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2012 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 1,909 1,183 58.7 55.7-61.5 726 41.3 38.5-44.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 661 408 59.6 54.6-64.4 253 40.4 35.6-45.4
Piedmont 971 597 57.4 53.2-61.5 374 42.6 38.5-46.8
Western NC 277 178 62.1 54.6-69.0 99 37.9 31.0-45.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 180 117 62.6 53.3-71.1 63 37.4 28.9-46.7
Northwest 331 208 57.4 50.2-64.3 123 42.6 35.7-49.8
Charlotte 296 182 59.6 51.7-67.0 114 40.4 33.0-48.3
Greensboro 220 135 52.7 43.7-61.4 85 47.3 38.6-56.3
Southern Regional 264 160 54.8 46.3-63.2 104 45.2 36.8-53.7
Southeast 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 225 135 59.7 51.7-67.1 90 40.3 32.9-48.3
Area L 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Eastern 225 141 61.3 53.3-68.7 84 38.7 31.3-46.7

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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.

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