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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 850 478 61.7 56.2-66.9 372 38.3 33.1-43.8
RACE
White 623 329 58.8 52.3-65.0 294 41.2 35.0-47.7
African American 160 112 69.4 57.0-79.5 48 30.6 20.5-43.0
Other Minorities 62 36 65.5 45.7-81.1 26 34.5 18.9-54.3
AGE
18-24 56 39 75.7 60.1-86.6 17 24.3 13.4-39.9
25-34 104 72 60.8 47.4-72.8 32 39.2 27.2-52.6
35-44 132 84 67.1 56.3-76.4 48 32.9 23.6-43.7
45-54 206 105 48.9 38.7-59.2 101 51.1 40.8-61.3
55-64 204 111 58.1 48.9-66.8 93 41.9 33.2-51.1
65+ 147 67 48.6 37.6-59.7 80 51.4 40.3-62.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 104 66.4 56.1-75.3 83 33.6 24.7-43.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 329 194 63.6 54.7-71.7 135 36.4 28.3-45.3
Some Post-H.S. 208 118 57.0 45.4-67.8 90 43.0 32.2-54.6
College Graduate 126 62 53.8 40.5-66.6 64 46.2 33.4-59.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 87 61.9 48.6-73.7 58 38.1 26.3-51.4
$15,000- 24,999 174 109 72.7 62.3-81.2 65 27.3 18.8-37.7
$25,000- 34,999 111 67 65.4 50.6-77.7 44 34.6 22.3-49.4
$35,000- 49,999 110 56 55.0 40.4-68.8 54 45.0 31.2-59.6
$50,000- 74,999 88 50 63.0 48.1-75.8 38 37.0 24.2-51.9
$75,000+ 119 61 62.0 48.5-73.8 58 38.0 26.2-51.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 373 233 71.4 64.0-77.8 140 28.6 22.2-36.0
No 436 221 55.2 47.6-62.6 215 44.8 37.4-52.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 252 142 60.5 51.5-68.9 110 39.5 31.1-48.5
Non-Veteran 597 336 62.0 55.6-68.0 261 38.0 32.0-44.4

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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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