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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Tobacco Indicators+

In the past 12 months, has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional advised you to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 594 433 73.1 67.5-78.1 161 26.9 21.9-32.5
GENDER
Male 212 155 74.3 65.0-81.8 57 25.7 18.2-35.0
Female 382 278 72.2 64.9-78.4 104 27.8 21.6-35.1
RACE
White 469 348 75.5 69.3-80.8 121 24.5 19.2-30.7
African American 93 60 58.4 42.9-72.4 33 41.6 27.6-57.1
Other Minorities 23 17 81.3 58.3-93.1 6 18.7 6.9-41.7
HISPANIC
Yes 14 7 61.1 30.0-85.2 7 38.9 14.8-70.0
No 579 425 73.3 67.6-78.4 154 26.7 21.6-32.4
AGE
18-24 64 44 74.1 56.5-86.3 20 25.9 13.7-43.5
25-34 103 71 62.9 48.1-75.6 32 37.1 24.4-51.9
35-44 139 99 69.9 58.3-79.4 40 30.1 20.6-41.7
45-54 133 97 78.9 67.5-87.0 36 21.1 13.0-32.5
55-64 77 61 78.9 61.3-89.8 16 21.1 10.2-38.7
65+ 75 58 74.0 55.7-86.5 17 26.0 13.5-44.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 76 68.4 53.7-80.1 25 31.6 19.9-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 200 152 76.7 67.0-84.3 48 23.3 15.7-33.0
Some Post-H.S. 172 122 73.2 63.2-81.3 50 26.8 18.7-36.8
College Graduate 120 82 69.9 57.0-80.2 38 30.1 19.8-43.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 59 78.1 62.4-88.4 17 21.9 11.6-37.6
$15,000- 24,999 129 96 73.6 60.9-83.4 33 26.4 16.6-39.1
$25,000- 34,999 101 72 67.9 54.1-79.1 29 32.1 20.9-45.9
$35,000- 49,999 97 72 73.7 57.8-85.2 25 26.3 14.8-42.2
$50,000+ 122 86 73.3 60.3-83.3 36 26.7 16.7-39.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 43 30 68.0 50.2-81.7 13 32.0 18.3-49.8
Cumberland 41 31 68.0 44.4-85.0 10 32.0 15.0-55.6
Durham 28 21 73.2 49.0-88.6 7 26.8 11.4-51.0
Forsyth 51 37 73.0 57.3-84.5 14 27.0 15.5-42.7
Gaston 57 44 76.3 61.8-86.5 13 23.7 13.5-38.2
Guilford 27 18 69.2 48.8-84.1 9 30.8 15.9-51.2
Mecklenburg 33 27 85.5 69.4-93.9 6 14.5 6.1-30.6
New Hanover 45 33 75.6 60.3-86.3 12 24.4 13.7-39.7
Onslow 53 39 79.9 65.7-89.2 14 20.1 10.8-34.3
Wake 31 17 58.8 39.3-75.9 14 41.2 24.1-60.7
Western NC 66 52 76.1 60.9-86.7 14 23.9 13.3-39.1
Piedmont NC 57 38 68.2 52.9-80.4 19 31.8 19.6-47.1
Eastern NC 62 46 78.6 65.6-87.5 16 21.4 12.5-34.4

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking regularly within the past year and had received health care of some kind.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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