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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 1,343 842 58.3 54.7-61.9 501 41.7 38.1-45.3
-Eastern NC 409 252 55.7 48.9-62.2 157 44.3 37.8-51.1
GENDER
Male 172 101 57.4 47.3-66.9 71 42.6 33.1-52.7
Female 237 151 53.7 44.9-62.2 86 46.3 37.8-55.1
RACE
White 237 144 56.1 47.9-64.1 93 43.9 35.9-52.1
African American 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 398 248 56.6 49.7-63.3 150 43.4 36.7-50.3
AGE
18-34 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 166 100 61.2 51.5-70.1 66 38.8 29.9-48.5
55-64 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 176 125 65.6 54.9-74.9 51 34.4 25.1-45.1
No 229 123 48.6 39.9-57.4 106 51.4 42.6-60.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 341 207 54.0 46.5-61.3 134 46.0 38.7-53.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 316 190 55.2 47.6-62.5 126 44.8 37.5-52.4
No 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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