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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 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
Buncombe 54 12 30.8 16.0-51.0 3 5.2 1.5-16.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 8 9.3 4.1-19.5 30 53.5 35.7-70.4
Cabarrus 60 13 16.2 8.7-28.1 5 10.6 4.3-23.8 3 3.6 0.9-12.5 6 17.8 6.5-40.1 33 51.8 35.2-68.0
Catawba 66 13 14.1 7.7-24.3 9 13.3 6.4-25.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.3 2.9-30.8 40 62.3 46.8-75.7
Cumberland 86 16 14.7 8.1-25.1 7 6.0 2.6-13.3 5 3.7 1.3- 9.9 9 11.1 5.3-21.6 49 64.5 51.9-75.4
Davidson 88 15 14.3 8.2-23.7 8 6.7 3.0-14.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 5 3.9 1.5-10.0 59 74.1 62.9-82.8
Durham 54 8 23.2 10.1-44.9 7 8.7 3.5-19.9 2 4.1 0.9-17.3 2 3.7 0.8-16.0 35 60.4 41.1-76.9
Forsyth 76 13 14.6 8.0-25.1 6 6.9 2.5-17.4 3 5.1 1.5-15.9 4 4.4 1.3-13.7 50 69.1 55.6-80.0
Gaston 70 16 20.6 11.8-33.6 3 2.7 0.8- 8.6 7 6.7 3.0-14.4 4 4.4 1.4-12.9 40 65.6 51.5-77.4
Guilford 67 12 13.8 6.6-26.5 5 5.7 2.1-14.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.0 2.8-16.4 43 73.5 59.6-83.9
Iredell 69 17 20.1 11.3-33.1 2 2.3 0.6- 9.1 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 5 3.7 1.4- 9.3 44 71.7 57.9-82.4
Johnston 83 14 12.3 6.7-21.7 7 10.2 4.0-23.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 8 8.5 3.8-17.6 53 68.0 53.0-80.0
Mecklenburg 114 15 14.2 7.7-24.9 10 6.4 3.2-12.6 2 2.2 0.5- 8.2 9 4.9 2.5- 9.5 78 72.3 61.6-80.9
New Hanover 64 10 18.0 9.4-31.7 8 11.5 5.6-22.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 3 6.1 1.9-17.9 42 63.3 49.0-75.6
Onslow 75 9 11.9 5.1-25.2 4 8.0 2.9-20.0 5 7.7 2.6-20.9 9 9.7 4.4-19.9 48 62.8 48.3-75.3
Orange 34 6 13.7 4.8-33.7 6 13.1 4.7-31.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.2 2.6-28.2 18 63.9 38.1-83.6
Pitt 63 8 10.9 4.7-23.4 5 7.1 2.7-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 49 81.3 68.0-89.9
Randolph 64 14 16.2 8.9-27.8 4 3.7 1.3-10.3 5 7.0 2.6-17.4 7 7.9 3.6-16.3 34 65.1 51.3-76.7
Robeson 74 11 14.1 7.2-25.6 5 12.4 3.0-39.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.0 2.6-13.3 51 67.5 49.9-81.2
Rowan 68 7 19.5 8.9-37.4 6 10.9 4.1-25.7 3 4.5 1.4-13.6 5 7.1 2.5-18.4 47 58.0 42.6-72.0
Union 52 11 15.9 8.3-28.3 5 5.9 2.3-14.5 4 6.5 2.2-17.8 1 2.5 0.3-16.0 31 69.1 53.9-81.1
Wake 67 9 15.1 6.9-29.8 5 7.2 2.2-21.0 4 5.0 1.7-14.3 12 14.8 7.5-26.9 37 57.9 43.1-71.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 72 7 6.3 2.5-14.9 10 20.8 9.0-41.2 3 6.6 1.6-23.9 7 10.2 4.4-21.8 45 56.1 40.1-70.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 97 20 16.9 10.3-26.3 6 6.0 2.4-14.0 8 9.0 3.9-19.5 6 5.1 1.8-13.8 57 63.0 50.7-73.9
