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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation"

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%)
North Carolina 3,004 507 17.1 15.3-19.0 262 7.9 6.8- 9.1 112 3.0 2.4- 3.8 268 8.0 6.8- 9.3 1,855 64.1 61.7-66.4
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 88 16 16.8 8.7-30.2 13 14.2 7.2-26.1 2 1.5 0.3- 6.7 7 7.8 3.4-16.9 50 59.7 46.6-71.5
Buncombe 85 9 9.3 4.3-19.2 6 6.5 2.6-15.3 3 1.9 0.5- 6.1 11 13.7 6.5-26.9 56 68.6 54.2-80.1
Cabarrus 62 9 12.6 6.0-24.4 12 19.8 10.8-33.4 4 5.3 1.9-14.3 4 10.4 2.8-32.2 33 51.9 36.0-67.4
Catawba 74 13 17.1 9.4-28.9 10 11.6 5.8-21.8 2 2.2 0.4-10.0 5 7.2 2.5-18.7 44 62.0 47.9-74.3
Cumberland 94 16 16.4 9.4-27.0 7 7.3 3.2-16.0 5 5.4 2.2-12.8 8 7.0 3.0-15.7 58 63.8 51.0-75.0
Davidson 93 15 20.6 11.8-33.4 6 8.4 3.5-18.8 4 3.1 1.0- 9.1 9 6.9 3.4-13.6 59 61.0 48.4-72.2
Durham 62 12 22.5 11.3-39.8 3 4.7 1.1-17.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.5 1.1-10.3 43 69.3 52.3-82.3
Forsyth 77 13 15.8 8.1-28.8 9 10.2 4.4-21.9 3 3.8 1.2-11.7 9 11.8 5.8-22.4 43 58.4 43.7-71.7
Gaston 97 12 11.5 6.0-20.6 6 5.3 2.1-12.6 4 3.2 1.1- 9.0 13 10.1 5.4-18.1 62 69.9 59.0-79.0
Guilford 71 15 17.9 10.2-29.5 10 13.0 6.3-25.2 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 3 8.0 1.9-28.4 41 59.5 44.7-72.7
Iredell 96 20 24.7 15.5-36.9 5 7.4 3.0-17.2 8 6.1 2.7-13.5 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1 60 59.5 47.4-70.6
Johnston 74 11 13.1 6.2-25.3 4 3.7 1.3-10.1 3 4.6 1.4-14.2 9 11.0 5.1-21.9 47 67.7 53.2-79.5
Mecklenburg 110 18 16.0 7.9-29.7 12 9.8 5.0-18.3 4 3.2 1.1- 8.8 8 7.1 3.3-14.8 68 63.9 51.2-74.8
New Hanover 75 15 18.5 10.8-29.8 4 6.6 2.1-18.6 2 2.1 0.5- 8.9 12 15.2 7.4-28.7 42 57.7 44.3-70.0
Onslow 83 12 12.3 6.2-22.8 5 5.7 2.2-13.8 5 4.6 1.5-13.4 6 6.0 2.5-13.9 55 71.4 57.7-82.0
Orange 42 7 21.3 8.7-43.5 4 8.6 3.1-21.4 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 3 6.6 2.1-19.2 27 62.5 43.7-78.2
Pitt 65 11 13.0 6.4-24.5 3 4.5 1.4-13.6 4 5.2 1.8-14.4 9 10.8 4.9-22.4 38 66.4 52.4-78.0
Randolph 73 9 15.0 7.5-27.7 12 16.8 9.0-29.3 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5 9 7.5 3.4-15.8 40 58.0 44.5-70.4
Robeson 91 12 14.0 7.3-25.0 7 7.0 3.2-14.8 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 13 9.9 5.3-17.6 57 68.4 56.6-78.2
Rowan 87 14 17.7 9.8-29.9 7 6.3 2.7-14.0 6 3.7 1.5- 8.7 5 4.3 1.6-11.1 55 68.0 54.5-79.1
Union 60 10 16.4 8.5-29.3 6 9.1 4.0-19.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 3 5.5 1.4-18.9 40 67.6 53.2-79.2
Wake 129 26 20.0 12.6-30.2 13 8.1 4.4-14.5 3 2.0 0.6- 7.2 10 5.5 2.7-11.1 77 64.4 53.2-74.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 105 14 15.8 8.7-27.0 6 8.2 2.7-22.3 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 12 10.9 5.7-19.9 71 63.9 50.9-75.1
Northeast Partnership II 82 20 23.2 14.4-35.2 5 4.3 1.7-10.7 4 5.5 1.7-16.7 3 3.6 0.9-13.6 50 63.3 50.6-74.3
Northeast Partnership I 96 13 12.7 6.0-24.8 11 9.7 4.9-18.2 4 3.4 1.2- 9.5 7 4.7 2.1-10.4 61 69.5 56.4-80.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 57 8 12.7 5.4-27.1 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 6 10.8 3.5-28.7 41 74.7 57.4-86.6
