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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation"

In the last 12 months, how many times have you seen a doctor, nurse
or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three times 4 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,771 687 19.2 17.4-21.0 582 15.0 13.5-16.6 380 8.5 7.5- 9.7 1,323 31.5 29.4-33.6 799 25.8 23.8-28.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 107 18 17.0 10.0-27.3 22 23.5 14.9-35.1 12 10.9 4.9-22.5 35 29.7 20.8-40.6 20 18.9 11.7-29.0
Buncombe 101 25 25.1 14.8-39.4 13 18.4 8.2-36.4 6 3.9 1.6- 9.0 40 33.3 22.5-46.1 17 19.3 11.6-30.5
Cabarrus 82 10 8.6 4.2-16.7 16 21.8 11.5-37.5 13 12.8 7.1-22.1 19 22.8 13.1-36.6 24 33.9 21.1-49.7
Catawba 87 18 22.4 13.1-35.8 18 23.8 13.1-39.1 9 11.0 5.4-21.1 28 25.4 16.6-36.9 14 17.4 9.6-29.4
Cumberland 118 19 16.0 9.8-25.1 25 21.1 13.3-31.8 7 4.0 1.7- 9.1 43 36.6 25.3-49.6 24 22.3 14.2-33.2
Davidson 115 27 28.8 19.1-40.9 18 13.4 7.9-21.8 15 10.0 5.3-18.3 34 26.8 18.2-37.5 21 21.0 11.8-34.6
Durham 73 17 19.1 10.9-31.1 11 20.1 10.0-36.4 10 10.5 5.2-20.2 23 22.7 13.6-35.3 12 27.6 14.7-45.7
Forsyth 96 13 16.9 7.6-33.4 14 15.3 7.6-28.5 15 14.0 7.8-23.9 35 30.2 20.4-42.1 19 23.6 13.9-37.1
Gaston 123 20 14.7 8.8-23.7 16 12.1 6.6-21.0 16 10.1 5.8-17.1 43 31.6 21.8-43.3 28 31.5 18.5-48.2
Guilford 88 12 10.8 5.6-19.8 19 17.0 10.0-27.3 5 7.0 2.5-18.0 32 36.8 24.9-50.5 20 28.5 17.2-43.3
Iredell 110 33 31.1 21.5-42.8 16 15.4 9.1-25.1 17 14.6 8.3-24.5 31 24.2 16.4-34.1 13 14.6 8.0-25.4
Johnston 82 18 24.7 12.2-43.7 14 13.4 7.4-23.3 13 13.5 7.0-24.4 27 31.9 20.5-46.0 10 16.5 7.9-31.1
Mecklenburg 134 23 20.0 11.2-33.0 24 15.4 9.8-23.5 12 7.8 4.2-13.9 50 28.3 20.2-38.1 25 28.5 18.3-41.6
New Hanover 86 14 13.4 7.4-23.0 14 19.8 11.1-32.9 7 8.8 3.9-18.5 39 40.2 28.9-52.8 12 17.8 9.5-30.7
Onslow 99 19 17.6 10.2-28.8 14 10.7 5.8-19.2 10 9.9 4.4-20.7 36 35.9 22.3-52.2 20 25.9 15.2-40.4
Orange 60 16 25.8 14.1-42.4 8 9.9 4.6-20.1 8 9.2 4.1-19.3 12 16.6 8.5-30.0 16 38.5 21.6-58.7
Pitt 81 14 17.5 9.8-29.1 12 13.5 7.2-23.7 7 8.7 3.6-19.8 29 33.0 22.3-45.7 19 27.3 17.2-40.5
Randolph 94 14 17.7 9.7-30.1 6 6.4 2.6-14.5 12 11.4 6.0-20.5 37 33.4 23.6-44.9 25 31.2 20.8-43.9
Robeson 109 14 17.7 9.7-30.0 16 14.8 8.6-24.1 14 11.0 6.0-19.3 45 37.8 27.6-49.1 20 18.8 11.7-28.9
Rowan 111 17 13.9 7.9-23.4 16 25.6 13.4-43.4 14 10.4 5.8-18.0 40 30.3 20.8-41.8 24 19.8 12.4-30.0
Union 82 18 18.2 11.1-28.6 20 21.9 13.5-33.5 6 5.6 2.4-12.6 18 21.5 12.6-34.2 20 32.8 21.2-46.9
Wake 159 33 23.6 15.7-33.9 24 15.6 10.0-23.5 15 8.7 4.6-15.9 56 34.6 24.6-46.1 31 17.4 11.7-25.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 131 20 16.5 10.0-26.0 19 16.0 8.8-27.5 8 6.6 2.5-16.3 56 34.7 25.1-45.7 28 26.2 16.9-38.2
Northeast Partnership II 109 21 21.5 13.5-32.4 15 13.8 7.9-22.9 10 9.2 4.6-17.7 34 24.6 16.9-34.3 29 30.9 21.2-42.7
