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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 186 120 67.3 57.5-75.7 66 32.7 24.3-42.5
GENDER
Male 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 168 110 67.3 57.2-76.1 58 32.7 23.9-42.8
Other minorities 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 92 67 82.2 70.6-89.9 25 17.8 10.1-29.4
No 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 161 105 69.0 59.0-77.5 56 31.0 22.5-41.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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