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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation

In the last 12 months, how many times have you seen a doctor, nurse
or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three times 4 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,288 666 21.4 19.4-23.5 519 15.4 13.8-17.2 304 8.2 7.1- 9.5 1,129 29.2 27.1-31.3 670 25.9 23.5-28.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 96 27 29.1 18.8-42.0 14 20.9 9.8-39.2 9 8.7 4.1-17.5 26 16.0 10.0-24.5 20 25.3 14.6-40.3
Buncombe 63 17 36.2 21.3-54.3 4 5.3 1.6-16.2 5 5.0 1.9-12.9 26 27.5 17.1-41.1 11 25.9 13.9-43.1
Cabarrus 78 17 17.6 10.2-28.7 14 14.8 8.3-24.9 6 4.7 1.9-11.4 25 39.5 25.2-55.8 16 23.4 12.5-39.5
Catawba 87 16 11.1 6.3-18.9 14 16.4 9.0-28.2 8 10.1 4.2-22.7 27 29.3 18.0-44.0 22 33.0 18.9-50.9
Cumberland 114 19 19.2 11.5-30.3 11 6.4 3.2-12.6 13 10.6 5.7-18.8 44 32.0 22.2-43.7 27 31.8 20.4-45.9
Davidson 111 18 14.3 8.7-22.7 24 23.9 14.8-36.2 13 10.8 5.1-21.3 29 23.4 15.4-33.9 27 27.6 18.7-38.7
Durham 71 15 31.3 16.4-51.4 17 17.7 9.4-30.8 5 8.4 3.2-20.4 17 14.7 7.9-25.6 17 28.0 13.9-48.2
Forsyth 88 12 17.6 8.2-33.9 19 16.2 9.6-26.0 12 15.7 8.4-27.5 31 27.4 17.8-39.6 14 23.0 13.1-37.4
Gaston 82 16 22.7 12.3-38.2 13 18.3 9.7-31.8 8 7.4 3.4-15.3 30 35.9 23.5-50.6 15 15.6 7.8-28.8
Guilford 83 22 25.2 14.9-39.4 15 21.1 11.5-35.6 7 3.4 1.5- 7.4 24 27.9 17.4-41.6 15 22.4 11.3-39.5
Iredell 87 23 22.3 13.7-34.3 10 9.2 4.3-18.3 7 4.3 1.9- 9.8 28 37.4 24.7-52.2 19 26.8 16.1-41.0
Johnston 97 19 22.1 11.2-38.8 16 13.8 7.3-24.7 5 2.6 1.0- 6.9 43 39.5 25.2-55.7 14 22.0 10.7-39.8
Mecklenburg 132 25 21.2 13.7-31.4 24 16.2 9.9-25.4 13 11.1 6.0-19.6 49 23.4 16.4-32.2 21 28.1 17.2-42.3
New Hanover 73 9 13.2 6.6-24.5 20 27.0 16.5-41.0 8 7.8 3.6-16.1 24 33.4 22.2-46.9 12 18.6 10.1-31.6
Onslow 94 13 10.1 5.3-18.6 11 11.1 5.7-20.5 11 8.3 3.8-17.4 42 37.9 26.2-51.3 17 32.5 19.5-48.9
Orange 39 9 43.0 17.7-72.7 10 19.1 8.3-38.1 4 7.7 2.4-21.9 10 17.4 7.2-36.3 6 12.7 4.8-29.8
Pitt 78 18 27.0 15.9-42.1 15 18.2 10.6-29.4 6 7.1 2.8-16.7 28 31.6 20.9-44.7 11 16.1 8.6-28.1
Randolph 88 24 30.7 19.7-44.4 9 9.2 4.2-18.8 7 7.8 3.4-16.9 26 22.1 14.2-32.6 22 30.3 19.3-44.2
Robeson 99 17 18.2 10.2-30.4 10 13.4 5.2-30.2 12 10.3 5.4-18.8 34 24.2 16.1-34.6 26 34.0 22.9-47.2
Rowan 89 15 19.8 11.3-32.3 11 13.1 6.4-24.9 10 8.5 4.3-16.0 31 32.5 21.8-45.3 22 26.2 16.9-38.2
Union 66 14 27.5 15.2-44.5 11 12.6 6.5-23.1 3 4.1 1.3-12.3 25 27.3 17.3-40.3 13 28.5 16.8-44.1
Wake 87 11 18.2 9.4-32.3 12 15.3 7.8-27.8 9 8.0 3.9-15.8 35 29.0 19.2-41.2 20 29.5 16.9-46.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 85 19 18.3 10.8-29.4 16 20.9 10.5-37.1 8 11.8 5.2-24.7 30 36.9 24.6-51.3 12 12.1 6.4-21.5
Northeast Partnership II*** 122 22 14.9 9.0-23.8 14 9.5 5.0-17.3 14 12.3 6.1-23.4 44 33.2 23.5-44.6 28 30.0 19.4-43.4
