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2011 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 2,014 1,155 61.7 58.4-64.9 859 38.3 35.1-41.6
-Piedmont NC 1,030 599 62.7 58.1-67.0 431 37.3 33.0-41.9
GENDER
Male 426 246 62.5 55.6-68.9 180 37.5 31.1-44.4
Female 604 353 63.0 57.1-68.5 251 37.0 31.5-42.9
RACE
White 759 416 58.8 53.3-64.1 343 41.2 35.9-46.7
African American 207 149 75.1 65.6-82.7 58 24.9 17.3-34.4
Other minorities 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 996 574 61.8 57.1-66.3 422 38.2 33.7-42.9
AGE
18-34 156 101 67.6 58.4-75.6 55 32.4 24.4-41.6
35-54 430 252 60.3 53.4-66.9 178 39.7 33.1-46.6
55-64 246 135 59.6 50.1-68.4 111 40.4 31.6-49.9
65-74 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 106 67.0 57.0-75.7 82 33.0 24.3-43.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 360 210 58.9 51.3-66.1 150 41.1 33.9-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 283 172 64.5 55.7-72.4 111 35.5 27.6-44.3
College Graduate 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 252 147 67.8 58.9-75.6 105 32.2 24.4-41.1
$25,000- 34,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 244 138 58.2 48.4-67.4 106 41.8 32.6-51.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 348 205 64.4 56.4-71.7 143 35.6 28.3-43.6
No 625 363 63.2 57.4-68.5 262 36.8 31.5-42.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 913 535 63.1 58.2-67.6 378 36.9 32.4-41.8

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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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