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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation

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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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 87 12 12.1 6.3-22.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 10 10.8 5.5-20.2 64 76.0 64.8-84.6
Buncombe 73 14 20.6 11.9-33.2 10 13.8 7.2-24.6 4 7.9 2.9-19.8 5 5.3 2.1-12.5 40 52.4 39.8-64.8
Cabarrus 83 8 10.6 4.5-23.2 7 9.0 4.2-18.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 2 1.5 0.4- 5.7 65 78.0 65.6-86.7
Catawba 65 7 13.9 6.1-28.9 4 4.8 1.5-14.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9 47 76.0 61.6-86.2
Cumberland 85 9 10.4 5.0-20.4 6 9.1 3.9-19.5 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 8 12.2 5.6-24.5 61 66.3 53.5-77.0
Davidson 84 8 8.2 4.0-16.1 3 3.3 0.8-11.9 3 3.0 0.9- 9.5 3 2.7 0.9- 8.2 67 82.7 72.8-89.6
Durham 67 12 19.3 10.4-33.1 6 6.4 2.7-14.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.5 4.1-20.8 43 64.7 50.9-76.4
Forsyth 93 11 10.7 5.7-19.3 7 6.5 2.6-15.2 4 3.2 1.2- 8.6 3 3.4 1.0-10.7 68 76.1 65.4-84.3
Gaston 71 8 10.8 5.1-21.7 7 10.1 4.6-20.8 2 4.5 1.0-18.8 4 6.9 2.4-18.1 50 67.7 54.1-78.8
Guilford 63 13 20.7 11.4-34.6 6 10.9 4.6-23.5 1 2.2 0.3-13.9 6 10.6 4.4-23.3 37 55.7 41.4-69.1
Iredell 90 11 12.6 6.4-23.3 9 10.3 5.0-20.2 4 4.8 1.7-12.8 4 4.7 1.7-12.1 62 67.6 54.7-78.4
Johnston 96 9 6.7 3.3-13.3 3 3.9 1.2-12.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 5 8.1 2.8-21.2 78 80.8 69.1-88.8
Mecklenburg 89 12 13.5 7.3-23.6 9 9.9 4.9-18.9 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4 2 4.1 1.0-15.7 63 69.5 57.6-79.2
New Hanover 59 9 11.6 5.7-21.9 3 7.2 2.0-23.4 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 4 5.9 2.0-16.1 42 74.6 60.5-84.9
Onslow 93 10 14.0 6.9-26.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.0 7 8.6 3.0-22.5 6 6.8 2.9-15.0 66 67.1 54.3-77.9
Orange 54 5 8.1 3.2-19.0 3 11.4 3.8-29.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 4 7.5 2.6-19.8 41 72.1 56.2-83.8
Pitt 68 9 16.8 8.2-31.2 6 7.6 3.1-17.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 7 10.5 4.9-21.1 45 64.3 50.3-76.2
Randolph 67 6 7.9 3.3-17.8 4 5.4 2.0-14.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 54 83.2 71.9-90.5
Robeson 89 5 5.2 2.0-12.5 5 5.7 2.2-14.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 7 6.3 2.8-13.3 71 81.6 71.5-88.7
Rowan 104 15 17.6 10.0-29.2 8 7.5 3.6-14.9 4 2.8 1.0- 7.6 7 5.6 2.5-12.2 70 66.4 55.1-76.2
Union 72 8 11.9 5.9-22.8 6 7.3 2.9-17.4 1 2.1 0.3-13.3 6 6.1 2.6-13.5 51 72.6 60.2-82.2
Wake 74 8 11.7 5.5-23.1 4 4.5 1.6-12.2 2 2.5 0.6- 9.4 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 57 79.0 67.3-87.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 66 8 10.6 4.9-21.1 3 4.9 1.5-14.7 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2 2 3.7 0.8-15.1 51 78.5 65.9-87.4
Northeast Partnership II 92 6 8.3 3.4-19.1 9 9.9 5.0-18.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 9 10.8 5.1-21.2 67 69.5 57.5-79.3
