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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than
medications to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,883 653 30.8 27.5-34.3 1,230 69.2 65.7-72.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 355 137 28.0 22.0-35.0 218 72.0 65.0-78.0
GENDER
Male 140 49 22.7 15.2-32.4 91 77.3 67.6-84.8
Female 215 88 36.2 28.1-45.1 127 63.8 54.9-71.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 34.1 3.1-89.2 1 65.9 10.8-96.9
Non-Hispanic 353 136 28.0 21.9-35.0 217 72.0 65.0-78.1
AGE
18-24 13 2 8.1 1.8-30.2 11 91.9 69.8-98.2
25-34 40 11 22.1 9.9-42.2 29 77.9 57.8-90.1
35-44 48 14 21.2 10.3-38.7 34 78.8 61.3-89.7
45-54 103 43 37.5 25.7-51.0 60 62.5 49.0-74.3
55-64 98 41 37.7 26.5-50.4 57 62.3 49.6-73.5
65+ 49 23 38.1 21.8-57.7 26 61.9 42.3-78.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 22 20.7 10.6-36.5 46 79.3 63.5-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 142 53 23.2 15.4-33.5 89 76.8 66.5-84.6
Some Post-H.S. 93 43 40.8 27.1-56.1 50 59.2 43.9-72.9
College Graduate 52 19 34.6 17.2-57.3 33 65.4 42.7-82.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 35 29.0 18.5-42.2 70 71.0 57.8-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 94 37 29.8 18.9-43.6 57 70.2 56.4-81.1
$25,000- 34,999 38 20 29.9 14.6-51.4 18 70.1 48.6-85.4
$35,000-49,999 37 16 51.3 31.3-70.9 21 48.7 29.1-68.7
$50,000- 74,999 24 9 24.9 9.4-51.3 15 75.1 48.7-90.6
$75,000+ 17 8 55.2 27.5-80.1 9 44.8 19.9-72.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 173 73 29.5 21.1-39.6 100 70.5 60.4-78.9
No 180 63 26.7 18.7-36.7 117 73.3 63.3-81.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 35 50.7 32.6-68.6 25 49.3 31.4-67.4
Non-Veteran 295 102 23.4 17.5-30.6 193 76.6 69.4-82.5

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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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