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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Smoking Cessation

In the last 12 months, on how many visits were you advised to quit smoking by a doctor or other health provider?*

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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 2,633 615 24.3 22.0-26.7 428 16.2 14.3-18.2 207 7.4 6.2- 8.8 631 21.8 19.7-23.9 752 30.4 27.9-33.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 79 23 29.0 18.1-43.1 8 13.0 4.2-34.1 4 4.7 1.4-14.4 16 12.9 7.2-22.2 28 40.4 26.0-56.7
Buncombe 50 12 30.7 15.5-51.7 7 13.1 5.6-27.5 3 2.5 0.7- 8.5 15 25.3 14.0-41.3 13 28.4 13.7-49.8
Cabarrus 60 14 16.8 9.2-28.7 13 21.8 12.1-36.0 3 4.8 1.3-15.7 14 37.5 20.9-57.6 16 19.2 10.7-32.1
Catawba 65 19 21.9 13.1-34.2 11 17.9 9.4-31.3 4 10.5 3.3-28.8 13 26.3 13.7-44.5 18 23.4 13.2-38.0
Cumberland 87 19 24.9 15.1-38.1 8 7.5 3.3-15.9 7 7.1 3.1-15.6 24 25.3 15.1-39.3 29 35.2 24.0-48.4
Davidson 87 26 27.9 18.1-40.5 17 19.3 11.6-30.5 5 7.7 2.3-23.0 14 14.0 7.8-23.7 25 31.1 19.6-45.7
Durham 55 11 31.1 14.8-53.9 15 20.6 10.5-36.3 5 9.1 3.1-23.9 9 18.4 7.1-39.8 15 20.9 11.3-35.2
Forsyth 77 12 23.7 12.0-41.4 20 21.4 13.1-33.1 9 15.4 7.5-29.3 13 12.6 6.5-22.9 23 26.8 16.4-40.8
Gaston 70 12 13.2 7.0-23.5 11 18.4 9.3-33.1 8 13.3 5.0-30.6 20 22.4 13.2-35.3 19 32.8 18.9-50.5
Guilford 68 23 32.1 20.1-47.1 10 16.9 7.4-33.9 4 2.1 0.7- 5.6 13 17.1 8.4-31.7 18 31.9 19.1-48.2
Iredell 69 20 23.7 13.8-37.7 8 16.1 7.0-33.0 5 6.6 2.5-16.2 14 24.9 12.4-43.7 22 28.8 17.6-43.2
Johnston 84 10 12.2 5.7-24.0 11 13.1 6.1-26.0 6 5.2 2.2-12.0 24 32.0 17.1-51.8 33 37.4 22.6-55.0
Mecklenburg 114 24 24.3 15.6-35.6 17 15.4 8.7-25.7 7 4.9 2.2-10.9 28 20.1 12.9-29.8 38 35.4 25.5-46.7
New Hanover 64 10 16.9 9.0-29.6 17 21.9 13.1-34.1 7 11.6 4.8-25.6 11 17.3 9.1-30.5 19 32.3 19.9-47.9
Onslow 75 16 19.9 11.0-33.3 9 13.1 6.5-24.9 7 12.6 4.9-28.7 23 27.7 17.1-41.6 20 26.7 15.8-41.4
Orange 34 8 16.0 6.0-36.2 8 14.0 5.4-31.4 3 7.2 2.0-23.0 6 14.8 5.3-35.3 9 48.0 20.9-76.4
Pitt 64 19 34.1 20.6-50.7 8 11.7 5.5-23.1 3 3.9 1.0-13.7 13 18.5 9.1-33.9 21 31.9 20.5-46.1
Randolph 67 18 22.8 13.8-35.4 9 12.5 5.8-24.9 7 10.5 4.5-22.4 16 18.5 10.8-29.7 17 35.7 22.0-52.2
Robeson 75 20 27.2 15.9-42.4 10 21.4 9.2-42.1 10 10.3 5.0-20.1 23 23.4 14.4-35.8 12 17.7 9.3-31.3
Rowan 69 14 23.5 13.1-38.5 10 17.4 8.5-32.2 7 8.2 3.7-17.4 19 32.2 19.8-47.8 19 18.7 11.1-29.8
Union 53 13 29.3 15.5-48.4 8 16.0 7.5-31.0 3 5.7 1.8-16.8 13 17.8 9.6-30.7 16 31.2 17.6-49.0
Wake 65 9 16.1 8.0-29.8 9 19.2 9.3-35.6 8 9.1 4.2-18.8 22 26.1 15.8-39.9 17 29.4 17.3-45.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 71 14 13.7 7.4-24.0 13 25.2 12.3-44.7 6 11.0 4.1-26.3 17 24.8 13.9-40.1 21 25.2 15.3-38.7
Northeast Partnership II*** 93 21 21.6 13.2-33.2 10 10.4 4.9-20.7 10 10.4 4.8-21.2 29 34.1 22.8-47.7 23 23.5 14.1-36.5
