2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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 methods No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 607 92 15.1 11.7-19.3 44 6.2 4.3- 8.8 138 24.4 20.0-29.4 333 54.3 49.1-59.4
GENDER
Male 300 45 13.9 9.6-19.7 *** *** *** 56 20.9 15.2-28.1 190 62.6 55.2-69.5
Female 307 47 16.6 11.6-23.1 35 10.4 7.0-15.2 82 28.3 22.0-35.7 143 44.7 37.7-51.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 409 61 14.6 10.6-19.7 30 6.4 4.2- 9.7 97 26.0 20.4-32.5 221 53.0 46.5-59.3
Non-Hispanic Black 124 21 18.3 11.3-28.2 *** *** *** 25 20.1 12.8-30.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 120 11 8.0 4.1-15.2 *** *** *** 14 11.8 6.6-20.0 87 73.9 64.3-81.7
35-44 107 13 13.6 7.4-23.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 131 24 16.1 9.5-26.0 *** *** *** 35 28.2 19.6-38.9 *** *** ***
65-74 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 20 18.5 10.8-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 181 31 15.8 10.1-23.8 15 8.0 4.4-14.0 33 22.5 15.3-31.8 102 53.7 44.3-62.9
Some Post-H.S. 213 29 13.0 8.5-19.5 22 9.6 5.8-15.2 54 21.4 15.9-28.2 108 56.0 48.0-63.7
College Graduate 97 12 12.0 5.8-23.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 22.2 13.7-33.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 141 27 17.6 10.5-28.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 17.3 9.8-28.8 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 92 13 11.5 6.0-20.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 282 48 15.4 10.7-21.7 19 5.1 3.0- 8.8 71 27.8 21.4-35.2 144 51.7 44.1-59.1
No 323 43 14.7 10.2-20.6 24 6.6 4.1-10.6 67 22.0 16.1-29.2 189 56.8 49.5-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 537 78 14.2 10.7-18.5 39 6.3 4.3- 9.1 118 24.0 19.4-29.4 302 55.5 50.0-60.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 123 19 17.9 11.0-27.7 *** *** *** 25 23.6 15.7-33.8 74 54.9 44.6-64.8
Regional City or Suburban County 132 19 12.6 7.5-20.6 15 8.6 4.8-15.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 352 54 15.3 10.6-21.7 24 5.9 3.5- 9.6 76 19.2 14.4-25.1 198 59.6 52.5-66.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 298 34 13.1 8.8-19.1 16 5.0 2.8- 8.8 62 20.8 15.5-27.2 186 61.1 54.0-67.8
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 117 27 20.4 12.3-31.8 13 7.9 4.0-15.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 51 32.9 23.6-43.8
Other not in Labor Force 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 139 23 13.4 8.0-21.7 *** *** *** 34 29.2 20.2-40.2 72 53.5 43.0-63.6
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 204 29 16.3 10.6-24.2 15 7.7 4.4-13.3 50 24.2 17.7-32.2 110 51.7 43.3-60.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 92 13 11.5 6.0-20.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 152 25 14.4 7.7-25.2 13 7.8 3.7-15.9 27 14.5 8.8-23.0 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 262 40 17.6 12.2-24.7 19 5.5 3.3- 9.1 66 27.7 20.9-35.9 137 49.1 41.4-56.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 193 27 12.0 7.8-18.0 12 6.3 3.3-11.6 45 25.0 18.0-33.5 109 56.7 48.2-64.9

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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