SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

In the last 12 months, on how many visits were you advised to quit smoking by a doctor or other health provider?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,296 529 24.1 21.9-26.4 358 15.3 13.6-17.3 189 8.7 7.4-10.3 554 23.2 21.1-25.4 666 28.7 26.4-31.1
No 534 135 24.5 20.2-29.5 71 13.0 9.7-17.1 41 7.9 5.4-11.4 97 17.3 13.8-21.5 190 37.3 32.1-42.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 67 11 15.2 7.7-27.9 11 15.7 7.6-29.9 5 8.4 2.9-21.7 21 29.2 17.7-44.3 19 31.5 18.4-48.3
Recommended Range 1,071 282 26.7 23.5-30.2 158 15.3 12.8-18.2 88 8.3 6.4-10.7 216 19.2 16.4-22.2 327 30.6 27.1-34.3
Overweight 960 219 24.6 21.2-28.3 161 15.5 12.9-18.6 85 9.1 7.1-11.6 225 22.9 19.7-26.5 270 27.8 24.4-31.5
Obese 646 129 19.3 15.8-23.4 89 13.9 10.7-17.8 44 8.2 5.8-11.3 181 25.6 21.8-29.9 203 33.0 28.5-37.7
Current Smoker
No 306 63 23.8 18.1-30.6 26 8.9 5.7-13.7 11 3.7 1.9- 7.1 42 12.0 8.5-16.7 164 51.6 44.7-58.5
Yes 2,526 601 24.2 22.1-26.4 403 15.6 13.9-17.4 219 9.1 7.8-10.6 610 23.2 21.2-25.3 693 28.0 25.8-30.3
Binge Drinker
No 2,408 546 23.4 21.3-25.7 365 14.9 13.2-16.8 201 8.6 7.4-10.1 584 23.2 21.2-25.4 712 29.8 27.5-32.2
Yes 373 102 27.7 22.3-33.9 59 14.9 11.0-19.8 24 7.5 4.5-12.3 57 15.2 11.3-20.3 131 34.7 28.8-41.0
Heavy Drinker
No 2,628 609 24.0 21.9-26.1 403 15.2 13.5-17.0 211 8.2 7.0- 9.6 615 22.5 20.6-24.6 790 30.1 27.9-32.4
Yes 163 46 29.0 21.0-38.7 22 10.8 6.6-17.4 16 14.6 8.0-25.2 31 15.2 10.0-22.4 48 30.3 21.9-40.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 782 107 14.4 11.4-18.0 106 15.6 12.5-19.4 61 8.0 5.9-10.9 304 36.5 32.3-40.9 204 25.4 21.8-29.4
No 2,041 557 27.9 25.5-30.4 319 14.5 12.7-16.4 169 8.8 7.3-10.4 344 16.5 14.6-18.6 652 32.4 29.9-35.1
Current Asthma
Yes 288 43 13.9 9.6-19.5 33 10.1 6.8-14.6 32 13.5 9.3-19.2 128 44.4 37.3-51.8 52 18.2 13.4-24.3
No 2,522 619 25.4 23.2-27.6 394 15.4 13.7-17.3 195 8.0 6.8- 9.5 515 19.5 17.7-21.4 799 31.8 29.5-34.1
Diabetes
Yes 265 24 9.9 5.8-16.4 31 12.2 7.6-18.9 17 6.0 3.4-10.5 127 45.1 37.4-53.0 66 26.8 19.8-35.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 30 5 23.8 9.2-49.1 5 9.0 3.4-21.7 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 9 25.8 12.8-45.2 10 39.6 21.6-61.0
No 2,483 619 25.3 23.2-27.6 386 15.2 13.5-17.0 204 8.8 7.5-10.3 502 19.6 17.7-21.6 772 31.2 28.9-33.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 54 16 39.2 23.5-57.5 7 13.9 6.3-28.0 8 13.2 5.5-28.1 14 21.0 11.8-34.5 9 12.8 6.1-24.9

Back to Smoking Cessation.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 11APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook