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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 758 171 25.1 20.8-29.9 126 15.2 12.2-18.8 57 6.0 4.3- 8.1 188 18.5 15.4-22.1 216 35.3 30.2-40.8
Female 988 204 19.2 16.3-22.6 165 16.9 13.9-20.5 99 10.2 8.0-13.0 374 38.6 34.4-42.9 146 15.1 12.4-18.2
RACE
White 1,343 293 23.1 19.9-26.8 233 16.9 14.3-19.9 123 8.3 6.7-10.4 434 28.7 25.5-32.1 260 22.9 19.5-26.7
African American 284 54 18.0 12.8-24.9 47 18.3 12.8-25.5 27 7.5 4.7-11.8 101 29.1 22.8-36.4 55 27.0 19.1-36.7
Other Minorities 116 27 25.7 16.3-37.9 10 6.6 3.1-13.3 6 4.8 1.9-11.6 26 13.7 7.9-22.6 47 49.3 36.7-62.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 17 26.8 15.1-43.1 9 7.8 3.3-16.9 2 1.3 0.2- 7.6 3 1.9 0.4- 9.4 38 62.2 46.1-75.9
Non-Hispanic 1,677 358 22.2 19.4-25.3 282 16.7 14.3-19.3 154 8.4 6.8-10.2 559 29.3 26.4-32.3 324 23.5 20.3-27.0
AGE
18-24 101 25 26.8 17.7-38.5 15 13.3 7.7-22.1 4 3.1 1.1- 9.0 26 20.7 13.4-30.6 31 36.0 25.2-48.3
25-34 280 62 24.0 18.2-30.9 36 14.9 10.2-21.2 31 9.3 6.2-13.7 74 21.0 15.9-27.2 77 30.8 23.7-39.0
35-44 347 87 22.0 16.9-28.1 54 15.7 11.6-20.8 34 9.8 6.6-14.4 94 25.1 19.8-31.2 78 27.5 21.4-34.6
45-54 418 80 18.8 14.5-24.1 71 18.6 14.1-24.1 30 6.6 4.3-10.0 141 30.8 25.5-36.6 96 25.2 19.2-32.3
55-64 363 81 23.0 18.1-28.7 71 16.9 13.2-21.4 30 8.3 5.5-12.5 128 37.6 31.8-43.9 53 14.2 10.4-18.9
65-74 180 29 18.1 11.9-26.6 36 19.6 13.9-26.9 20 10.8 6.3-17.8 76 41.1 33.0-49.7 19 10.4 6.2-17.1
75+ 45 8 14.8 6.8-29.1 5 10.5 4.2-23.7 6 14.7 5.7-33.0 21 44.8 27.9-62.9 5 15.3 5.5-35.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 332 64 22.8 16.4-30.9 40 8.3 5.6-12.0 24 6.1 3.7- 9.8 113 25.7 19.7-32.8 91 37.1 28.9-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 626 156 24.4 19.7-29.8 114 17.4 13.7-21.8 57 6.5 4.7- 8.9 175 25.3 20.9-30.2 124 26.5 21.1-32.6
Some Post-H.S. 467 90 20.8 15.8-26.8 75 16.0 11.8-21.4 43 8.7 5.9-12.6 171 30.0 24.5-36.0 88 24.5 18.0-32.5
College Graduate 320 65 21.6 15.8-28.7 62 21.4 15.7-28.6 32 10.8 7.0-16.2 102 26.7 21.3-32.9 59 19.5 14.2-26.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 27 16.7 9.5-27.6 32 10.8 6.3-18.0 20 5.1 3.0- 8.7 128 40.7 30.9-51.3 36 26.7 15.5-41.9
$15,000- 24,999 346 70 16.3 12.1-21.6 42 14.2 9.6-20.6 29 5.1 3.3- 7.7 101 23.8 18.5-30.1 104 40.6 33.5-48.2
$25,000- 34,999 235 50 23.1 16.3-31.7 45 17.9 12.7-24.8 21 8.7 5.0-14.6 59 20.6 14.5-28.5 60 29.7 21.1-39.9
$35,000- 49,999 277 71 26.2 19.5-34.1 47 15.7 10.8-22.3 26 9.8 6.2-15.1 88 30.9 24.3-38.5 45 17.5 12.3-24.1
$50,000-74,999 233 58 24.3 16.9-33.5 48 18.4 12.4-26.4 22 8.4 5.0-13.8 61 25.3 18.3-33.9 44 23.7 15.2-35.1
$75,000+ 237 58 25.6 18.5-34.4 48 19.2 13.5-26.5 22 8.9 5.5-14.2 68 20.9 15.6-27.4 41 25.4 17.3-35.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 692 105 17.1 13.0-22.1 91 14.6 11.0-19.2 55 5.7 4.0- 8.0 357 43.5 38.2-48.9 84 19.1 14.1-25.3
No 1,031 266 26.2 22.4-30.3 196 16.3 13.7-19.4 96 8.5 6.6-10.8 200 17.3 14.4-20.7 273 31.6 27.3-36.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 263 52 17.4 12.7-23.4 46 17.2 11.9-24.2 22 7.1 4.3-11.6 82 29.8 23.3-37.3 61 28.5 20.5-38.0
Non-Veteran 1,481 323 23.5 20.3-27.0 245 15.7 13.3-18.5 134 7.9 6.3- 9.7 478 26.3 23.4-29.5 301 26.6 22.9-30.6

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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, 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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