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2011 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 2,014 1,155 61.7 58.4-64.9 859 38.3 35.1-41.6
GENDER
Male 816 445 61.1 56.1-65.9 371 38.9 34.1-43.9
Female 1,198 710 62.5 58.2-66.6 488 37.5 33.4-41.8
RACE
White 1,498 820 58.9 54.9-62.7 678 41.1 37.3-45.1
African American 355 243 70.7 63.4-77.1 112 29.3 22.9-36.6
Native American 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,946 1,109 61.0 57.6-64.4 837 39.0 35.6-42.4
AGE
18-34 340 230 69.4 63.0-75.1 110 30.6 24.9-37.0
35-44 310 193 63.9 56.0-71.1 117 36.1 28.9-44.0
45-54 513 282 53.0 46.4-59.4 231 47.0 40.6-53.6
55-64 461 253 57.1 50.2-63.8 208 42.9 36.2-49.8
65-74 270 143 55.0 45.7-63.9 127 45.0 36.1-54.3
75+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 219 66.4 59.4-72.7 162 33.6 27.3-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 727 415 60.1 54.5-65.5 312 39.9 34.5-45.5
Some Post-H.S. 557 326 62.1 55.7-68.0 231 37.9 32.0-44.3
College Graduate 347 194 55.0 46.7-63.1 153 45.0 36.9-53.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 445 264 62.7 55.7-69.2 181 37.3 30.8-44.3
$15,000- 24,999 465 265 64.8 57.9-71.1 200 35.2 28.9-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 200 123 73.1 63.9-80.7 77 26.9 19.3-36.1
$35,000- 49,999 236 132 55.8 46.5-64.7 104 44.2 35.3-53.5
$50,000-74,999 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 721 434 64.8 59.3-69.9 287 35.2 30.1-40.7
No 1,178 657 61.1 56.8-65.3 521 38.9 34.7-43.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 121 52.0 42.7-61.2 138 48.0 38.8-57.3
Non-Veteran 1,755 1,034 63.0 59.4-66.4 721 37.0 33.6-40.6

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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 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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