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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-African Americans

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
-African Americans 221 133 54.2 46.3-61.9 88 45.8 38.1-53.7
GENDER
Male 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 218 132 54.6 46.7-62.4 86 45.4 37.6-53.3
AGE
18-34 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 144 78 48.7 39.3-58.2 66 51.3 41.8-60.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 190 113 53.7 45.1-62.0 77 46.3 38.0-54.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 121 72 53.6 43.2-63.8 49 46.4 36.2-56.8

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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.

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