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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Males

In the past 12 months, did any doctor, dentist, nurse, or other health professional advise you to quit
smoking cigarettes or using any other tobacco products?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 941 554 57.6 53.6-61.4 387 42.4 38.6-46.4
-MALES 467 248 52.0 46.5-57.4 219 48.0 42.6-53.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 286 162 56.9 49.9-63.7 124 43.1 36.3-50.1
Non-Hispanic Black 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 121 80 67.2 57.0-76.0 41 32.8 24.0-43.0
65-74 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 198 100 45.4 37.4-53.7 98 54.6 46.3-62.6
Some Post-H.S. 136 80 57.8 48.0-67.0 56 42.2 33.0-52.0
College Graduate 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 147 96 66.0 56.3-74.6 51 34.0 25.4-43.7
No 319 151 46.4 40.0-52.9 168 53.6 47.1-60.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** 23 26.0 17.0-37.7
Non-Veteran 369 174 47.7 41.6-53.8 195 52.3 46.2-58.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 252 136 51.3 43.5-59.0 116 48.7 41.0-56.5

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*Asked of current smokers.

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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