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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 1,020 646 55.7 50.0-61.2 374 44.3 38.8-50.0
GENDER
Male 425 258 51.9 43.8-59.9 167 48.1 40.1-56.2
Female 595 388 60.6 53.3-67.5 207 39.4 32.5-46.7
RACE
White 776 486 58.6 52.2-64.8 290 41.4 35.2-47.8
African American 203 138 55.2 42.9-66.8 65 44.8 33.2-57.1
Other Minorities 36 19 30.9 14.1-54.7 17 69.1 45.3-85.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 11 25.8 9.1-54.5 9 74.2 45.5-90.9
Non-Hispanic 998 634 56.5 50.8-62.1 364 43.5 37.9-49.2
AGE
18-24 35 13 25.7 13.1-44.3 22 74.3 55.7-86.9
25-34 101 50 48.6 36.0-61.4 51 51.4 38.6-64.0
35-44 172 94 57.2 46.9-67.0 78 42.8 33.0-53.1
45-54 269 166 65.3 57.8-72.1 103 34.7 27.9-42.2
55-64 232 172 77.1 70.1-82.8 60 22.9 17.2-29.9
65+ 203 144 70.0 59.9-78.5 59 30.0 21.5-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 115 57.3 43.6-70.0 58 42.7 30.0-56.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 396 252 52.5 43.2-61.6 144 47.5 38.4-56.8
Some Post-H.S. 260 169 62.7 52.4-71.9 91 37.3 28.1-47.6
College Graduate 191 110 50.9 40.2-61.5 81 49.1 38.5-59.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 190 138 67.0 54.4-77.5 52 33.0 22.5-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 203 117 51.8 41.1-62.4 86 48.2 37.6-58.9
$25,000- 34,999 120 77 62.7 50.1-73.7 43 37.3 26.3-49.9
$35,000- 49,999 140 91 59.0 42.9-73.4 49 41.0 26.6-57.1
$50,000-74,999 109 71 60.7 44.8-74.6 38 39.3 25.4-55.2
$75,000+ 129 74 61.2 48.6-72.4 55 38.8 27.6-51.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 466 328 60.8 50.9-69.9 138 39.2 30.1-49.1
No 550 316 52.1 45.2-58.8 234 47.9 41.2-54.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 110 77.8 67.9-85.3 35 22.2 14.7-32.1
Non-Veteran 875 536 53.0 46.9-58.9 339 47.0 41.1-53.1

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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.

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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