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2015 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 1,088 669 62.8 59.2-66.3 419 37.2 33.7-40.8
GENDER
Male 549 322 60.8 55.9-65.5 227 39.2 34.5-44.1
Female 539 347 65.4 60.1-70.3 192 34.6 29.7-39.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 721 421 59.6 55.1-63.9 300 40.4 36.1-44.9
Non-Hispanic Black 248 175 71.1 63.7-77.5 73 28.9 22.5-36.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 238 156 69.2 62.4-75.3 82 30.8 24.7-37.6
35-44 191 119 58.7 50.0-66.9 72 41.3 33.1-50.0
45-54 250 158 60.0 52.4-67.2 92 40.0 32.8-47.6
55-64 242 142 59.7 52.2-66.8 100 40.3 33.2-47.8
65-74 126 73 63.1 52.4-72.6 53 36.9 27.4-47.6
75+ 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 177 116 64.7 55.4-73.1 61 35.3 26.9-44.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 412 256 62.9 57.2-68.2 156 37.1 31.8-42.8
Some Post-H.S. 356 220 63.7 57.6-69.3 136 36.3 30.7-42.4
College Graduate 141 76 54.0 44.3-63.3 65 46.0 36.7-55.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 182 122 71.7 63.1-79.0 60 28.3 21.0-36.9
$15,000- 24,999 256 159 63.9 56.4-70.7 97 36.1 29.3-43.6
$25,000- 34,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 372 242 63.9 57.6-69.8 130 36.1 30.2-42.4
No 710 422 62.2 57.8-66.4 288 37.8 33.6-42.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 133 84 65.2 55.1-74.0 49 34.8 26.0-44.9
Non-Veteran 952 585 62.7 58.8-66.4 367 37.3 33.6-41.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 247 148 61.3 54.1-68.0 99 38.7 32.0-45.9
Regional City or Suburban 238 154 69.3 62.4-75.5 84 30.7 24.5-37.6
Rural 603 367 60.7 55.6-65.7 236 39.3 34.3-44.4

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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