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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than medication
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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 77 19 31.1 17.8-48.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.7 1.4- 9.7 51 63.5 46.9-77.5
Buncombe 50 8 15.7 7.3-30.4 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 6 7.1 2.9-16.6 34 73.9 58.2-85.2
Cabarrus 60 7 8.5 3.7-18.4 6 10.1 4.1-22.7 2 2.7 0.5-12.8 3 11.1 2.1-41.4 42 67.7 48.6-82.3
Catawba 66 14 16.8 9.4-28.2 5 6.3 2.4-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 46 74.7 61.7-84.4
Cumberland 87 14 20.3 10.6-35.4 2 1.7 0.3- 8.1 3 2.9 0.9- 9.5 8 8.3 3.8-17.2 60 66.7 52.8-78.2
Davidson 88 12 11.3 6.1-20.1 6 11.5 4.1-28.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 68 75.6 61.5-85.7
Durham 53 3 9.0 2.7-26.5 3 10.0 2.0-37.9 3 5.8 1.7-18.5 4 6.1 1.9-17.7 40 69.1 48.7-84.0
Forsyth 75 6 7.8 3.4-16.8 9 9.5 4.4-19.4 3 4.7 1.3-15.2 4 4.5 1.3-13.8 53 73.6 60.5-83.5
Gaston 71 8 15.2 6.2-32.9 4 4.4 1.4-13.5 6 5.4 2.2-12.6 5 5.9 2.1-15.2 48 69.0 53.3-81.3
Guilford 67 5 6.8 2.5-17.2 5 4.7 1.8-12.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.5 2.6-19.6 51 80.9 67.9-89.5
Iredell 69 8 10.8 4.5-23.7 3 10.0 2.8-29.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.0 1.7-13.9 54 74.2 57.6-85.9
Johnston 82 8 11.4 4.9-24.3 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 6 5.6 2.3-13.1 63 79.1 65.6-88.2
Mecklenburg 115 14 9.2 5.0-16.2 10 6.0 2.9-11.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 85 80.4 71.7-86.9
New Hanover 63 5 10.3 4.1-23.9 8 11.4 5.5-22.3 2 3.1 0.7-12.3 1 2.8 0.4-17.2 47 72.4 58.1-83.2
Onslow 75 8 6.3 2.9-13.2 4 6.4 2.1-17.9 4 6.8 1.9-22.2 8 9.3 4.1-19.5 51 71.2 57.3-82.0
Orange 32 3 5.1 1.2-19.0 2 6.3 1.4-23.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.1 1.2-26.8 25 82.4 60.6-93.5
Pitt 63 5 7.1 2.3-20.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 55 90.9 78.8-96.4
Randolph 63 7 10.3 4.7-21.3 3 4.2 1.3-12.8 3 4.9 1.4-15.6 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 49 79.3 66.4-88.1
Robeson 74 8 10.1 4.9-19.8 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 4 4.1 1.4-11.3 57 81.0 69.7-88.8
Rowan 69 5 6.6 2.3-17.8 5 10.3 3.8-25.1 3 4.5 1.4-13.5 3 6.1 1.8-18.5 53 72.5 57.6-83.6
Union 54 10 13.9 7.0-25.6 3 4.5 1.4-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 40 81.2 68.6-89.6
Wake 64 7 7.6 3.2-16.8 6 5.4 2.3-12.2 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 8 13.0 5.9-26.4 42 71.7 57.7-82.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 69 6 10.4 3.7-26.0 4 11.8 3.1-36.0 1 3.1 0.4-18.9 5 9.7 3.1-26.5 53 65.0 46.7-79.7
