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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

In the last 12 months, on how many visits were you advised to quit smoking by a doctor or other health provider?*

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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 2,832 664 24.2 22.2-26.2 429 14.8 13.3-16.6 230 8.5 7.3- 9.9 652 22.0 20.1-23.9 857 30.5 28.4-32.7
-Eastern NC 970 210 23.1 19.9-26.6 148 15.2 12.7-18.1 78 8.2 6.3-10.7 240 22.8 19.9-26.0 294 30.7 27.1-34.5
GENDER
Male 380 75 20.4 15.9-25.8 52 13.2 9.9-17.5 37 10.5 7.2-14.9 84 20.2 16.0-25.1 132 35.7 30.0-41.8
Female 590 135 25.7 21.4-30.5 96 17.2 13.7-21.3 41 6.0 4.2- 8.5 156 25.4 21.5-29.7 162 25.7 21.8-30.1
RACE
White 691 148 24.4 20.5-28.8 104 14.9 12.0-18.4 58 8.0 5.9-10.7 170 23.1 19.6-27.0 211 29.6 25.7-33.8
African American 198 43 20.4 14.5-27.8 28 14.0 9.3-20.5 13 7.1 3.7-13.4 51 23.9 17.7-31.5 63 34.6 26.6-43.6
AGE
18-24 74 14 17.0 9.4-28.8 14 18.7 10.3-31.6 4 4.4 1.6-11.7 10 12.9 6.2-25.0 32 47.0 33.4-61.0
25-34 167 38 25.6 18.3-34.7 28 16.6 11.1-24.1 13 7.8 3.7-15.6 29 14.8 9.9-21.5 59 35.2 27.1-44.2
35-44 220 61 28.4 21.7-36.3 35 17.4 12.2-24.3 14 5.8 3.2-10.4 48 19.0 14.0-25.1 62 29.4 22.7-37.1
45-54 202 48 27.0 20.0-35.4 30 13.5 8.8-20.0 16 6.4 3.6-11.2 47 21.2 15.3-28.7 61 31.8 23.7-41.3
55-64 190 34 18.9 12.4-27.8 28 13.4 8.7-20.3 18 12.3 7.2-20.3 63 32.7 25.3-41.1 47 22.7 16.4-30.5
65-74 86 12 12.1 6.5-21.5 10 11.8 5.9-22.1 8 11.4 5.1-23.4 35 41.8 29.7-55.0 21 22.9 14.7-33.9
75+ 30 3 7.6 2.2-23.2 3 12.9 4.0-34.8 5 21.3 8.4-44.3 8 31.6 15.7-53.5 11 26.6 13.6-45.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 24 13.9 8.7-21.4 25 13.6 8.8-20.3 14 7.2 3.6-13.8 66 31.1 23.7-39.5 57 34.3 25.3-44.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 330 75 25.6 20.0-32.1 50 16.2 11.9-21.7 29 10.1 6.6-15.1 75 18.7 14.5-23.7 101 29.4 23.9-35.6
Some Post-H.S. 286 74 28.5 22.4-35.5 48 14.9 10.9-20.0 19 5.4 3.2- 9.0 61 21.4 16.4-27.5 84 29.8 23.9-36.5
College Graduate 168 37 20.2 14.1-27.9 25 15.8 10.1-23.9 16 10.2 5.8-17.2 38 23.6 16.4-32.7 52 30.3 22.8-39.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 26 16.2 10.1-24.9 24 16.2 10.4-24.2 10 7.4 3.2-16.4 54 32.2 24.0-41.8 42 28.0 19.9-37.9
$15,000- 24,999 196 43 22.6 15.8-31.3 29 14.9 9.8-22.0 21 11.5 6.8-18.7 43 19.9 14.2-27.2 60 31.0 22.4-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 131 34 24.9 17.5-34.3 19 16.3 9.9-25.7 10 7.4 3.8-13.8 34 24.2 17.0-33.3 34 27.2 19.0-37.2
$35,000- 49,999 146 32 24.5 16.9-34.0 24 17.9 11.5-26.6 11 7.0 3.6-13.4 30 18.1 12.0-26.3 49 32.5 24.1-42.3
$50,000-74,999 96 24 25.0 15.9-37.1 16 13.9 7.8-23.4 9 12.0 5.6-24.1 21 22.6 14.4-33.7 26 26.5 17.4-38.2
$75,000+ 78 20 26.5 16.7-39.3 7 9.1 3.9-19.6 6 6.4 2.4-15.7 17 23.5 13.9-36.9 28 34.6 23.7-47.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 387 54 15.5 11.4-20.6 57 16.0 12.1-20.9 30 7.1 4.7-10.5 137 33.0 27.8-38.7 109 28.4 23.4-34.1
No 565 149 27.2 22.8-32.1 90 14.8 11.7-18.5 47 9.1 6.4-12.7 100 16.7 13.4-20.6 179 32.2 27.5-37.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 30 21.2 14.3-30.3 23 16.1 10.3-24.3 21 19.7 12.7-29.4 39 25.0 17.8-33.7 30 18.0 12.3-25.5
Non-Veteran 796 176 24.0 20.4-28.0 118 14.5 11.8-17.6 51 5.1 3.7- 7.0 196 22.5 19.3-26.0 255 34.0 29.9-38.3
Currently Serving 31 4 12.5 4.0-33.2 7 25.8 11.9-47.1 6 19.3 7.7-40.8 5 20.5 7.7-44.2 9 21.9 10.3-40.7

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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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