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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 111 17 13.9 7.9-23.4 16 25.6 13.4-43.4 14 10.4 5.8-18.0 40 30.3 20.8-41.8 24 19.8 12.4-30.0
GENDER
Male 49 7 11.7 5.0-24.9 10 38.3 19.5-61.4 3 4.6 1.3-15.0 15 22.6 12.2-38.1 14 22.8 12.1-38.7
Female 62 10 17.0 8.0-32.4 6 8.5 3.4-19.5 11 18.3 9.8-31.6 25 40.6 26.8-56.1 10 15.6 7.7-29.3
RACE
White 92 14 16.3 9.1-27.5 13 19.2 9.1-36.1 11 9.8 5.1-18.0 33 32.9 22.3-45.4 21 21.9 13.7-33.1
Other 18 3 5.9 1.5-20.8 3 50.4 17.8-82.7 3 13.3 3.4-39.9 6 17.7 5.6-43.9 3 12.7 2.5-45.4
AGE
18-44 47 7 12.2 5.0-26.8 9 35.3 17.3-58.8 6 9.2 3.8-20.5 12 22.9 11.9-39.7 13 20.3 10.5-35.7
45+ 64 10 16.7 8.7-29.6 7 10.3 4.6-21.6 8 12.3 5.8-24.1 28 41.8 29.2-55.6 11 18.9 10.2-32.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 11 14.7 7.3-27.1 11 21.4 8.6-44.0 10 11.7 5.9-21.8 28 30.5 19.5-44.3 18 21.7 12.7-34.6
Some College + 33 6 12.2 4.7-28.2 5 35.7 14.0-65.4 4 7.3 2.3-20.5 12 29.7 14.1-52.1 6 15.1 5.6-34.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 90 16 17.2 9.8-28.5 14 21.7 11.0-38.4 12 11.2 6.0-20.1 29 29.1 19.1-41.5 19 20.8 12.5-32.4
$50,000+ 16 1 3.9 0.5-23.7 1 10.8 1.5-48.3 2 13.3 3.2-41.6 8 48.2 23.5-73.7 4 23.8 8.1-52.7

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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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