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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-WHITES

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 2,189 379 17.6 15.7-19.7 185 8.5 7.2-10.1 75 3.6 2.8- 4.8 183 7.8 6.5- 9.3 1,367 62.5 59.9-65.0
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
18-24 137 20 15.8 9.4-25.4 7 5.7 2.3-13.2 4 3.0 1.0- 8.9 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9 101 72.8 62.6-81.0
25-34 375 66 16.2 12.4-21.0 18 5.3 3.0- 9.0 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 21 5.2 3.1- 8.5 258 70.8 65.0-76.0
35-44 474 99 18.8 14.9-23.3 43 10.3 7.2-14.5 9 2.6 1.0- 6.5 28 5.3 3.3- 8.2 295 63.1 57.5-68.4
45-54 461 98 22.0 17.6-27.0 45 9.2 6.4-13.1 17 3.3 1.8- 5.7 40 8.9 6.3-12.5 261 56.6 50.9-62.2
55-64 423 58 15.3 11.2-20.6 40 9.7 6.7-13.8 21 5.3 3.3- 8.5 56 12.7 9.0-17.5 248 57.0 50.8-62.9
65-74 221 31 15.5 10.4-22.5 24 10.3 6.4-16.1 12 8.1 4.3-14.8 28 12.9 8.1-19.9 126 53.2 44.8-61.3
75+ 95 7 11.5 4.6-25.9 8 5.3 2.4-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.5 1.7-11.4 75 78.6 65.9-87.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 42 10.3 7.3-14.5 30 7.8 5.0-12.0 17 4.7 2.7- 8.1 44 10.0 7.1-14.0 250 67.1 61.1-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 742 141 19.6 16.2-23.6 66 8.9 6.7-11.7 14 2.6 1.3- 5.2 50 6.4 4.4- 9.2 471 62.4 57.9-66.8
Some Post-H.S. 635 115 18.7 15.1-22.8 51 8.2 5.8-11.5 28 3.6 2.3- 5.5 52 7.4 5.4-10.1 389 62.2 57.3-66.9
College Graduate 427 81 18.8 14.7-23.6 38 9.0 6.2-12.9 16 4.6 2.7- 7.7 37 8.8 6.0-12.9 255 58.8 52.9-64.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 38 13.2 9.0-18.9 20 6.5 3.7-11.2 7 2.1 0.9- 4.9 44 13.4 9.5-18.6 204 64.8 57.8-71.2
$15,000- 24,999 380 58 16.2 12.0-21.4 31 8.3 5.4-12.7 13 4.0 1.7- 9.0 32 7.9 5.0-12.4 246 63.5 57.0-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 306 62 19.9 14.9-26.1 24 9.6 5.9-15.3 13 4.4 2.4- 7.9 20 4.5 2.8- 7.0 187 61.7 54.6-68.3
$35,000- 49,999 336 71 18.9 14.4-24.4 29 9.1 6.1-13.4 14 4.1 2.2- 7.4 23 8.0 4.9-12.9 199 60.0 53.4-66.2
$50,000-74,999 251 45 18.2 13.2-24.6 29 10.5 6.8-15.9 9 3.3 1.7- 6.5 21 9.4 5.8-15.0 147 58.5 51.0-65.7
$75,000+ 236 49 19.5 14.2-26.0 15 5.3 3.0- 9.3 9 2.8 1.3- 6.0 18 7.5 4.2-13.0 145 64.9 57.3-71.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 880 120 15.1 12.2-18.5 82 10.1 7.8-13.1 28 3.8 2.3- 6.1 123 12.9 10.4-16.0 527 58.0 53.8-62.2
No 1,270 254 19.3 16.8-22.1 98 7.3 5.7- 9.2 46 3.5 2.5- 5.0 60 4.8 3.5- 6.5 812 65.1 61.8-68.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 288 57 21.4 16.1-27.9 28 8.9 5.9-13.2 14 5.8 3.3-10.2 31 10.1 6.7-15.1 158 53.7 46.8-60.5
Non-Veteran 1,867 317 16.8 14.8-19.0 152 8.3 6.8-10.1 57 3.1 2.2- 4.3 150 7.4 6.1- 9.0 1,191 64.4 61.5-67.1
Currently Serving 33 5 20.7 8.3-43.0 5 13.3 4.8-31.7 4 8.9 3.0-23.7 2 5.5 1.2-22.4 17 51.6 32.4-70.2

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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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