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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 545 130 26.1 21.1-31.8 99 16.6 12.9-20.9 44 7.3 5.1-10.5 111 16.8 13.2-21.2 161 33.2 28.0-38.8
Female 857 210 23.3 19.7-27.3 145 18.6 15.0-22.8 62 6.7 5.0- 8.9 193 22.6 19.0-26.8 247 28.8 24.8-33.2
RACE
White 1,095 266 24.5 20.9-28.6 196 18.8 15.7-22.3 84 6.9 5.3- 8.9 235 19.8 16.8-23.1 314 30.1 26.3-34.1
African American 235 57 27.6 20.3-36.5 39 15.3 10.4-21.8 16 6.0 3.3-10.8 53 20.4 14.6-27.7 70 30.7 23.5-38.9
Other Minorities 69 17 21.4 12.4-34.5 9 12.4 5.3-26.3 6 10.1 3.9-23.7 15 17.1 8.2-32.4 22 38.9 24.8-55.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 7 17.5 7.4-36.0 8 15.8 6.1-35.3 2 6.2 1.0-31.4 2 13.0 3.0-41.7 13 47.4 26.3-69.6
Non-Hispanic 1,370 333 25.1 21.8-28.6 236 17.6 15.0-20.7 104 7.0 5.6- 8.9 302 20.0 17.3-23.0 395 30.2 26.9-33.8
AGE
18-24 74 19 30.5 19.3-44.5 11 14.7 7.6-26.4 4 4.0 1.3-11.5 13 16.2 8.8-27.8 27 34.6 23.4-47.9
25-34 205 49 23.5 17.0-31.5 34 17.9 12.1-25.7 16 6.8 3.7-12.1 35 15.9 10.7-23.0 71 35.9 28.3-44.2
35-44 271 74 26.4 20.5-33.2 44 16.8 12.2-22.8 24 9.9 6.3-15.2 52 18.2 13.1-24.7 77 28.8 22.0-36.6
45-54 322 80 23.2 18.0-29.3 57 19.3 14.1-25.7 17 4.2 2.4- 7.1 77 22.5 17.4-28.5 91 30.9 24.9-37.6
55-64 312 78 22.9 17.9-28.8 58 17.6 13.4-22.9 26 10.0 6.5-15.1 71 24.8 19.3-31.3 79 24.6 19.4-30.8
65-74 167 25 12.5 8.0-19.0 35 24.0 16.9-32.8 16 7.9 4.6-13.1 47 28.9 21.7-37.4 44 26.7 19.2-35.7
75+ 42 11 34.8 18.7-55.4 4 8.3 2.9-21.5 3 13.4 4.2-35.4 9 18.2 8.4-35.3 15 25.2 14.0-41.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 248 49 21.1 13.9-30.8 35 13.0 8.1-20.1 21 7.9 4.6-13.2 76 28.8 21.3-37.7 67 29.2 21.5-38.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 508 137 28.5 23.0-34.6 92 17.0 13.1-21.7 34 5.9 3.7- 9.0 101 18.1 13.9-23.2 144 30.7 25.2-36.7
Some Post-H.S. 385 89 22.7 17.1-29.4 68 18.4 13.5-24.5 25 6.3 3.9- 9.9 91 21.7 16.8-27.5 112 31.0 24.8-37.9
College Graduate 260 65 24.0 18.0-31.2 49 21.7 15.3-29.9 26 9.5 5.8-15.1 35 11.3 7.6-16.4 85 33.6 26.2-41.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 34 15.4 9.6-23.7 28 13.2 7.8-21.4 13 5.2 2.8- 9.5 86 39.4 30.1-49.5 56 26.8 18.3-37.5
$15,000- 24,999 245 63 24.9 18.4-32.6 29 13.6 8.1-22.0 23 6.1 3.8- 9.8 59 22.4 16.3-29.9 71 33.0 25.3-41.8
$25,000- 34,999 175 42 22.2 15.4-30.9 37 19.2 13.1-27.1 18 10.4 5.8-17.8 23 11.2 7.0-17.4 55 37.1 27.4-47.9
$35,000- 49,999 231 57 24.2 17.1-33.2 43 18.0 12.3-25.5 19 9.5 5.6-15.6 50 23.4 16.8-31.7 62 24.8 18.4-32.6
$50,000-74,999 188 57 32.0 23.0-42.5 43 21.3 14.1-30.7 7 3.0 1.3- 6.6 27 13.9 8.1-22.7 54 29.9 21.6-39.8
$75,000+ 197 55 25.8 18.5-34.7 36 20.0 13.6-28.5 15 7.6 4.1-13.8 29 12.3 7.9-18.7 62 34.2 25.9-43.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 619 110 18.8 14.3-24.3 96 17.5 13.2-22.7 45 6.3 4.4- 8.8 204 31.9 27.1-37.3 164 25.5 21.2-30.4
No 765 225 29.1 24.8-33.9 143 16.7 13.7-20.2 55 6.8 4.9- 9.4 100 11.7 9.0-15.2 242 35.6 30.9-40.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 45 23.4 17.1-31.0 47 22.7 16.3-30.9 17 8.7 5.1-14.5 44 19.6 14.0-26.7 52 25.6 18.7-34.0
Non-Veteran 1,195 295 25.0 21.5-28.8 197 16.8 14.0-20.0 89 6.8 5.2- 8.8 259 19.6 16.7-22.9 355 31.9 28.2-35.8

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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, 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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