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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 2,012 365 17.3 15.2-19.7 161 7.1 5.7- 8.6 73 3.7 2.8- 4.9 159 6.8 5.6- 8.3 1,254 65.1 62.2-67.9
-Alamance County 78 20 20.4 12.0-32.7 4 2.8 1.0- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.4 3.2-16.2 47 69.4 55.9-80.3
GENDER
Male 28 6 15.0 5.8-33.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.8 1.4-21.8 19 77.4 57.1-89.9
Female 50 14 26.8 15.1-43.1 3 4.1 1.2-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.2 3.5-22.0 28 59.9 43.9-74.1
RACE
White 59 15 20.0 10.9-33.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 10.5 4.6-22.5 36 68.2 52.8-80.5
Other 19 5 21.6 7.0-50.1 3 6.2 1.6-21.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 72.2 43.6-89.7
AGE
18-44 27 7 18.0 7.2-38.5 1 1.6 0.2-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.8 1.3-21.6 17 74.6 53.1-88.4
45+ 50 12 22.7 12.7-37.3 3 4.2 1.2-13.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.4 3.6-22.5 30 63.7 48.4-76.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 11 20.8 10.3-37.6 4 4.9 1.6-13.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.5 1.2-15.0 27 69.9 52.1-83.2
Some College + 33 9 20.0 8.6-39.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.2 3.7-29.3 20 68.8 47.3-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 15 18.4 9.8-32.0 4 3.7 1.2-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.0 3.1-18.8 38 69.9 54.2-82.1
$50,000+ 9 4 38.5 13.4-71.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.5 1.1-43.0 4 53.0 22.1-81.8

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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.


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