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Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to quit smoking?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes, 1 year ago
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Yes, 1-3 yrs ago
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Yes, 3+ yrs ago
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 734 348  46.4  (42.1-50.8) 92  12.1  ( 9.6-15.2) 69   8.5  ( 6.6-11.1) 225  32.9  (28.8-37.3)
GENDER          
Male 312 114  35.6  (29.4-42.4) 45  14.2  (10.3-19.4) 35   9.0  ( 6.3-12.7) 118  41.1  (34.6-48.0)
Female 422 234  58.1  (52.6-63.4) 47   9.8  ( 7.2-13.3) 34   8.0  ( 5.4-11.9) 107  24.1  (19.8-29.0)
RACE          
White 578 271  45.4  (40.5-50.4) 85  14.4  (11.3-18.2) 56   8.8  ( 6.5-11.7) 166  31.4  (26.7-36.4)
African American 133  65  50.7  (40.5-60.9)  4   2.4  ( 0.8- 6.7) 11   7.1  ( 3.8-12.7)  53  39.8  (30.4-50.1)
AGE          
18-24  86  44  44.1  (31.9-57.1) 11  12.6  ( 6.1-24.1)  3   4.5  ( 1.2-15.3)  28  38.8  (26.6-52.7)
25-34 141  55  41.0  (31.1-51.8) 22  13.4  ( 8.3-20.8) 17  10.8  ( 6.5-17.4)  47  34.8  (26.1-44.6)
35-44 178  79  45.1  (37.1-53.4) 19  11.3  ( 7.0-17.6) 20   9.4  ( 5.9-14.6)  60  34.2  (26.6-42.6)
45-54 150  77  51.3  (42.6-60.0) 20  12.0  ( 7.6-18.4) 15  10.2  ( 5.9-17.0)  38  26.5  (19.3-35.2)
55-64  99  55  53.6  (42.8-64.1) 12  12.8  ( 7.0-22.2)  7   7.1  ( 3.3-14.8)  25  26.4  (18.0-37.1)
65+  78  38  48.8  (37.2-60.6)  7   7.7  ( 3.5-16.1)  7   9.0  ( 4.1-18.4)  26  34.5  (23.9-46.9)
EDUCATION          
Less Than H.S. 146  72  45.0  (35.4-55.0) 12   9.8  ( 4.8-19.2) 19  11.3  ( 6.9-17.9)  43  33.9  (24.4-44.9)
H.S. or G.E.D. 279 138  47.4  (40.9-53.9) 39  13.8  ( 9.8-19.2) 23   9.3  ( 5.9-14.5)  79  29.5  (23.8-35.9)
Some Post-H.S. 197  86  43.9  (35.5-52.6) 27  12.1  ( 8.0-17.9) 18   6.3  ( 3.8-10.3)  66  37.7  (29.5-46.8)
College Graduate 112  52  50.9  (39.0-62.8) 14  11.0  ( 6.2-18.8)  9   6.9  ( 3.3-13.6)  37  31.2  (21.8-42.4)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME          
Less than $15,000  92  47  52.3  (40.6-63.7)  6   5.3  ( 2.3-11.8) 11   9.7  ( 4.9-18.3)  28  32.7  (22.7-44.6)
$15,000- 24,999 159  73  40.6  (31.7-50.1) 20   9.5  ( 5.6-15.6) 20  12.0  ( 7.1-19.6)  46  38.0  (28.3-48.6)
$25,000- 34,999 136  63  46.2  (36.2-56.4) 27  21.4  (13.7-31.8) 13   8.2  ( 4.5-14.5)  33  24.2  (16.8-33.5)
$35,000- 49,999 110  53  49.1  (37.9-60.4) 14  12.6  ( 7.3-20.8) 12   9.1  ( 5.0-16.1)  31  29.2  (20.1-40.3)
$50,000+ 148  69  45.1  (35.9-54.7) 17  10.9  ( 6.5-17.9)  5   3.4  ( 1.4- 8.3)  57  40.6  (31.2-50.7)

*This question was asked only to those respondents who reported ever smoking 100 more cigarettes and now smoking everyday or some days.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.