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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,424 926 58.8 54.0-63.5 498 41.2 36.5-46.0
GENDER
Male 583 371 56.9 49.6-63.9 212 43.1 36.1-50.4
Female 841 555 61.1 54.8-67.1 286 38.9 32.9-45.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 16 70.3 40.4-89.2 6 29.7 10.8-59.6
Non-Hispanic 1,401 909 58.7 53.8-63.4 492 41.3 36.6-46.2
AGE
18-24 54 25 32.5 19.1-49.4 29 67.5 50.6-80.9
25-34 146 91 62.3 51.3-72.2 55 37.7 27.8-48.7
35-44 232 143 61.5 53.4-69.1 89 38.5 30.9-46.6
45-54 371 219 61.5 54.5-68.0 152 38.5 32.0-45.5
55-64 331 239 73.2 66.6-78.9 92 26.8 21.1-33.4
65+ 281 201 69.6 61.5-76.7 80 30.4 23.3-38.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 251 173 62.2 50.4-72.8 78 37.8 27.2-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 532 339 54.8 46.6-62.7 193 45.2 37.3-53.4
Some Post-H.S. 402 270 65.6 57.2-73.2 132 34.4 26.8-42.8
College Graduate 239 144 53.9 44.4-63.1 95 46.1 36.9-55.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 165 63.3 53.6-72.1 69 36.7 27.9-46.4
$15,000- 24,999 300 187 61.1 51.7-69.8 113 38.9 30.2-48.3
$25,000- 34,999 187 123 61.2 46.9-73.8 64 38.8 26.2-53.1
$35,000-49,999 180 125 69.7 59.3-78.4 55 30.3 21.6-40.7
$50,000- 74,999 156 95 57.0 44.8-68.4 61 43.0 31.6-55.2
$75,000+ 181 110 60.9 49.1-71.5 71 39.1 28.5-50.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 662 467 60.8 52.7-68.5 195 39.2 31.5-47.3
No 757 454 57.1 51.0-63.1 303 42.9 36.9-49.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 196 144 72.4 62.2-80.8 52 27.6 19.2-37.8
Non-Veteran 1,228 782 57.2 51.9-62.3 446 42.8 37.7-48.1

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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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