Percentage of Adults Who Stopped Smoking for
One Day or Longer Because They Were
Trying to Quit Smoking During the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 923 55.4 1.5 52.5 58.3
GENDER
Male 432 54.3 2.1 50.1 58.5
Female 491 56.7 2.1 52.7 60.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 54 63.3 6.2 51.2 75.4
25-34 years 181 65.4 3.2 59.1 71.7
35-44 years 133 51.1 3.5 44.2 58.0
45-54 years 163 51.8 3.4 45.1 58.5
55-64 years 224 53.0 2.9 47.2 58.7
65+ years 168 45.2 3.0 39.4 51.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 56 66.5 6.4 54.0 79.0
Non-Hispanic 859 54.4 1.5 51.4 57.4
RACE
White only 770 54.5 1.6 51.3 57.6
Black or African American only 61 60.1 6.2 47.9 72.3
Other race only 29 43.1 7.9 27.6 58.5
More than one race 40 72.5 6.3 60.1 84.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 90 55.0 4.4 46.3 63.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 357 55.3 2.3 50.9 59.8
Some college 329 56.4 2.5 51.6 61.3
College graduate 146 53.4 3.6 46.4 60.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 63.0 3.9 55.4 70.6
$15,000 to $24,999 203 61.6 3.1 55.5 67.8
$25,000 to $34,999 93 44.1 4.3 35.6 52.5
$35,000 to $49,999 125 55.0 3.9 47.4 62.6
$50,000 or more 222 51.0 3.0 45.2 56.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 499 54.3 2.0 50.4 58.2
Out of work 66 55.8 5.3 45.4 66.2
Homemaker/Student 65 63.5 5.5 52.8 74.2
Retired 132 43.5 3.3 37.0 50.0
Unable to work 157 67.9 3.7 60.8 75.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 161 48.4 3.3 41.8 54.9
1 to less than 20 hours 37 63.4 7.3 49.0 77.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 121 65.8 3.8 58.3 73.4
40 hours or more 345 51.4 2.3 46.8 55.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 404 53.1 2.2 48.9 57.3
Divorced/Seperated 266 58.9 2.8 53.3 64.5
Widowed 72 46.3 5.0 36.4 56.2
Never married 181 58.6 3.4 52.0 65.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 388 60.0 2.4 55.4 64.6
Living without a disability 527 52.7 1.9 49.0 56.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 48 48.6 6.4 36.0 61.1
Rural 79 51.9 4.8 42.4 61.4
Densely-settled rural 189 57.7 3.3 51.1 64.2
Semi-Urban 169 57.9 3.3 51.4 64.4
Urban 438 55.1 2.2 50.9 59.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 740 54.7 1.7 51.4 58.0
Uninsured 179 58.5 3.2 52.2 64.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 104 60.1 4.2 52.0 68.3
No diabetes 818 55.0 1.6 51.9 58.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 125 63.9 4.3 55.5 72.4
No current asthma 787 54.2 1.6 51.1 57.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 330 58.8 2.5 54.0 63.6
No arthritis 589 54.2 1.8 50.6 57.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 186 63.8 3.5 57.0 70.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 723 53.7 1.7 50.5 57.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 336 53.8 2.4 49.1 58.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 285 54.8 2.8 49.4 60.2
Obese, BMI>=30 246 57.9 2.8 52.3 63.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 633 58.0 1.8 54.5 61.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 289 49.7 2.6 44.6 54.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 131 50.0 3.6 43.0 57.0
Did not serve on active duty 791 56.3 1.6 53.1 59.5

Numerator: Current smokers who stopped smoking for one day or longer
because they were trying to quit smoking during the past 12 months.
 
Denominator: Among current smokers, excluding unknowns and refusals.