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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 62 8 13.0 6.3-25.2 5 8.0 3.2-18.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 2 4.5 0.9-19.0 46 73.0 59.1-83.6
GENDER
Male 27 4 13.8 4.8-33.6 3 10.0 3.1-28.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.6 0.9-34.4 19 69.6 48.4-84.9
Female 35 4 12.3 4.4-29.8 2 5.8 1.4-21.7 1 2.9 0.4-18.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 27 76.8 58.3-88.7
RACE
White 55 7 12.6 5.7-25.7 5 9.1 3.6-20.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.1 1.1-21.1 41 73.3 58.2-84.4
Other 7 1 16.6 2.2-63.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.1 1.6-54.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 71.3 30.8-93.3
AGE
18-44 33 5 14.7 5.9-32.2 1 2.6 0.4-16.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-29.1 26 77.4 58.4-89.4
45+ 28 3 10.6 3.3-29.3 4 19.8 7.4-43.3 1 4.3 0.6-25.3 1 3.2 0.4-20.0 19 61.9 40.8-79.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 26 3 7.8 2.3-23.0 2 8.6 1.9-30.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 21 83.6 63.5-93.8
Some College + 36 5 16.5 6.8-35.1 3 7.7 2.4-21.9 1 2.3 0.3-14.9 2 7.5 1.6-29.2 25 66.0 46.7-81.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 30 4 10.4 3.6-26.8 1 4.7 0.6-26.9 1 2.7 0.4-17.3 1 6.7 1.0-35.2 23 75.4 54.2-88.9
$50,000+ 26 3 15.1 4.7-38.9 3 11.1 3.5-29.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.3-15.9 19 71.4 49.4-86.4

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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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