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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 2,026 1,165 60.5 56.8-64.1 861 39.5 35.9-43.2
GENDER
Male 850 478 61.7 56.2-66.9 372 38.3 33.1-43.8
Female 1,176 687 59.0 54.1-63.6 489 41.0 36.4-45.9
RACE
White 1,504 800 57.1 52.7-61.3 704 42.9 38.7-47.3
African American 396 290 70.3 62.0-77.4 106 29.7 22.6-38.0
Asian 11 5 75.0 42.5-92.4 6 25.0 7.6-57.5
Native American 62 39 64.1 40.6-82.4 23 35.9 17.6-59.4
Other Minorities 44 28 65.4 41.3-83.6 16 34.6 16.4-58.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 30 61.8 35.9-82.4 14 38.2 17.6-64.1
-English Speaking 35 24 64.6 40.7-83.0 11 35.4 17.0-59.3
-Spanish Speaking 9 6 59.8 21.9-88.8 3 40.2 11.2-78.1
Non-Hispanic 1,979 1,134 60.5 56.8-64.2 845 39.5 35.8-43.2
AGE
18-24 88 64 72.8 58.9-83.4 24 27.2 16.6-41.1
25-34 220 140 59.5 50.0-68.4 80 40.5 31.6-50.0
35-44 329 205 63.4 56.3-70.0 124 36.6 30.0-43.7
45-54 537 295 52.0 45.7-58.3 242 48.0 41.7-54.3
55-64 472 270 60.0 53.8-65.8 202 40.0 34.2-46.2
65-74 275 140 54.5 45.7-63.0 135 45.5 37.0-54.3
75+ 89 42 50.6 37.2-63.9 47 49.4 36.1-62.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 223 65.4 56.8-73.2 162 34.6 26.8-43.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 770 446 61.0 54.7-66.8 324 39.0 33.2-45.3
Some Post-H.S. 557 321 57.4 50.4-64.0 236 42.6 36.0-49.6
College Graduate 314 175 56.8 48.5-64.7 139 43.2 35.3-51.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 401 257 65.6 57.6-72.8 144 34.4 27.2-42.4
$15,000- 24,999 446 260 65.6 58.6-72.1 186 34.4 27.9-41.4
$25,000- 34,999 250 144 59.6 48.6-69.7 106 40.4 30.3-51.4
$35,000- 49,999 251 139 57.7 48.0-66.9 112 42.3 33.1-52.0
$50,000-74,999 199 108 58.6 48.1-68.4 91 41.4 31.6-51.9
$75,000+ 214 116 61.7 51.6-70.9 98 38.3 29.1-48.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 942 592 67.3 61.8-72.3 350 32.7 27.7-38.2
No 1,011 533 55.4 50.2-60.5 478 44.6 39.5-49.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 293 169 61.3 53.0-69.1 124 38.7 30.9-47.0
Non-Veteran 1,732 996 60.4 56.3-64.4 736 39.6 35.6-43.7

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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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