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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than medication to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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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 2,832 353 13.1 11.6-14.8 189 6.7 5.7- 7.9 72 2.5 1.9- 3.3 197 6.8 5.7- 8.1 2,021 70.9 68.7-73.0
-Eastern NC 971 109 11.3 9.0-14.0 55 5.7 4.2- 7.7 21 2.0 1.2- 3.4 70 6.9 5.3- 9.1 716 74.1 70.6-77.3
GENDER
Male 377 35 8.8 6.0-12.9 21 4.9 3.0- 7.8 10 2.7 1.3- 5.7 24 6.4 4.0- 9.9 287 77.2 71.9-81.8
Female 594 74 13.6 10.5-17.5 34 6.5 4.4- 9.6 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5 46 7.5 5.4-10.4 429 71.1 66.4-75.4
RACE
White 693 78 12.1 9.3-15.5 37 5.7 3.9- 8.2 18 2.2 1.2- 3.8 55 7.8 5.7-10.6 505 72.3 68.0-76.2
African American 197 20 9.8 5.9-16.1 11 4.6 2.4- 8.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 7 3.3 1.4- 7.6 157 81.4 74.3-86.9
AGE
18-24 73 8 9.9 4.6-20.3 5 6.6 2.3-17.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.2 2.2-16.2 55 77.3 64.4-86.5
25-34 166 18 11.6 6.8-19.2 11 5.9 3.0-11.3 4 2.6 0.7- 9.5 12 6.6 3.5-12.1 121 73.3 64.5-80.5
35-44 219 33 11.2 7.8-16.0 14 6.8 3.8-12.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 14 5.3 3.0- 9.0 157 76.3 69.7-81.8
45-54 202 24 14.5 9.1-22.1 11 5.8 3.0-10.8 4 1.0 0.3- 2.6 12 6.2 3.0-12.5 151 72.6 64.1-79.7
55-64 191 13 8.5 4.4-15.9 10 5.5 2.6-11.3 10 5.7 2.7-11.6 20 10.9 6.5-17.6 138 69.4 60.5-77.0
65-74 87 9 10.7 4.7-22.6 4 3.2 1.1- 8.4 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 6 6.8 2.8-16.0 66 77.6 65.6-86.3
75+ 32 4 8.7 3.0-23.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.0 0.3-13.4 27 89.2 74.8-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 13 7.0 3.4-13.7 7 3.4 1.4- 7.9 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 7 3.1 1.4- 6.8 153 85.2 78.0-90.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 330 37 10.4 7.0-15.0 18 6.6 3.9-10.9 6 2.1 0.8- 5.4 26 6.9 4.4-10.5 243 74.1 68.0-79.4
Some Post-H.S. 286 45 17.9 12.9-24.2 17 5.0 3.0- 8.2 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 24 8.5 5.4-12.9 195 67.9 61.1-74.0
College Graduate 169 14 7.6 4.2-13.5 13 8.0 4.3-14.4 4 4.4 1.6-11.6 13 9.5 4.7-18.1 125 70.5 61.2-78.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 10 7.1 2.9-16.4 10 6.1 3.1-11.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 13 6.2 3.5-11.0 121 80.2 71.3-86.9
$15,000- 24,999 196 24 13.9 8.5-21.9 8 3.5 1.6- 7.3 5 2.8 0.9- 8.7 11 4.5 2.3- 8.6 148 75.3 66.7-82.2
$25,000- 34,999 130 20 15.4 9.6-23.8 5 5.1 1.9-13.3 3 1.7 0.4- 7.0 12 9.6 5.2-17.0 90 68.2 58.3-76.7
$35,000- 49,999 146 17 13.2 7.6-22.0 11 7.4 3.7-14.4 2 1.5 0.3- 8.5 13 8.9 4.6-16.6 103 68.8 58.9-77.3
$50,000-74,999 95 8 4.0 1.9- 8.3 9 9.2 4.3-18.3 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 8 10.5 5.1-20.4 69 75.1 64.1-83.7
$75,000+ 78 11 14.9 7.8-26.4 3 4.1 1.2-13.0 4 4.5 1.3-14.5 4 7.6 2.4-21.3 56 68.8 55.4-79.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 394 33 8.7 5.8-13.0 21 6.1 3.8- 9.6 9 1.5 0.7- 3.4 34 8.4 5.7-12.4 297 75.2 69.7-80.0
No 559 72 12.3 9.4-16.0 32 4.9 3.3- 7.4 12 2.4 1.2- 4.7 35 6.1 4.2- 8.9 408 74.3 69.6-78.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 18 12.5 7.3-20.6 11 6.3 3.3-11.9 4 3.8 1.3-10.8 15 11.8 6.8-19.6 95 65.6 56.0-74.1
Non-Veteran 797 89 11.2 8.7-14.2 41 5.3 3.7- 7.5 14 1.2 0.6- 2.1 51 5.3 3.8- 7.2 602 77.1 73.4-80.4
Currently Serving 31 2 7.0 1.7-24.8 3 11.3 3.3-32.3 3 10.2 2.4-34.4 4 18.5 6.4-43.1 19 53.0 32.9-72.2

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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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