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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 2,151 1,298 62.8 60.2-65.4 853 37.2 34.6-39.8
-Piedmont NC 1,107 678 63.8 60.1-67.3 429 36.2 32.7-39.9
GENDER
Male 491 293 64.3 59.1-69.3 198 35.7 30.7-40.9
Female 616 385 63.3 58.1-68.2 231 36.7 31.8-41.9
RACE
White 789 449 59.3 55.0-63.6 340 40.7 36.4-45.0
African American 234 173 76.0 68.1-82.4 61 24.0 17.6-31.9
Other minorities 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,056 641 63.3 59.5-66.9 415 36.7 33.1-40.5
AGE
18-34 267 191 71.5 64.8-77.3 76 28.5 22.7-35.2
35-54 459 281 59.6 53.8-65.1 178 40.4 34.9-46.2
55-64 207 117 60.6 52.1-68.6 90 39.4 31.4-47.9
65-74 129 68 53.7 43.3-63.8 61 46.3 36.2-56.7
75+ 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 205 137 66.8 57.9-74.5 68 33.2 25.5-42.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 392 220 58.6 52.4-64.5 172 41.4 35.5-47.6
Some Post-H.S. 331 225 70.1 63.9-75.7 106 29.9 24.3-36.1
College Graduate 177 94 53.2 44.5-61.8 83 46.8 38.2-55.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 216 145 70.3 62.4-77.2 71 29.7 22.8-37.6
$15,000- 24,999 272 183 69.1 61.3-76.0 89 30.9 24.0-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 132 72 55.0 45.2-64.5 60 45.0 35.5-54.8
$35,000- 49,999 141 80 56.1 46.1-65.6 61 43.9 34.4-53.9
$50,000+ 200 111 58.4 49.5-66.9 89 41.6 33.1-50.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 340 223 66.7 59.4-73.4 117 33.3 26.6-40.6
No 760 451 63.0 58.7-67.1 309 37.0 32.9-41.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 75 64.5 54.4-73.4 53 35.5 26.6-45.6
Non-Veteran 979 603 63.8 59.8-67.5 376 36.2 32.5-40.2

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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 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.

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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