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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation

The last time you tried to quit smoking, did you use any of the following medications:

a nicotine patch, nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, nicotine nasal spray, a nicotine inhaler, or
pills such as Wellbutrin, Zyban, buproprion, Chantix, or varenicline to help you quit?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 568 202 29.0 24.2-34.3 366 71.0 65.7-75.8
GENDER
Male 232 70 23.1 17.2-30.3 162 76.9 69.7-82.8
Female 336 132 35.5 28.4-43.4 204 64.5 56.6-71.6
RACE
White 411 161 31.8 26.0-38.4 250 68.2 61.6-74.0
African American 112 *** *** *** 82 76.8 65.0-85.5
Native American 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 542 194 29.1 24.2-34.6 348 70.9 65.4-75.8
AGE
18-34 122 29 20.3 13.3-29.8 93 79.7 70.2-86.7
35-44 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 149 56 34.7 26.2-44.4 93 65.3 55.6-73.8
55-64 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 35 21.9 14.3-32.0 73 78.1 68.0-85.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 196 68 32.6 23.6-43.0 128 67.4 57.0-76.4
Some Post-H.S. 161 59 29.5 21.5-39.0 102 70.5 61.0-78.5
College Graduate 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 38 25.9 17.2-36.9 86 74.1 63.1-82.8
$15,000- 24,999 130 46 24.9 16.8-35.1 84 75.1 64.9-83.2
$25,000- 34,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 214 85 32.5 25.2-40.7 129 67.5 59.3-74.8
No 353 117 27.5 21.5-34.3 236 72.5 65.7-78.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 508 175 28.5 23.4-34.1 333 71.5 65.9-76.6

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Asked of smokers who stopped smoking one day or longer because they were trying to quit smoking.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

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