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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Females

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%)
North Carolina 1,076 651 61.5 57.8-65.1 425 38.5 34.9-42.2
-FEMALES 513 312 62.2 56.7-67.4 201 37.8 32.6-43.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 343 196 61.5 54.8-67.8 147 38.5 32.2-45.2
Non-Hispanic Black 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 94 63 71.5 60.0-80.8 *** *** ***
35-44 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 175 106 58.8 49.4-67.5 69 41.2 32.5-50.6
Some Post-H.S. 168 106 65.0 55.9-73.1 62 35.0 26.9-44.1
College Graduate 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 202 139 66.9 58.0-74.8 63 33.1 25.2-42.0
No 280 156 60.3 52.8-67.3 124 39.7 32.7-47.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 219 152 67.9 59.7-75.0 67 32.1 25.0-40.3
No 290 158 58.8 51.4-65.9 132 41.2 34.1-48.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 507 307 62.2 56.7-67.4 200 37.8 32.6-43.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 298 178 61.2 53.7-68.2 120 38.8 31.8-46.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 230 136 57.8 49.8-65.5 94 42.2 34.5-50.2
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 156 92 55.6 45.4-65.4 64 44.4 34.6-54.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 211 127 66.2 58.1-73.5 84 33.8 26.5-41.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 184 107 56.4 47.4-65.0 77 43.6 35.0-52.6

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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