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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor, nurse or other health professional recommend or discuss medication to assist you with quitting smoking,
such as nicotine gum, patch, nasal spray, inhaler, lozenge, or prescription medication such as Wellbutrin/Zyban/ Buproprion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 visit 2 visits 3 visits 4 visits None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,841 483 17.4 15.7-19.3 230 7.9 6.7- 9.2 97 3.7 2.9- 4.7 242 8.1 6.9- 9.4 1,789 63.0 60.7-65.2
-Eastern NC 972 145 16.1 13.3-19.2 76 8.3 6.4-10.7 28 2.6 1.7- 4.1 88 8.3 6.5-10.4 635 64.8 61.0-68.4
GENDER
Male 380 48 13.8 10.0-18.6 38 9.8 6.9-13.9 13 3.3 1.7- 6.1 32 7.4 5.0-10.8 249 65.8 59.9-71.2
Female 592 97 18.4 14.6-22.8 38 6.7 4.6- 9.9 15 2.0 1.1- 3.4 56 9.1 6.8-12.2 386 63.8 58.9-68.5
RACE
White 694 109 17.7 14.3-21.7 60 9.4 7.0-12.5 24 2.9 1.8- 4.7 61 7.9 5.9-10.6 440 62.0 57.5-66.4
African American 199 25 13.6 8.6-20.8 7 2.3 1.0- 5.0 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 16 8.6 5.0-14.2 148 74.3 66.3-80.9
AGE
18-24 74 8 11.8 5.4-23.9 3 3.9 1.1-12.2 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 3 4.5 1.2-15.4 58 78.4 65.4-87.5
25-34 166 22 15.0 9.2-23.6 11 6.1 2.9-12.2 6 3.7 1.3-10.1 9 4.8 2.4- 9.5 118 70.4 61.2-78.2
35-44 220 41 15.4 10.8-21.4 17 9.4 5.6-15.3 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4 19 6.7 4.1-10.7 140 67.0 59.5-73.7
45-54 202 35 21.3 14.9-29.4 18 7.7 4.5-13.1 5 1.7 0.6- 4.7 19 8.4 4.9-13.9 125 60.9 52.2-68.9
55-64 192 26 16.0 10.0-24.6 17 11.5 6.5-19.3 9 4.5 2.1- 9.6 25 12.7 8.0-19.6 115 55.3 46.4-64.0
65-74 86 10 12.2 5.9-23.6 8 10.1 4.4-21.4 3 2.8 0.8- 8.8 13 16.5 9.1-28.2 52 58.4 45.5-70.1
75+ 31 3 9.9 2.5-31.6 2 4.3 1.0-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 26 85.9 66.1-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 17 9.8 5.3-17.4 14 7.1 3.8-12.7 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9 16 6.7 3.9-11.3 135 75.5 67.1-82.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 331 49 16.7 12.1-22.5 21 7.8 4.7-12.7 8 2.7 1.2- 6.0 31 8.3 5.6-12.2 222 64.5 57.9-70.6
Some Post-H.S. 286 53 20.5 15.2-27.1 25 8.4 5.4-12.9 10 2.8 1.3- 5.6 28 8.6 5.7-12.9 170 59.7 52.8-66.3
College Graduate 169 26 15.4 10.1-22.8 16 10.6 6.0-17.9 6 4.2 1.7-10.1 13 9.4 4.8-17.7 108 60.4 51.1-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 19 17.1 10.0-27.6 13 7.8 4.3-13.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 17 7.8 4.6-13.0 105 67.0 57.0-75.7
$15,000- 24,999 196 23 10.8 6.3-18.0 14 9.2 5.0-16.2 7 3.2 1.2- 8.7 15 6.5 3.7-11.3 137 70.2 61.3-77.8
$25,000- 34,999 132 22 16.3 10.4-24.6 5 5.3 1.9-13.8 8 5.1 2.3-10.7 13 9.2 5.1-16.2 84 64.1 54.2-72.9
$35,000- 49,999 146 28 20.9 13.9-30.2 14 10.8 6.0-18.7 3 1.7 0.4- 6.1 13 7.6 4.1-13.5 88 59.0 49.2-68.2
$50,000-74,999 96 16 16.3 9.5-26.7 11 10.9 5.1-21.8 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 10 13.1 6.8-23.7 58 58.0 45.9-69.2
$75,000+ 78 14 17.6 9.9-29.4 5 5.7 2.2-14.2 4 5.0 1.5-14.9 9 13.1 6.0-26.2 46 58.6 45.4-70.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 392 51 14.2 10.3-19.2 27 7.1 4.7-10.8 11 2.2 1.1- 4.2 45 10.2 7.2-14.2 258 66.4 60.5-71.7
No 562 92 17.1 13.5-21.4 46 8.5 6.0-11.9 17 3.0 1.7- 5.3 42 7.2 5.1-10.1 365 64.2 59.1-69.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 24 16.4 10.5-24.8 20 14.7 8.9-23.4 5 4.0 1.5-10.3 16 11.4 6.5-19.2 78 53.5 43.9-62.8
Non-Veteran 798 118 16.4 13.3-20.0 52 6.6 4.8- 9.0 19 1.7 1.0- 2.8 70 7.7 5.9-10.0 539 67.7 63.5-71.6
Currently Serving 31 3 8.9 2.7-25.8 4 13.2 4.4-33.2 4 14.0 4.4-36.8 2 6.0 1.3-24.0 18 57.9 37.5-75.9

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days AND who saw a doctor, nurse, or other health professional in the past 12 months.

^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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