Northeast Partnership I*** 83 22 20.8 13.1-31.4 13 11.6 6.4-20.0 7 12.1 4.8-27.4 28 31.0 20.7-43.6 13 24.5 13.8-39.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 95 19 16.0 9.7-25.3 12 11.4 6.0-20.7 7 10.3 4.2-22.9 33 31.0 21.4-42.6 24 31.3 20.2-45.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 101 25 31.0 20.0-44.8 17 14.2 8.3-23.1 14 15.8 8.5-27.6 29 19.8 12.9-29.3 16 19.1 11.0-31.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 107 24 21.2 13.3-32.1 20 25.2 15.9-37.6 9 7.0 3.1-14.8 35 28.8 20.0-39.6 19 17.8 10.4-28.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 126 24 22.7 12.7-37.4 21 16.6 9.2-28.2 11 5.1 2.6-10.0 44 32.9 22.1-46.0 26 22.6 13.8-34.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 89 27 30.7 20.7-43.0 16 16.3 9.6-26.5 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5 22 20.2 13.1-29.8 20 29.7 19.2-43.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 110 22 16.1 9.3-26.4 16 21.7 11.9-36.1 12 11.4 6.1-20.2 37 25.7 16.3-38.0 23 25.2 15.0-39.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 117 26 22.8 15.1-32.8 18 12.7 7.3-21.1 7 4.9 2.1-10.7 41 32.7 22.4-45.1 25 26.9 16.5-40.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 94 15 14.5 7.8-25.5 10 9.0 4.5-17.2 10 7.7 3.4-16.6 34 33.0 21.7-46.7 25 35.7 22.4-51.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 114 20 18.2 10.4-29.9 17 9.8 5.6-16.7 13 6.8 3.5-12.8 41 33.2 23.1-45.0 23 32.0 20.8-45.8
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 143 25 19.6 12.3-29.9 25 24.4 15.5-36.1 7 1.6 0.7- 3.9 57 34.0 24.6-45.0 29 20.3 13.1-30.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 245 53 17.0 12.3-23.1 33 10.9 7.2-16.3 26 12.4 7.6-19.7 86 33.6 26.4-41.6 47 26.1 18.6-35.3
No 3,043 613 21.7 19.6-23.9 486 15.7 14.0-17.6 278 7.9 6.8- 9.2 1,043 28.9 26.7-31.1 623 25.8 23.4-28.4
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,159 226 20.0 16.9-23.6 177 14.7 12.2-17.6 116 10.6 8.3-13.4 418 30.3 27.0-33.8 222 24.4 20.8-28.4
Piedmont 1,746 375 22.6 19.8-25.7 291 15.9 13.7-18.4 156 7.7 6.3- 9.4 562 26.9 24.2-29.8 362 26.8 23.4-30.5
Western NC 383 65 19.5 14.6-25.6 51 15.0 10.7-20.5 32 5.1 3.3- 7.7 149 35.0 28.9-41.6 86 25.4 19.8-32.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 206 42 24.6 17.3-33.8 29 18.7 12.1-27.6 12 2.7 1.4- 5.2 83 32.1 24.5-40.7 40 22.0 15.4-30.4
Northwest 710 122 16.2 12.7-20.3 111 13.7 10.9-17.0 76 9.0 6.7-11.9 236 32.0 27.4-37.1 165 29.1 24.1-34.7
Charlotte 438 92 21.9 16.8-28.1 69 13.3 9.8-17.8 37 8.4 5.6-12.5 156 28.2 22.9-34.1 84 28.2 21.5-36.1
Greensboro 398 109 29.0 22.9-36.0 63 18.9 13.6-25.7 34 5.6 3.8- 8.2 115 23.9 18.5-30.3 77 22.6 16.6-30.0
Southern Regional 387 75 20.9 15.9-27.0 51 12.8 9.0-17.8 43 11.2 7.6-16.1 127 26.0 20.8-32.0 91 29.2 22.8-36.4
Coastal 170 31 18.9 12.5-27.6 39 26.6 18.6-36.5 16 7.7 4.1-13.9 56 29.2 21.9-37.8 28 17.6 11.4-26.3
Wake 407 79 23.4 17.1-31.0 71 15.3 11.0-20.7 29 6.6 4.2-10.2 144 27.9 22.4-34.1 84 26.9 20.0-35.1
Area L 148 31 16.4 11.0-23.6 16 10.2 5.9-17.1 13 10.3 5.2-19.2 58 38.8 29.9-48.5 30 24.4 16.2-35.0
Eastern 424 85 20.7 15.4-27.2 70 15.6 11.4-21.1 44 11.6 7.7-17.1 154 30.2 24.7-36.3 71 21.8 16.4-28.4

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days.

^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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