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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Smoking Cessation

In the last 12 months, on how many visits were you advised to quit smoking by a doctor or other health provider?*

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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 2,991 638 23.5 21.4-25.7 490 15.9 14.2-17.7 259 7.6 6.5- 8.9 775 22.5 20.6-24.5 829 30.5 28.1-33.1
-Wake County 129 34 28.4 19.0-40.0 21 13.4 8.2-21.2 8 7.4 3.2-16.0 22 12.7 7.8-19.9 44 38.2 26.7-51.2
GENDER
Male 59 19 31.0 17.9-48.2 6 8.8 3.8-19.2 5 9.4 3.4-23.1 6 6.0 2.4-14.2 23 44.8 28.2-62.6
Female 70 15 24.0 14.2-37.7 15 20.9 12.0-33.9 3 4.1 1.1-14.3 16 23.6 14.1-36.7 21 27.4 17.4-40.3
RACE
White 91 19 25.5 15.0-40.0 16 16.8 9.8-27.3 6 7.9 2.9-19.9 19 17.0 10.2-26.9 31 32.8 22.0-45.7
Other 36 13 31.3 14.9-54.2 5 7.0 2.4-18.6 2 6.6 1.6-24.0 3 4.5 1.3-14.2 13 50.6 27.0-73.9
AGE
18-44 70 21 29.7 17.7-45.5 15 14.6 8.0-25.1 5 8.8 3.3-21.2 9 9.0 4.3-17.9 20 37.9 22.9-55.6
45+ 58 13 25.4 15.0-39.6 6 10.6 4.4-23.7 2 3.1 0.7-12.3 13 21.6 12.2-35.4 24 39.2 26.8-53.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 12 33.2 17.0-54.6 4 7.8 2.7-21.0 2 3.1 0.6-14.9 8 11.3 5.0-23.6 18 44.5 24.9-66.0
Some College + 85 22 24.2 15.6-35.5 17 18.2 10.8-29.1 6 11.0 4.4-25.2 14 13.9 7.7-23.7 26 32.7 21.5-46.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 67 18 27.9 16.0-44.0 10 10.6 5.0-21.3 3 4.1 1.2-13.8 13 10.8 5.6-19.8 23 46.6 29.3-64.7
$50,000+ 47 12 30.7 15.6-51.4 8 17.8 8.6-33.2 2 5.2 1.3-18.6 7 15.5 7.1-30.6 18 30.9 18.3-47.2

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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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