Northeast Partnership I*** 71 22 30.6 19.8-44.1 14 15.1 8.6-25.3 5 10.2 3.0-29.3 17 24.8 14.9-38.4 13 19.2 10.3-33.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 71 20 26.8 16.2-41.0 11 17.0 8.9-30.2 3 3.9 1.1-12.6 19 29.1 18.3-43.0 18 23.1 13.8-35.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 84 25 32.5 21.1-46.5 12 9.9 5.1-18.3 8 9.3 4.4-18.5 19 14.7 8.7-23.7 20 33.6 21.0-49.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 86 17 23.1 13.5-36.7 18 27.1 16.8-40.8 7 7.8 3.2-17.9 19 18.3 10.8-29.2 25 23.7 15.3-34.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 100 23 27.4 14.9-44.8 24 24.6 14.5-38.6 11 6.3 3.2-11.9 22 21.1 12.4-33.5 20 20.7 10.5-36.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 69 22 37.9 25.6-51.9 12 15.6 8.5-27.0 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 9 11.6 5.9-21.5 24 33.0 21.8-46.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 89 23 30.1 17.7-46.2 11 10.6 5.2-20.4 9 9.8 4.8-19.0 23 18.2 11.0-28.8 23 31.2 18.9-46.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 92 23 22.4 14.3-33.2 18 14.7 8.6-24.0 4 4.1 1.4-11.7 17 18.8 10.9-30.3 30 40.0 27.6-54.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 72 17 30.1 17.5-46.7 9 9.9 4.6-20.3 5 4.9 1.8-12.7 21 31.3 19.4-46.4 20 23.7 13.9-37.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 89 12 19.5 9.9-34.8 14 13.8 6.9-25.7 8 5.7 2.6-12.2 21 22.2 13.3-34.8 34 38.7 26.7-52.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 115 24 20.3 12.3-31.7 18 15.7 8.8-26.3 4 6.6 1.9-20.5 35 22.8 14.9-33.4 34 34.6 23.4-47.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 196 49 22.1 16.0-29.8 27 11.3 7.0-17.5 17 9.8 5.4-17.2 54 31.3 23.3-40.6 49 25.4 18.3-34.1
No 2,437 566 24.4 22.1-27.0 401 16.5 14.6-18.6 190 7.2 6.0- 8.7 577 21.1 19.0-23.3 703 30.7 28.1-33.5
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 933 212 24.4 20.8-28.4 140 15.1 12.2-18.6 83 8.9 6.8-11.6 239 23.5 20.0-27.3 259 28.1 24.2-32.4
Piedmont 1,402 340 24.7 21.6-28.2 244 17.6 14.9-20.5 106 7.0 5.5- 8.9 304 19.7 17.0-22.6 408 31.0 27.7-34.6
Western NC 298 63 22.6 16.8-29.7 44 13.4 9.3-18.8 18 5.7 2.9-10.9 88 25.6 20.0-32.1 85 32.7 25.4-40.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 165 36 23.2 15.5-33.2 25 14.9 9.3-23.2 7 5.5 1.8-15.3 50 23.5 16.7-32.1 47 32.9 23.4-44.0
Northwest 555 125 22.2 17.6-27.5 96 16.0 12.7-20.0 45 8.5 5.9-12.1 122 23.3 18.8-28.4 167 30.1 24.9-35.8
Charlotte 360 78 23.0 17.2-30.0 57 16.3 11.7-22.2 25 6.5 4.0-10.4 88 20.5 15.8-26.2 112 33.7 27.3-40.8
Greensboro 326 92 26.8 20.8-33.7 51 17.4 11.8-24.9 20 3.7 2.2- 6.0 65 14.9 10.5-20.7 98 37.3 29.6-45.6
Southern Regional 297 80 31.3 24.3-39.2 36 9.9 6.6-14.7 30 8.7 5.6-13.3 79 22.0 16.6-28.6 72 28.0 21.4-35.6
Coastal 143 25 21.1 13.3-31.8 35 27.0 18.5-37.7 14 9.7 5.0-17.8 27 15.5 10.1-23.3 42 26.6 19.0-36.0
Wake 323 65 23.8 17.1-32.1 59 18.1 12.7-24.9 29 7.9 5.0-12.2 79 24.3 18.2-31.8 91 26.0 19.7-33.4
Area L 118 31 24.0 16.1-34.3 16 13.6 7.8-22.5 10 7.2 3.6-14.0 32 32.7 23.2-43.8 29 22.6 15.1-32.4
Eastern 346 83 23.2 17.8-29.7 53 16.1 11.1-22.9 27 9.4 5.8-14.7 89 22.6 17.1-29.1 94 28.7 21.9-36.6

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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, 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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