Northeast Partnership I 120 21 22.2 13.6-33.9 14 17.0 7.0-35.9 13 9.2 5.0-16.2 46 28.1 19.6-38.5 26 23.6 15.3-34.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 81 5 7.3 2.3-21.0 10 11.0 4.9-22.7 8 8.4 3.9-17.4 35 35.9 23.2-51.0 23 37.3 24.0-52.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 123 16 13.9 7.8-23.5 14 7.2 3.7-13.3 9 6.2 2.8-13.0 47 30.3 21.3-41.2 37 42.5 29.3-56.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 105 23 26.4 17.4-37.8 17 18.1 11.0-28.4 10 8.1 4.2-15.0 33 24.1 16.6-33.6 22 23.4 14.7-35.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 115 27 30.7 20.7-43.0 22 21.1 13.3-31.8 8 6.7 2.9-14.7 32 20.6 13.8-29.5 26 20.9 13.9-30.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 107 22 20.4 12.8-31.0 14 10.7 5.4-20.2 12 8.0 4.2-14.7 35 29.1 20.0-40.4 24 31.7 21.1-44.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 152 26 24.1 14.9-36.4 21 10.2 5.9-17.3 10 6.8 3.2-13.9 55 26.1 19.0-34.9 40 32.8 23.7-43.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 136 29 21.0 14.0-30.3 21 15.6 9.7-24.0 14 9.9 5.6-17.1 50 34.7 25.7-45.0 22 18.8 11.6-29.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 85 10 8.6 4.0-17.5 12 13.7 7.0-25.1 8 13.9 4.2-37.2 36 37.2 25.5-50.6 19 26.6 15.5-41.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 117 20 18.8 11.2-29.8 14 9.8 5.4-17.0 11 7.7 4.0-14.2 46 35.8 25.0-48.3 26 27.9 17.9-40.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 193 35 19.2 12.7-28.0 33 13.2 8.6-19.8 16 5.7 3.1-10.3 66 35.3 27.2-44.3 43 26.6 19.1-35.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 279 50 20.1 14.6-27.0 36 17.3 11.0-26.2 25 8.5 4.9-14.4 96 23.5 18.3-29.5 72 30.6 23.3-39.0
No 3,492 637 19.1 17.3-21.1 546 14.8 13.3-16.5 355 8.5 7.4- 9.7 1,227 32.0 29.9-34.2 727 25.5 23.4-27.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,274 213 18.0 15.4-21.1 190 14.3 11.9-17.1 115 7.5 6.0- 9.5 476 31.8 28.4-35.3 280 28.3 24.5-32.4
Piedmont 2,033 386 19.6 17.2-22.3 321 15.5 13.5-17.6 227 9.6 8.1-11.3 672 30.3 27.5-33.2 427 25.0 22.3-28.0
Western NC 464 88 19.9 15.3-25.4 71 14.8 10.8-20.0 38 6.9 4.4-10.7 175 34.7 29.4-40.4 92 23.8 18.9-29.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 294 60 21.1 15.3-28.4 46 14.9 9.9-21.9 22 5.1 3.1- 8.4 106 34.6 28.0-42.0 60 24.2 18.4-31.2
Northwest 765 151 21.0 17.2-25.3 118 16.1 12.8-20.0 92 11.1 8.4-14.6 267 31.5 27.5-35.8 137 20.3 16.6-24.6
Charlotte 509 83 16.8 12.3-22.5 85 14.5 11.3-18.6 56 8.6 6.4-11.6 164 29.4 24.2-35.2 121 30.6 24.6-37.4
Greensboro 464 82 16.0 12.2-20.7 72 15.0 11.3-19.6 48 9.8 6.7-14.1 151 30.4 24.9-36.5 111 28.8 22.9-35.5
Southern Regional 435 70 17.4 13.2-22.7 70 14.2 10.5-19.0 37 5.3 3.6- 7.8 165 31.9 25.9-38.5 93 31.2 23.6-39.9
Coastal 188 37 23.1 16.3-31.6 30 18.1 12.4-25.8 19 10.5 6.3-16.8 70 28.7 22.2-36.3 32 19.6 13.5-27.6
Wake 467 96 21.9 16.9-28.0 75 15.7 11.8-20.5 50 9.3 6.4-13.2 157 31.5 25.3-38.4 89 21.6 16.9-27.2
Area L 164 22 15.8 9.2-25.6 18 13.6 6.9-25.2 17 7.4 4.2-12.6 65 30.5 22.0-40.5 42 32.8 23.0-44.4
Eastern 485 86 18.2 14.3-23.0 68 13.2 9.6-17.8 39 8.0 5.3-11.9 178 32.8 27.4-38.5 114 27.9 22.7-33.8

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days.

^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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