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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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%)
North Carolina 1,566 1,174 76.1 72.4-79.5 392 23.9 20.5-27.6
-Guilford County 65 47 78.2 65.6-87.1 18 21.8 12.9-34.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 86 63 73.7 61.2-83.3 23 26.3 16.7-38.8
Guilford 65 47 78.2 65.6-87.1 18 21.8 12.9-34.4
Mecklenburg 65 50 81.3 68.3-89.7 15 18.7 10.3-31.7
Orange 35 23 74.4 49.8-89.5 12 25.6 10.5-50.2
Wake 52 42 74.1 54.7-87.1 10 25.9 12.9-45.3
Chatham/Lee 55 46 86.2 73.5-93.4 9 13.8 6.6-26.5
Nash/Wilson 65 43 68.0 53.2-79.8 22 32.0 20.2-46.8
Craven/Pamlico 88 65 70.7 56.9-81.5 23 29.3 18.5-43.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 97 72 75.4 64.9-83.5 25 24.6 16.5-35.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 75 48 61.1 47.9-72.8 27 38.9 27.2-52.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 78 58 68.2 51.3-81.3 20 31.8 18.7-48.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 74 56 77.5 65.5-86.2 18 22.5 13.8-34.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 86 68 79.2 67.7-87.4 18 20.8 12.6-32.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 70 53 72.2 57.6-83.2 17 27.8 16.8-42.4
Northeast NC I 78 54 70.8 58.2-80.9 24 29.2 19.1-41.8
Northeast NC II 95 76 81.1 70.3-88.6 19 18.9 11.4-29.7
Northeastern Partnership 173 130 77.8 69.8-84.2 43 22.2 15.8-30.2
Mountain AHEC 234 176 75.7 67.5-82.4 58 24.3 17.6-32.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 581 438 74.1 66.8-80.2 143 25.9 19.8-33.2
Piedmont 606 457 77.3 71.9-82.0 149 22.7 18.0-28.1
Western NC 379 279 75.9 69.5-81.4 100 24.1 18.6-30.5

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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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 percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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