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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation

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%)
TOTAL 1,893 1,229 57.6 53.4-61.6 664 42.4 38.4-46.6
GENDER
Male 784 489 53.9 47.9-59.9 295 46.1 40.1-52.1
Female 1,109 740 62.3 56.9-67.4 369 37.7 32.6-43.1
RACE
White 1,424 926 58.8 54.0-63.5 498 41.2 36.5-46.0
African American 357 236 57.8 48.7-66.5 121 42.2 33.5-51.3
Asian 10 3 15.1 3.5-46.7 7 84.9 53.3-96.5
Native American 53 36 67.3 42.6-85.1 17 32.7 14.9-57.4
Other Minorities 40 23 40.2 20.2-64.0 17 59.8 36.0-79.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 22 32.4 16.0-54.8 17 67.6 45.2-84.0
-English Speaking 32 22 63.7 39.2-82.7 10 36.3 17.3-60.8
-Spanish Speaking 7 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,851 1,206 58.3 54.1-62.5 645 41.7 37.5-45.9
AGE
18-24 79 33 29.6 18.7-43.3 46 70.4 56.7-81.3
25-34 204 117 55.3 45.6-64.7 87 44.7 35.3-54.4
35-44 301 183 61.6 54.0-68.7 118 38.4 31.3-46.0
45-54 500 309 63.3 57.3-68.8 191 36.7 31.2-42.7
55-64 447 322 73.0 67.4-78.0 125 27.0 22.0-32.6
65-74 262 189 73.3 64.8-80.3 73 26.7 19.7-35.2
75+ 85 63 72.2 57.6-83.3 22 27.8 16.7-42.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 239 62.1 52.7-70.7 111 37.9 29.3-47.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 717 455 51.8 45.0-58.5 262 48.2 41.5-55.0
Some Post-H.S. 523 351 65.7 58.5-72.3 172 34.3 27.7-41.5
College Graduate 303 184 54.0 45.1-62.6 119 46.0 37.4-54.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 367 261 63.4 54.7-71.3 106 36.6 28.7-45.3
$15,000- 24,999 419 256 59.6 51.8-66.9 163 40.4 33.1-48.2
$25,000- 34,999 237 156 58.7 46.6-69.7 81 41.3 30.3-53.4
$35,000- 49,999 233 156 62.5 50.6-73.1 77 37.5 26.9-49.4
$50,000-74,999 189 120 57.0 45.4-67.8 69 43.0 32.2-54.6
$75,000+ 202 124 61.3 50.2-71.3 78 38.7 28.7-49.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 890 639 62.9 56.0-69.3 251 37.1 30.7-44.0
No 995 585 53.6 48.2-58.8 410 46.4 41.2-51.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 199 73.5 65.3-80.3 72 26.5 19.7-34.7
Non-Veteran 1,621 1,029 55.4 50.9-59.9 592 44.6 40.1-49.1

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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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