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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-MALES

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%)
North Carolina 1,893 1,229 57.6 53.4-61.6 664 42.4 38.4-46.6
-MALES 784 489 53.9 47.9-59.9 295 46.1 40.1-52.1
RACE
White 583 371 56.9 49.6-63.9 212 43.1 36.1-50.4
African American 142 88 51.4 38.4-64.3 54 48.6 35.7-61.6
Other Minorities 54 28 41.3 23.7-61.3 26 58.7 38.7-76.3
AGE
18-24 51 18 29.1 16.0-46.7 33 70.9 53.3-84.0
25-34 97 55 50.1 37.0-63.1 42 49.9 36.9-63.0
35-44 119 69 59.7 47.8-70.5 50 40.3 29.5-52.2
45-54 185 102 58.4 48.9-67.4 83 41.6 32.6-51.1
55-64 190 145 79.6 72.1-85.5 45 20.4 14.5-27.9
65+ 141 99 72.8 62.1-81.3 42 27.2 18.7-37.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 103 60.7 49.6-70.7 65 39.3 29.3-50.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 184 47.7 38.4-57.3 117 52.3 42.7-61.6
Some Post-H.S. 193 130 63.8 51.3-74.6 63 36.2 25.4-48.7
College Graduate 122 72 46.8 33.7-60.3 50 53.2 39.7-66.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 80 50.7 37.0-64.4 48 49.3 35.6-63.0
$15,000- 24,999 159 94 61.4 50.1-71.6 65 38.6 28.4-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 107 77 62.0 44.3-76.9 30 38.0 23.1-55.7
$35,000- 49,999 105 69 59.4 42.3-74.5 36 40.6 25.5-57.7
$50,000- 74,999 81 48 53.7 37.3-69.3 33 46.3 30.7-62.7
$75,000+ 112 66 59.2 44.5-72.4 46 40.8 27.6-55.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 245 60.7 50.4-70.1 106 39.3 29.9-49.6
No 430 243 49.5 41.9-57.2 187 50.5 42.8-58.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 232 177 76.7 68.1-83.6 55 23.3 16.4-31.9
Non-Veteran 551 311 48.7 41.8-55.6 240 51.3 44.4-58.2

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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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