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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 1,084 713 63.3 59.2-67.2 371 36.7 32.8-40.8
RACE
White 763 503 64.1 59.3-68.6 260 35.9 31.4-40.7
African American 207 136 62.9 53.6-71.3 71 37.1 28.7-46.4
Other Minorities 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 203 128 58.5 49.7-66.8 75 41.5 33.2-50.3
35-44 175 97 56.9 47.7-65.6 78 43.1 34.4-52.3
45-54 282 184 65.0 57.0-72.3 98 35.0 27.7-43.0
55-64 220 156 72.2 64.7-78.6 64 27.8 21.4-35.3
65-74 150 108 70.2 60.3-78.4 42 29.8 21.6-39.7
75+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 242 63.3 56.9-69.3 133 36.7 30.7-43.1
Some Post-H.S. 355 237 63.5 56.4-70.1 118 36.5 29.9-43.6
College Graduate 186 119 61.6 52.5-69.8 67 38.4 30.2-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 163 65.4 57.1-72.9 77 34.6 27.1-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 256 170 67.2 58.5-74.8 86 32.8 25.2-41.5
$25,000- 34,999 123 79 65.4 54.5-74.8 44 34.6 25.2-45.5
$35,000- 49,999 128 83 60.9 50.3-70.5 45 39.1 29.5-49.7
$50,000- 74,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 396 287 71.1 63.5-77.7 109 28.9 22.3-36.5
No 684 422 59.6 54.7-64.4 262 40.4 35.6-45.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,061 699 63.3 59.2-67.2 362 36.7 32.8-40.8

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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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