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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 1,343 842 58.3 54.7-61.9 501 41.7 38.1-45.3
GENDER
Male 604 364 55.8 50.6-60.9 240 44.2 39.1-49.4
Female 739 478 61.4 56.5-66.1 261 38.6 33.9-43.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 930 594 60.2 56.0-64.3 336 39.8 35.7-44.0
Non-Hispanic Black 259 166 58.4 50.3-66.1 93 41.6 33.9-49.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 245 108 42.2 35.1-49.6 137 57.8 50.4-64.9
35-44 202 120 60.9 52.6-68.5 82 39.1 31.5-47.4
45-54 329 200 57.1 49.9-64.0 129 42.9 36.0-50.1
55-64 303 225 78.7 72.6-83.7 78 21.3 16.3-27.4
65-74 196 142 75.4 67.5-82.0 54 24.6 18.0-32.5
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 152 57.5 48.6-65.8 79 42.5 34.2-51.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 498 297 54.5 48.6-60.2 201 45.5 39.8-51.4
Some Post-H.S. 400 261 62.8 56.4-68.7 139 37.2 31.3-43.6
College Graduate 212 131 60.4 50.7-69.5 81 39.6 30.5-49.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 264 175 60.0 51.6-67.9 89 40.0 32.1-48.4
$15,000- 24,999 334 217 61.1 53.8-67.9 117 38.9 32.1-46.2
$25,000- 34,999 159 89 52.2 42.2-62.1 70 47.8 37.9-57.8
$35,000- 49,999 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 547 401 72.0 66.5-77.0 146 28.0 23.0-33.5
No 787 434 50.4 45.8-55.1 353 49.6 44.9-54.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 126 64.3 54.2-73.2 57 35.7 26.8-45.8
Non-Veteran 1,160 716 57.5 53.6-61.3 444 42.5 38.7-46.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 733 455 59.9 55.1-64.6 278 40.1 35.4-44.9
No 610 387 56.4 51.0-61.7 223 43.6 38.3-49.0

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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.

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