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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 383 66 19.7 14.8-25.7 51 15.0 10.7-20.6 32 5.1 3.3- 7.7 149 35.1 29.0-41.7 85 25.1 19.5-31.8
GENDER
Male 159 28 18.2 11.7-27.4 20 14.9 8.8-24.1 10 3.2 1.6- 6.1 54 29.4 21.0-39.6 47 34.2 25.0-44.9
Female 224 38 21.3 14.7-29.8 31 15.1 10.1-22.1 22 7.3 4.2-12.1 95 41.5 33.4-50.0 38 14.9 10.3-21.0
RACE
White 336 60 20.6 15.3-27.1 43 14.9 10.4-20.9 30 5.5 3.5- 8.3 133 36.5 30.0-43.7 70 22.5 17.0-29.3
African American 15 2 9.2 1.9-34.0 3 34.2 12.3-65.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 48.5 23.0-74.7 2 8.2 1.8-30.3
Other Minorities 30 4 13.0 3.6-37.3 5 8.9 2.5-27.4 1 0.8 0.1- 6.0 8 11.0 4.3-25.6 12 66.2 41.9-84.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 2 17.3 3.6-53.7 2 9.1 1.9-34.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.3 2.2-26.5 6 65.3 32.9-87.8
Non-Hispanic 370 64 19.8 14.8-26.0 49 15.2 10.8-21.0 32 5.3 3.5- 8.0 146 36.2 29.9-43.0 79 23.5 18.0-30.0
AGE
18-24 18 5 30.0 11.7-58.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.5 0.6-26.5 8 33.3 14.4-59.6 4 32.3 12.8-60.6
25-34 57 12 19.7 10.5-34.0 8 16.4 7.0-33.9 4 4.1 1.5-11.1 18 30.5 17.2-48.1 15 29.3 16.4-46.8
35-44 74 14 20.7 11.3-34.8 16 27.6 16.7-41.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 22 27.2 17.2-40.2 18 23.3 13.8-36.5
45-54 90 16 17.7 9.8-29.9 12 15.7 8.1-28.2 9 7.0 3.3-14.5 28 32.8 21.4-46.7 25 26.8 16.9-39.8
55-64 82 7 12.6 5.5-26.1 8 9.2 4.1-19.3 7 5.9 2.6-12.9 47 55.8 42.7-68.2 13 16.5 8.8-29.0
65-74 53 9 15.4 7.2-29.7 5 10.0 3.4-25.9 7 13.5 6.1-27.1 23 41.6 26.7-58.2 9 19.6 9.7-35.4
75+ 9 3 40.1 11.7-77.2 2 10.1 1.7-42.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 41.1 12.5-77.2 1 8.7 1.1-44.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 8 11.1 4.8-23.6 8 5.3 2.3-11.6 8 6.0 2.4-14.2 32 36.4 21.8-54.1 25 41.2 25.7-58.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 135 26 22.1 13.8-33.4 22 17.8 10.5-28.6 8 4.2 1.8- 9.5 53 35.8 26.3-46.7 26 20.0 12.7-30.1
Some Post-H.S. 109 21 22.7 14.0-34.5 16 19.9 11.6-31.8 9 4.5 2.2- 9.1 42 35.0 24.9-46.6 21 18.0 10.2-29.7
College Graduate 58 11 19.4 9.8-34.7 5 10.4 4.0-24.1 7 8.2 3.5-18.0 22 30.1 18.0-45.8 13 31.9 18.6-49.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 6 8.6 2.9-22.9 8 9.9 4.2-21.6 8 9.1 4.1-18.9 39 61.6 45.2-75.8 11 10.8 5.4-20.6
$15,000- 24,999 81 12 16.1 8.3-29.0 8 12.7 5.0-28.6 11 5.4 2.6-10.9 30 30.1 18.9-44.2 20 35.8 22.5-51.6
$25,000- 34,999 61 9 15.6 6.7-32.2 13 25.2 13.5-41.9 3 3.0 0.8-10.3 22 33.6 20.2-50.2 14 22.7 12.2-38.3
$35,000- 49,999 61 12 22.1 10.8-40.1 9 20.4 10.1-37.0 5 4.4 1.7-11.0 23 37.8 23.5-54.7 12 15.2 7.8-27.5
$50,000-74,999 36 11 23.2 10.9-42.8 5 18.8 7.5-39.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 12 33.5 18.3-53.1 7 23.8 10.3-45.8
$75,000+ 25 7 36.2 17.1-61.0 4 14.7 4.6-38.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 14.2 5.6-31.4 8 34.9 16.1-60.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 175 13 6.3 3.2-12.1 24 14.3 8.9-22.1 13 4.8 2.6- 8.6 103 58.6 48.4-68.1 22 16.1 9.3-26.2
No 206 53 29.0 21.4-38.0 27 15.6 9.8-23.9 19 5.4 3.0- 9.4 45 18.7 12.9-26.5 62 31.3 23.4-40.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 11 23.8 11.9-42.1 7 13.8 5.9-29.1 3 4.8 1.5-14.4 19 36.5 21.9-54.0 9 21.0 10.2-38.4
Non-Veteran 334 55 19.1 14.0-25.7 44 15.1 10.5-21.3 29 5.1 3.3- 8.0 130 34.9 28.3-42.1 76 25.7 19.6-32.9

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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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