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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 335 228 64.8 56.9-71.9 107 35.2 28.1-43.1
GENDER
Male 133 89 60.1 47.7-71.4 44 39.9 28.6-52.3
Female 202 139 69.5 60.5-77.2 63 30.5 22.8-39.5
RACE
White 298 205 65.7 58.0-72.6 93 34.3 27.4-42.0
African American 12 8 44.8 12.2-82.5 4 55.2 17.5-87.8
Other Minorities 24 15 82.0 55.4-94.3 9 18.0 5.7-44.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 7 61.4 18.6-91.7 2 38.6 8.3-81.4
Non-Hispanic 326 221 64.9 57.1-72.1 105 35.1 27.9-42.9
AGE
18-24 8 6 59.1 17.2-90.9 2 40.9 9.1-82.8
25-34 34 24 68.9 47.6-84.4 10 31.1 15.6-52.4
35-44 62 43 62.0 46.3-75.5 19 38.0 24.5-53.7
45-54 85 48 60.1 47.0-71.9 37 39.9 28.1-53.0
55-64 78 57 73.1 61.0-82.5 21 26.9 17.5-39.0
65+ 66 48 70.8 55.0-82.8 18 29.2 17.2-45.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 54 68.3 53.6-80.1 23 31.7 19.9-46.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 114 74 61.6 47.7-73.9 40 38.4 26.1-52.3
Some Post-H.S. 96 66 61.2 46.5-74.1 30 38.8 25.9-53.5
College Graduate 48 34 78.4 63.9-88.1 14 21.6 11.9-36.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 48 58.1 42.1-72.6 21 41.9 27.4-57.9
$15,000- 24,999 92 65 68.1 53.2-80.1 27 31.9 19.9-46.8
$25,000- 34,999 47 31 61.8 38.1-80.9 16 38.2 19.1-61.9
$35,000- 49,999 36 26 55.8 32.3-77.0 10 44.2 23.0-67.7
$50,000-74,999 26 14 56.7 34.0-76.9 12 43.3 23.1-66.0
$75,000+ 17 13 80.5 55.6-93.1 4 19.5 6.9-44.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 172 123 68.5 57.8-77.5 49 31.5 22.5-42.2
No 161 103 61.3 49.9-71.6 58 38.7 28.4-50.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 27 61.5 35.1-82.5 9 38.5 17.5-64.9
Non-Veteran 299 201 65.1 56.9-72.5 98 34.9 27.5-43.1

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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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