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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 1,539 913 60.0 56.7-63.2 626 40.0 36.8-43.3
GENDER
Male 696 396 58.1 53.5-62.7 300 41.9 37.3-46.5
Female 843 517 62.3 57.8-66.5 326 37.7 33.5-42.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,063 594 57.3 53.4-61.1 469 42.7 38.9-46.6
Non-Hispanic Black 294 199 69.0 61.9-75.3 95 31.0 24.7-38.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 325 217 67.2 61.0-72.8 108 32.8 27.2-39.0
35-44 231 138 58.3 50.4-65.7 93 41.7 34.3-49.6
45-54 368 219 55.3 48.5-61.8 149 44.7 38.2-51.5
55-64 330 191 56.1 49.1-62.9 139 43.9 37.1-50.9
65-74 211 112 55.0 46.0-63.6 99 45.0 36.4-54.0
75+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 160 58.6 50.6-66.2 102 41.4 33.8-49.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 577 321 58.3 53.0-63.3 256 41.7 36.7-47.0
Some Post-H.S. 449 281 62.8 56.9-68.3 168 37.2 31.7-43.1
College Graduate 249 149 60.0 51.4-68.0 100 40.0 32.0-48.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 187 60.0 52.3-67.2 116 40.0 32.8-47.7
$15,000- 24,999 378 228 62.0 55.4-68.2 150 38.0 31.8-44.6
$25,000- 34,999 184 109 60.4 51.1-69.0 75 39.6 31.0-48.9
$35,000- 49,999 181 101 57.0 47.5-66.0 80 43.0 34.0-52.5
$50,000-74,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 600 372 64.3 59.0-69.2 228 35.7 30.8-41.0
No 930 534 57.6 53.5-61.6 396 42.4 38.4-46.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 215 120 59.2 50.6-67.2 95 40.8 32.8-49.4
Non-Veteran 1,324 793 60.1 56.6-63.6 531 39.9 36.4-43.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 845 508 61.5 57.1-65.7 337 38.5 34.3-42.9
No 694 405 58.3 53.4-63.0 289 41.7 37.0-46.6

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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 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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