Northeast Partnership I*** 70 15 22.1 12.9-35.1 5 5.3 2.0-13.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 7 11.2 4.7-24.7 42 59.7 45.6-72.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 72 16 22.2 13.2-34.9 4 5.5 1.8-15.1 3 3.2 0.9-10.9 4 6.8 2.4-18.0 45 62.3 48.8-74.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 83 15 18.9 10.4-32.0 6 4.7 1.8-11.4 2 3.0 0.7-12.4 8 6.4 2.9-13.5 52 67.0 53.6-78.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 86 13 13.3 7.3-23.1 6 6.8 2.9-15.5 3 5.5 1.7-16.8 6 5.1 2.1-11.6 58 69.2 57.0-79.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 99 16 14.5 7.7-25.4 8 7.9 3.4-17.3 5 3.5 1.2- 9.5 7 10.0 3.9-23.4 63 64.2 50.5-75.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 71 16 25.4 15.3-39.1 6 9.1 3.9-19.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 5 6.0 2.4-14.1 43 58.6 45.2-70.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 92 22 27.4 15.7-43.4 4 2.8 0.9- 8.1 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 10 7.9 3.8-15.9 54 60.1 45.5-73.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 91 11 14.2 7.5-25.3 7 5.7 2.4-12.8 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2 3 3.1 0.9-10.3 67 74.4 62.6-83.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 73 9 18.0 7.9-35.8 8 10.3 4.6-21.4 4 4.0 1.3-11.8 3 2.7 0.8- 9.2 49 65.0 49.5-77.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 91 14 14.8 7.7-26.5 5 2.8 1.1- 6.8 5 5.5 1.9-14.4 6 5.5 2.3-12.6 61 71.5 59.1-81.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 113 22 21.0 12.5-32.9 8 3.8 1.6- 8.8 4 4.0 1.4-11.4 9 7.9 3.4-17.3 70 63.3 50.9-74.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 201 39 16.2 11.4-22.4 14 6.4 3.5-11.5 10 6.0 2.8-12.5 18 9.5 5.4-16.1 120 61.9 53.2-69.8
No 2,435 426 17.1 15.1-19.2 193 6.7 5.6- 8.1 82 3.4 2.6- 4.4 190 6.8 5.7- 8.1 1,544 66.1 63.5-68.6
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 936 157 15.6 12.9-18.9 75 8.2 6.0-11.1 32 4.2 2.7- 6.4 76 7.2 5.5- 9.4 596 64.8 60.5-68.8
Piedmont 1,397 257 17.1 14.6-20.0 108 6.3 4.9- 8.0 46 2.9 2.0- 4.1 110 7.1 5.6- 8.9 876 66.6 63.2-69.9
Western NC 303 51 19.2 13.8-26.1 24 5.2 3.3- 8.2 14 4.6 2.4- 8.4 22 6.1 3.6-10.2 192 64.9 57.5-71.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 167 34 23.9 16.0-34.0 11 4.2 2.1- 8.4 5 3.2 1.2- 8.4 17 8.3 4.4-14.9 100 60.4 50.1-69.9
Northwest 558 88 15.1 11.7-19.3 48 6.7 4.7- 9.3 20 4.2 2.5- 7.1 30 4.5 2.8- 7.1 372 69.5 64.3-74.2
Charlotte 359 68 16.9 12.3-22.9 24 5.0 3.1- 7.9 16 2.9 1.6- 5.3 27 6.5 4.1-10.0 224 68.6 62.1-74.5
Greensboro 320 69 16.4 11.9-22.1 23 5.5 3.3- 9.0 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 30 6.5 4.1-10.1 192 70.6 63.8-76.6
Southern Regional 299 59 21.3 15.4-28.6 24 7.1 4.2-11.6 10 3.2 1.5- 6.7 31 9.1 6.0-13.7 175 59.2 51.6-66.5
Coastal 143 21 13.4 8.3-20.9 13 8.2 4.5-14.7 4 4.7 1.5-13.7 9 5.6 2.8-10.9 96 68.1 58.4-76.5
Wake 323 49 16.4 11.2-23.6 28 8.2 5.0-13.3 12 4.0 2.0- 7.8 30 10.5 6.7-16.1 204 60.8 52.9-68.2
Area L 119 27 22.8 15.2-32.6 7 6.0 2.7-12.9 7 5.0 2.1-11.1 6 5.0 1.7-14.1 72 61.2 50.4-71.1
Eastern 348 50 12.1 8.6-16.7 29 9.8 5.7-16.4 12 4.7 2.2- 9.7 28 6.7 4.2-10.5 229 66.7 59.4-73.3

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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, Edgecombe, 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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