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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 356 202 61.0 54.0-67.6 154 39.0 32.4-46.0
GENDER
Male 145 81 64.1 53.4-73.5 64 35.9 26.5-46.6
Female 211 121 57.7 48.7-66.2 90 42.3 33.8-51.3
RACE
White 317 179 60.2 53.1-66.9 138 39.8 33.1-46.9
African American 13 9 83.8 53.0-96.0 4 16.2 4.0-47.0
Other Minorities 25 14 63.4 32.7-86.1 11 36.6 13.9-67.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 6 38.4 9.9-78.0 4 61.6 22.0-90.1
Non-Hispanic 346 196 62.3 55.3-68.8 150 37.7 31.2-44.7
AGE
18-24 9 6 68.8 31.8-91.3 3 31.2 8.7-68.2
25-34 37 26 71.4 52.3-85.1 11 28.6 14.9-47.7
35-44 67 43 67.1 52.9-78.7 24 32.9 21.3-47.1
45-54 91 49 49.6 37.0-62.3 42 50.4 37.7-63.0
55-64 82 48 57.5 45.1-69.1 34 42.5 30.9-54.9
65+ 68 30 48.9 35.1-62.9 38 51.1 37.1-64.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 46 63.3 49.4-75.3 35 36.7 24.7-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 66 57.8 45.7-69.1 58 42.2 30.9-54.3
Some Post-H.S. 101 62 65.5 51.6-77.2 39 34.5 22.8-48.4
College Graduate 50 28 57.9 41.4-72.7 22 42.1 27.3-58.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 47 60.8 46.3-73.6 31 39.2 26.4-53.7
$15,000- 24,999 93 50 59.1 44.8-72.0 43 40.9 28.0-55.2
$25,000- 34,999 47 25 61.6 42.2-77.9 22 38.4 22.1-57.8
$35,000- 49,999 39 20 53.4 31.6-73.9 19 46.6 26.1-68.4
$50,000-74,999 28 19 74.2 53.2-87.9 9 25.8 12.1-46.8
$75,000+ 18 11 64.9 38.8-84.4 7 35.1 15.6-61.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 180 114 69.4 60.0-77.3 66 30.6 22.7-40.0
No 163 84 55.9 45.3-66.0 79 44.1 34.0-54.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 19 68.5 47.5-83.9 17 31.5 16.1-52.5
Non-Veteran 320 183 60.3 52.8-67.3 137 39.7 32.7-47.2

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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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