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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In the past 12 months, did any doctor, dentist, nurse, or other health professional advise you to quit
smoking cigarettes or using any other tobacco products?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,909 1,183 58.7 55.7-61.5 726 41.3 38.5-44.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 371 219 55.6 48.8-62.1 152 44.4 37.9-51.2
GENDER
Male 164 83 49.2 39.7-58.8 81 50.8 41.2-60.3
Female 207 136 62.9 53.6-71.3 71 37.1 28.7-46.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 366 217 56.0 49.2-62.6 149 44.0 37.4-50.8
AGE
18-34 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 263 146 52.4 44.7-59.9 117 47.6 40.1-55.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 321 182 52.5 45.3-59.6 139 47.5 40.4-54.7

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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