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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 865 168 21.0 17.3-25.2 143 16.4 13.5-19.7 80 8.0 6.1-10.4 223 24.1 20.1-28.6 251 30.6 26.5-35.1
Female 1,168 218 17.9 15.3-20.7 178 14.3 12.0-17.0 147 11.7 9.6-14.2 449 38.2 34.6-42.0 176 17.9 14.8-21.6
RACE
White 1,612 301 19.6 16.9-22.7 262 16.1 13.8-18.6 181 10.0 8.3-12.0 539 30.8 27.8-34.0 329 23.5 20.5-26.8
African American 330 69 19.8 14.6-26.2 51 16.6 11.7-22.9 38 8.4 5.7-12.3 116 35.0 27.1-43.9 56 20.2 14.5-27.3
Other Minorities 85 15 19.2 10.6-32.1 7 5.7 2.3-13.1 7 7.2 3.0-16.3 14 10.5 5.7-18.5 42 57.4 44.3-69.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 86 14 17.1 9.2-29.3 13 8.8 4.6-16.2 7 5.5 2.3-12.9 12 10.3 4.9-20.3 40 58.3 44.8-70.7
Non-Hispanic 1,945 371 19.8 17.3-22.5 308 16.0 13.9-18.3 220 9.9 8.4-11.7 659 31.8 28.8-34.8 387 22.5 19.9-25.4
AGE
18-24 115 21 20.0 11.9-31.7 18 13.0 7.5-21.4 5 2.9 1.1- 7.5 39 29.7 19.7-42.1 32 34.4 23.9-46.6
25-34 367 78 20.4 15.8-26.1 59 15.9 11.9-20.9 43 11.3 7.9-16.1 104 26.8 21.2-33.3 83 25.5 20.2-31.6
35-44 450 99 23.0 18.5-28.4 78 16.3 12.7-20.7 39 8.6 6.0-12.3 111 22.2 18.2-26.9 123 29.8 24.8-35.4
45-54 475 93 20.4 16.2-25.3 69 14.2 10.7-18.7 57 11.9 8.8-15.9 168 34.0 28.9-39.6 88 19.5 15.4-24.4
55-64 367 64 14.9 11.2-19.7 50 15.9 11.6-21.3 44 9.8 6.9-13.8 137 39.1 33.1-45.4 72 20.3 15.5-26.0
65-74 187 24 12.5 7.8-19.6 31 19.7 12.7-29.3 32 15.6 10.5-22.6 75 37.2 29.2-46.0 25 15.0 9.6-22.6
75+ 63 5 8.3 3.0-20.9 13 18.2 10.3-30.2 6 12.6 5.4-26.5 35 57.1 43.2-69.9 4 3.8 1.3-10.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 368 66 19.8 14.4-26.5 41 10.4 7.0-15.0 40 7.1 4.8-10.4 120 28.8 21.6-37.3 101 33.9 26.6-42.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 769 136 19.0 15.0-23.9 122 13.9 11.2-17.3 85 9.7 7.4-12.7 265 32.4 27.9-37.2 161 24.9 20.6-29.7
Some Post-H.S. 502 97 18.9 14.6-24.1 83 17.5 13.5-22.4 60 11.0 8.1-14.7 161 28.5 23.6-34.0 101 24.1 18.9-30.1
College Graduate 391 86 21.5 16.9-27.0 73 21.0 16.1-27.0 42 10.3 6.9-15.3 126 30.4 25.1-36.3 64 16.7 12.7-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 260 34 11.4 7.4-17.1 26 12.3 7.5-19.5 21 6.9 4.0-11.6 133 41.3 33.2-49.9 46 28.1 19.6-38.5
$15,000- 24,999 429 87 22.5 17.2-28.8 58 13.7 9.6-19.1 48 6.7 4.7- 9.4 132 25.3 20.1-31.4 104 31.9 25.3-39.4
$25,000- 34,999 304 65 20.3 15.1-26.6 49 15.4 11.0-21.1 22 6.1 3.7- 9.6 86 28.2 21.7-35.7 82 30.1 23.4-37.8
$35,000- 49,999 311 55 15.6 11.2-21.3 68 18.9 14.1-24.8 48 13.6 9.5-19.1 87 32.6 24.2-42.4 53 19.4 13.9-26.3
$50,000-74,999 239 50 23.1 15.9-32.3 38 19.2 13.5-26.6 28 10.7 7.0-16.0 80 29.3 22.5-37.2 43 17.6 12.6-24.2
$75,000+ 247 52 23.3 16.9-31.2 44 16.3 11.6-22.4 38 13.7 9.5-19.3 74 29.4 23.0-36.8 39 17.3 12.0-24.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 703 85 13.2 10.0-17.3 81 13.2 10.0-17.2 81 10.8 8.1-14.3 353 44.5 39.6-49.6 103 18.3 14.2-23.2
No 1,320 299 22.6 19.5-26.0 238 16.6 14.1-19.3 145 9.0 7.4-11.0 317 23.6 20.3-27.4 321 28.2 24.7-31.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 48 25.4 17.6-35.3 36 13.4 9.0-19.4 30 9.8 6.3-14.9 69 27.8 20.2-36.9 54 23.6 16.7-32.1
Non-Veteran 1,794 338 18.8 16.4-21.5 285 15.8 13.7-18.2 197 9.6 8.0-11.4 602 30.6 27.7-33.8 372 25.2 22.2-28.3

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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, 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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