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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-MALES

On how many visits did your doctor, nurse or other health professional recommend or discuss medication to assist you with quitting smoking,
such as nicotine gum, patch, nasal spray, inhaler, lozenge, or prescription medication such as Wellbutrin/Zyban/ Buproprion?

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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 1,075 174 16.2 13.7-19.0 93 8.5 6.8-10.7 37 3.7 2.5- 5.4 86 7.6 5.8- 9.8 685 64.1 60.5-67.5
RACE
White 819 140 17.1 14.2-20.5 78 9.4 7.3-11.9 29 3.8 2.4- 5.8 66 7.3 5.5- 9.8 506 62.4 58.3-66.4
African American 189 26 14.7 9.5-22.0 12 6.8 3.6-12.5 6 3.3 1.4- 7.7 14 8.7 4.7-15.5 131 66.5 57.9-74.1
Asian 7 3 47.3 14.8-82.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.7 1.5-53.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 41.0 11.8-78.3
Native American 19 2 8.6 1.9-30.9 1 17.5 2.7-61.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.2 2.2-26.0 13 65.7 35.5-87.0
Other Minorities 38 3 5.6 1.1-23.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 1 3.4 0.5-20.5 3 8.2 2.0-27.7 30 81.0 61.7-91.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 3 6.5 1.4-24.8 2 3.6 0.9-13.6 1 3.6 0.5-21.7 1 5.9 0.8-31.6 34 80.5 60.5-91.7
-English Speaking 18 2 5.7 1.2-22.8 1 5.4 0.7-30.3 1 12.5 1.8-52.1 0 0.0 . - . 14 76.4 46.3-92.4
-Spanish Speaking 23 1 6.8 1.0-35.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.2-40.7 20 82.1 54.8-94.5
Non-Hispanic 1,034 171 16.7 14.1-19.7 91 8.8 7.0-11.0 36 3.7 2.5- 5.4 85 7.7 5.9- 9.9 651 63.2 59.5-66.7
AGE
18-24 83 8 13.5 6.3-26.5 3 4.8 1.4-14.9 3 3.5 1.0-11.1 2 4.0 0.8-17.7 67 74.3 60.7-84.4
25-34 176 24 13.7 8.7-21.0 9 4.7 2.2- 9.7 3 2.1 0.6- 6.7 9 3.7 1.6- 8.0 131 75.9 67.7-82.5
35-44 239 47 16.8 11.9-23.0 24 10.4 6.7-15.8 6 3.6 1.3- 9.8 8 2.3 1.1- 4.7 154 67.0 59.5-73.8
45-54 217 47 22.7 16.7-30.1 21 9.7 5.9-15.6 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7 17 6.2 3.6-10.5 127 59.5 51.3-67.2
55-64 219 32 14.2 9.4-20.8 19 9.6 5.7-15.5 16 7.0 4.1-11.7 30 16.2 10.5-24.0 122 53.1 44.9-61.1
65-74 101 15 15.9 9.1-26.2 14 12.3 6.9-21.1 4 5.3 1.7-14.9 17 18.4 11.0-29.4 51 48.1 36.7-59.8
75+ 38 1 8.0 1.2-39.1 3 5.0 1.5-15.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.7 1.7-17.6 31 81.2 60.3-92.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 21 8.0 4.8-12.9 14 6.7 3.8-11.7 9 3.5 1.7- 7.1 17 6.8 3.8-11.8 166 75.0 67.8-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 62 16.8 12.6-22.1 32 9.6 6.5-13.8 11 4.2 2.1- 8.2 24 6.2 3.7-10.2 246 63.3 57.0-69.1
Some Post-H.S. 270 51 20.8 15.4-27.4 24 7.8 4.8-12.3 10 2.9 1.4- 6.2 25 8.7 5.3-13.9 160 59.8 52.5-66.7
College Graduate 201 40 19.5 13.9-26.7 23 9.8 6.0-15.6 7 4.0 1.9- 8.4 20 9.8 5.8-16.1 111 56.8 48.5-64.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 14 9.8 5.2-17.7 10 7.8 3.5-16.2 3 2.5 0.8- 7.8 15 11.0 5.9-19.7 103 68.9 58.5-77.7
$15,000- 24,999 183 28 15.5 10.1-22.9 12 7.1 3.9-12.7 6 5.3 2.1-12.7 12 6.1 2.7-12.9 125 66.0 56.8-74.1
$25,000- 34,999 151 25 16.8 10.9-25.1 15 10.6 6.0-18.0 6 3.5 1.5- 8.2 11 4.9 2.6- 9.1 94 64.2 54.8-72.6
$35,000- 49,999 189 41 19.4 13.7-26.7 19 10.7 6.6-16.9 9 3.5 1.6- 7.3 14 7.1 3.6-13.5 106 59.4 50.8-67.4
$50,000-74,999 131 26 19.5 12.8-28.5 15 11.0 6.0-19.3 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 14 10.6 5.9-18.4 71 55.6 45.4-65.3
$75,000+ 113 18 14.2 8.4-23.1 8 6.0 2.9-12.3 3 2.8 0.8- 9.2 7 8.6 3.7-18.7 77 68.3 57.4-77.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 424 52 13.0 9.6-17.4 36 9.8 6.9-13.8 14 3.9 2.0- 7.4 52 11.4 8.2-15.7 270 61.9 56.1-67.4
No 627 116 17.5 14.2-21.3 56 7.8 5.7-10.6 22 3.5 2.2- 5.6 34 5.4 3.6- 8.1 399 65.8 61.2-70.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 328 59 19.6 14.8-25.4 32 10.1 6.8-14.7 15 5.4 3.1- 9.3 37 10.8 7.3-15.5 185 54.2 47.6-60.6
Non-Veteran 711 110 14.7 11.9-18.2 57 7.8 5.8-10.4 18 2.5 1.4- 4.6 47 6.4 4.5- 9.1 479 68.5 64.2-72.5
Currently Serving 35 5 18.4 7.3-39.3 4 10.2 3.3-27.5 4 13.1 4.5-32.8 2 4.9 1.0-20.2 20 53.4 34.7-71.2

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^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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