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2011 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 2,014 1,155 61.7 58.4-64.9 859 38.3 35.1-41.6
-Western NC 386 204 61.1 53.6-68.1 182 38.9 31.9-46.4
GENDER
Male 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 230 128 65.5 56.3-73.6 102 34.5 26.4-43.7
RACE
White 340 175 58.9 51.0-66.5 165 41.1 33.5-49.0
Other minorities 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 377 199 60.7 53.1-67.7 178 39.3 32.3-46.9
AGE
18-34 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 71 75.0 63.5-83.8 45 25.0 16.2-36.5
$15,000- 24,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 193 91 58.7 48.4-68.3 102 41.3 31.7-51.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 334 182 62.4 54.4-69.8 152 37.6 30.2-45.6

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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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