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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation

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%)
TOTAL 1,909 1,183 58.7 55.7-61.5 726 41.3 38.5-44.3
GENDER
Male 825 470 54.3 50.0-58.5 355 45.7 41.5-50.0
Female 1,084 713 63.3 59.2-67.2 371 36.7 32.8-40.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,306 832 61.0 57.6-64.4 474 39.0 35.6-42.4
Non-Hispanic Black 367 218 56.1 49.3-62.6 149 43.9 37.4-50.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 388 208 49.9 44.0-55.8 180 50.1 44.2-56.0
35-44 326 176 55.1 48.6-61.5 150 44.9 38.5-51.4
45-54 459 283 60.8 55.0-66.4 176 39.2 33.6-45.0
55-64 414 283 70.4 64.6-75.7 131 29.6 24.3-35.4
65-74 246 180 73.1 65.8-79.2 66 26.9 20.8-34.2
75+ 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 339 212 57.6 50.5-64.4 127 42.4 35.6-49.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 686 420 60.1 55.4-64.6 266 39.9 35.4-44.6
Some Post-H.S. 579 362 58.2 52.9-63.2 217 41.8 36.8-47.1
College Graduate 303 188 57.9 50.8-64.6 115 42.1 35.4-49.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 392 257 62.5 56.1-68.6 135 37.5 31.4-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 450 272 56.6 50.3-62.7 178 43.4 37.3-49.7
$25,000- 34,999 234 143 60.0 52.3-67.2 91 40.0 32.8-47.7
$35,000- 49,999 243 154 62.2 54.7-69.2 89 37.8 30.8-45.3
$50,000-74,999 175 100 51.9 41.9-61.8 75 48.1 38.2-58.1
$75,000+ 172 109 63.0 53.7-71.4 63 37.0 28.6-46.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 646 457 69.4 64.1-74.3 189 30.6 25.7-35.9
No 1,250 716 54.4 50.9-58.0 534 45.6 42.0-49.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 226 152 68.1 60.3-75.0 74 31.9 25.0-39.7
Non-Veteran 1,683 1,031 57.5 54.4-60.6 652 42.5 39.4-45.6

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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