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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 159 33 23.6 15.7-33.9 24 15.6 10.0-23.5 15 8.7 4.6-15.9 56 34.6 24.6-46.1 31 17.4 11.7-25.3
GENDER
Male 70 22 30.7 18.6-46.3 12 16.0 8.6-27.7 6 9.0 3.6-20.9 17 27.9 14.4-47.1 13 16.4 8.9-28.1
Female 89 11 12.9 7.0-22.6 12 15.1 8.1-26.3 9 8.4 3.9-16.9 39 44.6 33.3-56.6 18 19.0 11.6-29.7
RACE
White 114 21 22.5 13.4-35.4 17 18.1 11.0-28.4 12 10.0 4.8-19.6 42 33.7 24.1-44.9 22 15.6 9.7-24.3
Other 43 11 24.7 11.8-44.5 7 11.1 4.6-24.5 3 6.4 1.8-20.6 13 36.1 15.9-62.6 9 21.7 10.3-40.2
AGE
18-44 84 20 25.7 15.2-40.0 16 16.8 9.7-27.7 7 8.8 3.7-19.4 26 33.5 20.4-49.7 15 15.2 8.6-25.5
45+ 74 13 19.3 11.2-31.2 8 13.1 6.5-24.8 7 8.1 3.6-17.2 30 37.1 26.1-49.7 16 22.4 13.2-35.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 14 28.7 15.0-47.9 7 12.3 5.5-25.2 4 4.8 1.5-13.9 19 36.0 19.3-57.0 13 18.3 9.4-32.4
Some College + 102 19 19.3 12.1-29.2 17 18.5 11.1-29.3 11 12.1 5.8-23.6 37 33.3 23.4-45.0 18 16.8 10.1-26.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 18 22.0 12.6-35.4 11 11.8 5.9-22.2 7 6.0 2.5-13.6 29 38.0 23.2-55.5 20 22.2 13.2-34.8
$50,000+ 56 12 27.4 13.9-46.8 11 22.9 12.5-38.2 5 7.5 2.8-18.6 20 30.3 18.9-44.8 8 11.9 5.6-23.6

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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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