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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-WHITES

The last time you tried to quit smoking, did you use any of the following medications:

a nicotine patch, nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, nicotine nasal spray, a nicotine inhaler, or
pills such as Wellbutrin, Zyban, buproprion, Chantix, or varenicline to help you quit?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 568 202 29.0 24.2-34.3 366 71.0 65.7-75.8
-WHITES 411 161 31.8 26.0-38.4 250 68.2 61.6-74.0
GENDER
Male 164 60 27.3 20.0-36.1 104 72.7 63.9-80.0
Female 247 101 36.3 27.7-45.8 146 63.7 54.2-72.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 403 156 31.5 25.6-38.0 247 68.5 62.0-74.4
AGE
18-34 77 19 20.5 12.3-32.1 58 79.5 67.9-87.7
35-44 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 168 72 34.4 26.0-44.0 96 65.6 56.0-74.0
No 242 89 30.5 23.0-39.2 153 69.5 60.8-77.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 365 138 30.8 24.7-37.6 227 69.2 62.4-75.3

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Asked of smokers who stopped smoking one day or longer because they were trying to quit smoking.

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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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