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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Males

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
-MALES 563 339 60.9 55.8-65.8 224 39.1 34.2-44.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 345 180 54.1 47.5-60.5 165 45.9 39.5-52.5
Non-Hispanic Black 125 94 76.2 66.2-83.9 31 23.8 16.1-33.8
Other 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 137 102 75.0 65.5-82.5 35 25.0 17.5-34.5
35-44 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 225 136 59.4 51.3-67.1 89 40.6 32.9-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 154 103 66.6 57.0-75.0 51 33.4 25.0-43.0
College Graduate 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 123 83 70.1 59.5-79.0 40 29.9 21.0-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 180 112 63.7 53.8-72.5 68 36.3 27.5-46.2
No 320 190 59.5 52.9-65.8 130 40.5 34.2-47.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 215 131 63.0 54.5-70.8 84 37.0 29.2-45.5
No 345 207 59.8 53.4-65.9 138 40.2 34.1-46.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 90 56.1 46.7-65.2 67 43.9 34.8-53.3
Non-Veteran 406 249 62.3 56.3-67.9 157 37.7 32.1-43.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 142 98 68.7 59.3-76.7 44 31.3 23.3-40.7
Regional City or Suburban County 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 315 182 61.1 53.9-67.8 133 38.9 32.2-46.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 339 213 62.8 56.4-68.7 126 37.2 31.3-43.6
Unemployed 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 124 80 69.8 59.4-78.5 44 30.2 21.5-40.6
151% to 200% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 198 120 59.1 50.4-67.2 78 40.9 32.8-49.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 231 128 53.0 45.0-60.8 103 47.0 39.2-55.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 207 138 68.1 60.3-74.9 69 31.9 25.1-39.7

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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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