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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation"

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 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
Buncombe 86 11 11.0 5.4-21.1 8 9.9 4.2-21.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 11 11.7 5.8-21.9 55 65.7 51.3-77.7
Cabarrus 62 5 6.4 2.5-15.4 11 19.7 10.5-33.9 4 5.0 1.8-13.2 3 3.9 1.2-11.8 39 65.1 50.0-77.6
Catawba 74 8 9.7 4.6-19.4 5 6.3 2.3-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.3 2.3-16.4 56 77.7 65.2-86.7
Cumberland 95 17 18.9 11.0-30.4 8 6.9 3.2-13.9 5 4.2 1.6-10.8 8 7.5 3.3-16.4 57 62.5 49.6-73.8
Davidson 94 10 11.4 5.6-21.6 5 5.4 1.9-14.3 4 3.1 1.0- 9.1 6 4.3 1.8-10.2 69 75.7 64.4-84.3
Durham 62 8 17.5 7.6-35.6 4 15.6 4.5-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 48 65.6 45.5-81.3
Forsyth 77 6 5.1 2.1-11.7 8 10.1 4.3-21.8 3 2.6 0.8- 8.5 11 13.2 6.8-23.9 49 69.0 55.5-79.9
Gaston 96 9 8.4 4.0-17.0 5 6.4 2.4-16.2 3 3.7 1.1-11.3 8 6.1 2.8-13.1 71 75.4 64.3-83.9
Guilford 69 12 18.7 9.1-34.5 8 9.5 4.3-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 46 69.9 54.8-81.6
Iredell 97 15 18.4 10.1-31.3 4 6.4 2.4-16.2 5 5.0 1.9-12.5 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 70 67.9 55.3-78.3
Johnston 74 6 5.4 2.3-12.5 8 7.9 3.6-16.5 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 6 9.4 3.8-21.2 52 75.5 62.5-85.1
Mecklenburg 111 14 16.7 8.1-31.3 11 9.1 4.5-17.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9 6 6.0 2.5-13.8 78 66.9 53.8-77.8
New Hanover 75 13 15.3 8.5-25.8 4 5.1 1.6-15.4 2 2.1 0.5- 8.9 10 9.3 4.7-17.5 46 68.2 55.8-78.5
Onslow 82 12 12.5 6.3-23.3 6 6.7 2.8-15.1 4 5.5 1.3-20.6 9 8.0 3.6-16.8 51 67.4 52.4-79.4
Orange 42 6 18.2 6.6-41.4 3 6.1 1.9-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 32 73.4 52.8-87.2
Pitt 62 8 11.0 4.9-22.9 3 4.7 1.5-14.0 2 4.5 1.0-18.3 5 5.3 1.9-13.7 44 74.6 60.6-84.9
Randolph 69 2 9.0 2.3-29.6 9 13.2 6.2-25.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 5 5.2 1.9-13.2 51 70.2 54.9-82.0
Robeson 91 8 10.9 5.2-21.5 4 3.3 1.1- 9.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.2 1.8- 9.5 72 81.6 70.9-89.0
Rowan 86 11 12.9 6.3-24.6 7 13.6 4.8-32.8 6 4.6 1.8-11.4 4 2.6 0.8- 8.7 58 66.3 50.4-79.2
Union 62 8 13.0 6.3-25.2 5 8.0 3.2-18.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 2 4.5 0.9-19.0 46 73.0 59.1-83.6
Wake 128 21 13.9 8.5-21.9 9 6.9 3.4-13.4 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3 10 4.9 2.4- 9.9 85 72.5 62.5-80.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 102 7 7.0 2.9-15.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 14 13.7 7.6-23.5 77 77.1 66.0-85.4
Northeast Partnership II 80 10 12.7 6.2-24.3 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9 3 4.5 1.1-16.3 4 5.2 1.7-15.2 59 75.0 62.3-84.6
