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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-WHITE FEMALES

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 1,370 239 18.0 15.6-20.7 107 7.7 6.1- 9.8 46 3.5 2.5- 4.9 117 8.2 6.6-10.2 861 62.5 59.3-65.7
AGE
18-24 83 13 14.7 7.9-25.7 5 5.6 2.1-14.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 4 4.5 1.5-12.3 60 74.8 62.9-83.9
25-34 245 48 19.1 14.0-25.5 10 4.2 1.9- 8.9 10 3.3 1.6- 6.6 13 5.2 2.7- 9.7 164 68.2 60.9-74.8
35-44 294 63 19.7 15.0-25.5 25 10.6 6.4-16.9 4 1.1 0.4- 2.9 21 7.7 4.5-13.0 181 60.9 53.7-67.6
45-54 293 60 20.5 15.3-27.0 26 7.7 4.7-12.3 14 5.0 2.6- 9.3 27 11.0 7.2-16.4 166 55.8 48.7-62.7
55-64 247 32 16.6 10.7-24.8 23 9.8 6.0-15.8 9 4.3 2.0- 8.9 33 10.6 7.2-15.3 150 58.6 50.6-66.2
65-74 142 17 12.2 7.1-20.1 12 6.9 3.5-13.1 8 9.4 4.4-19.1 16 9.3 5.1-16.5 89 62.1 52.0-71.2
75+ 64 6 12.8 5.3-28.1 6 5.7 2.4-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.1 1.4-16.8 49 76.3 61.8-86.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 25 10.0 6.3-15.5 20 6.5 3.7-11.0 11 6.3 3.1-12.3 33 13.8 9.2-20.2 150 63.4 55.5-70.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 469 91 21.5 17.0-26.8 42 8.6 5.9-12.4 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 33 6.2 4.1- 9.2 297 62.7 57.0-68.0
Some Post-H.S. 416 75 17.4 13.4-22.3 30 8.0 4.9-12.7 19 3.7 2.2- 5.9 32 7.9 5.2-12.0 260 63.0 57.0-68.7
College Graduate 245 48 19.9 14.6-26.4 15 6.9 3.8-12.2 10 5.5 2.7-10.6 19 7.3 4.3-12.1 153 60.5 52.9-67.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 29 15.2 9.8-22.8 14 6.4 3.5-11.4 5 2.0 0.7- 5.8 30 13.0 8.4-19.6 139 63.4 55.0-71.0
$15,000- 24,999 262 38 14.7 10.3-20.5 21 7.0 4.1-11.9 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0 23 9.1 5.6-14.6 171 66.6 59.4-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 183 41 23.5 16.4-32.5 11 7.6 3.2-16.7 7 4.6 2.0-10.2 14 6.4 3.7-11.1 110 57.9 48.5-66.8
$35,000- 49,999 190 38 17.6 12.2-24.8 14 7.8 4.2-14.1 8 5.5 2.5-11.6 11 7.3 3.6-14.2 119 61.7 53.0-69.7
$50,000-74,999 141 23 17.0 10.8-25.7 15 10.0 5.5-17.6 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 8 6.4 2.8-13.7 91 64.1 54.2-73.0
$75,000+ 133 32 24.0 16.5-33.4 7 3.6 1.6- 8.0 7 3.7 1.7- 7.9 13 8.5 4.5-15.7 74 60.1 50.1-69.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 562 78 15.2 11.7-19.5 51 9.6 6.7-13.6 18 3.8 2.2- 6.5 81 13.7 10.6-17.6 334 57.7 52.5-62.8
No 788 159 20.1 16.9-23.7 52 6.0 4.3- 8.4 28 3.4 2.2- 5.3 36 4.9 3.3- 7.2 513 65.5 61.3-69.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 22 6 18.5 7.2-40.0 1 1.1 0.2- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.3 2.0-34.1 13 71.1 47.8-86.8
Non-Veteran 1,345 233 18.0 15.6-20.7 105 7.8 6.1- 9.9 45 3.6 2.5- 5.0 115 8.2 6.6-10.2 847 62.4 59.1-65.6
Currently Serving 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 57.6 10.6-93.9 1 27.3 2.9-82.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.1 1.5-67.3

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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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