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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 82 18 18.2 11.1-28.6 20 21.9 13.5-33.5 6 5.6 2.4-12.6 18 21.5 12.6-34.2 20 32.8 21.2-46.9
GENDER
Male 44 9 16.1 7.9-30.0 8 16.8 8.0-31.8 3 4.3 1.2-14.1 7 16.1 7.5-31.1 17 46.8 30.8-63.5
Female 38 9 22.6 11.3-40.1 12 32.0 16.9-52.1 3 8.2 2.6-23.2 11 32.3 15.7-55.0 3 4.9 1.3-16.6
RACE
White 72 15 18.5 10.7-30.0 18 21.8 12.9-34.3 5 5.6 2.2-13.6 17 24.9 14.6-39.2 17 29.3 17.7-44.4
Other 10 3 17.0 4.6-46.5 2 22.5 5.4-59.7 1 5.9 0.8-34.0 1 3.3 0.4-21.9 3 51.3 20.4-81.3
AGE
18-44 48 10 14.7 7.5-26.9 13 24.4 13.7-39.6 2 3.2 0.7-12.9 8 18.6 8.6-35.6 15 39.1 24.2-56.3
45+ 33 8 29.2 14.5-50.1 7 16.2 7.1-32.8 4 12.7 4.6-30.4 9 24.8 12.3-43.6 5 17.1 6.6-37.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 9 15.9 7.7-30.0 9 20.5 9.4-39.0 1 2.2 0.3-13.9 7 17.0 7.7-33.4 14 44.4 26.8-63.6
Some College + 42 9 20.4 10.2-36.7 11 23.2 12.3-39.5 5 8.8 3.4-21.2 11 25.7 12.6-45.4 6 21.8 9.8-41.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 40 5 9.8 3.7-23.5 9 20.0 9.4-37.4 4 7.6 2.6-20.4 12 28.8 14.7-48.8 10 33.8 17.5-55.2
$50,000+ 33 10 28.3 14.9-47.0 9 24.7 11.9-44.2 2 4.3 1.0-15.8 5 15.3 6.0-33.7 7 27.5 13.5-48.0

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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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