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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 396 290 70.3 62.0-77.4 106 29.7 22.6-38.0
GENDER
Male 160 112 69.4 57.0-79.5 48 30.6 20.5-43.0
Female 236 178 71.6 62.2-79.5 58 28.4 20.5-37.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 2 52.4 9.0-92.4 1 47.6 7.6-91.0
Non-Hispanic 393 288 70.4 62.2-77.6 105 29.6 22.4-37.8
AGE
18-24 16 14 83.3 47.7-96.5 2 16.7 3.5-52.3
25-34 46 30 62.5 40.2-80.5 16 37.5 19.5-59.8
35-44 57 41 65.9 46.2-81.3 16 34.1 18.7-53.8
45-54 113 79 61.6 44.7-76.1 34 38.4 23.9-55.3
55-64 104 79 80.5 69.9-88.1 25 19.5 11.9-30.1
65+ 55 44 84.2 67.5-93.2 11 15.8 6.8-32.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 58 78.7 63.6-88.7 21 21.3 11.3-36.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 157 108 64.0 50.3-75.7 49 36.0 24.3-49.7
Some Post-H.S. 104 80 70.4 53.8-82.9 24 29.6 17.1-46.2
College Graduate 56 44 77.8 56.1-90.6 12 22.2 9.4-43.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 88 77.8 66.0-86.3 26 22.2 13.7-34.0
$15,000- 24,999 107 71 67.4 51.6-80.1 36 32.6 19.9-48.4
$25,000- 34,999 42 35 91.9 78.8-97.2 7 8.1 2.8-21.2
$35,000-49,999 41 29 61.9 40.5-79.5 12 38.1 20.5-59.5
$50,000- 74,999 26 20 76.3 49.0-91.5 6 23.7 8.5-51.0
$75,000+ 20 15 75.6 49.8-90.6 5 24.4 9.4-50.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 190 151 77.3 67.1-85.0 39 22.7 15.0-32.9
No 187 127 67.2 54.9-77.4 60 32.8 22.6-45.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 50 68.1 50.5-81.7 15 31.9 18.3-49.5
Non-Veteran 331 240 70.7 61.4-78.5 91 29.3 21.5-38.6

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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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