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2014 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 1,049 676 61.4 57.7-64.9 373 38.6 35.1-42.3
-Piedmont NC 539 348 61.3 56.2-66.1 191 38.7 33.9-43.8
GENDER
Male 268 166 56.5 49.3-63.4 102 43.5 36.6-50.7
Female 271 182 66.9 60.0-73.2 89 33.1 26.8-40.0
RACE
White 365 242 63.0 56.8-68.9 123 37.0 31.1-43.2
African American 137 85 57.5 47.6-66.9 52 42.5 33.1-52.4
Other minorities 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 506 328 61.4 56.1-66.4 178 38.6 33.6-43.9
AGE
18-34 108 55 52.5 42.2-62.7 53 47.5 37.3-57.8
35-54 197 117 57.3 49.4-64.8 80 42.7 35.2-50.6
55-64 131 101 80.7 72.7-86.7 30 19.3 13.3-27.3
65-74 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 186 120 62.8 53.9-70.8 66 37.2 29.2-46.1
Some Post-H.S. 148 102 67.7 58.4-75.8 46 32.3 24.2-41.6
College Graduate 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 127 81 61.0 50.4-70.6 46 39.0 29.4-49.6
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 194 145 73.0 64.9-79.8 49 27.0 20.2-35.1
No 340 201 56.3 49.9-62.5 139 43.7 37.5-50.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 473 304 61.4 56.0-66.6 169 38.6 33.4-44.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 199 130 62.7 54.2-70.5 69 37.3 29.5-45.8
No 340 218 60.5 54.1-66.5 122 39.5 33.5-45.9

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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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