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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-MALES

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
-MALES 825 470 54.3 50.0-58.5 355 45.7 41.5-50.0
RACE
White 564 340 57.5 52.5-62.4 224 42.5 37.6-47.5
African American 164 83 49.2 39.7-58.8 81 50.8 41.2-60.3
Other Minorities 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 185 80 42.6 34.7-50.8 105 57.4 49.2-65.3
35-44 151 79 53.6 44.4-62.6 72 46.4 37.4-55.6
45-54 177 99 56.1 47.6-64.4 78 43.9 35.6-52.4
55-64 194 127 69.0 60.1-76.7 67 31.0 23.3-39.9
65-74 96 72 76.4 65.3-84.9 24 23.6 15.1-34.7
75+ 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 98 53.4 44.1-62.5 75 46.6 37.5-55.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 178 57.4 50.7-63.9 133 42.6 36.1-49.3
Some Post-H.S. 224 125 51.6 43.8-59.2 99 48.4 40.8-56.2
College Graduate 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 152 94 59.3 49.2-68.7 58 40.7 31.3-50.8
$15,000- 24,999 194 102 47.7 39.0-56.5 92 52.3 43.5-61.0
$25,000- 34,999 111 64 55.7 45.0-65.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 115 71 63.4 52.7-72.9 44 36.6 27.1-47.3
$50,000- 74,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 250 170 67.4 59.7-74.2 80 32.6 25.8-40.3
No 566 294 50.0 44.9-55.0 272 50.0 45.0-55.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 203 138 68.6 60.4-75.8 65 31.4 24.2-39.6
Non-Veteran 622 332 51.0 46.2-55.9 290 49.0 44.1-53.8

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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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