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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 1,049 676 61.4 57.7-64.9 373 38.6 35.1-42.3
GENDER
Male 516 316 56.5 51.3-61.5 200 43.5 38.5-48.7
Female 533 360 67.0 62.0-71.6 173 33.0 28.4-38.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 707 471 63.9 59.5-68.1 236 36.1 31.9-40.5
Non-Hispanic Black 214 130 55.7 47.8-63.4 84 44.3 36.6-52.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 210 104 49.9 42.5-57.4 106 50.1 42.6-57.5
35-44 170 91 52.4 44.1-60.6 79 47.6 39.4-55.9
45-54 189 130 69.3 61.3-76.3 59 30.7 23.7-38.7
55-64 278 202 74.6 68.5-79.9 76 25.4 20.1-31.5
65-74 156 120 79.0 70.9-85.3 36 21.0 14.7-29.1
75+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 194 123 57.4 49.0-65.4 71 42.6 34.6-51.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 373 239 61.6 55.4-67.4 134 38.4 32.6-44.6
Some Post-H.S. 304 204 65.7 59.2-71.6 100 34.3 28.4-40.8
College Graduate 175 108 56.9 48.0-65.4 67 43.1 34.6-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 132 63.5 55.1-71.1 66 36.5 28.9-44.9
$15,000- 24,999 252 161 62.2 54.8-69.1 91 37.8 30.9-45.2
$25,000- 34,999 133 85 63.6 53.9-72.3 48 36.4 27.7-46.1
$35,000- 49,999 114 *** *** *** 36 31.3 22.0-42.3
$50,000-74,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 396 303 74.5 69.0-79.3 93 25.5 20.7-31.0
No 640 365 54.8 50.1-59.3 275 45.2 40.7-49.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 144 98 61.8 51.6-71.0 46 38.2 29.0-48.4
Non-Veteran 904 578 61.4 57.5-65.1 326 38.6 34.9-42.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 619 403 62.8 58.1-67.3 216 37.2 32.7-41.9
No 430 273 59.5 53.8-65.0 157 40.5 35.0-46.2

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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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