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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western NC 334 169 46.9 39.6-54.4 165 53.1 45.6-60.4
GENDER
Male 132 65 44.9 33.7-56.6 67 55.1 43.4-66.3
Female 202 104 48.9 39.9-58.0 98 51.1 42.0-60.1
RACE
White 298 153 48.4 40.9-55.9 145 51.6 44.1-59.1
African American 12 5 25.6 6.9-61.5 7 74.4 38.5-93.1
Other Minorities 23 11 55.3 26.5-80.9 12 44.7 19.1-73.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 5 54.9 15.9-88.6 4 45.1 11.4-84.1
Non-Hispanic 325 164 46.5 39.2-54.0 161 53.5 46.0-60.8
AGE
18-24 8 4 39.0 11.2-76.5 4 61.0 23.5-88.8
25-34 34 11 31.7 16.3-52.4 23 68.3 47.6-83.7
35-44 62 31 48.2 33.7-63.0 31 51.8 37.0-66.3
45-54 85 36 46.4 33.6-59.8 49 53.6 40.2-66.4
55-64 78 50 60.2 46.8-72.2 28 39.8 27.8-53.2
65+ 65 36 59.3 45.1-72.2 29 40.7 27.8-54.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 38 46.1 32.4-60.4 39 53.9 39.6-67.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 114 57 43.8 31.6-56.7 57 56.2 43.3-68.4
Some Post-H.S. 95 49 49.8 36.1-63.5 46 50.2 36.5-63.9
College Graduate 48 25 54.0 37.2-69.9 23 46.0 30.1-62.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 39 45.3 31.3-60.2 30 54.7 39.8-68.7
$15,000- 24,999 92 52 47.8 33.9-62.0 40 52.2 38.0-66.1
$25,000- 34,999 47 21 34.6 19.7-53.3 26 65.4 46.7-80.3
$35,000- 49,999 36 17 44.1 23.5-67.1 19 55.9 32.9-76.5
$50,000-74,999 26 12 63.1 41.1-80.8 14 36.9 19.2-58.9
$75,000+ 17 11 74.6 47.0-90.7 6 25.4 9.3-53.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 171 99 53.7 43.3-63.8 72 46.3 36.2-56.7
No 161 68 40.7 30.7-51.5 93 59.3 48.5-69.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 35 22 63.2 36.6-83.7 13 36.8 16.3-63.4
Non-Veteran 299 147 45.2 37.5-53.0 152 54.8 47.0-62.5

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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.

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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