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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Tobacco Use 

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for 1 day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?

Denominator excludes respondents not reporting having smoked 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and those reporting not still smoking, respondents with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

2125

55.9

53.3-58.5

44.1

41.5-46.7

 

Smoking Cessation by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

18-24

135

65.8

56.9-74.8

34.2

25.2-43.1

25-34

348

58.3

52.3-64.3

41.7

35.7-47.7

35-44

545

55.3

50.4-60.2

44.7

39.8-49.6

45-54

521

57.0

51.8-62.2

43.0

37.8-48.2

55-64

289

48.3

41.7-54.8

51.8

45.2-58.3

65+

258

44.6

36.7-52.6

55.4

47.4-63.3

 

Smoking Cessation by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

902

56.1

52.2-60.0

43.9

40.0-47.8

Female

1223

55.7

52.3-59.0

44.3

41.0-47.7

 

Smoking Cessation by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

173

64.5

55.7-73.4

35.5

26.6-44.3

$15,000-24,999

352

55.8

49.1-62.5

44.2

37.5-50.9

$25,000-34,999

222

57.3

49.6-65.0

42.7

35.0-50.4

$35,000-49,999

331

54.3

47.9-60.7

45.7

39.3-52.1

$50,000-74,999

349

54.8

48.6-61.0

45.2

39.0-51.4

$75,000+

469

54.9

49.6-60.3

45.0

39.7-50.4

 

Smoking Cessation by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

225

58.1

50.0-66.2

41.9

33.8-50.0

H.S. or G.E.D.

766

55.2

50.9-59.5

44.8

40.5-49.1

Some Post-H.S.

587

55.0

49.9-60.0

45.0

40.0-50.1

College Graduate

541

57.4

52.5-62.3

42.6

37.7-47.5

 

Smoking Cessation by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

1611

50.4

47.4-53.3

49.6

46.7-52.6

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

214

65.7

58.0-73.5

34.3

26.5-42.0

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

73

63.2

49.2-77.1

36.8

22.9-50.8

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

20

79.1

61.0-97.3

20.9

2.75-39.0

Hispanic

182

70.6

63.3-78.0

29.4

22.0-36.7

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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