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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 1,176 687 59.0 54.1-63.6 489 41.0 36.4-45.9
RACE
White 881 471 55.1 49.4-60.6 410 44.9 39.4-50.6
African American 236 178 71.6 62.2-79.5 58 28.4 20.5-37.8
Other Minorities 55 36 68.4 44.4-85.4 19 31.6 14.6-55.6
AGE
18-24 32 25 66.3 39.0-85.8 7 33.7 14.2-61.0
25-34 116 68 57.4 45.0-68.9 48 42.6 31.1-55.0
35-44 197 121 58.8 50.0-67.1 76 41.2 32.9-50.0
45-54 331 190 55.3 47.9-62.4 141 44.7 37.6-52.1
55-64 268 159 62.0 53.9-69.4 109 38.0 30.6-46.1
65+ 217 115 58.1 48.1-67.4 102 41.9 32.6-51.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 119 64.0 48.7-76.9 79 36.0 23.1-51.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 441 252 57.0 49.0-64.6 189 43.0 35.4-51.0
Some Post-H.S. 349 203 57.8 50.5-64.8 146 42.2 35.2-49.5
College Graduate 188 113 60.2 51.1-68.7 75 39.8 31.3-48.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 170 69.0 59.9-76.8 86 31.0 23.2-40.1
$15,000- 24,999 272 151 58.7 49.0-67.7 121 41.3 32.3-51.0
$25,000- 34,999 139 77 52.1 37.4-66.6 62 47.9 33.4-62.6
$35,000- 49,999 141 83 60.6 47.8-72.1 58 39.4 27.9-52.2
$50,000- 74,999 111 58 51.0 38.4-63.4 53 49.0 36.6-61.6
$75,000+ 95 55 61.1 48.7-72.1 40 38.9 27.9-51.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 569 359 62.7 54.9-69.8 210 37.3 30.2-45.1
No 575 312 55.6 49.2-61.8 263 44.4 38.2-50.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 27 68.4 48.4-83.3 14 31.6 16.7-51.6
Non-Veteran 1,135 660 58.7 53.8-63.5 475 41.3 36.5-46.2

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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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