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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,327 843 60.8 57.4-64.2 484 39.2 35.8-42.6
GENDER
Male 564 340 57.5 52.5-62.4 224 42.5 37.6-47.5
Female 763 503 64.1 59.3-68.6 260 35.9 31.4-40.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,304 830 61.0 57.5-64.4 474 39.0 35.6-42.5
AGE
18-34 235 131 51.0 43.5-58.4 104 49.0 41.6-56.5
35-44 228 127 59.0 51.4-66.1 101 41.0 33.9-48.6
45-54 314 199 63.0 56.4-69.1 115 37.0 30.9-43.6
55-64 292 200 70.7 63.8-76.7 92 29.3 23.3-36.2
65-74 200 147 72.4 64.5-79.2 53 27.6 20.8-35.5
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 133 63.4 54.8-71.2 66 36.6 28.8-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 299 62.8 57.3-68.0 177 37.2 32.0-42.7
Some Post-H.S. 424 269 58.2 52.0-64.1 155 41.8 35.9-48.0
College Graduate 227 141 58.2 50.0-66.0 86 41.8 34.0-50.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 155 59.8 51.5-67.6 81 40.2 32.4-48.5
$15,000- 24,999 287 186 62.4 55.0-69.3 101 37.6 30.7-45.0
$25,000- 34,999 165 106 64.6 55.5-72.7 59 35.4 27.3-44.5
$35,000- 49,999 181 106 58.1 49.5-66.3 75 41.9 33.7-50.5
$50,000- 74,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 142 94 64.7 54.7-73.5 48 35.3 26.5-45.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 457 327 71.4 66.0-76.3 130 28.6 23.7-34.0
No 859 506 56.4 52.1-60.6 353 43.6 39.4-47.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 161 105 64.5 55.2-72.8 56 35.5 27.2-44.8
Non-Veteran 1,166 738 60.4 56.7-64.0 428 39.6 36.0-43.3

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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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