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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

In the past 12 months, did any doctor, dentist, nurse, or other health professional advise you to quit
smoking cigarettes or using any other tobacco products?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,893 1,229 57.6 53.4-61.6 664 42.4 38.4-46.6
-Eastern NC 538 355 57.7 49.5-65.6 183 42.3 34.4-50.5
GENDER
Male 226 142 55.1 43.4-66.2 84 44.9 33.8-56.6
Female 312 213 61.5 50.4-71.5 99 38.5 28.5-49.6
RACE
White 350 235 55.4 44.8-65.4 115 44.6 34.6-55.2
African American 142 90 64.3 52.1-75.0 52 35.7 25.0-47.9
Other Minorities 43 28 58.4 33.8-79.4 15 41.6 20.6-66.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 4 19.5 4.5-55.1 6 80.5 44.9-95.5
Non-Hispanic 527 351 58.7 50.3-66.7 176 41.3 33.3-49.7
AGE
18-24 36 14 30.4 14.2-53.4 22 69.6 46.6-85.8
25-34 69 43 65.1 46.2-80.2 26 34.9 19.8-53.8
35-44 67 46 74.7 59.8-85.4 21 25.3 14.6-40.2
45-54 146 95 61.3 48.6-72.6 51 38.7 27.4-51.4
55-64 137 93 66.2 54.0-76.5 44 33.8 23.5-46.0
65+ 78 60 80.5 66.0-89.8 18 19.5 10.2-34.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 70 69.4 54.9-80.9 30 30.6 19.1-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 207 129 46.6 34.6-58.9 78 53.4 41.1-65.4
Some Post-H.S. 167 116 72.8 60.0-82.8 51 27.2 17.2-40.0
College Graduate 64 40 50.5 31.4-69.5 24 49.5 30.5-68.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 75 59.2 42.5-74.1 33 40.8 25.9-57.5
$15,000- 24,999 124 74 64.2 48.3-77.5 50 35.8 22.5-51.7
$25,000- 34,999 70 48 50.5 26.5-74.3 22 49.5 25.7-73.5
$35,000- 49,999 57 39 78.9 65.6-88.0 18 21.1 12.0-34.4
$50,000-74,999 54 35 50.2 29.8-70.5 19 49.8 29.5-70.2
$75,000+ 56 37 59.0 34.8-79.5 19 41.0 20.5-65.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 252 188 63.8 50.6-75.2 64 36.2 24.8-49.4
No 284 166 53.1 42.2-63.7 118 46.9 36.3-57.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 62 71.0 55.9-82.6 28 29.0 17.4-44.1
Non-Veteran 447 292 55.5 46.4-64.2 155 44.5 35.8-53.6

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*Asked only of current smokers.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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