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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

Did your doctor, nurse or other health professional recommend or discuss medication to assist you with quitting smoking,
such as nicotine gum, patch, nasal spray, inhaler, lozenge, or prescription medication
such as Wellbutrin-Zyban-Buproprion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,890 948 41.8 38.0-45.6 942 58.2 54.4-62.0
-Eastern NC 538 275 43.8 36.4-51.6 263 56.2 48.4-63.6
GENDER
Male 226 116 43.4 32.7-54.7 110 56.6 45.3-67.3
Female 312 159 44.4 35.1-54.2 153 55.6 45.8-64.9
RACE
White 350 190 46.6 36.9-56.6 160 53.4 43.4-63.1
African American 142 63 38.2 27.3-50.5 79 61.8 49.5-72.7
Other Minorities 43 20 29.7 14.4-51.4 23 70.3 48.6-85.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 4 19.5 4.5-55.1 6 80.5 44.9-95.5
Non-Hispanic 527 271 44.5 36.8-52.3 256 55.5 47.7-63.2
AGE
18-24 36 7 18.1 5.8-44.4 29 81.9 55.6-94.2
25-34 69 26 36.1 21.3-54.1 43 63.9 45.9-78.7
35-44 67 33 50.6 32.8-68.2 34 49.4 31.8-67.2
45-54 145 73 62.4 50.7-72.7 72 37.6 27.3-49.3
55-64 137 75 55.8 43.3-67.5 62 44.2 32.5-56.7
65+ 79 57 60.6 42.2-76.5 22 39.4 23.5-57.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 49 45.0 30.6-60.4 51 55.0 39.6-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 206 97 35.1 25.2-46.5 109 64.9 53.5-74.8
Some Post-H.S. 168 95 55.3 40.8-68.9 73 44.7 31.1-59.2
College Graduate 64 34 53.0 33.6-71.6 30 47.0 28.4-66.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 46 31.2 19.9-45.4 62 68.8 54.6-80.1
$15,000- 24,999 124 55 41.7 28.5-56.3 69 58.3 43.7-71.5
$25,000- 34,999 70 39 39.5 20.4-62.4 31 60.5 37.6-79.6
$35,000- 49,999 57 33 68.0 52.6-80.3 24 32.0 19.7-47.4
$50,000-74,999 54 34 55.4 34.1-74.9 20 44.6 25.1-65.9
$75,000+ 56 32 65.3 42.1-83.0 24 34.7 17.0-57.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 252 150 46.6 35.9-57.8 102 53.4 42.2-64.1
No 284 124 41.4 31.3-52.3 160 58.6 47.7-68.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 65 74.4 61.0-84.4 25 25.6 15.6-39.0
Non-Veteran 447 209 38.7 30.9-47.2 238 61.3 52.8-69.1

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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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