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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 1,049 676 61.4 57.7-64.9 373 38.6 35.1-42.3
-Eastern NC 345 221 60.1 53.7-66.3 124 39.9 33.7-46.3
GENDER
Male 171 102 54.3 45.3-63.0 69 45.7 37.0-54.7
Female 174 119 67.1 57.8-75.2 55 32.9 24.8-42.2
RACE
White 219 147 64.6 56.5-71.9 72 35.4 28.1-43.5
African American 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 325 211 60.9 54.2-67.2 114 39.1 32.8-45.8
AGE
18-34 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 110 77 69.9 59.2-78.8 33 30.1 21.2-40.8
65-74 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 129 81 59.1 48.5-68.9 48 40.9 31.1-51.5
Some Post-H.S. 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 130 104 75.4 65.3-83.3 26 24.6 16.7-34.7
No 208 112 51.8 43.6-59.9 96 48.2 40.1-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 284 181 60.6 53.4-67.3 103 39.4 32.7-46.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 288 186 60.6 53.4-67.3 102 39.4 32.7-46.6
No 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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