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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 66 28 34.8 21.2-51.4 38 65.2 48.6-78.8
Buncombe 32 17 50.7 28.9-72.2 15 49.3 27.8-71.1
Cabarrus 42 23 56.7 38.7-73.0 19 43.3 27.0-61.3
Catawba 43 22 53.8 32.1-74.0 21 46.2 26.0-67.9
Cumberland 49 29 55.7 36.8-73.1 20 44.3 26.9-63.2
Davidson 66 33 45.2 26.7-65.1 33 54.8 34.9-73.3
Durham 70 33 42.4 27.2-59.1 37 57.6 40.9-72.8
Forsyth 53 25 53.2 36.0-69.6 28 46.8 30.4-64.0
Gaston 53 27 43.0 23.7-64.6 26 57.0 35.4-76.3
Guilford 109 54 46.0 34.8-57.5 55 54.0 42.5-65.2
Iredell 44 26 47.9 29.4-67.0 18 52.1 33.0-70.6
Johnston 48 27 39.5 22.3-59.7 21 60.5 40.3-77.7
Mecklenburg 72 29 35.1 21.6-51.4 43 64.9 48.6-78.4
New Hanover 40 20 35.5 20.0-54.8 20 64.5 45.2-80.0
Onslow 72 37 52.8 36.7-68.4 35 47.2 31.6-63.3
Orange 34 21 48.0 26.2-70.6 13 52.0 29.4-73.8
Pitt 47 23 28.2 15.2-46.1 24 71.8 53.9-84.8
Randolph 67 39 46.3 30.3-63.0 28 53.7 37.0-69.7
Robeson 62 27 27.1 16.2-41.6 35 72.9 58.4-83.8
Rowan 57 26 42.6 26.5-60.4 31 57.4 39.6-73.5
Union 45 24 40.0 18.8-65.8 21 60.0 34.2-81.2
Wake 76 40 29.0 17.3-44.3 36 71.0 55.7-82.7
Wayne 66 32 38.4 22.8-56.8 34 61.6 43.2-77.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 538 275 43.8 36.4-51.6 263 56.2 48.4-63.6
Piedmont 1,018 504 39.3 34.6-44.3 514 60.7 55.7-65.4
Western NC 334 169 46.9 39.6-54.4 165 53.1 45.6-60.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 210 111 45.7 36.1-55.7 99 54.3 44.3-63.9
Northwest 407 202 46.4 38.7-54.3 205 53.6 45.7-61.3
Charlotte 241 110 36.6 27.8-46.5 131 63.4 53.5-72.2
Greensboro 297 154 43.3 34.9-52.0 143 56.7 48.0-65.1
Southern Regional 188 88 36.0 25.6-47.9 100 64.0 52.1-74.4
Coastal 67 34 43.7 26.6-62.5 33 56.3 37.5-73.4
Wake 228 117 37.0 28.0-47.0 111 63.0 53.0-72.0
Area L 20 12 45.4 22.3-70.6 8 54.6 29.4-77.7
Eastern 232 120 46.2 33.3-59.7 112 53.8 40.3-66.7

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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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