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2013 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 1,343 842 58.3 54.7-61.9 501 41.7 38.1-45.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 409 252 55.7 48.9-62.2 157 44.3 37.8-51.1
Piedmont 748 470 57.2 52.3-61.9 278 42.8 38.1-47.7
Western NC 186 120 67.3 57.5-75.7 66 32.7 24.3-42.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 268 166 59.6 51.5-67.2 102 40.4 32.8-48.5
Charlotte 222 141 56.6 47.5-65.4 81 43.4 34.6-52.5
Greensboro 161 107 63.3 52.9-72.7 54 36.7 27.3-47.1
Southern Regional 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 149 86 50.7 40.9-60.4 63 49.3 39.6-59.1

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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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