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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 117 36 34.1 24.7-45.0 16 13.0 7.8-20.7 13 12.3 7.0-20.5 21 15.3 9.3-24.3 31 25.3 17.6-35.0
GENDER
Male 56 16 34.7 21.6-50.5 8 12.2 6.0-23.4 5 9.0 3.6-20.7 7 13.8 6.1-28.5 20 30.3 19.1-44.6
Female 61 20 33.3 21.6-47.6 8 14.0 6.8-26.6 8 16.8 8.5-30.7 14 17.5 9.9-29.0 11 18.4 9.9-31.6
RACE
White 82 26 35.5 24.8-47.9 13 15.3 8.8-25.2 10 13.8 7.4-24.4 13 12.4 6.5-22.4 20 22.9 14.7-34.0
Other 35 10 31.1 14.9-53.8 3 8.2 2.4-24.5 3 9.0 2.7-25.7 8 21.4 9.4-41.6 11 30.4 15.7-50.6
AGE
18-44 69 19 31.1 20.2-44.6 9 12.7 6.6-23.2 10 15.5 8.3-27.2 10 10.7 5.5-19.9 21 30.0 19.5-43.1
45+ 47 16 37.2 21.7-56.0 7 13.8 6.2-27.9 3 7.2 2.2-20.9 11 23.6 11.5-42.3 10 18.2 9.3-32.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 14 32.6 18.3-51.1 5 7.8 3.0-18.5 7 15.7 7.2-30.8 9 21.0 10.0-38.6 12 23.0 12.0-39.4
Some College + 70 22 35.3 23.9-48.6 11 17.1 9.5-28.8 6 9.5 4.2-20.1 12 10.9 5.9-19.2 19 27.2 17.5-39.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 16 32.8 19.9-48.8 7 9.9 4.5-20.4 8 12.8 6.2-24.8 15 21.3 11.7-35.5 16 23.2 13.5-36.9
$50,000+ 36 15 43.1 27.1-60.6 7 17.2 8.0-33.1 2 7.2 1.8-24.5 5 8.7 3.4-20.6 7 23.8 11.6-42.6

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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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