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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

Did your doctor or health provider recommend medications and/or discuss methods and
strategies other than medication (such as referrals to Quitline, counseling opportunities, or
educational materials such as booklets or pamphlets) to assist you to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, medications Yes, methods other than medications Yes, both medications and other met No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,044 112 10.2 8.2-12.7 101 9.4 7.5-11.6 258 23.2 20.3-26.3 573 57.3 53.6-60.8
-Piedmont NC 536 59 9.1 6.7-12.3 47 8.7 6.3-11.9 137 24.4 20.4-28.8 293 57.9 52.9-62.7
GENDER
Male 267 26 6.8 4.3-10.6 15 5.5 3.1- 9.7 65 22.2 17.1-28.4 161 65.5 58.7-71.7
Female 269 33 11.8 7.8-17.5 32 12.4 8.4-17.8 72 26.9 21.1-33.7 132 48.9 41.8-56.0
RACE
White 363 43 9.1 6.4-12.8 27 7.0 4.5-10.7 98 26.6 21.5-32.3 195 57.3 51.2-63.2
African American 136 14 8.0 4.4-14.0 18 14.3 8.7-22.5 33 21.8 15.1-30.3 71 56.0 46.3-65.2
Other minorities 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 503 58 9.5 6.9-12.8 46 9.0 6.5-12.3 135 25.4 21.2-30.0 264 56.2 51.0-61.2
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 18.6 11.8-28.0 74 69.7 59.3-78.4
35-54 197 20 9.8 6.1-15.2 14 7.0 4.0-12.0 48 24.6 18.6-31.8 115 58.6 50.9-66.0
55-64 128 21 14.6 8.9-23.0 17 14.6 8.6-23.7 35 29.8 21.6-39.7 55 41.0 32.0-50.6
65-74 77 12 17.9 10.0-30.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 16 10.9 6.3-18.2 *** *** *** 21 19.7 12.5-29.6 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 185 15 6.0 3.3-10.5 *** *** *** 51 27.9 20.7-36.5 106 61.0 52.3-69.0
Some Post-H.S. 149 21 12.1 7.0-20.0 17 12.4 7.5-19.8 33 22.2 15.6-30.6 78 53.4 44.1-62.4
College Graduate 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 30.0 20.9-40.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 25.0 16.7-35.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 26.4 18.5-36.1 75 55.8 45.3-65.9
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 19.3 11.2-31.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 116 14 10.1 5.7-17.3 *** *** *** 33 26.3 18.3-36.1 59 57.0 46.5-66.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 195 26 9.9 6.3-15.1 17 8.7 5.1-14.5 53 29.1 22.1-37.2 99 52.4 44.1-60.4
No 336 33 8.8 5.8-13.1 30 8.8 5.9-12.9 84 22.5 17.8-28.0 189 59.9 53.6-65.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 469 54 9.6 7.0-13.2 42 8.7 6.2-12.2 114 23.5 19.3-28.3 259 58.1 52.8-63.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 199 24 7.7 4.8-12.1 19 9.7 5.8-15.8 48 23.2 17.0-30.9 108 59.4 51.1-67.1
No 337 35 9.8 6.6-14.4 28 8.1 5.3-12.1 89 25.0 20.1-30.7 185 57.0 50.8-63.1

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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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