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2012 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 1,909 1,183 58.7 55.7-61.5 726 41.3 38.5-44.3
-Piedmont NC 971 597 57.4 53.2-61.5 374 42.6 38.5-46.8
GENDER
Male 427 241 54.1 48.0-60.1 186 45.9 39.9-52.0
Female 544 356 60.6 54.7-66.1 188 39.4 33.9-45.3
RACE
White 696 439 60.1 55.2-64.7 257 39.9 35.3-44.8
African American 199 118 55.3 45.8-64.4 81 44.7 35.6-54.2
Other minorities 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 929 581 58.5 54.1-62.7 348 41.5 37.3-45.9
AGE
18-34 213 111 47.9 40.0-55.9 102 52.1 44.1-60.0
35-54 407 233 56.7 50.6-62.6 174 43.3 37.4-49.4
55-64 187 133 73.0 64.2-80.2 54 27.0 19.8-35.8
65-74 124 92 73.0 62.6-81.4 32 27.0 18.6-37.4
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 181 118 58.5 48.6-67.9 63 41.5 32.1-51.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 339 215 61.1 54.5-67.4 124 38.9 32.6-45.5
Some Post-H.S. 292 176 54.6 47.3-61.7 116 45.4 38.3-52.7
College Graduate 157 87 51.3 41.9-60.5 70 48.7 39.5-58.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 130 61.1 51.9-69.6 66 38.9 30.4-48.1
$15,000- 24,999 234 143 53.8 44.8-62.6 91 46.2 37.4-55.2
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 130 83 63.6 53.3-72.8 47 36.4 27.2-46.7
$50,000+ 174 100 54.4 44.1-64.2 74 45.6 35.8-55.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 217 66.6 58.5-73.9 91 33.4 26.1-41.5
No 657 376 54.2 49.3-59.1 281 45.8 40.9-50.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 73 66.2 55.0-75.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 861 524 56.5 52.0-60.9 337 43.5 39.1-48.0

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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.

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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