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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,504 800 57.1 52.7-61.3 704 42.9 38.7-47.3
GENDER
Male 623 329 58.8 52.3-65.0 294 41.2 35.0-47.7
Female 881 471 55.1 49.4-60.6 410 44.9 39.4-50.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 18 78.9 51.9-92.8 6 21.1 7.2-48.1
Non-Hispanic 1,479 781 56.8 52.4-61.1 698 43.2 38.9-47.6
AGE
18-24 60 42 69.1 51.4-82.6 18 30.9 17.4-48.6
25-34 154 100 62.0 51.1-71.9 54 38.0 28.1-48.9
35-44 247 146 60.7 53.0-68.0 101 39.3 32.0-47.0
45-54 396 197 48.1 41.4-54.9 199 51.9 45.1-58.6
55-64 346 177 51.6 44.3-58.8 169 48.4 41.2-55.7
65+ 292 132 43.8 36.5-51.4 160 56.2 48.6-63.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 272 145 61.4 50.8-71.1 127 38.6 28.9-49.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 564 304 57.8 50.5-64.8 260 42.2 35.2-49.5
Some Post-H.S. 423 225 54.9 46.8-62.8 198 45.1 37.2-53.2
College Graduate 245 126 52.4 43.4-61.3 119 47.6 38.7-56.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 145 60.4 51.2-68.8 109 39.6 31.2-48.8
$15,000- 24,999 309 172 64.9 56.8-72.2 137 35.1 27.8-43.2
$25,000- 34,999 195 100 51.6 39.2-63.7 95 48.4 36.3-60.8
$35,000-49,999 194 105 54.4 44.3-64.1 89 45.6 35.9-55.7
$50,000- 74,999 163 81 54.6 43.0-65.7 82 45.4 34.3-57.0
$75,000+ 190 98 59.0 48.0-69.2 92 41.0 30.8-52.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 690 402 64.2 57.6-70.4 288 35.8 29.6-42.4
No 766 375 51.3 45.3-57.2 391 48.7 42.8-54.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 111 59.8 49.7-69.0 100 40.2 31.0-50.3
Non-Veteran 1,293 689 56.7 51.9-61.4 604 43.3 38.6-48.1

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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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