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During the past 12 months, have you quit smoking for 1 day or longer?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 581 280  51.9  (47.1-56.6) 301  48.1  (43.4-52.9)
GENDER      
Male 251 121  52.4  (45.2-59.5) 130  47.6  (40.5-54.8)
Female 330 159  51.3  (45.1-57.4) 171  48.7  (42.6-54.9)
RACE      
White 473 219  50.3  (45.0-55.7) 254  49.7  (44.3-55.0)
African American  92  58  65.8  (54.5-75.4)  34  34.2  (24.6-45.5)
AGE      
18-24  68  45  66.8  (52.9-78.3)  23  33.2  (21.7-47.1)
25-34 105  60  65.1  (54.1-74.7)  45  34.9  (25.3-45.9)
35-44 145  70  48.2  (39.4-57.1)  75  51.8  (42.9-60.6)
45-54 124  48  40.3  (31.3-50.1)  76  59.7  (49.9-68.7)
55-64  85  30  34.9  (24.8-46.5)  55  65.1  (53.5-75.2)
65+  52  25  47.9  (33.8-62.4)  27  52.1  (37.6-66.2)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 120  55  45.2  (35.2-55.7)  65  54.8  (44.3-64.8)
H.S. or G.E.D. 233 108  50.7  (43.5-57.8) 125  49.3  (42.2-56.5)
Some Post-H.S. 152  76  54.7  (45.4-63.8)  76  45.3  (36.2-54.6)
College Graduate  75  40  60.0  (45.7-72.7)  35  40.0  (27.3-54.3)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  65  35  53.4  (39.9-66.4)  30  46.6  (33.6-60.1)
$15,000- 24,999 131  58  49.4  (39.4-59.5)  73  50.6  (40.5-60.6)
$25,000- 34,999 108  52  50.8  (39.9-61.6)  56  49.2  (38.4-60.1)
$35,000- 49,999  96  44  52.7  (40.8-64.2)  52  47.3  (35.8-59.2)
$50,000+ 110  58  56.6  (45.4-67.1)  52  43.4  (32.9-54.6)

*This question is asked only if the respondent reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently smoking daily.
#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.