2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 752 420 52.8 48.3-57.2 332 47.2 42.8-51.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 299 160 47.5 40.6-54.6 139 52.5 45.4-59.4
Piedmont 318 179 53.1 46.4-59.7 139 46.9 40.3-53.6
Western NC 135 81 60.4 50.3-69.7 54 39.6 30.3-49.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Charlotte 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 110 67 62.0 51.0-71.9 *** *** ***
Region 2 125 76 57.9 47.1-67.9 49 42.1 32.1-52.9
Region 3 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 209 111 50.1 41.9-58.3 98 49.9 41.7-58.1
Region 6 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of current smokers.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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.

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