Northeast Partnership I 97 9 11.7 5.2-24.3 5 4.5 1.8-11.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 9 5.0 2.4-10.2 73 77.3 64.9-86.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 58 5 8.8 2.8-24.4 5 6.9 2.4-18.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 14.9 5.2-35.9 42 69.4 50.6-83.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 88 7 7.6 3.1-17.3 5 3.5 1.4- 8.9 1 2.6 0.4-15.9 8 12.7 6.3-23.9 67 73.6 61.3-83.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 87 15 16.8 9.8-27.2 10 10.6 5.3-20.3 3 3.9 1.2-11.7 7 3.7 1.7- 8.1 52 65.0 52.8-75.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 90 15 14.4 8.3-23.9 6 8.9 3.6-20.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 8 7.4 3.2-16.2 60 69.0 56.7-79.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 85 10 15.8 7.6-29.8 4 1.9 0.7- 5.0 2 1.6 0.3- 7.0 10 8.4 4.2-15.9 59 72.4 59.4-82.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 113 11 11.1 5.3-21.9 8 7.4 3.2-16.5 3 2.8 0.8- 9.4 10 6.0 2.9-12.1 81 72.7 60.8-82.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 114 13 10.9 6.0-19.1 12 11.2 5.9-20.5 4 3.9 1.3-10.8 9 7.4 3.3-15.7 76 66.6 55.6-76.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 67 4 5.5 1.9-14.9 2 2.5 0.6-10.7 2 2.6 0.5-12.8 9 11.0 5.2-21.8 50 78.3 65.1-87.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 90 8 5.9 2.7-12.1 9 11.7 5.2-24.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 8 9.6 4.3-20.0 64 71.6 58.6-81.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 150 18 10.9 6.0-19.0 12 7.2 3.4-14.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 11 6.4 3.2-12.5 107 74.3 64.7-82.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 208 20 9.8 5.8-16.1 10 2.9 1.5- 5.6 4 2.2 0.7- 6.9 17 6.5 3.6-11.5 157 78.5 70.9-84.6
No 2,794 334 12.0 10.5-13.7 216 8.0 6.7- 9.4 72 2.2 1.7- 2.9 227 7.2 6.1- 8.5 1,945 70.6 68.3-72.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,011 123 11.6 9.4-14.2 64 5.1 3.8- 6.6 25 2.6 1.6- 4.2 94 8.6 6.6-11.1 705 72.2 68.6-75.6
Piedmont 1,618 189 12.6 10.5-15.1 133 9.3 7.5-11.5 46 2.3 1.6- 3.3 116 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,134 69.7 66.5-72.7
Western NC 373 42 10.1 6.9-14.4 29 7.1 4.5-11.1 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 34 8.0 5.4-11.8 263 73.5 67.6-78.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 236 29 10.9 6.9-16.9 20 8.1 4.7-13.8 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 22 8.2 5.0-13.1 162 71.4 63.6-78.1
Northwest 627 66 9.7 7.2-12.8 46 8.0 5.6-11.3 23 2.8 1.7- 4.5 48 7.5 5.3-10.5 444 72.0 67.3-76.3
Charlotte 396 42 11.7 7.6-17.5 37 10.6 7.1-15.5 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 27 6.7 4.2-10.6 278 68.4 61.7-74.4
Greensboro 354 40 14.2 9.5-20.6 35 9.9 6.6-14.7 7 1.8 0.7- 5.0 22 3.8 2.4- 6.1 250 70.3 63.3-76.4
Southern Regional 346 48 16.1 11.7-21.8 16 3.7 2.1- 6.3 8 2.1 1.0- 4.6 33 8.3 5.4-12.6 241 69.7 63.2-75.5
Coastal 161 25 14.3 9.1-21.6 15 9.0 5.0-15.7 5 3.2 1.2- 8.3 15 4.8 2.8- 8.3 101 68.6 59.6-76.4
Wake 382 52 13.4 9.6-18.5 30 8.6 5.4-13.4 6 1.2 0.4- 3.4 29 6.0 3.7- 9.7 265 70.7 64.0-76.6
Area L 123 14 11.0 5.8-19.6 9 5.1 2.5-10.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 8 7.4 2.4-21.0 91 75.7 63.9-84.6
Eastern 377 38 8.3 5.6-12.1 18 3.6 2.2- 5.8 11 3.4 1.6- 7.2 40 10.6 7.3-15.2 270 74.1 68.2-79.2

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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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