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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 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
Buncombe 85 29 36.7 23.2-52.6 10 11.5 5.4-22.9 6 4.2 1.8- 9.8 20 25.0 14.5-39.7 20 22.5 10.3-42.4
Cabarrus 60 9 15.0 7.1-28.8 14 22.3 12.5-36.5 11 16.0 8.5-28.0 11 21.9 10.6-39.9 15 24.9 11.9-44.7
Catawba 72 15 17.1 9.9-27.8 13 14.2 7.3-25.8 4 5.2 1.7-14.3 14 16.8 9.1-28.7 26 46.8 32.2-62.0
Cumberland 95 18 18.9 11.3-29.7 20 18.6 11.3-29.2 9 6.5 3.0-13.3 24 17.3 10.6-27.0 24 38.8 25.2-54.3
Davidson 93 26 30.6 20.2-43.3 13 11.7 6.2-21.0 10 8.5 4.1-17.0 22 23.8 14.8-35.9 22 25.4 16.0-37.9
Durham 61 16 28.9 16.3-46.0 12 24.8 13.5-41.1 2 2.9 0.5-13.9 14 15.8 8.8-26.7 17 27.6 15.9-43.3
Forsyth 78 14 18.8 9.8-32.9 14 11.9 6.5-20.9 10 11.1 5.5-21.1 22 24.1 14.9-36.5 18 34.1 20.0-51.8
Gaston 96 17 16.8 9.9-27.0 13 16.0 8.8-27.5 13 12.2 6.8-21.0 34 34.5 24.0-46.8 19 20.5 12.5-31.6
Guilford 71 13 16.1 8.4-28.5 16 18.6 10.5-30.8 5 7.8 3.0-18.6 20 30.7 18.7-46.0 17 26.8 15.3-42.6
Iredell 97 27 30.9 20.7-43.5 14 15.8 9.1-25.9 11 9.0 4.6-16.9 15 13.4 7.3-23.2 30 30.9 20.9-43.1
Johnston 74 17 19.9 11.3-32.7 8 9.2 4.2-18.8 5 8.4 2.8-22.9 19 24.1 14.2-37.9 25 38.3 23.1-56.2
Mecklenburg 110 21 20.3 12.5-31.3 14 10.6 5.8-18.5 7 5.1 2.2-11.1 28 20.1 12.8-30.1 40 44.0 31.9-56.8
New Hanover 73 15 17.7 10.2-29.0 11 21.8 11.7-37.0 6 8.6 3.5-19.6 24 27.6 17.7-40.5 17 24.3 14.7-37.4
Onslow 83 13 15.7 7.9-28.7 11 14.8 7.6-26.6 6 8.1 2.6-22.4 28 24.0 14.9-36.4 25 37.5 21.4-56.8
Orange 43 10 31.9 16.8-52.2 8 17.6 8.5-32.9 3 4.8 1.5-14.8 6 15.8 6.4-34.1 16 29.9 17.4-46.4
Pitt 65 9 12.1 5.7-23.7 8 17.1 8.3-32.0 5 5.1 2.1-12.1 19 22.2 13.2-34.9 24 43.5 29.4-58.7
Randolph 71 9 15.1 6.5-31.2 12 15.5 8.4-26.9 10 13.0 6.5-24.5 27 36.1 24.5-49.6 13 20.3 11.3-33.8
Robeson 91 19 23.5 14.4-35.8 13 14.2 8.0-24.1 6 4.2 1.7-10.4 28 24.7 16.1-35.9 25 33.3 22.0-47.1
Rowan 86 14 15.5 8.2-27.3 12 19.0 8.9-36.1 11 8.4 4.3-15.8 25 23.5 14.5-35.9 24 33.6 19.8-50.9
Union 62 17 28.2 17.4-42.3 13 21.0 11.8-34.6 4 5.0 1.8-13.1 7 12.0 5.2-25.2 21 33.8 21.2-49.2
Wake 129 34 28.4 19.0-40.0 21 13.4 8.2-21.2 8 7.4 3.2-16.0 22 12.7 7.8-19.9 44 38.2 26.7-51.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 104 24 27.8 17.0-41.8 19 20.2 11.2-33.7 7 8.4 3.1-21.1 31 24.7 16.5-35.3 23 18.9 11.5-29.4
Northeast Partnership II 79 24 29.0 18.9-41.6 8 8.2 3.7-17.4 6 7.6 2.9-18.6 19 22.7 13.9-34.8 22 32.5 21.4-46.0
