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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 356 164 33.9 27.2-41.4 192 66.1 58.6-72.8
GENDER
Male 141 64 28.2 19.8-38.4 77 71.8 61.6-80.2
Female 215 100 42.7 34.0-51.9 115 57.3 48.1-66.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 34.1 3.1-89.2 1 65.9 10.8-96.9
Non-Hispanic 354 163 33.9 27.2-41.4 191 66.1 58.6-72.8
AGE
18-24 13 2 8.1 1.8-30.2 11 91.9 69.8-98.2
25-34 40 11 17.7 8.3-33.8 29 82.3 66.2-91.7
35-44 48 17 25.1 12.8-43.2 31 74.9 56.8-87.2
45-54 104 54 48.4 35.3-61.8 50 51.6 38.2-64.7
55-64 98 49 50.1 37.6-62.7 49 49.9 37.3-62.4
65+ 49 28 54.7 33.6-74.2 21 45.3 25.8-66.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 26 30.2 17.2-47.4 42 69.8 52.6-82.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 143 60 27.6 19.0-38.4 83 72.4 61.6-81.0
Some Post-H.S. 93 54 44.6 30.2-60.0 39 55.4 40.0-69.8
College Graduate 52 24 43.8 23.4-66.6 28 56.2 33.4-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 44 34.7 23.0-48.6 61 65.3 51.4-77.0
$15,000- 24,999 94 44 40.7 27.3-55.6 50 59.3 44.4-72.7
$25,000- 34,999 38 22 41.1 20.9-64.7 16 58.9 35.3-79.1
$35,000-49,999 37 21 60.3 39.8-77.7 16 39.7 22.3-60.2
$50,000- 74,999 24 12 35.9 14.8-64.4 12 64.1 35.6-85.2
$75,000+ 17 7 30.3 12.1-57.9 10 69.7 42.1-87.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 173 92 40.0 29.5-51.5 81 60.0 48.5-70.5
No 181 71 29.4 21.1-39.3 110 70.6 60.7-78.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 42 56.5 36.8-74.3 18 43.5 25.7-63.2
Non-Veteran 296 122 29.4 22.6-37.1 174 70.6 62.9-77.4

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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.

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