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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Smoking Cessation

In the last 12 months, how many times have you seen a doctor, nurse
or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three times 4 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,548 797 23.2 21.5-25.1 538 14.4 13.1-15.9 350 9.5 8.4-10.8 1,112 29.2 27.4-31.1 751 23.6 21.8-25.6
-Buncombe County 107 21 23.5 15.3-34.2 13 8.7 4.7-15.4 14 14.0 8.1-23.1 25 20.2 13.4-29.3 34 33.6 24.2-44.5
GENDER
Male 46 10 27.2 15.2-43.8 3 3.9 1.2-12.0 5 12.5 5.1-27.6 10 16.2 8.4-28.7 18 40.2 26.0-56.3
Female 61 11 18.9 10.3-32.1 10 14.5 7.3-26.9 9 15.9 8.3-28.5 15 25.1 14.9-39.1 16 25.6 15.6-39.1
RACE
White 89 18 24.5 15.4-36.5 12 10.3 5.5-18.5 11 14.0 7.5-24.5 22 21.8 14.1-32.2 26 29.5 20.1-40.9
Other 18 3 19.4 5.9-47.8 1 2.3 0.3-15.1 3 14.2 4.3-38.0 3 13.7 4.0-37.6 8 50.4 26.2-74.4
AGE
18-44 52 8 18.1 8.9-33.3 9 12.0 5.7-23.4 10 19.9 10.4-34.7 10 14.7 7.5-26.7 15 35.3 21.9-51.5
45+ 55 13 29.5 17.3-45.5 4 5.0 1.7-13.9 4 7.5 2.7-18.9 15 26.3 15.7-40.8 19 31.7 19.9-46.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 6 15.7 6.8-32.2 6 8.6 3.5-19.7 7 15.3 7.0-30.2 14 21.3 12.1-34.6 16 39.2 24.6-56.0
Some College + 58 15 30.2 18.4-45.2 7 8.8 3.8-18.9 7 13.0 6.0-26.0 11 19.3 10.4-33.0 18 28.8 17.9-42.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 12 20.7 11.7-34.1 7 7.0 3.1-14.9 9 11.6 5.7-22.0 21 23.5 14.9-35.0 24 37.2 25.4-50.7
$50,000+ 16 6 44.7 21.3-70.6 3 15.8 4.3-43.8 3 18.9 5.8-46.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.7 7.1-47.3

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days.

^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 (MAHEC): 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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