Northeast Partnership I 97 19 32.1 17.7-50.9 13 11.3 6.1-20.0 11 8.5 4.3-16.1 30 25.2 16.1-37.3 24 22.8 14.2-34.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 57 9 17.1 7.9-33.3 8 15.4 6.0-34.2 4 4.8 1.5-14.3 15 20.3 10.1-36.5 21 42.4 25.9-60.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 84 17 25.2 15.4-38.5 18 20.1 12.0-31.8 5 5.3 1.8-14.9 19 23.7 14.8-35.7 25 25.7 16.7-37.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 83 27 39.2 27.3-52.6 7 14.0 5.2-32.2 8 7.3 3.5-14.6 21 18.6 11.3-29.2 20 20.8 12.8-32.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 88 22 30.2 19.6-43.4 21 24.9 15.5-37.4 4 3.0 0.9- 8.9 21 14.0 8.5-22.2 20 28.0 17.1-42.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 85 21 28.1 17.9-41.2 16 19.7 10.8-33.1 9 10.4 4.9-20.8 16 16.1 9.4-26.2 23 25.7 16.1-38.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 114 22 26.9 16.1-41.2 18 12.5 6.9-21.5 8 7.9 3.5-16.7 35 23.9 16.0-34.2 31 28.8 18.1-42.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 115 23 20.1 12.8-30.1 24 16.7 10.6-25.3 9 9.2 4.4-18.2 26 21.0 13.4-31.2 33 33.0 23.3-44.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 64 6 10.8 4.4-24.0 12 20.4 10.7-35.2 5 5.0 1.8-13.2 21 28.2 17.2-42.8 20 35.6 19.5-55.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 91 16 17.3 9.3-29.8 12 18.5 8.1-36.8 11 10.8 5.7-19.5 26 22.9 14.5-34.2 26 30.6 20.1-43.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 147 30 22.6 14.6-33.2 25 13.6 8.1-21.9 11 6.6 3.3-12.9 43 32.4 23.5-42.7 38 24.9 16.9-35.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 209 51 32.5 23.4-43.3 26 11.7 7.2-18.5 19 9.0 4.5-17.1 61 24.2 18.0-31.8 52 22.5 16.4-30.1
No 2,782 587 22.8 20.7-25.1 464 16.2 14.4-18.1 240 7.5 6.4- 8.8 714 22.4 20.5-24.4 777 31.1 28.5-33.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,006 214 24.3 20.8-28.2 151 16.4 13.5-20.0 77 6.9 5.1- 9.2 281 22.1 19.3-25.3 283 30.2 26.4-34.4
Piedmont 1,617 342 22.6 19.9-25.6 282 16.3 14.0-18.8 152 8.4 6.8-10.2 391 21.0 18.5-23.6 450 31.8 28.4-35.4
Western NC 368 82 24.7 19.1-31.3 57 13.7 10.0-18.6 30 6.5 4.3- 9.8 103 28.1 22.6-34.4 96 27.0 20.8-34.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 232 59 27.5 20.2-36.2 35 12.9 8.4-19.2 17 5.8 3.3-10.0 63 29.8 22.6-38.1 58 24.1 16.9-33.1
Northwest 624 127 20.4 16.6-24.9 100 14.5 11.5-18.1 64 9.0 6.6-12.1 156 23.2 19.3-27.6 177 32.9 27.7-38.5
Charlotte 393 75 20.1 15.2-26.2 62 16.4 11.5-22.9 42 8.4 6.0-11.7 98 22.3 17.6-27.9 116 32.7 26.4-39.8
Greensboro 360 65 17.7 13.2-23.2 74 19.7 15.0-25.4 32 9.3 6.0-14.1 97 24.8 19.3-31.2 92 28.6 22.2-35.9
Southern Regional 346 74 25.0 19.4-31.6 61 16.8 12.5-22.1 27 5.6 3.6- 8.5 95 21.8 17.2-27.3 89 30.8 24.0-38.5
Coastal 156 41 31.5 22.9-41.5 18 16.1 8.8-27.8 14 7.6 4.3-13.1 44 20.7 14.6-28.6 39 24.1 17.0-32.9
Wake 379 93 27.5 21.3-34.7 66 15.1 11.2-20.0 24 6.5 3.7-11.2 82 15.7 11.8-20.6 114 35.2 27.7-43.5
Area L 124 29 27.3 16.8-41.0 17 16.2 8.4-28.9 12 7.2 3.6-13.8 31 16.1 10.3-24.3 35 33.2 22.4-46.1
Eastern 377 75 22.6 17.2-29.3 57 17.3 12.5-23.4 27 7.9 4.6-13.1 109 24.5 19.7-30.0 109 27.7 22.0-34.3

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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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