
55-64 98 70 73.1 60.9-82.6 28 26.9 17.4-39.1
65+ 49 37 76.8 57.7-88.9 12 23.2 11.1-42.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 51 69.2 50.8-83.0 17 30.8 17.0-49.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 144 88 48.5 35.2-62.0 56 51.5 38.0-64.8
Some Post-H.S. 93 64 67.7 49.9-81.5 29 32.3 18.5-50.1
College Graduate 52 33 55.0 30.3-77.4 19 45.0 22.6-69.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 80 77.3 65.1-86.2 26 22.7 13.8-34.9
$15,000- 24,999 94 59 63.5 47.9-76.6 35 36.5 23.4-52.1
$25,000- 34,999 38 27 45.0 23.3-68.7 11 55.0 31.3-76.7
$35,000-49,999 37 22 67.5 47.7-82.6 15 32.5 17.4-52.3
$50,000- 74,999 24 17 49.1 20.7-78.1 7 50.9 21.9-79.3
$75,000+ 17 10 49.0 22.3-76.2 7 51.0 23.8-77.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 174 136 74.5 63.5-83.1 38 25.5 16.9-36.5
No 181 100 45.9 34.5-57.8 81 54.1 42.2-65.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 47 78.7 62.4-89.1 13 21.3 10.9-37.6
Non-Veteran 297 189 53.7 43.6-63.4 108 46.3 36.6-56.4

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*Asked only of current smokers.

^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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