Northeast Partnership II*** 98 13 12.8 6.5-23.6 4 4.0 1.3-11.8 5 4.8 1.8-11.9 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 75 76.0 63.9-85.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 69 3 4.7 1.2-16.5 5 10.0 2.9-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.2 3.8-20.9 55 76.0 59.7-87.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 69 10 14.9 7.3-28.1 4 5.6 1.9-15.6 2 2.9 0.7-11.3 2 3.7 0.9-13.6 51 72.9 59.1-83.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 85 11 14.4 7.1-27.1 7 5.1 2.2-11.4 3 3.8 1.1-12.3 2 1.9 0.5- 7.8 62 74.7 61.9-84.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 87 9 9.8 4.8-19.2 5 7.3 2.9-16.9 3 2.8 0.9- 9.1 4 4.3 1.5-11.3 66 75.8 64.3-84.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 98 14 13.7 7.2-24.5 5 6.1 2.2-16.1 5 3.6 1.3- 9.6 3 3.1 0.9- 9.9 71 73.5 61.1-83.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 71 13 21.3 11.9-35.0 7 9.5 4.3-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.8 1.2-11.8 48 65.3 51.8-76.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 92 17 16.0 7.9-29.6 4 3.4 1.2- 9.2 3 3.2 0.9-10.7 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8 65 75.3 62.0-85.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 91 5 6.7 2.6-16.2 5 6.8 2.5-17.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8 78 83.4 72.0-90.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 71 5 12.6 4.3-31.7 9 11.0 5.2-22.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 3 4.3 1.3-13.4 52 70.7 54.8-82.8
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 90 7 6.9 3.1-14.9 5 5.5 2.1-13.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 6 7.5 3.1-17.0 70 78.4 67.1-86.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 111 13 7.7 3.3-16.8 5 4.4 1.7-10.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.9 9 6.4 2.4-16.1 82 78.5 67.0-86.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 199 17 9.1 5.0-15.9 11 5.7 2.7-11.5 6 4.2 1.7-10.0 9 4.9 2.2-10.4 156 76.1 67.6-83.0
No 2,419 293 11.4 9.8-13.1 153 6.2 5.1- 7.6 59 2.3 1.7- 3.1 128 5.2 4.2- 6.5 1,786 74.9 72.5-77.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 932 102 12.5 9.6-16.0 52 5.7 3.9- 8.3 26 3.1 2.0- 4.9 50 4.9 3.4- 6.9 702 73.9 69.7-77.6
Piedmont 1,392 180 11.1 9.2-13.2 93 6.5 5.0- 8.5 32 2.1 1.3- 3.2 65 5.0 3.7- 6.7 1,022 75.3 72.3-78.2
Western NC 294 28 9.1 5.6-14.3 19 6.0 3.6- 9.8 7 2.3 0.9- 5.4 22 6.5 3.7-11.1 218 76.2 69.5-81.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 161 21 10.0 5.6-17.0 6 3.7 1.6- 8.5 3 2.5 0.7- 8.6 15 6.6 3.2-13.3 116 77.2 68.2-84.3
Northwest 556 55 9.0 6.4-12.7 45 9.4 6.6-13.2 12 2.1 1.1- 4.1 21 4.4 2.6- 7.3 423 75.1 70.0-79.6
Charlotte 363 50 11.0 7.8-15.5 24 4.9 3.1- 7.8 9 1.7 0.8- 3.7 17 4.7 2.6- 8.3 263 77.7 72.1-82.5
Greensboro 315 43 11.9 8.0-17.4 17 4.4 2.5- 7.5 5 0.9 0.4- 2.4 15 4.4 2.1- 8.8 235 78.4 71.9-83.7
Southern Regional 300 44 17.3 11.7-24.9 15 4.1 2.3- 7.1 9 2.8 1.3- 5.7 22 6.3 3.9- 9.9 210 69.5 62.0-76.1
Coastal 143 12 8.0 4.3-14.5 13 8.8 4.7-15.8 6 5.3 2.0-13.4 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 109 75.3 65.8-82.9
Wake 317 37 11.3 7.6-16.3 18 6.0 3.0-11.8 10 3.5 1.6- 7.2 21 7.7 4.5-12.9 231 71.6 64.2-77.9
Area L 115 10 9.1 4.5-17.6 6 5.6 2.2-13.6 4 3.5 1.2-10.0 7 6.4 2.5-15.6 88 75.3 64.5-83.7
Eastern 348 38 11.5 7.5-17.2 20 7.1 3.6-13.4 7 2.4 1.0- 5.8 16 4.1 1.9- 8.3 267 75.0 67.6-81.1

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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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