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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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  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 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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 618 150 24.9 20.5-29.8 110 15.9 12.5-20.0 53 7.9 5.7-11.0 122 16.2 12.9-20.1 183 35.1 29.6-41.0
Female 999 192 20.1 17.1-23.6 172 16.7 14.0-19.7 99 8.8 7.0-11.2 269 26.2 22.9-29.7 267 28.2 24.6-32.0
RACE
White 1,288 262 21.4 18.3-24.7 237 17.8 15.2-20.8 121 8.3 6.6-10.5 308 21.4 18.6-24.4 360 31.1 27.5-34.9
African American 280 66 25.3 18.9-33.0 38 11.2 7.5-16.3 25 7.4 4.5-11.7 76 21.8 16.3-28.5 75 34.3 25.1-44.9
Other Minorities 43 12 31.6 17.0-51.0 7 12.3 5.3-26.1 5 13.4 4.9-31.9 6 8.8 3.5-20.1 13 33.9 18.7-53.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 12 33.8 18.8-53.1 11 13.8 6.8-26.2 4 8.2 2.5-24.0 5 9.0 2.8-25.1 13 35.2 19.5-54.8
Non-Hispanic 1,570 329 22.1 19.3-25.1 271 16.4 14.1-19.0 148 8.4 6.8-10.3 386 21.5 19.0-24.2 436 31.6 28.1-35.3
AGE
18-24 84 18 20.0 11.0-33.4 9 11.2 4.7-24.6 3 2.8 0.8- 9.6 20 17.6 10.5-28.0 34 48.3 34.2-62.7
25-34 284 70 25.6 19.7-32.4 56 16.0 11.9-21.2 23 9.4 5.7-15.1 56 16.2 11.6-22.2 79 32.9 25.7-40.9
35-44 327 89 27.4 21.8-33.9 63 18.4 14.0-23.8 27 8.8 5.6-13.5 55 15.3 11.4-20.2 93 30.0 24.2-36.6
45-54 390 80 23.7 18.5-29.9 67 16.4 12.5-21.3 33 6.6 4.4- 9.7 102 24.8 19.8-30.6 108 28.4 23.3-34.2
55-64 297 50 16.9 12.4-22.7 46 16.2 11.6-22.2 41 13.6 9.6-18.8 85 29.1 23.1-36.0 75 24.2 18.7-30.7
65-74 168 29 15.4 10.3-22.3 27 19.9 12.4-30.4 20 10.6 6.3-17.2 51 29.8 22.1-38.9 41 24.3 17.2-33.2
75+ 58 5 7.6 2.6-20.1 11 16.8 9.1-28.8 4 8.7 3.1-22.0 21 39.1 26.1-53.8 17 27.8 16.8-42.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 56 22.3 16.1-30.2 34 12.1 7.8-18.3 30 8.2 5.2-12.6 83 21.5 16.2-28.0 67 35.9 26.1-47.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 615 130 22.1 17.5-27.5 106 16.0 12.2-20.7 62 7.9 5.8-10.7 152 23.7 19.4-28.6 165 30.2 25.1-36.0
Some Post-H.S. 402 78 21.7 16.8-27.6 76 17.2 13.1-22.1 38 9.6 6.5-14.0 96 19.7 15.4-24.7 114 31.9 25.7-38.8
College Graduate 327 77 24.9 19.4-31.4 65 19.5 14.8-25.3 22 7.9 4.4-13.8 59 16.7 12.2-22.3 104 31.0 25.0-37.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 26 9.9 6.3-15.1 26 14.9 9.2-23.4 18 8.0 4.5-13.7 91 31.7 24.6-39.7 58 35.5 26.8-45.4
$15,000- 24,999 331 68 28.9 21.9-37.0 47 11.6 8.1-16.5 39 7.7 5.3-11.0 80 20.9 15.5-27.5 97 30.9 24.1-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 220 56 24.5 18.1-32.4 46 19.1 13.7-26.1 17 7.9 4.3-14.0 55 25.6 18.7-33.9 46 22.9 15.7-32.1
$35,000- 49,999 258 49 17.0 12.1-23.2 60 21.4 15.7-28.4 26 10.2 6.2-16.2 48 17.9 12.8-24.6 75 33.5 23.7-45.0
$50,000-74,999 196 52 31.6 22.8-42.0 44 21.3 15.1-29.0 15 5.9 3.3-10.3 36 16.5 11.2-23.6 49 24.7 17.4-33.9
$75,000+ 207 51 24.8 18.2-32.8 26 9.6 6.1-14.7 20 8.4 5.0-13.7 39 18.7 12.9-26.3 71 38.5 30.5-47.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 607 91 16.7 13.0-21.2 88 13.8 10.7-17.5 64 10.1 7.3-13.9 224 32.3 27.7-37.2 140 27.2 22.2-32.7
No 1,003 249 25.8 22.1-29.8 192 17.6 14.7-21.0 88 7.5 5.8- 9.6 166 14.9 12.2-17.9 308 34.3 29.8-39.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 185 42 27.5 18.3-39.0 37 22.7 14.3-34.0 17 6.5 3.7-10.9 45 19.8 13.8-27.5 44 23.6 16.4-32.8
Non-Veteran 1,431 300 21.9 19.1-24.9 245 15.3 13.2-17.8 135 8.6 6.9-10.7 345 21.1 18.5-24.0 406 33.0 29.3-36.9

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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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