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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

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
-Piedmont NC 1,086 607 58.9 53.7-63.9 479 41.1 36.1-46.3
GENDER
Male 461 253 59.8 52.3-66.9 208 40.2 33.1-47.7
Female 625 354 57.5 50.9-63.9 271 42.5 36.1-49.1
RACE
White 816 412 52.8 46.9-58.6 404 47.2 41.4-53.1
African American 226 168 70.9 59.6-80.1 58 29.1 19.9-40.4
Other Minorities 39 25 73.4 48.5-89.0 14 26.6 11.0-51.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 18 73.6 28.3-95.2 4 26.4 4.8-71.7
Non-Hispanic 1,062 588 58.3 53.1-63.4 474 41.7 36.6-46.9
AGE
18-24 41 29 73.0 52.7-86.7 12 27.0 13.3-47.3
25-34 105 60 50.1 37.7-62.4 45 49.9 37.6-62.3
35-44 184 110 61.1 51.4-70.1 74 38.9 29.9-48.6
45-54 291 169 57.8 48.9-66.2 122 42.2 33.8-51.1
55-64 245 132 59.5 51.6-66.9 113 40.5 33.1-48.4
65+ 211 102 49.3 39.6-59.1 109 50.7 40.9-60.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 112 68.0 55.3-78.5 81 32.0 21.5-44.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 235 59.0 50.4-67.2 183 41.0 32.8-49.6
Some Post-H.S. 279 148 50.4 41.4-59.3 131 49.6 40.7-58.6
College Graduate 196 112 57.8 47.4-67.6 84 42.2 32.4-52.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 132 65.8 54.1-75.9 73 34.2 24.1-45.9
$15,000- 24,999 216 126 69.5 59.5-77.9 90 30.5 22.1-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 127 70 57.4 44.4-69.5 57 42.6 30.5-55.6
$35,000- 49,999 151 79 55.2 41.9-67.8 72 44.8 32.2-58.1
$50,000-74,999 113 58 55.3 41.2-68.7 55 44.7 31.3-58.8
$75,000+ 136 71 56.1 44.1-67.4 65 43.9 32.6-55.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 491 303 68.4 60.4-75.5 188 31.6 24.5-39.6
No 557 282 51.3 44.5-58.1 275 48.7 41.9-55.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 84 55.5 43.9-66.4 72 44.5 33.6-56.1
Non-Veteran 930 523 59.3 53.6-64.7 407 40.7 35.3-46.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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