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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor, nurse or other health professional recommend or discuss medication to assist you with quitting smoking,
such as nicotine gum, patch, nasal spray, inhaler, lozenge, or prescription medication such as Wellbutrin/Zyban/ Buproprion?*

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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 3,004 507 17.1 15.3-19.0 262 7.9 6.8- 9.1 112 3.0 2.4- 3.8 268 8.0 6.8- 9.3 1,855 64.1 61.7-66.4
-Wake County 129 26 20.0 12.6-30.2 13 8.1 4.4-14.5 3 2.0 0.6- 7.2 10 5.5 2.7-11.1 77 64.4 53.2-74.2
GENDER
Male 58 11 17.5 8.5-32.8 3 3.9 1.2-12.0 2 2.9 0.7-11.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.6 39 72.4 56.7-84.0
Female 71 15 23.9 14.2-37.4 10 14.8 7.4-27.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 7 9.2 3.9-20.3 38 51.4 38.2-64.4
RACE
White 92 15 15.1 8.6-25.2 9 8.5 4.1-16.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 9 7.8 3.7-15.8 57 67.3 55.4-77.3
Other 35 9 26.8 11.2-51.3 4 7.5 2.3-21.6 1 3.7 0.5-22.5 1 1.1 0.1- 7.9 20 61.0 36.9-80.7
AGE
18-44 70 16 20.7 11.4-34.6 9 8.8 4.2-17.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 42 67.6 53.0-79.4
45+ 58 10 18.3 9.8-31.4 4 6.4 2.0-18.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.2 8 16.0 7.5-30.9 35 57.2 42.9-70.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 8 14.3 5.8-30.8 3 4.1 1.0-15.3 2 3.1 0.6-15.1 3 5.0 1.4-16.3 28 73.4 55.3-86.1
Some College + 85 18 24.9 14.9-38.4 10 11.5 5.9-21.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 7 5.9 2.5-13.3 49 56.6 43.8-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 67 14 22.4 11.5-39.2 5 3.4 1.1- 9.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 4 2.4 0.8- 7.0 43 69.6 52.8-82.3
$50,000+ 47 10 17.7 9.1-31.8 7 15.7 7.4-30.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.3 2.8-21.9 26 58.3 41.5-73.4

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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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