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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 748 470 57.2 52.3-61.9 278 42.8 38.1-47.7
GENDER
Male 346 206 51.4 44.6-58.2 140 48.6 41.8-55.4
Female 402 264 64.6 58.1-70.6 138 35.4 29.4-41.9
RACE
White 551 351 57.8 52.1-63.3 200 42.2 36.7-47.9
African American 161 103 58.1 47.7-67.9 58 41.9 32.1-52.3
Other minorities 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 714 458 58.8 53.8-63.7 256 41.2 36.3-46.2
AGE
18-34 144 66 41.8 32.6-51.5 78 58.2 48.5-67.4
35-54 290 171 55.7 48.5-62.6 119 44.3 37.4-51.5
55-64 170 129 80.8 73.0-86.7 41 19.2 13.3-27.0
65-74 108 82 81.4 71.3-88.5 26 18.6 11.5-28.7
75+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 161 52.3 44.5-60.1 107 47.7 39.9-55.5
Some Post-H.S. 216 133 58.6 50.0-66.7 83 41.4 33.3-50.0
College Graduate 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 185 118 57.4 47.9-66.3 67 42.6 33.7-52.1
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 279 209 71.4 63.4-78.4 70 28.6 21.6-36.6
No 465 259 50.7 44.7-56.7 206 49.3 43.3-55.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 658 404 56.1 50.9-61.1 254 43.9 38.9-49.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 279 178 62.7 54.9-70.0 101 37.3 30.0-45.1
No 469 292 54.7 48.7-60.7 177 45.3 39.3-51.3

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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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