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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 1,890 948 41.8 38.0-45.6 942 58.2 54.4-62.0
GENDER
Male 782 383 39.0 33.6-44.5 399 61.0 55.5-66.4
Female 1,108 565 45.4 40.6-50.2 543 54.6 49.8-59.4
RACE
White 1,423 737 45.0 40.5-49.5 686 55.0 50.5-59.5
African American 356 164 33.9 27.2-41.4 192 66.1 58.6-72.8
Asian 10 2 12.9 2.5-45.7 8 87.1 54.3-97.5
Native American 52 26 44.8 23.6-68.1 26 55.2 31.9-76.4
Other Minorities 40 15 28.9 12.7-53.1 25 71.1 46.9-87.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 15 24.0 10.5-45.9 24 76.0 54.1-89.5
-English Speaking 32 15 47.2 25.1-70.4 17 52.8 29.6-74.9
-Spanish Speaking 7 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,848 932 42.3 38.5-46.2 916 57.7 53.8-61.5
AGE
18-24 78 17 14.8 7.4-27.6 61 85.2 72.4-92.6
25-34 203 79 36.0 27.7-45.3 124 64.0 54.7-72.3
35-44 301 139 46.5 38.9-54.3 162 53.5 45.7-61.1
45-54 498 241 48.8 42.8-54.9 257 51.2 45.1-57.2
55-64 447 262 58.1 51.9-64.1 185 41.9 35.9-48.1
65-74 264 156 56.2 46.9-65.1 108 43.8 34.9-53.1
75+ 84 44 55.5 41.6-68.6 40 44.5 31.4-58.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 349 164 41.4 33.2-50.1 185 58.6 49.9-66.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 714 352 36.8 31.2-42.8 362 63.2 57.2-68.8
Some Post-H.S. 524 283 49.0 41.8-56.3 241 51.0 43.7-58.2
College Graduate 303 149 45.0 36.8-53.5 154 55.0 46.5-63.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 365 170 36.3 29.3-43.9 195 63.7 56.1-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 418 202 42.4 35.2-49.9 216 57.6 50.1-64.8
$25,000- 34,999 238 132 45.6 35.3-56.4 106 54.4 43.6-64.7
$35,000- 49,999 233 134 53.0 42.2-63.5 99 47.0 36.5-57.8
$50,000-74,999 189 103 50.3 39.2-61.3 86 49.7 38.7-60.8
$75,000+ 202 101 48.7 37.6-60.0 101 51.3 40.0-62.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 887 498 45.8 39.9-51.8 389 54.2 48.2-60.1
No 995 444 38.5 33.7-43.6 551 61.5 56.4-66.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 175 61.9 52.7-70.4 96 38.1 29.6-47.3
Non-Veteran 1,618 772 39.0 35.1-43.1 846 61.0 56.9-64.9

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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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