During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit
smoking?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2181 1031  48.3  (44.8-51.7) 1150  51.7  (48.3-55.2)
     GENDER      
Male  806  348  43.2  (38.1-48.5)  458  56.8  (51.5-61.9)
Female 1375  683  53.6  (49.2-57.9)  692  46.4  (42.1-50.8)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 2023  943  47.8  (44.2-51.4) 1080  52.2  (48.6-55.8)
African American/NH   73   47  61.3  (44.4-75.9)   26  38.7  (24.1-55.6)
       AGE      
18-24  187  102  52.0  (41.4-62.4)   85  48.0  (37.6-58.6)
25-34  364  202  57.4  (49.1-65.3)  162  42.6  (34.7-50.9)
35-44  510  232  46.0  (39.1-53.0)  278  54.0  (47.0-60.9)
45-54  479  221  43.9  (36.9-51.1)  258  56.1  (48.9-63.1)
55-64  330  145  45.1  (37.4-53.1)  185  54.9  (46.9-62.6)
65+  300  125  42.0  (34.2-50.2)  175  58.0  (49.8-65.8)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  602  300  50.9  (44.0-57.8)  302  49.1  (42.2-56.0)
H.S. or G.E.D.  938  431  47.7  (42.5-53.0)  507  52.3  (47.0-57.5)
Some Post-H.S.  449  216  47.9  (40.9-55.0)  233  52.1  (45.0-59.1)
College Graduate  183   79  42.8  (31.8-54.5)  104  57.2  (45.5-68.2)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  386  207  56.2  (49.2-63.1)  179  43.8  (36.9-50.8)
$15,000- 24,999  465  220  50.6  (43.5-57.6)  245  49.4  (42.4-56.5)
$25,000- 34,999  219   92  41.9  (31.6-52.8)  127  58.1  (47.2-68.4)
$35,000- 49,999  266  125  52.1  (42.3-61.8)  141  47.9  (38.2-57.7)
$50,000 - 74,999  173   74  46.2  (35.0-57.8)   99  53.8  (42.2-65.0)
$75,000 +   88   38  36.4  (22.3-53.3)   50  63.6  (46.7-77.7)

*This question is asked only if the respondent reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire
life and currently smokes every day or some days.
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.