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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than medication to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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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 3,002 354 11.9 10.4-13.5 226 7.7 6.5- 9.0 76 2.2 1.7- 2.9 244 7.2 6.1- 8.4 2,102 71.1 68.9-73.2
-Alamance County 87 12 14.1 6.5-28.1 6 7.0 2.9-15.7 3 3.5 1.1-10.8 6 6.4 2.6-15.1 60 69.0 55.7-79.8
GENDER
Male 30 5 17.4 4.9-46.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.5 1.2-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 23 77.1 50.8-91.7
Female 57 7 11.6 4.9-25.2 6 12.3 5.2-26.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 6 11.3 4.6-25.1 37 62.9 47.5-76.1
RACE
White 73 10 14.0 5.6-30.8 5 8.4 3.4-19.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 4 4.0 1.4-10.8 53 72.2 57.1-83.5
Other 14 2 14.4 3.0-47.8 1 1.7 0.2-12.0 2 11.2 2.4-38.8 2 15.6 3.5-48.6 7 57.1 28.7-81.5
AGE
18-44 45 8 19.0 7.9-39.0 3 7.1 2.2-20.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.8 2.0-20.7 31 67.1 48.8-81.3
45+ 42 4 5.2 1.8-13.9 3 6.7 1.9-20.9 3 9.8 3.0-27.5 3 5.7 1.7-17.3 29 72.6 55.1-85.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 6 7.3 3.0-16.6 4 7.3 2.4-20.0 2 4.2 1.0-16.9 3 4.0 1.2-12.6 34 77.1 62.5-87.2
Some College + 36 6 23.7 8.8-50.1 2 6.9 1.7-24.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 3 10.0 2.9-29.1 24 56.8 36.2-75.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 8 16.1 6.1-36.3 4 6.4 2.1-17.6 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 4 7.6 2.5-21.1 41 68.7 51.0-82.2
$50,000+ 18 2 11.1 2.0-42.6 1 4.6 0.6-26.9 1 4.5 0.6-26.8 1 3.3 0.4-20.8 13 76.5 49.9-91.4

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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, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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