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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 1,235 272 23.5 20.5-26.7 189 14.0 11.9-16.4 111 9.0 7.2-11.2 397 29.4 26.5-32.6 266 24.0 21.0-27.4
GENDER
Male 528 124 25.0 20.6-30.0 74 12.9 10.0-16.4 43 8.5 6.0-11.9 139 23.5 19.6-27.8 148 30.1 25.3-35.5
Female 707 148 21.6 18.1-25.6 115 15.4 12.5-18.8 68 9.7 7.3-12.7 258 36.5 32.3-40.9 118 16.8 13.7-20.5
RACE
White 871 182 22.7 19.4-26.3 137 14.9 12.3-17.9 86 9.0 7.1-11.5 285 31.4 27.8-35.2 181 22.0 18.8-25.6
African American 246 61 24.7 18.4-32.3 35 11.7 8.0-16.8 18 9.8 5.6-16.6 83 28.7 22.5-35.7 49 25.1 17.8-34.2
AGE
18-24 103 25 23.5 14.5-35.8 18 12.0 6.9-19.9 10 6.9 3.5-13.4 22 18.4 11.3-28.4 28 39.2 26.7-53.4
25-34 231 57 25.2 19.1-32.5 35 15.8 10.9-22.4 20 8.3 4.8-14.2 53 17.7 13.1-23.5 66 33.0 25.6-41.2
35-44 287 70 25.0 19.5-31.6 52 17.4 12.9-23.2 19 6.4 3.7-10.7 78 25.9 20.5-32.2 68 25.2 19.6-31.9
45-54 260 62 29.1 22.1-37.2 33 11.2 7.5-16.3 22 9.2 5.4-15.1 83 29.4 23.3-36.4 60 21.1 15.9-27.5
55-64 225 39 17.2 11.6-24.6 33 12.4 8.2-18.3 23 11.7 7.4-18.2 98 45.1 37.1-53.3 32 13.6 8.7-20.6
65-74 98 12 11.2 6.0-19.9 15 15.0 8.6-24.7 11 12.8 6.6-23.4 49 50.5 38.9-62.1 11 10.5 5.5-19.3
75+ 30 6 17.2 7.1-36.2 3 12.0 3.5-34.0 6 21.7 8.9-44.0 14 47.6 28.6-67.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 244 38 20.2 13.6-28.9 28 9.2 6.0-13.7 23 9.6 5.7-15.8 94 30.2 23.9-37.4 61 30.8 23.1-39.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 431 108 26.4 21.5-31.9 61 13.7 10.3-17.9 39 9.3 6.4-13.2 123 25.7 21.2-30.9 100 24.9 20.0-30.7
Some Post-H.S. 353 91 25.7 20.6-31.4 61 15.7 11.7-20.7 25 6.3 3.9- 9.9 108 30.5 25.1-36.4 68 21.9 16.9-28.0
College Graduate 206 35 17.6 12.3-24.6 39 19.3 13.6-26.6 24 12.5 7.9-19.2 72 35.4 27.9-43.6 36 15.2 10.6-21.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 28 12.9 8.6-19.0 24 11.4 7.2-17.7 13 8.4 3.9-17.2 93 40.5 32.3-49.2 43 26.8 19.0-36.4
$15,000- 24,999 253 55 24.4 17.3-33.4 36 11.3 7.6-16.4 25 10.7 6.7-16.7 79 28.2 22.0-35.3 58 25.4 18.8-33.3
$25,000- 34,999 169 41 25.9 18.8-34.6 27 15.6 10.3-23.0 13 7.2 4.0-12.7 51 28.5 21.5-36.8 37 22.7 16.2-30.8
$35,000- 49,999 179 43 25.5 18.5-34.0 34 20.8 14.3-29.1 18 11.4 6.8-18.3 49 24.9 18.2-33.0 35 17.5 11.9-24.9
$50,000-74,999 121 27 22.5 14.8-32.6 21 13.4 8.2-21.1 12 8.5 4.4-16.1 36 34.7 25.1-45.8 25 20.8 13.6-30.6
$75,000+ 92 26 30.9 21.0-42.9 11 12.9 6.8-23.1 11 11.8 5.9-22.2 31 32.9 22.7-44.9 13 11.5 6.3-20.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 461 62 14.9 11.2-19.4 61 12.8 9.7-16.8 37 7.9 5.3-11.6 224 45.0 39.6-50.5 77 19.5 14.9-24.9
No 744 202 28.2 24.2-32.6 125 14.8 12.1-18.0 73 9.9 7.5-12.9 164 20.7 17.4-24.4 180 26.4 22.4-30.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 180 38 21.1 14.9-28.8 26 13.3 8.6-19.9 18 13.2 8.1-20.8 62 33.6 26.1-41.9 36 18.9 13.3-26.2
Non-Veteran 1,012 231 24.8 21.4-28.5 154 13.7 11.4-16.4 85 7.6 5.8- 9.8 324 29.0 25.8-32.5 218 24.9 21.3-28.8
Currently Serving 43 3 8.6 2.6-25.3 9 22.1 11.1-39.3 8 19.6 9.0-37.6 11 21.3 10.3-39.1 12 28.3 15.3-46.3

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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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