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 87 15 16.7 9.0-29.1 6 7.8 3.2-17.4 5 6.9 2.6-17.0 6 10.2 4.5-21.7 55 58.3 45.7-70.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 86 17 23.8 14.5-36.6 8 8.7 3.9-18.1 2 2.3 0.5- 9.1 7 5.3 2.2-12.4 52 59.9 47.0-71.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 92 21 16.9 10.2-26.8 9 11.0 5.2-22.0 2 1.7 0.3- 8.5 10 6.9 3.4-13.5 50 63.4 51.2-74.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 84 16 21.5 12.6-34.2 7 9.0 3.2-22.9 5 3.6 1.3- 9.2 10 10.3 5.2-19.5 46 55.6 42.5-67.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 111 15 13.0 7.0-22.9 9 6.1 3.0-12.3 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 11 7.5 3.8-14.2 74 71.9 60.7-80.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 115 18 14.3 8.4-23.2 13 9.1 5.0-16.0 3 3.4 1.0-10.5 6 3.1 1.3- 7.4 75 70.2 60.0-78.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 65 11 15.9 8.2-28.5 4 4.1 1.3-12.1 3 4.6 1.2-15.4 7 9.5 4.2-19.9 40 66.0 50.8-78.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 89 19 25.0 13.5-41.6 7 5.1 2.2-11.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 9 11.4 5.3-22.6 53 57.6 43.2-70.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 147 25 17.7 11.2-26.9 12 5.8 3.0-11.0 7 4.2 1.9- 8.8 11 9.1 4.4-17.6 92 63.3 53.0-72.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 211 37 17.8 12.0-25.8 19 9.8 5.0-18.3 9 3.5 1.6- 7.7 14 5.2 2.7- 9.8 132 63.6 54.3-72.0
No 2,793 470 17.0 15.2-19.0 243 7.7 6.6- 9.0 103 3.0 2.4- 3.8 254 8.1 6.9- 9.6 1,723 64.1 61.7-66.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,015 170 16.8 14.0-20.0 65 6.4 4.7- 8.8 39 3.6 2.5- 5.3 99 8.4 6.5-10.6 642 64.8 60.9-68.6
Piedmont 1,623 277 17.6 15.1-20.5 167 9.2 7.6-11.0 60 2.7 2.0- 3.7 135 7.2 5.7- 9.0 984 63.3 60.0-66.5
Western NC 366 60 15.8 11.8-20.9 30 6.1 4.0- 9.1 13 2.9 1.6- 5.2 34 9.9 6.5-14.6 229 65.4 58.9-71.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 232 34 14.8 9.9-21.5 18 6.0 3.5-10.2 10 3.4 1.7- 6.5 22 10.7 6.4-17.3 148 65.1 56.8-72.6
Northwest 623 109 17.9 14.4-22.0 56 8.0 5.9-10.9 28 3.3 2.1- 5.1 48 7.0 5.1- 9.6 382 63.8 58.9-68.4
Charlotte 394 61 17.2 11.7-24.5 40 8.2 5.7-11.7 14 2.8 1.5- 5.0 34 8.6 5.6-12.9 245 63.3 56.2-69.9
Greensboro 362 55 15.0 10.9-20.3 47 12.1 8.5-17.1 13 2.8 1.4- 5.8 31 7.2 4.0-12.7 216 62.8 55.9-69.2
Southern Regional 343 58 17.8 13.1-23.8 25 7.8 4.9-12.4 13 3.3 1.8- 6.2 37 8.3 5.5-12.2 210 62.7 55.8-69.1
Coastal 160 33 23.3 16.0-32.7 12 7.9 4.1-14.6 4 2.2 0.7- 6.3 18 8.2 4.6-14.4 93 58.4 48.6-67.5
Wake 383 76 19.0 14.1-25.1 33 7.4 4.9-11.2 7 1.7 0.7- 4.2 34 6.5 4.1-10.3 233 65.4 58.4-71.8
Area L 124 23 17.2 10.2-27.7 7 4.4 1.9- 9.6 6 3.1 1.3- 7.3 9 5.0 2.2-10.6 79 70.3 59.2-79.5
Eastern 383 58 14.1 10.3-19.0 24 6.6 3.7-11.4 17 4.5 2.5- 8.1 35 9.4 6.3-13.9 249 65.4 58.8-71.5

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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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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