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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,500 348 23.8 21.2-26.6 220 13.6 11.7-15.8 128 8.5 6.9-10.3 368 23.6 21.1-26.4 436 30.5 27.6-33.6
Female 2,048 449 22.5 20.3-24.9 318 15.4 13.6-17.5 222 10.8 9.3-12.6 744 35.8 33.3-38.4 315 15.4 13.5-17.4
RACE
White 2,697 591 22.8 20.8-24.9 418 15.0 13.4-16.8 281 10.0 8.6-11.4 863 30.4 28.2-32.6 544 21.9 19.9-24.0
African American 592 153 25.7 21.5-30.5 80 13.1 10.1-16.9 54 9.3 6.7-12.7 194 30.7 26.4-35.3 111 21.2 17.0-26.1
Asian 12 4 43.6 17.6-73.7 2 21.6 4.9-59.9 1 7.9 1.1-40.6 2 7.6 1.7-27.8 3 19.2 5.6-48.9
Native American 90 18 22.9 13.4-36.2 18 21.2 12.5-33.6 5 7.6 3.0-18.1 32 33.0 21.6-46.7 17 15.4 8.6-26.0
Other Minorities 135 26 19.7 12.3-30.1 15 7.3 4.0-12.8 6 5.5 2.1-13.6 18 13.1 6.8-23.6 70 54.4 43.2-65.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 144 31 20.4 13.1-30.4 17 8.1 4.6-13.8 7 4.1 1.7- 9.6 17 10.2 5.5-18.3 72 57.1 46.6-67.1
-English Speaking 66 17 18.1 10.5-29.5 11 14.0 7.0-26.1 6 12.0 5.0-26.2 12 14.1 7.5-25.1 20 41.8 27.6-57.4
-Spanish Speaking 78 14 21.5 11.9-35.9 6 5.1 2.1-12.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 5 8.3 2.9-21.3 52 64.8 50.4-77.0
Non-Hispanic 3,403 766 23.4 21.6-25.3 521 14.9 13.4-16.4 343 9.9 8.7-11.2 1,095 30.5 28.6-32.5 678 21.4 19.6-23.2
AGE
18-24 253 58 24.5 18.4-31.8 37 11.9 8.1-17.2 26 8.9 5.6-13.9 65 21.1 16.0-27.3 67 33.6 26.2-41.8
25-34 671 168 25.3 21.4-29.7 102 15.0 12.0-18.6 58 7.8 5.7-10.6 160 19.3 15.9-23.3 183 32.6 28.0-37.5
35-44 831 203 23.9 20.5-27.7 137 16.4 13.5-19.8 82 9.8 7.5-12.9 208 25.3 21.7-29.2 201 24.5 21.0-28.5
45-54 767 179 25.6 21.7-29.9 100 12.1 9.5-15.3 65 8.4 6.2-11.2 260 32.3 28.4-36.5 163 21.6 18.2-25.4
55-64 600 116 18.2 14.6-22.5 84 13.9 10.8-17.6 74 12.7 9.8-16.4 232 40.4 35.4-45.5 94 14.8 11.7-18.6
65-74 308 45 15.2 10.9-20.6 59 17.7 13.1-23.6 30 10.4 6.8-15.4 137 44.8 37.8-51.9 37 12.0 7.9-17.7
75+ 111 24 26.2 17.1-37.9 18 12.6 7.4-20.8 15 11.8 6.5-20.5 50 46.4 35.7-57.5 4 2.9 1.0- 8.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 730 125 18.2 14.6-22.3 79 9.6 7.4-12.3 78 9.9 7.6-12.9 260 31.6 27.5-36.1 188 30.7 26.2-35.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,241 296 24.6 21.7-27.7 190 14.5 12.3-17.0 112 9.4 7.4-11.7 363 27.4 24.4-30.5 280 24.2 21.2-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 959 237 24.6 21.4-28.2 166 17.1 14.2-20.5 86 8.1 6.3-10.3 298 30.1 26.5-33.9 172 20.2 17.0-23.8
College Graduate 613 139 25.2 21.1-29.9 102 16.7 13.4-20.6 73 11.7 8.9-15.2 191 28.6 24.5-33.0 108 17.9 14.5-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 543 82 13.0 10.1-16.5 54 10.6 7.6-14.5 50 9.1 6.4-12.9 252 43.6 38.2-49.1 105 23.6 18.8-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 738 176 26.9 22.7-31.6 99 10.3 8.1-13.0 59 8.3 5.9-11.4 224 27.7 23.7-32.1 180 26.8 22.8-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 490 118 24.8 20.2-30.0 81 15.2 11.8-19.5 40 7.7 5.3-11.0 147 28.5 23.8-33.8 104 23.7 19.2-28.9
$35,000- 49,999 521 122 23.6 19.4-28.4 89 17.5 13.8-21.8 63 11.7 8.9-15.4 144 27.1 22.7-32.0 103 20.1 16.1-24.9
$50,000-74,999 360 90 25.1 20.0-30.9 70 19.1 14.6-24.6 35 7.8 5.2-11.4 96 27.0 21.7-33.1 69 21.0 16.3-26.7
$75,000+ 309 77 26.2 20.6-32.6 56 19.3 14.4-25.3 41 12.6 8.7-17.9 83 24.7 19.4-31.0 52 17.2 12.6-23.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,299 186 14.1 11.9-16.6 150 11.4 9.4-13.7 120 8.9 7.1-11.1 660 49.3 45.9-52.8 183 16.3 13.6-19.3
No 2,177 591 27.7 25.4-30.2 376 16.1 14.3-18.1 224 9.9 8.5-11.6 435 18.5 16.6-20.6 551 27.7 25.3-30.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 462 103 21.6 17.5-26.3 69 14.9 11.3-19.4 53 12.1 9.0-16.0 140 30.6 25.6-36.1 97 20.9 16.9-25.6
Non-Veteran 3,032 688 23.7 21.8-25.8 458 14.2 12.8-15.8 288 8.9 7.7-10.3 958 29.1 27.1-31.1 640 24.0 22.0-26.2
Currently Serving 53 5 10.8 4.2-25.3 11 20.0 10.6-34.6 9 17.2 8.3-32.3 14 23.8 12.7-40.2 14 28.1 16.2-44.1

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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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