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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than medication
to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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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 2,618 310 11.2 9.7-12.9 164 6.2 5.1- 7.5 65 2.4 1.8- 3.2 137 5.2 4.2- 6.4 1,942 75.0 72.7-77.2
-Eastern NC 931 102 12.5 9.7-16.0 52 5.7 3.9- 8.3 26 3.1 2.0- 4.9 50 4.9 3.4- 7.0 701 73.8 69.7-77.6
GENDER
Male 345 32 11.9 7.6-18.0 20 5.8 3.1-10.7 11 3.1 1.6- 5.9 23 4.9 3.0- 7.9 259 74.3 67.5-80.1
Female 586 70 13.1 9.8-17.2 32 5.6 3.6- 8.5 15 3.1 1.7- 5.8 27 4.8 2.8- 8.1 442 73.4 68.3-78.0
RACE
White 645 72 12.7 9.5-16.9 41 6.6 4.2-10.1 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 34 4.3 2.8- 6.8 481 72.9 67.8-77.4
African American 191 22 15.9 9.0-26.4 7 2.9 1.3- 6.6 6 2.2 0.9- 5.4 11 6.6 3.2-13.2 145 72.4 62.2-80.7
Other Minorities 93 7 3.9 1.6- 9.0 3 3.5 0.9-12.4 3 2.3 0.6- 8.9 5 5.3 1.9-13.7 75 84.9 74.9-91.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 4 11.5 3.7-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.8 0.5-22.9 26 84.6 65.0-94.2
Non-Hispanic 899 98 12.5 9.6-16.2 51 5.8 4.0- 8.5 26 3.3 2.1- 5.1 49 5.0 3.4- 7.1 675 73.4 69.1-77.3
AGE
18-24 55 6 12.2 5.0-26.6 2 6.5 1.5-24.8 3 3.2 1.0- 9.9 1 3.0 0.4-18.5 43 75.0 58.7-86.4
25-34 133 15 12.4 6.6-22.4 4 3.6 1.3- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.6 1.0- 6.5 109 81.4 71.5-88.4
35-44 167 24 15.4 9.1-25.0 7 5.5 2.6-11.5 5 3.6 1.3- 9.7 11 6.6 3.4-12.5 120 68.8 59.0-77.2
45-54 248 26 12.5 7.9-19.1 25 7.1 4.5-11.0 11 6.1 3.1-11.8 11 4.8 2.3- 9.7 175 69.5 61.8-76.2
55-64 178 21 12.2 7.5-19.2 6 4.9 1.9-12.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.7 14 8.6 4.8-15.1 133 72.3 63.6-79.7
65-74 110 7 8.2 3.2-19.4 6 6.5 2.6-15.3 2 2.4 0.6- 9.4 6 5.5 2.2-13.3 89 77.3 65.8-85.8
75+ 35 2 3.5 0.8-13.5 2 7.4 1.8-25.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9 28 85.2 69.1-93.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 150 12 10.4 5.0-20.4 5 4.0 1.6-10.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 6 4.5 1.9-10.0 125 80.5 70.4-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 334 43 13.8 9.5-19.6 19 5.5 3.2- 9.3 9 3.1 1.5- 6.2 23 6.9 4.0-11.6 240 70.7 63.9-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 275 25 12.2 7.1-20.3 15 6.7 3.0-14.3 11 4.1 2.0- 8.0 17 4.5 2.5- 8.0 207 72.5 63.7-79.8
College Graduate 167 21 12.0 7.2-19.5 13 6.0 3.2-10.9 4 4.0 1.1-13.1 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 125 76.8 67.7-83.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 14 9.2 4.8-16.7 6 4.6 1.5-12.9 4 3.2 1.0- 9.6 8 4.7 2.0-10.6 126 78.3 68.7-85.6
$15,000- 24,999 171 17 9.7 4.7-19.0 5 2.5 0.8- 6.9 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 12 5.8 3.0-10.8 133 80.8 71.4-87.6
$25,000- 34,999 122 13 14.1 7.6-24.6 10 8.3 4.2-15.8 2 1.4 0.3- 6.7 7 7.2 3.1-15.7 90 69.0 57.5-78.6
$35,000- 49,999 153 22 19.7 11.3-32.1 10 4.4 2.0- 9.8 7 5.6 2.4-12.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 110 69.4 57.7-79.0
$50,000-74,999 121 12 9.2 4.9-16.7 8 9.6 3.0-26.2 3 3.1 0.9- 9.9 8 8.3 3.3-19.7 90 69.9 56.7-80.4
$75,000+ 93 10 9.0 4.5-17.0 9 9.0 4.3-18.0 4 6.6 2.2-18.0 5 5.9 2.1-15.6 65 69.5 57.5-79.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 414 37 9.1 6.0-13.6 15 3.9 2.0- 7.3 15 3.8 2.0- 7.0 37 9.4 6.1-14.1 310 73.8 67.8-79.1
No 507 64 14.5 10.5-19.7 36 6.7 4.1-10.5 11 2.7 1.4- 5.2 13 2.1 1.1- 4.0 383 73.9 68.1-79.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 18 17.6 10.0-29.2 10 7.9 3.1-18.7 9 5.7 2.7-11.6 16 9.8 5.2-17.8 103 59.0 47.8-69.3
Non-Veteran 775 84 11.0 8.4-14.2 42 5.1 3.5- 7.2 17 2.4 1.3- 4.2 34 3.5 2.3- 5.1 598 78.1 74.2-81.6

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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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