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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Smoking Cessation

In the last 12 months, on how many visits were you advised to quit smoking by a doctor or other health provider?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 visit 2 visits 3 visits 4 visits None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,832 664 24.2 22.2-26.2 429 14.8 13.3-16.6 230 8.5 7.3- 9.9 652 22.0 20.1-23.9 857 30.5 28.4-32.7
-Northeastern Partnership 181 31 16.7 11.3-23.9 25 16.6 11.0-24.2 16 9.4 5.6-15.6 49 23.5 17.4-30.9 60 33.8 26.3-42.3
GENDER
Male 76 11 14.4 7.5-25.9 14 18.6 11.0-29.9 10 13.3 7.1-23.5 15 16.7 9.8-26.9 26 37.0 25.8-49.8
Female 105 20 19.2 12.1-29.2 11 14.2 7.2-26.2 6 5.1 1.9-13.0 34 31.1 21.9-42.2 34 30.3 21.4-41.0
RACE
White 116 16 13.9 7.9-23.1 17 17.0 10.2-26.8 10 9.3 4.7-17.4 34 25.3 17.6-35.0 39 34.6 25.2-45.4
African American 59 12 18.4 9.8-31.7 8 17.4 8.4-32.7 5 7.6 3.0-18.1 14 21.5 12.3-34.8 20 35.1 22.7-49.8
AGE
18-24 7 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.7 3.5-72.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.9 2.5-65.2 5 58.4 20.5-88.4
25-34 19 6 34.2 15.8-59.0 2 7.4 1.8-26.5 1 3.1 0.4-19.6 4 15.7 4.5-42.6 6 39.6 18.9-64.7
35-44 37 9 20.6 10.0-37.7 5 13.8 5.6-30.3 3 10.9 3.2-31.3 8 19.0 8.8-36.2 12 35.7 20.1-55.1
45-54 48 8 21.0 9.9-39.0 6 18.5 8.1-36.7 5 7.8 2.9-19.4 12 21.7 11.8-36.3 17 31.0 18.6-46.9
55-64 41 4 7.0 2.5-18.0 5 12.3 4.7-28.5 4 12.4 4.4-30.1 14 32.8 18.9-50.5 14 35.6 20.5-54.2
65-74 20 3 9.2 2.8-26.2 5 38.0 17.0-64.7 1 6.6 0.9-34.8 9 37.7 18.6-61.5 2 8.5 2.0-29.7
75+ 9 1 7.4 1.0-39.6 1 11.1 1.5-50.6 2 40.9 12.5-77.1 1 9.6 1.3-46.8 4 31.0 10.2-63.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 39 3 5.7 1.7-18.0 5 17.3 6.8-37.5 2 4.0 0.9-16.6 16 37.8 22.6-55.9 13 35.1 19.8-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 71 11 17.3 9.1-30.4 8 14.2 6.8-27.4 8 13.7 6.8-25.7 15 17.1 9.7-28.3 29 37.8 26.3-50.8
Some Post-H.S. 43 11 27.0 14.6-44.5 9 20.4 10.0-37.2 4 5.0 1.8-13.2 7 17.5 7.8-34.8 12 30.1 16.6-48.3
College Graduate 28 6 14.4 6.1-30.5 3 15.9 4.9-41.1 2 12.9 3.2-39.5 11 30.7 15.8-51.2 6 26.1 10.3-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 4 8.9 3.0-23.4 6 18.2 8.2-35.7 4 8.4 2.9-21.6 14 31.3 18.4-48.0 11 33.2 18.8-51.7
$15,000- 24,999 29 5 11.9 4.6-27.3 5 25.7 10.1-51.7 1 2.5 0.3-16.1 8 29.5 13.7-52.3 10 30.4 15.0-51.9
$25,000- 34,999 27 8 25.5 12.4-45.5 4 10.4 3.4-27.5 2 9.5 2.4-31.1 6 26.2 10.9-50.7 7 28.4 12.9-51.7
$35,000- 49,999 28 4 17.9 6.3-41.4 4 18.2 6.8-40.5 4 17.0 6.2-38.5 5 9.3 3.5-22.6 11 37.6 20.5-58.5
$50,000-74,999 17 2 9.6 2.2-33.7 2 13.6 3.1-44.1 2 19.4 5.1-51.7 6 28.6 12.1-53.9 5 28.8 11.1-56.8
$75,000+ 13 2 24.6 5.7-63.7 1 11.7 1.6-51.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.9 3.4-34.4 7 51.8 22.3-80.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 84 10 14.3 7.0-26.9 11 17.1 9.5-28.8 6 5.8 2.4-13.6 31 30.7 21.2-42.2 26 32.1 21.7-44.7
No 92 19 18.1 11.2-27.9 14 16.8 9.3-28.4 9 11.8 5.9-22.1 17 17.6 10.4-28.3 33 35.7 25.3-47.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 30 5 17.8 6.7-39.4 6 20.6 9.0-40.7 7 26.2 12.7-46.4 6 18.7 7.9-37.8 6 16.7 7.1-34.3
Non-Veteran 151 26 16.4 10.8-24.0 19 15.4 9.5-24.0 9 4.7 2.3- 9.4 43 24.8 18.1-33.1 54 38.6 29.9-48.1

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days AND who saw a doctor, nurse, or other health professional in the past 12 months.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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