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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 941 554 57.6 53.6-61.4 387 42.4 38.6-46.4
-Eastern 336 198 57.6 50.9-64.0 138 42.4 36.0-49.1
GENDER
Male 174 90 51.6 42.6-60.5 84 48.4 39.5-57.4
Female 162 108 66.1 56.5-74.4 54 33.9 25.6-43.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 202 125 62.4 53.9-70.2 77 37.6 29.8-46.1
Non-Hispanic Black 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 78 61 80.2 68.5-88.3 17 19.8 11.7-31.5
65-74 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 137 73 47.6 37.7-57.8 64 52.4 42.2-62.3
Some Post-H.S. 114 77 66.4 55.8-75.6 37 33.6 24.4-44.2
College Graduate 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 122 76 61.1 50.2-70.9 46 38.9 29.1-49.8
No 213 122 56.2 47.7-64.3 91 43.8 35.7-52.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 287 161 54.8 47.5-62.0 126 45.2 38.0-52.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 272 169 59.9 52.4-67.0 103 40.1 33.0-47.6

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**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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