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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,079 257 24.3 21.3-27.6 164 15.0 12.6-17.8 96 9.4 7.5-11.7 220 19.5 16.8-22.5 342 31.8 28.5-35.4
Female 1,753 407 24.0 21.6-26.6 265 14.7 12.7-16.9 134 7.7 6.3- 9.3 432 24.4 22.0-26.9 515 29.3 26.7-32.0
RACE
White 2,181 506 24.3 22.0-26.7 330 15.0 13.2-17.1 182 8.9 7.5-10.5 496 21.8 19.7-24.0 667 30.0 27.7-32.5
African American 485 118 23.8 19.4-28.8 69 13.1 9.9-17.1 37 7.4 5.0-10.8 118 24.5 20.1-29.5 143 31.2 26.3-36.7
Asian 9 2 35.2 9.7-73.3 1 6.8 0.9-37.5 1 9.8 1.3-47.3 2 9.4 2.1-33.9 3 38.8 12.4-74.0
Native American 74 14 17.6 8.7-32.3 14 22.4 12.9-36.0 6 13.4 5.2-30.3 24 24.6 14.9-37.8 16 22.1 12.5-36.0
Other Minorities 67 20 25.8 15.0-40.5 12 16.4 8.0-30.6 2 2.9 0.5-14.8 10 14.6 5.7-32.4 23 40.3 25.5-57.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 17 24.9 14.4-39.6 10 15.4 7.2-29.8 4 5.1 1.6-15.2 9 8.7 4.3-17.1 33 45.8 31.4-61.0
-English Speaking 47 12 24.6 13.0-41.5 5 13.4 5.3-29.8 4 11.2 3.6-29.8 9 19.1 9.7-34.3 17 31.7 18.6-48.6
-Spanish Speaking 26 5 25.3 10.5-49.4 5 17.0 5.5-42.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 57.7 34.3-78.1
Non-Hispanic 2,759 647 24.1 22.1-26.2 419 14.8 13.2-16.6 226 8.7 7.4-10.1 643 22.4 20.6-24.4 824 30.0 27.8-32.2
AGE
18-24 189 41 23.6 16.7-32.4 27 12.3 7.9-18.6 13 8.0 4.4-14.1 32 14.1 9.6-20.3 76 42.0 33.6-50.8
25-34 497 118 25.4 20.9-30.5 71 14.5 10.9-18.9 43 7.7 5.3-10.9 92 16.8 13.0-21.4 173 35.6 30.5-41.1
35-44 634 169 25.4 21.4-29.8 104 17.2 13.8-21.4 47 8.4 5.9-11.8 114 18.1 14.6-22.2 200 30.9 26.6-35.6
45-54 612 166 28.5 24.2-33.2 94 13.4 10.5-17.0 45 7.2 5.1-10.0 149 24.2 20.3-28.7 158 26.6 22.1-31.6
55-64 512 108 21.3 17.0-26.4 75 15.0 11.5-19.4 55 11.4 8.3-15.3 151 29.7 24.9-35.0 123 22.6 18.5-27.4
65-74 273 46 15.6 11.3-21.3 43 15.6 10.9-22.0 19 9.1 5.5-14.7 86 29.6 23.3-36.7 79 30.1 23.6-37.5
75+ 109 14 14.3 7.4-25.8 15 13.5 7.7-22.5 8 8.2 3.7-17.1 28 26.0 17.7-36.7 44 37.9 27.9-49.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 556 93 15.6 12.2-19.6 72 13.8 10.4-18.1 52 9.2 6.6-12.6 175 30.0 25.4-35.0 164 31.5 26.6-36.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 978 244 27.4 23.9-31.2 155 15.2 12.7-18.1 75 9.0 6.9-11.6 210 19.9 17.0-23.0 294 28.6 25.2-32.2
Some Post-H.S. 790 200 25.9 22.2-30.0 132 15.3 12.4-18.8 60 7.9 5.9-10.6 167 20.7 17.4-24.5 231 30.2 26.2-34.5
College Graduate 505 126 25.5 21.1-30.4 69 14.5 11.1-18.8 43 7.9 5.7-11.0 100 18.7 14.9-23.3 167 33.4 28.4-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 444 79 16.5 12.6-21.2 54 11.8 8.4-16.2 33 8.2 5.3-12.3 144 31.5 26.4-37.0 134 32.1 26.8-37.9
$15,000- 24,999 566 140 26.5 21.9-31.7 84 13.6 10.5-17.5 45 9.4 6.5-13.3 140 22.9 18.7-27.8 157 27.5 22.8-32.9
$25,000- 34,999 389 110 29.2 23.7-35.3 61 17.5 12.9-23.4 27 7.2 4.7-11.0 96 22.9 18.2-28.3 95 23.3 18.5-28.8
$35,000- 49,999 425 99 23.0 18.5-28.2 72 17.1 13.2-21.9 43 10.0 7.1-13.7 73 18.3 14.0-23.5 138 31.7 26.6-37.2
$50,000-74,999 293 77 25.3 19.8-31.6 54 19.1 14.0-25.4 27 8.6 5.5-13.3 54 19.1 14.1-25.2 81 27.9 21.9-34.9
$75,000+ 256 62 23.8 18.1-30.6 31 11.6 7.8-16.9 21 6.8 4.1-11.0 43 16.6 11.7-23.1 99 41.1 33.8-48.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,140 172 15.5 13.0-18.4 162 14.6 12.2-17.3 89 8.6 6.7-11.0 399 34.4 31.0-37.9 318 26.9 23.9-30.2
No 1,638 478 29.5 26.8-32.4 259 15.1 13.0-17.5 137 8.5 7.0-10.3 246 14.3 12.4-16.5 518 32.5 29.7-35.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 373 87 22.4 17.7-28.0 63 18.2 13.8-23.6 47 15.2 11.2-20.3 91 22.7 17.8-28.4 85 21.6 17.1-26.8
Non-Veteran 2,419 571 24.7 22.5-26.9 357 14.0 12.4-15.9 176 7.1 6.0- 8.5 553 21.8 19.8-23.8 762 32.4 30.0-34.9
Currently Serving 39 5 14.2 5.3-32.8 9 23.9 11.9-42.1 7 17.6 7.6-35.8 8 25.8 12.2-46.7 10 18.5 9.0-34.2

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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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