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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 622 117 18.1 14.3-22.8 69 9.3 7.0-12.2 17 2.6 1.5- 4.4 46 6.2 4.1- 9.2 373 63.8 58.5-68.8
Female 1,001 160 17.1 14.2-20.3 98 9.1 7.2-11.5 43 2.9 2.0- 4.1 89 8.2 6.3-10.6 611 62.7 58.8-66.4
RACE
White 1,290 216 17.2 14.4-20.3 135 9.4 7.6-11.4 47 2.5 1.7- 3.5 107 6.9 5.3- 9.0 785 64.0 60.4-67.6
African American 283 54 20.5 14.4-28.3 29 9.2 5.8-14.4 10 2.5 1.2- 5.1 24 8.3 4.9-13.6 166 59.6 50.9-67.7
Other Minorities 44 5 9.1 3.4-21.9 3 6.9 1.8-22.9 2 7.3 1.7-26.6 3 5.0 1.3-17.0 31 71.7 53.9-84.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 4 9.3 2.7-27.8 3 3.8 1.1-12.4 3 7.4 2.0-23.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 35 78.8 61.0-89.8
Non-Hispanic 1,575 272 18.0 15.4-20.9 164 9.5 7.8-11.4 57 2.5 1.8- 3.5 134 7.4 5.9- 9.3 948 62.6 59.2-65.9
AGE
18-24 84 12 17.4 8.8-31.6 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 68 80.6 66.8-89.6
25-34 286 36 12.5 8.2-18.6 24 8.3 5.3-12.7 3 1.1 0.3- 4.5 12 4.9 2.2-10.9 211 73.2 65.9-79.5
35-44 328 66 22.1 17.0-28.3 44 11.5 8.2-15.9 11 3.2 1.5- 6.7 15 4.7 2.6- 8.3 192 58.4 51.8-64.8
45-54 387 77 19.7 15.2-25.0 42 11.9 8.4-16.7 12 2.6 1.3- 5.1 35 9.2 5.9-14.1 221 56.6 50.3-62.7
55-64 303 52 18.1 13.4-24.0 26 9.0 5.5-14.4 19 5.1 3.0- 8.3 38 15.3 10.7-21.6 168 52.5 45.5-59.3
65-74 168 28 18.7 12.2-27.7 23 16.5 9.5-27.1 12 8.0 4.0-15.3 25 12.7 8.1-19.4 80 44.0 35.0-53.4
75+ 57 6 12.8 5.1-28.8 5 7.9 3.2-18.2 2 4.9 1.1-19.2 8 12.6 6.1-24.2 36 61.8 46.8-74.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 46 15.2 10.5-21.5 16 4.4 2.2- 8.6 14 3.4 1.7- 6.9 34 7.9 5.0-12.5 168 69.1 61.1-76.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 613 98 18.6 14.1-24.2 68 9.2 6.9-12.2 25 2.5 1.6- 4.0 47 8.3 5.5-12.4 375 61.3 55.5-66.8
Some Post-H.S. 403 72 18.1 13.5-23.9 48 12.4 8.9-17.1 14 3.5 1.8- 6.4 32 5.5 3.7- 8.2 237 60.5 54.0-66.6
College Graduate 325 60 17.6 13.2-23.1 35 10.0 6.8-14.6 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 21 5.6 3.4- 9.3 202 65.2 58.6-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 33 14.7 9.6-21.7 16 5.4 2.8-10.2 9 3.3 1.5- 7.3 30 10.7 6.5-17.2 134 65.9 57.3-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 333 58 20.6 14.8-27.9 23 4.8 2.8- 7.9 15 2.3 1.3- 4.1 30 7.9 4.4-13.8 207 64.4 56.6-71.5
$25,000- 34,999 222 38 19.0 12.4-28.0 30 11.3 7.5-16.6 10 3.5 1.8- 7.0 15 7.9 4.0-15.0 129 58.3 49.4-66.7
$35,000- 49,999 258 43 15.6 10.9-21.7 29 9.9 6.4-15.0 8 3.4 1.2- 9.0 17 6.2 3.5-10.7 161 64.9 56.4-72.5
$50,000-74,999 196 41 19.4 13.7-26.6 24 14.3 9.2-21.6 6 2.8 1.1- 6.6 15 5.6 3.0-10.3 110 57.9 48.8-66.5
$75,000+ 207 33 14.7 10.0-21.1 23 9.7 5.9-15.6 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5 13 5.9 3.1-10.9 133 68.0 60.0-75.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 616 95 15.1 11.8-19.0 62 8.9 6.5-12.0 24 3.2 1.9- 5.3 80 12.1 9.1-15.9 355 60.8 55.6-65.8
No 999 181 19.1 15.7-23.0 105 9.5 7.5-11.8 36 2.5 1.6- 3.7 54 4.4 3.0- 6.4 623 64.6 60.3-68.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 33 20.9 12.7-32.3 24 12.6 7.9-19.6 8 3.5 1.6- 7.5 19 7.7 4.4-13.3 99 55.3 44.8-65.4
Non-Veteran 1,439 244 17.2 14.6-20.0 143 8.7 7.1-10.6 52 2.6 1.8- 3.7 115 7.0 5.5- 9.0 885 64.5 61.0-67.8

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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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