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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,067 133 13.1 10.7-15.8 72 6.5 5.0- 8.5 22 2.0 1.3- 3.3 61 5.9 4.3- 8.0 779 72.5 69.1-75.7
Female 1,765 220 13.2 11.4-15.3 117 6.9 5.5- 8.6 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 136 7.7 6.3- 9.3 1,242 69.3 66.6-72.0
RACE
White 2,179 267 13.0 11.3-14.9 146 7.0 5.8- 8.5 57 2.6 1.9- 3.5 158 7.0 5.8- 8.4 1,551 70.5 68.0-72.8
African American 487 63 13.5 10.1-17.9 32 6.2 4.1- 9.2 11 1.8 0.9- 3.6 26 5.3 3.4- 8.3 355 73.1 68.1-77.7
Asian 9 2 35.2 9.7-73.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.8 1.3-47.3 1 4.7 0.6-28.8 5 50.3 19.2-81.2
Native American 75 11 16.6 7.8-31.8 9 11.4 5.3-22.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 4 3.5 1.3- 9.2 50 67.5 52.9-79.3
Other Minorities 67 10 11.0 4.9-22.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 1 2.5 0.4-16.0 6 11.4 3.5-31.1 49 73.7 56.8-85.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 7 9.5 3.8-21.8 3 3.7 1.1-11.0 1 2.7 0.4-16.6 4 4.0 1.4-10.6 58 80.2 67.2-89.0
-English Speaking 47 4 7.3 2.6-18.9 3 8.0 2.6-22.3 1 5.8 0.8-31.1 4 8.8 3.2-21.6 35 70.1 52.9-83.0
-Spanish Speaking 26 3 11.2 3.0-34.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 23 88.8 65.7-97.0
Non-Hispanic 2,759 346 13.3 11.7-15.0 186 6.8 5.7- 8.1 71 2.5 1.9- 3.3 193 6.9 5.8- 8.2 1,963 70.6 68.4-72.7
AGE
18-24 189 22 14.3 8.8-22.6 13 5.2 2.8- 9.5 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 11 4.8 2.5- 9.0 142 74.7 66.3-81.6
25-34 495 69 13.9 10.6-18.0 27 5.4 3.4- 8.5 14 2.3 1.2- 4.4 29 5.9 3.4- 9.9 356 72.6 67.3-77.3
35-44 632 97 14.9 11.8-18.7 53 9.2 6.7-12.5 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7 31 4.6 3.0- 6.9 440 69.9 65.3-74.2
45-54 606 82 15.1 11.9-19.1 48 7.3 5.3-10.1 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0 40 7.1 4.9-10.1 418 68.2 63.4-72.6
55-64 515 47 10.2 7.2-14.2 31 7.0 4.7-10.5 18 4.1 2.4- 7.0 57 11.2 8.1-15.3 362 67.5 62.0-72.5
65-74 278 26 8.7 5.6-13.3 14 3.7 2.0- 6.7 9 4.6 2.2- 9.4 22 7.2 4.3-11.7 207 75.8 69.3-81.4
75+ 111 9 6.0 2.9-12.2 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.1 2.7-13.1 92 86.1 78.0-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 559 45 8.9 6.2-12.6 25 4.1 2.6- 6.5 18 2.7 1.5- 4.7 42 7.8 5.1-11.5 429 76.5 71.6-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 973 133 14.6 11.9-17.7 63 6.8 5.1- 9.0 14 1.8 1.0- 3.3 65 6.6 4.9- 8.9 698 70.2 66.4-73.7
Some Post-H.S. 797 111 14.9 12.0-18.3 54 6.6 4.7- 9.1 23 2.3 1.3- 3.8 54 6.4 4.6- 8.8 555 69.8 65.7-73.7
College Graduate 500 63 12.7 9.6-16.6 46 9.6 6.8-13.4 17 3.9 2.3- 6.5 36 6.6 4.4- 9.8 338 67.2 62.0-72.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 449 32 7.4 4.8-11.2 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 8 2.2 1.0- 5.0 43 8.7 6.1-12.2 344 77.5 72.4-81.9
$15,000- 24,999 562 73 14.8 11.2-19.4 28 4.6 2.9- 7.3 13 2.2 1.1- 4.3 36 7.0 4.3-11.2 412 71.4 65.9-76.3
$25,000- 34,999 388 50 13.7 10.0-18.5 22 7.3 4.3-12.0 7 1.4 0.6- 3.3 29 6.3 4.2- 9.4 280 71.3 65.3-76.6
$35,000- 49,999 424 69 15.0 11.4-19.3 37 8.6 5.9-12.4 12 3.0 1.5- 5.8 24 6.6 4.1-10.4 282 66.9 61.3-72.1
$50,000-74,999 288 42 14.3 10.2-19.8 31 10.3 6.8-15.3 8 2.5 1.2- 5.1 21 7.0 4.4-11.1 186 65.9 59.1-72.1
$75,000+ 257 35 13.7 9.4-19.5 16 6.2 3.7-10.3 8 2.4 1.0- 5.5 19 7.9 4.5-13.4 179 69.8 62.7-76.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,153 102 9.8 7.8-12.3 88 8.6 6.8-10.9 24 1.9 1.2- 3.1 117 10.0 7.9-12.6 822 69.6 66.1-72.9
No 1,626 242 14.8 12.7-17.0 98 5.4 4.3- 6.9 47 2.9 2.0- 4.0 79 4.9 3.8- 6.3 1,160 72.0 69.3-74.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 50 13.3 9.6-18.1 26 6.1 4.0- 9.2 13 4.3 2.3- 7.9 33 10.7 7.0-16.1 246 65.6 59.3-71.3
Non-Veteran 2,424 298 13.0 11.4-14.8 159 6.8 5.6- 8.1 55 2.0 1.5- 2.7 159 5.9 4.9- 7.1 1,753 72.3 70.0-74.5
Currently Serving 39 5 18.7 7.7-39.1 4 9.9 3.2-26.9 4 10.4 3.1-29.4 5 15.4 5.5-36.2 21 45.5 28.7-63.4

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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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