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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 66 34 42.2 27.4-58.5 32 57.8 41.5-72.6
Buncombe 32 22 68.1 44.9-84.8 10 31.9 15.2-55.1
Cabarrus 42 27 62.1 43.4-77.7 15 37.9 22.3-56.6
Catawba 43 23 44.6 25.0-66.0 20 55.4 34.0-75.0
Cumberland 49 35 68.2 46.6-84.1 14 31.8 15.9-53.4
Davidson 66 41 56.3 36.5-74.3 25 43.7 25.7-63.5
Durham 70 43 54.4 37.8-70.1 27 45.6 29.9-62.2
Forsyth 52 38 74.5 57.7-86.3 14 25.5 13.7-42.3
Gaston 55 38 63.4 39.6-82.1 17 36.6 17.9-60.4
Guilford 110 67 52.2 40.3-63.9 43 47.8 36.1-59.7
Iredell 44 33 73.4 52.7-87.2 11 26.6 12.8-47.3
Johnston 49 35 64.6 42.3-81.9 14 35.4 18.1-57.7
Mecklenburg 72 43 58.8 41.1-74.5 29 41.2 25.5-58.9
New Hanover 40 25 59.2 37.8-77.6 15 40.8 22.4-62.2
Onslow 72 44 66.4 51.6-78.6 28 33.6 21.4-48.4
Orange 34 27 68.2 38.4-88.1 7 31.8 11.9-61.6
Pitt 47 29 47.4 26.8-68.9 18 52.6 31.1-73.2
Randolph 67 43 53.2 36.3-69.4 24 46.8 30.6-63.7
Robeson 62 45 60.8 41.2-77.4 17 39.2 22.6-58.8
Rowan 57 30 45.5 29.0-63.0 27 54.5 37.0-71.0
Union 45 29 51.6 24.8-77.5 16 48.4 22.5-75.2
Wake 76 51 49.2 32.1-66.5 25 50.8 33.5-67.9
Wayne 65 44 51.3 31.8-70.5 21 48.7 29.5-68.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 538 355 57.7 49.5-65.6 183 42.3 34.4-50.5
Piedmont 1,020 646 55.7 50.0-61.2 374 44.3 38.8-50.0
Western NC 335 228 64.8 56.9-71.9 107 35.2 28.1-43.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 211 138 59.1 48.5-68.8 73 40.9 31.2-51.5
Northwest 406 269 62.7 53.9-70.8 137 37.3 29.2-46.1
Charlotte 243 153 54.7 43.4-65.5 90 45.3 34.5-56.6
Greensboro 298 187 51.6 42.6-60.5 111 48.4 39.5-57.4
Southern Regional 188 129 57.9 43.9-70.7 59 42.1 29.3-56.1
Coastal 67 44 60.9 40.0-78.5 23 39.1 21.5-60.0
Wake 229 150 55.7 44.4-66.4 79 44.3 33.6-55.6
Area L 20 15 82.1 59.9-93.4 5 17.9 6.6-40.1
Eastern 231 144 52.1 38.5-65.4 87 47.9 34.6-61.5

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*Asked only of current smokers.

NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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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