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2014 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 1,163 692 60.6 57.3-63.9 471 39.4 36.1-42.7
GENDER
Male 587 342 60.6 55.9-65.1 245 39.4 34.9-44.1
Female 576 350 60.7 55.8-65.4 226 39.3 34.6-44.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 772 435 57.6 53.4-61.7 337 42.4 38.3-46.6
Non-Hispanic Black 243 160 66.3 59.2-72.8 83 33.7 27.2-40.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 252 166 67.5 60.9-73.5 86 32.5 26.5-39.1
35-44 188 112 56.2 48.1-63.9 76 43.8 36.1-51.9
45-54 203 129 61.1 53.2-68.5 74 38.9 31.5-46.8
55-64 302 175 57.3 50.8-63.5 127 42.7 36.5-49.2
65-74 166 88 52.9 44.1-61.4 78 47.1 38.6-55.9
75+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 126 58.3 50.4-65.8 87 41.7 34.2-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 416 248 59.3 53.6-64.8 168 40.7 35.2-46.4
Some Post-H.S. 337 203 63.0 56.9-68.7 134 37.0 31.3-43.1
College Graduate 194 114 63.4 55.2-70.9 80 36.6 29.1-44.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 142 64.8 57.1-71.9 75 35.2 28.1-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 274 172 66.4 59.6-72.6 102 33.6 27.4-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 147 87 57.2 47.9-66.1 60 42.8 33.9-52.1
$35,000- 49,999 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 113 73 68.7 58.0-77.7 40 31.3 22.3-42.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 430 263 59.0 53.3-64.4 167 41.0 35.6-46.7
No 718 423 61.9 57.6-66.0 295 38.1 34.0-42.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 86 55.8 46.8-64.3 82 44.2 35.7-53.2
Non-Veteran 993 605 61.5 57.8-65.0 388 38.5 35.0-42.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 717 419 58.4 54.0-62.7 298 41.6 37.3-46.0
No 446 273 63.8 58.5-68.8 173 36.2 31.2-41.5

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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