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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 86 11 12.9 6.3-24.6 7 13.6 4.8-32.8 6 4.6 1.8-11.4 4 2.6 0.8- 8.7 58 66.3 50.4-79.2
GENDER
Male 35 7 14.9 6.1-32.2 5 20.9 6.4-50.4 2 3.8 0.8-17.5 1 2.5 0.3-16.5 20 57.8 34.2-78.3
Female 51 4 10.4 2.9-31.1 2 4.2 1.0-15.7 4 5.5 1.9-15.2 3 2.7 0.7- 9.6 38 77.1 59.9-88.4
RACE
White 70 9 15.8 7.5-30.1 6 17.0 5.9-40.0 5 3.8 1.4- 9.8 4 3.5 1.0-11.2 46 59.9 43.1-74.6
Other 15 2 4.2 0.8-19.4 1 3.0 0.4-20.8 1 7.2 0.9-40.5 0 0.0 . - . 11 85.6 56.7-96.4
AGE
18-44 34 5 15.5 6.0-34.5 3 16.3 4.1-46.8 2 4.1 0.9-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 24 64.0 40.3-82.5
45+ 52 6 8.7 3.7-19.4 4 9.2 3.4-22.3 4 5.4 1.8-14.7 4 6.8 2.0-20.5 34 69.9 55.1-81.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 6 11.6 4.4-27.6 3 5.9 1.7-18.5 4 4.7 1.4-14.7 3 2.8 0.6-12.1 42 74.8 58.2-86.4
Some College + 28 5 15.6 5.4-37.2 4 29.9 8.3-66.6 2 4.3 0.9-17.6 1 2.2 0.3-14.5 16 48.1 23.7-73.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 9 14.0 6.5-27.8 6 16.6 5.7-39.5 5 4.9 1.7-13.4 1 1.8 0.3-12.1 49 62.7 45.5-77.2
$50,000+ 12 1 14.2 2.0-56.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.1 1.0-37.8 3 10.1 2.6-32.7 7 68.6 36.6-89.2

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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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