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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than medication to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 621 80 13.4 10.1-17.6 63 10.4 7.7-13.9 14 1.9 1.0- 3.4 30 4.3 2.7- 6.8 434 70.0 64.9-74.7
Female 997 109 11.7 9.5-14.4 70 8.1 6.1-10.8 32 2.8 1.9- 4.3 86 8.0 6.2-10.3 700 69.3 65.6-72.8
RACE
White 1,287 153 13.0 10.6-15.9 104 9.2 7.3-11.6 34 2.1 1.4- 3.2 92 5.9 4.6- 7.7 904 69.8 66.2-73.1
African American 281 31 10.9 7.2-16.4 25 10.0 5.8-16.7 9 2.2 1.0- 4.5 21 6.9 3.9-12.0 195 70.0 61.9-77.0
Other Minorities 44 5 15.2 5.3-36.5 4 8.6 2.4-26.0 2 6.5 1.5-23.4 2 3.7 0.7-17.0 31 66.0 46.7-81.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 3 9.5 2.4-31.4 6 12.8 5.1-28.7 2 3.0 0.7-12.4 1 4.8 0.7-27.0 34 69.9 50.7-83.9
Non-Hispanic 1,570 186 12.8 10.6-15.3 127 9.2 7.3-11.4 44 2.3 1.6- 3.3 115 6.1 4.9- 7.7 1,098 69.7 66.4-72.7
AGE
18-24 84 10 8.6 3.6-19.0 7 8.5 3.6-18.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 4 4.1 1.3-11.9 62 78.2 65.8-87.0
25-34 284 29 12.4 7.9-18.9 21 8.7 5.2-14.1 7 2.2 0.9- 4.9 15 3.3 1.9- 5.8 212 73.4 66.2-79.6
35-44 327 46 16.6 12.0-22.4 39 12.6 8.8-17.6 5 1.9 0.6- 5.6 15 4.2 2.4- 7.3 222 64.7 58.1-70.8
45-54 386 53 14.8 10.7-20.2 36 10.6 7.2-15.3 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6 26 7.0 4.0-11.8 263 66.0 59.6-71.8
55-64 302 34 10.8 7.4-15.7 17 6.0 3.2-10.7 12 3.3 1.7- 6.2 30 12.9 8.6-18.9 209 67.0 60.1-73.3
65-74 166 14 9.2 4.8-17.1 10 7.6 3.4-15.9 9 6.3 2.9-13.2 17 8.2 4.7-13.7 116 68.7 59.1-77.0
75+ 59 3 5.7 1.5-19.5 3 5.5 1.7-16.0 3 7.3 2.3-21.1 9 13.2 6.7-24.3 41 68.3 53.9-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 24 7.5 4.5-12.3 18 8.8 4.9-15.3 8 1.7 0.8- 3.7 20 4.5 2.6- 7.7 200 77.4 70.0-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 613 61 11.3 7.8-16.1 50 9.2 6.5-13.1 19 2.4 1.4- 4.0 42 6.7 4.4-10.0 441 70.3 64.7-75.4
Some Post-H.S. 404 57 16.4 12.1-21.8 37 9.5 6.5-13.7 14 3.9 2.1- 7.2 27 5.8 3.5- 9.3 269 64.5 58.2-70.4
College Graduate 327 47 15.2 10.9-20.8 28 9.7 6.1-15.2 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3 26 6.2 4.0- 9.5 221 68.1 61.3-74.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 221 19 7.3 4.2-12.6 17 13.4 7.4-22.9 4 1.4 0.4- 4.8 23 10.3 6.0-17.0 158 67.6 58.2-75.7
$15,000- 24,999 329 42 15.6 10.2-23.0 22 8.2 4.4-14.7 14 2.6 1.5- 4.7 21 4.1 2.4- 6.7 230 69.5 61.6-76.4
$25,000- 34,999 221 25 8.7 5.7-13.2 19 7.3 4.3-12.0 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1 17 9.8 5.2-17.6 155 72.3 64.2-79.1
$35,000- 49,999 259 25 9.8 6.2-15.2 26 11.1 7.0-17.1 7 2.6 0.9- 7.0 15 5.7 3.1-10.1 186 70.8 62.7-77.8
$50,000-74,999 196 28 14.2 9.3-21.1 15 9.5 5.4-16.1 5 2.1 0.8- 5.7 13 4.9 2.6- 9.0 135 69.3 60.7-76.7
$75,000+ 208 30 17.3 11.5-25.1 21 10.5 6.2-17.1 5 2.4 0.8- 6.7 13 4.8 2.3- 9.6 139 65.1 56.5-72.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 613 57 9.5 6.9-13.0 37 8.1 5.3-12.4 13 1.6 0.9- 3.1 69 11.1 8.2-15.0 437 69.6 64.3-74.4
No 998 131 14.3 11.4-17.7 95 10.0 7.8-12.6 33 2.7 1.8- 4.1 47 3.4 2.4- 4.7 692 69.7 65.7-73.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 185 27 14.7 9.2-22.5 21 12.1 7.4-19.2 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2 14 5.1 2.6- 9.4 117 65.7 56.1-74.1
Non-Veteran 1,432 162 12.3 10.1-15.0 112 8.9 7.0-11.2 40 2.3 1.6- 3.3 101 6.2 4.8- 8.0 1,017 70.3 66.9-73.5

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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, 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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