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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,014 1,155 61.7 58.4-64.9 859 38.3 35.1-41.6
-Eastern NC 598 352 60.3 53.9-66.3 246 39.7 33.7-46.1
GENDER
Male 234 123 60.3 50.8-69.1 111 39.7 30.9-49.2
Female 364 229 60.2 52.1-67.7 135 39.8 32.3-47.9
RACE
White 399 229 59.0 51.1-66.5 170 41.0 33.5-48.9
African American 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 573 336 59.9 53.4-66.1 237 40.1 33.9-46.6
AGE
18-34 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 237 132 52.1 42.5-61.5 105 47.9 38.5-57.5
55-64 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 232 138 64.3 53.9-73.5 94 35.7 26.5-46.1
Some Post-H.S. 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 203 129 66.2 55.9-75.3 74 33.8 24.7-44.1
No 360 203 58.4 50.2-66.2 157 41.6 33.8-49.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 508 317 63.1 56.1-69.5 191 36.9 30.5-43.9

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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 every day or on some days.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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