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2012 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 2,151 1,298 62.8 60.2-65.4 853 37.2 34.6-39.8
GENDER
Male 940 566 63.5 59.7-67.1 374 36.5 32.9-40.3
Female 1,211 732 62.2 58.4-65.7 479 37.8 34.3-41.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,446 812 59.1 55.9-62.2 634 40.9 37.8-44.1
Non-Hispanic Black 430 303 71.1 65.4-76.3 127 28.9 23.7-34.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 476 330 69.1 64.1-73.7 146 30.9 26.3-35.9
35-44 371 222 58.1 52.0-64.0 149 41.9 36.0-48.0
45-54 498 310 63.1 57.6-68.2 188 36.9 31.8-42.4
55-64 449 249 58.9 53.0-64.6 200 41.1 35.4-47.0
65-74 267 142 52.2 44.9-59.4 125 47.8 40.6-55.1
75+ 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 253 66.3 60.0-72.1 129 33.7 27.9-40.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 795 456 59.5 55.2-63.7 339 40.5 36.3-44.8
Some Post-H.S. 638 398 65.4 60.7-69.7 240 34.6 30.3-39.3
College Graduate 334 189 57.5 50.9-63.8 145 42.5 36.2-49.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 445 287 68.4 62.8-73.5 158 31.6 26.5-37.2
$15,000- 24,999 515 336 68.8 63.4-73.7 179 31.2 26.3-36.6
$25,000- 34,999 256 142 56.5 49.2-63.5 114 43.5 36.5-50.8
$35,000- 49,999 264 152 57.6 50.3-64.6 112 42.4 35.4-49.7
$50,000-74,999 193 99 53.8 44.5-62.8 94 46.2 37.2-55.5
$75,000+ 190 111 58.1 49.3-66.4 79 41.9 33.6-50.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 710 451 66.0 61.2-70.5 259 34.0 29.5-38.8
No 1,425 841 62.0 58.8-65.1 584 38.0 34.9-41.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 256 145 60.7 53.4-67.6 111 39.3 32.4-46.6
Non-Veteran 1,895 1,153 63.1 60.2-65.8 742 36.9 34.2-39.8

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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 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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