Northeast Partnership I 68 9 10.5 5.3-19.9 4 4.0 1.4-10.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 52 83.5 73.5-90.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 63 6 7.7 3.2-17.3 4 7.4 2.2-21.8 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5 2 3.5 0.8-13.1 48 79.1 65.7-88.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 97 10 11.7 5.7-22.5 4 3.2 1.1- 9.1 2 2.0 0.4- 8.7 6 3.9 1.5- 9.4 75 79.4 68.4-87.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 76 12 16.3 9.1-27.4 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 9 9.5 4.8-18.1 52 71.0 59.0-80.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 87 11 13.7 7.4-24.0 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 2 3.9 0.8-16.5 14 16.1 9.3-26.5 57 64.0 52.0-74.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 74 16 21.4 12.8-33.4 4 4.7 1.7-12.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.1 3.2-19.1 49 65.9 53.1-76.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 119 20 19.6 12.1-30.1 10 8.7 4.2-17.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 11 9.0 4.7-16.8 77 62.1 51.3-71.7
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 90 14 16.1 9.3-26.4 8 9.5 4.6-18.6 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 4 4.3 1.3-13.3 62 68.8 57.3-78.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 66 9 15.7 7.6-29.7 5 6.2 2.5-14.5 4 4.1 1.4-11.0 3 6.2 1.8-18.7 45 67.9 54.0-79.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 91 11 13.0 7.0-23.1 9 10.7 5.0-21.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.0 9 8.6 4.1-17.1 60 66.2 54.1-76.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 117 12 11.5 5.9-21.4 4 2.5 0.6- 9.4 5 4.5 1.8-11.1 12 12.0 6.0-22.7 84 69.4 57.8-79.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 181 17 8.9 5.2-14.9 14 7.2 4.1-12.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5 11 5.6 2.8-11.0 137 77.3 69.7-83.5
No 2,651 336 13.4 11.8-15.1 175 6.7 5.6- 8.0 70 2.6 1.9- 3.4 186 6.8 5.7- 8.2 1,884 70.5 68.3-72.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 971 109 11.3 9.0-14.0 55 5.7 4.2- 7.7 21 2.0 1.2- 3.4 70 6.9 5.3- 9.1 716 74.1 70.6-77.3
Piedmont 1,527 202 14.3 12.2-16.8 103 6.7 5.3- 8.5 37 2.3 1.6- 3.4 99 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,086 70.9 68.0-73.7
Western NC 334 42 12.8 9.0-18.0 31 8.5 5.6-12.9 14 4.0 2.2- 7.1 28 9.9 6.3-15.1 219 64.8 58.1-70.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 186 25 13.2 8.3-20.2 14 5.9 3.2-10.8 9 5.7 2.9-11.0 17 10.4 5.7-18.4 121 64.8 55.8-72.8
Northwest 619 75 12.5 9.6-16.1 51 8.7 6.1-12.1 23 2.5 1.6- 3.8 35 5.5 3.7- 8.3 435 70.8 66.1-75.1
Charlotte 381 45 13.1 9.4-18.0 34 9.1 6.1-13.4 10 3.1 1.5- 6.1 18 4.6 2.4- 8.7 274 70.1 64.0-75.6
Greensboro 336 47 16.1 11.5-22.2 16 6.2 3.5-10.9 4 1.2 0.3- 4.4 30 9.5 6.2-14.5 239 66.9 60.0-73.2
Southern Regional 330 43 13.3 9.3-18.7 19 6.5 3.9-10.7 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 28 8.6 5.5-13.2 237 70.0 63.4-75.7
Coastal 135 20 14.7 8.9-23.1 6 4.2 1.6-10.3 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1 12 7.0 3.8-12.6 94 72.3 63.0-80.0
Wake 365 48 13.4 9.5-18.7 19 4.3 2.5- 7.4 6 1.9 0.8- 4.8 27 6.2 4.1- 9.4 265 74.0 68.1-79.2
Area L 108 9 7.0 3.2-14.7 5 5.7 1.9-15.5 4 2.3 0.8- 7.0 5 4.5 1.7-11.5 85 80.4 70.2-87.7
Eastern 362 38 11.5 7.9-16.4 25 6.2 4.0- 9.5 10 2.3 1.0- 5.2 25 5.9 3.8- 9.2 264 74.1 68.3-79.2

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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