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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 102 21 16.7 10.4-25.7 15 17.0 9.9-27.6 11 7.7 4.1-13.9 35 35.7 25.5-47.3 20 22.9 14.0-35.2
Buncombe 107 21 23.5 15.3-34.2 13 8.7 4.7-15.4 14 14.0 8.1-23.1 25 20.2 13.4-29.3 34 33.6 24.2-44.5
Cabarrus 101 19 22.0 13.6-33.6 15 11.7 6.8-19.5 10 7.4 3.6-14.3 39 39.0 28.9-50.2 18 19.9 12.0-31.1
Catawba 86 20 21.2 13.0-32.6 7 10.2 4.7-20.8 9 13.8 5.0-32.7 29 24.6 16.1-35.7 21 30.2 19.5-43.5
Cumberland 115 27 20.7 13.6-30.0 17 14.4 8.5-23.2 10 9.6 4.9-18.1 31 26.0 17.9-36.0 30 29.4 20.1-40.8
Davidson 107 28 22.8 15.2-32.7 23 18.5 11.5-28.3 7 5.5 2.4-12.2 21 20.1 12.3-31.1 28 33.2 21.7-47.1
Durham 77 21 26.4 16.7-39.2 16 20.8 11.9-33.7 5 5.1 2.0-12.3 23 27.5 17.9-39.7 12 20.3 10.3-36.0
Forsyth 113 23 18.0 11.3-27.5 26 22.6 14.8-33.1 12 10.0 5.1-18.6 31 26.9 18.6-37.3 21 22.4 14.5-32.9
Gaston 84 18 21.9 13.5-33.5 9 11.7 6.0-21.6 12 16.6 9.0-28.6 30 32.1 22.1-44.0 15 17.7 10.5-28.5
Guilford 74 15 17.6 9.8-29.6 16 18.5 11.0-29.6 6 7.7 3.0-18.3 24 33.3 22.2-46.6 13 22.8 13.1-36.6
Iredell 105 23 20.7 13.0-31.3 22 18.1 11.1-28.2 16 15.5 8.8-25.9 25 28.9 17.4-44.0 19 16.7 10.2-26.2
Johnston 117 27 23.1 15.5-33.0 17 13.7 8.0-22.5 10 5.8 3.0-11.1 40 34.0 24.8-44.6 23 23.4 15.3-34.0
Mecklenburg 117 36 34.1 24.7-45.0 16 13.0 7.8-20.7 13 12.3 7.0-20.5 21 15.3 9.3-24.3 31 25.3 17.6-35.0
New Hanover 80 17 19.5 11.7-30.7 10 12.5 6.5-22.9 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2 29 34.6 24.0-47.1 21 30.8 20.0-44.2
Onslow 114 17 19.7 12.1-30.5 25 20.2 13.4-29.2 11 10.8 5.1-21.4 40 29.2 21.1-38.8 21 20.1 12.7-30.3
Orange 68 17 22.8 14.0-34.9 11 23.3 13.2-37.7 7 7.1 3.2-15.2 19 25.2 15.6-38.1 14 21.6 12.6-34.4
Pitt 88 24 32.3 21.8-44.9 19 19.2 11.9-29.6 8 9.6 4.3-19.9 18 16.5 10.1-25.6 19 22.4 13.9-34.0
Randolph 93 17 18.5 11.3-28.7 8 7.5 3.4-15.6 15 16.2 9.0-27.4 26 28.2 18.5-40.4 27 29.6 20.1-41.3
Robeson 113 30 34.0 24.3-45.2 24 19.0 11.9-29.0 7 4.7 2.1-10.2 26 20.4 13.6-29.5 26 21.9 14.5-31.7
Rowan 132 30 19.6 13.3-27.9 14 11.9 6.5-20.9 8 5.1 2.4-10.7 52 35.7 27.1-45.3 28 27.7 19.3-38.1
Union 89 22 26.0 17.2-37.4 16 14.0 8.2-23.1 5 4.4 1.7-11.1 29 30.2 21.0-41.3 17 25.3 15.7-38.1
Wake 92 27 27.8 18.8-39.1 19 20.6 12.8-31.4 4 4.8 1.6-13.4 24 23.0 14.7-34.1 18 23.8 14.2-36.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 83 18 24.2 14.7-37.0 11 14.1 7.6-24.5 9 12.6 6.0-24.6 27 27.2 18.3-38.4 18 21.9 13.5-33.6
Northeast Partnership II 109 23 18.9 12.0-28.4 14 12.4 6.9-21.2 14 15.4 8.8-25.6 40 32.0 23.1-42.4 18 21.3 12.6-33.7
