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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 251 96 41.2 33.0-49.9 155 58.8 50.1-67.0
Piedmont 445 170 32.3 27.0-38.1 275 67.7 61.9-73.0
Western NC 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 146 62 35.5 26.2-46.0 84 64.5 54.0-73.8
Charlotte 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 107 31 18.9 12.4-27.7 76 81.1 72.3-87.6
Southern Regional 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

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