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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation

Did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than
medications to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,883 653 30.8 27.5-34.3 1,230 69.2 65.7-72.5
GENDER
Male 781 272 30.2 25.4-35.5 509 69.8 64.5-74.6
Female 1,102 381 31.6 27.5-36.1 721 68.4 63.9-72.5
RACE
White 1,418 484 32.3 28.3-36.5 934 67.7 63.5-71.7
African American 355 137 28.0 22.0-35.0 218 72.0 65.0-78.0
Asian 10 2 20.5 3.8-62.5 8 79.5 37.5-96.2
Native American 51 18 33.2 15.0-58.2 33 66.8 41.8-85.0
Other Minorities 40 10 23.4 9.1-48.4 30 76.6 51.6-90.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 11 21.0 8.5-43.2 27 79.0 56.8-91.5
-English Speaking 31 11 41.4 20.2-66.5 20 58.6 33.5-79.8
-Spanish Speaking 7 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,842 642 31.1 27.8-34.7 1,200 68.9 65.3-72.2
AGE
18-24 78 20 17.7 10.3-28.8 58 82.3 71.2-89.7
25-34 204 74 35.8 27.1-45.5 130 64.2 54.5-72.9
35-44 301 87 29.5 22.9-37.1 214 70.5 62.9-77.1
45-54 496 167 33.3 27.8-39.3 329 66.7 60.7-72.2
55-64 445 181 36.4 30.7-42.5 264 63.6 57.5-69.3
65-74 261 96 34.0 26.4-42.6 165 66.0 57.4-73.6
75+ 83 23 32.5 20.3-47.6 60 67.5 52.4-79.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 349 109 27.9 20.6-36.6 240 72.1 63.4-79.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 710 246 28.3 23.3-33.8 464 71.7 66.2-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 522 200 38.6 31.9-45.8 322 61.4 54.2-68.1
College Graduate 302 98 29.1 22.4-36.9 204 70.9 63.1-77.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 364 120 27.6 21.5-34.7 244 72.4 65.3-78.5
$15,000- 24,999 419 146 33.7 26.9-41.2 273 66.3 58.8-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 237 83 33.2 24.3-43.6 154 66.8 56.4-75.7
$35,000- 49,999 232 95 37.6 28.6-47.6 137 62.4 52.4-71.4
$50,000-74,999 188 62 25.9 18.1-35.6 126 74.1 64.4-81.9
$75,000+ 202 74 40.3 29.8-51.8 128 59.7 48.2-70.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 883 323 30.4 25.7-35.5 560 69.6 64.5-74.3
No 992 325 31.0 26.5-35.9 667 69.0 64.1-73.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 128 44.3 35.5-53.4 143 55.7 46.6-64.5
Non-Veteran 1,611 524 29.0 25.5-32.8 1,087 71.0 67.2-74.5

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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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