Northeast Partnership I 80 21 24.3 15.5-35.9 13 18.2 10.3-29.9 9 9.5 4.5-19.0 27 37.8 26.6-50.5 10 10.3 5.3-19.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 78 16 26.0 15.5-40.3 11 14.5 7.5-26.0 4 5.5 1.9-14.8 30 30.5 20.7-42.5 17 23.5 13.9-36.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 121 24 21.8 14.1-32.2 17 13.2 7.9-21.3 13 10.9 6.0-19.1 42 29.7 21.2-39.8 25 24.4 15.4-36.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 106 22 22.7 14.5-33.5 9 6.9 3.3-13.6 11 8.3 4.3-15.4 36 33.9 24.5-44.8 28 28.2 18.6-40.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 111 24 21.7 14.2-31.7 15 11.9 6.8-19.8 12 11.5 6.2-20.3 35 31.0 22.5-41.1 25 23.8 16.1-33.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 95 24 26.3 17.4-37.7 15 12.8 7.5-21.1 9 8.4 4.2-16.1 27 25.3 17.0-35.9 20 27.1 16.9-40.3
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 142 30 24.7 17.1-34.3 15 10.8 6.1-18.4 16 9.9 5.8-16.6 56 36.6 28.1-46.0 25 18.0 11.7-26.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 102 31 25.2 17.5-34.8 17 16.2 9.7-25.9 10 8.0 4.1-15.0 29 33.0 23.3-44.5 15 17.6 10.5-28.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 87 17 19.7 11.7-31.2 9 9.5 4.8-17.9 12 12.9 7.0-22.4 26 28.4 19.0-40.2 23 29.5 19.2-42.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 114 22 21.1 13.4-31.6 15 10.8 6.1-18.5 12 8.2 4.3-15.2 42 39.8 29.8-50.7 23 20.1 13.0-29.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 146 25 20.4 13.3-30.0 19 13.1 7.5-21.8 16 11.0 6.3-18.6 58 35.1 26.2-45.2 28 20.4 13.4-30.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 219 51 22.7 16.9-29.8 32 15.3 10.6-21.6 24 11.4 7.3-17.3 74 31.0 24.6-38.3 38 19.6 13.7-27.2
No 3,329 746 23.2 21.4-25.2 506 14.4 13.0-15.9 326 9.4 8.3-10.7 1,038 29.1 27.2-31.1 713 23.8 21.9-25.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,235 272 23.5 20.5-26.7 189 14.0 11.9-16.4 111 9.0 7.2-11.2 397 29.4 26.5-32.6 266 24.0 21.0-27.4
Piedmont 1,878 440 23.7 21.3-26.3 296 15.9 13.9-18.1 188 9.4 7.9-11.2 573 27.8 25.4-30.4 381 23.2 20.7-25.9
Western NC 435 85 21.2 16.8-26.5 53 10.8 7.7-14.8 51 10.8 7.9-14.6 142 33.0 27.7-38.8 104 24.2 19.6-29.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 248 44 20.5 14.8-27.6 31 11.3 7.2-17.4 30 12.4 8.3-18.1 82 31.1 24.4-38.8 61 24.7 18.7-32.0
Northwest 766 175 21.0 17.7-24.8 118 14.3 11.6-17.6 79 9.8 7.4-12.8 233 31.3 27.2-35.8 161 23.5 19.9-27.7
Charlotte 474 112 26.3 21.5-31.7 68 13.5 10.2-17.7 50 11.3 8.2-15.5 147 25.7 21.4-30.6 97 23.2 18.7-28.4
Greensboro 416 90 19.9 15.6-25.0 63 16.6 12.6-21.5 45 8.6 5.9-12.5 128 31.4 25.8-37.4 90 23.6 18.5-29.6
Southern Regional 420 98 22.9 18.5-28.0 63 13.1 9.7-17.4 38 9.2 6.3-13.1 127 27.9 22.9-33.4 94 27.0 21.2-33.6
Coastal 184 39 23.7 16.7-32.5 21 9.8 6.2-15.3 17 8.3 4.7-14.2 60 31.1 24.1-39.2 47 27.0 19.9-35.6
Wake 444 110 26.2 21.2-31.9 75 17.3 13.1-22.5 34 6.6 4.2-10.0 140 27.2 22.4-32.7 85 22.7 17.4-29.0
Area L 128 30 23.3 15.8-32.8 21 17.3 10.9-26.3 15 9.7 5.4-16.8 42 32.3 24.0-42.0 20 17.4 10.6-27.5
Eastern 451 93 23.5 18.7-29.0 78 16.6 13.0-21.1 41 10.3 7.2-14.6 150 28.8 24.2-33.9 89 20.8 16.5-25.8

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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, 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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