Percentage of Adults Who Stopped Smoking for One Day or Longer
Because They Were Trying to Quit Smoking

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 290 39.5 2.2 35.3 43.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 116 38.9 3.4 32.2 45.5
Female 174 40.2 2.7 34.9 45.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 29 54.7 7.8 39.4 70.1
25-34 years 57 48.5 5.5 37.8 59.2
35-44 years 70 37.7 4.0 29.9 45.5
45-54 years 78 38.6 3.9 30.9 46.2
55-64 years 39 31.5 4.7 22.4 40.7
65+ years 15 14.8 3.8 7.3 22.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 246 38.7 2.3 34.3 43.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 12 33.8 9.6 15.0 52.6
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 15 69.9 11.7 46.9 92.9
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 5 34.4 15.1 4.9 64.0
Hispanic 11 37.4 11.7 14.5 60.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 24 28.3 6.0 16.5 40.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 96 38.8 3.6 31.8 45.8
Some College 110 43.3 3.7 36.1 50.6
College Graduate 60 42.5 4.7 33.2 51.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 36 40.5 6.4 28.0 53.0
$15,000 - $24,999 59 35.1 4.3 26.7 43.6
$25,000 - $34,999 58 47.4 5.4 36.9 57.9
$35,000 - $49,999 50 39.9 4.9 30.3 49.4
$50,000+ 65 40.5 4.5 31.6 49.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 198 40.7 2.7 35.5 46.0
Out of Work 18 38.1 8.3 21.7 54.5
Homemaker / Student 34 58.4 6.8 45.1 71.7
Retired 19 16.4 3.8 9.0 23.8
Unable to Work 21 34.5 7.4 20.0 49.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 140 38.6 2.8 33.2 44.0
Divorced / Separated 84 42.5 4.6 33.5 51.5
Widowed 15 18.7 5.3 8.4 29.0
Never Married 51 46.2 6.2 34.1 58.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 69 36.6 4.2 28.4 44.8
Living without a Disability 219 40.1 2.5 35.3 45.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 15 53.3 12.0 29.8 76.8
Rural 30 35.1 5.9 23.6 46.7
Densely-settled Rural 46 39.8 5.1 29.8 49.9
Semi-urban 67 39.9 4.5 31.1 48.6
Urban 131 39.0 3.2 32.6 45.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 54 32.0 4.5 23.1 40.9
Excellent to Good 236 41.2 2.4 36.5 45.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 69 39.7 4.6 30.7 48.8
Insured 220 39.2 2.4 34.4 43.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 15 31.9 7.6 17.1 46.8
No Diabetes 275 39.9 2.2 35.5 44.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 52 30.6 4.0 22.9 38.4
No Hypertension 238 41.6 2.5 36.8 46.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 31 55.5 7.6 40.6 70.4
No Current Asthma 259 38.7 2.2 34.3 43.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 48 30.1 4.8 20.7 39.5
<14 days mental health not good 239 41.2 2.4 36.6 45.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 118 42.1 3.5 35.1 49.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 94 35.3 3.6 28.2 42.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 69 41.9 4.3 33.4 50.3

Numerator: Current smokers who stopped smoking for one day or longer
because they were trying to quit smoking
Denominator: Among current smokers, excluding unknowns and refusals.