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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Smoking Cessation

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

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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 2,991 638 23.5 21.4-25.7 490 15.9 14.2-17.7 259 7.6 6.5- 8.9 775 22.5 20.6-24.5 829 30.5 28.1-33.1
-Alamance County 88 16 17.9 10.1-29.7 19 23.4 14.1-36.2 9 13.5 5.9-28.0 23 21.7 13.8-32.5 21 23.4 14.4-35.8
GENDER
Male 30 8 20.7 8.5-42.4 7 29.8 13.5-53.6 4 19.5 5.8-48.7 6 15.8 6.6-33.4 5 14.1 4.8-34.8
Female 58 8 15.8 7.4-30.7 12 18.6 10.0-32.1 5 9.1 3.5-21.4 17 26.1 15.6-40.5 16 30.3 17.9-46.5
RACE
White 73 13 13.6 7.3-23.9 16 23.8 13.7-38.2 7 15.5 6.3-33.3 17 18.0 10.6-29.0 20 29.1 17.9-43.6
Other 15 3 33.3 11.6-65.4 3 21.9 6.1-54.9 2 6.6 1.5-24.3 6 34.9 14.4-63.0 1 3.3 0.4-21.2
AGE
18-44 45 11 22.6 11.5-39.6 10 21.3 10.9-37.3 4 15.8 5.5-37.8 10 18.4 9.4-32.8 10 22.0 11.1-38.9
45+ 43 5 9.6 3.8-22.3 9 27.2 12.3-49.7 5 9.5 3.7-22.4 13 27.7 15.2-45.0 11 26.0 13.0-45.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 8 17.8 7.7-35.7 14 29.5 16.1-47.8 4 8.7 2.9-23.2 11 16.0 8.2-28.9 14 28.0 15.2-45.9
Some College + 36 8 18.6 8.4-36.3 4 12.9 4.7-30.6 5 20.4 6.6-48.0 12 30.2 16.2-49.1 7 18.0 8.0-35.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 11 17.7 8.7-32.9 11 15.7 8.1-28.4 6 16.5 6.2-37.2 18 24.4 14.3-38.3 14 25.7 14.0-42.3
$50,000+ 18 3 16.4 4.6-44.5 6 42.2 18.8-69.7 2 6.2 1.3-25.2 3 14.8 4.5-39.0 4 20.4 7.2-45.9

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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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