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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

The last time you tried to quit smoking, did you use any of the following medications:

a nicotine patch, nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, nicotine nasal spray, a nicotine inhaler, or
pills such as Wellbutrin, Zyban, buproprion, Chantix, or varenicline to help you quit?*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 799 313 35.6 31.4-40.1 486 64.4 59.9-68.6
-Eastern NC 251 96 41.2 33.0-49.9 155 58.8 50.1-67.0
GENDER
Male 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
African American 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 246 96 42.7 34.2-51.6 150 57.3 48.4-65.8
AGE
18-34 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 214 78 38.6 29.8-48.1 136 61.4 51.9-70.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 198 77 40.7 31.7-50.5 121 59.3 49.5-68.3
No 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of smokers who stopped smoking one day or longer because they were trying to quit smoking.

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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