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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 2,636 465 17.0 15.1-19.0 207 6.7 5.6- 8.0 92 3.5 2.7- 4.6 208 7.0 5.9- 8.2 1,664 65.8 63.3-68.2
-Eastern NC 935 157 15.7 12.9-18.9 75 8.2 6.0-11.2 32 4.2 2.7- 6.4 76 7.2 5.5- 9.4 595 64.7 60.5-68.7
GENDER
Male 344 53 14.8 10.6-20.2 28 8.0 4.8-13.1 15 4.6 2.5- 8.4 38 9.1 6.2-13.0 210 63.5 56.7-69.8
Female 591 104 16.5 13.2-20.4 47 8.5 5.8-12.1 17 3.7 2.0- 6.9 38 5.4 3.7- 7.9 385 65.9 60.7-70.7
RACE
White 650 109 15.5 12.4-19.1 56 9.4 6.5-13.3 25 4.7 2.8- 7.7 53 6.3 4.6- 8.7 407 64.2 59.1-69.0
African American 188 34 18.8 11.7-28.8 13 6.7 3.6-12.0 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 15 9.2 5.0-16.6 123 64.4 54.3-73.3
Other Minorities 95 13 10.7 5.1-20.9 5 2.0 0.6- 6.3 4 7.0 2.3-19.0 8 9.5 4.4-19.3 65 70.8 58.0-80.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 5 16.8 6.1-38.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.3 2.3-30.9 25 73.9 52.0-88.1
Non-Hispanic 902 152 15.6 12.8-18.9 74 8.5 6.2-11.6 32 4.4 2.8- 6.8 74 7.1 5.4- 9.3 570 64.3 60.0-68.5
AGE
18-24 55 3 3.7 1.1-11.8 4 11.9 4.3-28.9 2 3.3 0.7-13.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 44 78.9 63.3-89.1
25-34 133 22 16.5 10.1-25.9 6 4.4 1.8-10.3 3 5.0 1.6-15.2 7 4.5 1.9-10.3 95 69.5 59.0-78.4
35-44 170 20 13.4 7.5-22.9 15 8.3 4.8-14.0 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5 11 8.1 4.2-15.0 119 67.6 58.0-76.0
45-54 247 52 21.3 15.6-28.2 32 10.5 7.1-15.4 9 4.9 2.2-10.3 18 7.9 4.5-13.5 136 55.4 47.6-62.9
55-64 182 43 24.7 18.0-32.8 8 5.6 2.6-11.7 9 6.5 3.1-13.1 25 14.3 9.2-21.6 97 49.0 40.4-57.5
65-74 108 11 13.2 6.7-24.3 9 8.7 4.0-17.7 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 10 10.9 5.5-20.2 76 65.5 53.9-75.6
75+ 35 5 13.6 5.1-31.7 1 4.5 0.6-25.8 2 4.0 1.0-14.8 3 3.8 1.1-12.2 24 74.1 55.7-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 27 15.9 9.6-25.2 10 6.5 3.2-12.9 4 2.9 0.8-10.6 9 7.2 3.6-13.8 99 67.5 56.8-76.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 338 69 20.5 15.5-26.7 24 7.3 4.5-11.8 10 2.8 1.4- 5.3 33 8.8 5.9-13.0 202 60.6 53.7-67.0
Some Post-H.S. 274 33 10.6 6.9-15.8 27 11.5 6.6-19.3 16 7.4 3.9-13.4 26 6.3 3.7-10.4 172 64.2 55.7-71.9
College Graduate 169 27 13.7 9.0-20.4 14 5.8 3.2-10.6 2 2.5 0.4-13.3 8 5.3 2.2-12.2 118 72.6 63.5-80.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 24 13.5 8.3-21.3 9 4.5 2.1- 9.1 8 5.3 2.4-11.2 15 11.3 6.3-19.4 103 65.5 55.6-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 171 31 16.8 10.5-25.9 10 5.0 2.5-10.0 3 2.6 0.5-12.2 17 7.2 4.1-12.3 110 68.3 58.1-77.0
$25,000- 34,999 121 19 15.5 9.3-24.8 12 10.5 5.7-18.4 3 1.5 0.4- 4.7 13 10.4 5.5-18.8 74 62.1 50.7-72.4
$35,000- 49,999 152 29 19.0 11.8-29.2 13 7.3 3.3-15.6 8 8.0 3.6-17.1 6 2.6 0.8- 8.5 96 63.0 51.7-73.0
$50,000-74,999 120 19 14.5 8.7-23.2 13 14.3 6.3-29.2 4 3.4 1.2- 9.5 8 4.3 2.0- 9.0 76 63.5 51.3-74.2
$75,000+ 97 19 16.0 9.8-24.9 12 13.2 6.4-25.4 3 3.9 1.1-12.8 7 9.2 3.8-20.7 56 57.7 45.6-68.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 416 60 12.8 9.4-17.1 26 5.3 3.4- 8.0 16 4.6 2.4- 8.6 56 13.1 9.6-17.7 258 64.2 58.2-69.9
No 507 95 17.2 13.3-21.8 48 10.0 6.8-14.6 16 4.0 2.2- 7.2 20 3.6 2.1- 6.0 328 65.2 59.3-70.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 21 15.1 8.8-24.8 11 9.1 3.8-20.3 8 5.7 2.4-13.0 24 12.3 7.6-19.4 90 57.8 46.9-68.0
Non-Veteran 781 136 15.8 12.9-19.2 64 8.0 5.9-10.7 24 3.7 2.2- 6.1 52 5.8 4.2- 8.0 505 66.7 62.3-70.8

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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