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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

Did your doctor or health provider recommend medications and/or discuss methods and
strategies other than medication (such as referrals to Quitline, counseling opportunities, or
educational materials such as booklets or pamphlets) to assist you to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, medications Yes, methods other than medications Yes, both medications and other met No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 931 103 11.5 9.1-14.4 72 8.4 6.3-11.2 219 21.3 18.3-24.6 537 58.8 54.8-62.6
-Eastern 334 37 11.3 7.6-16.6 23 6.9 4.2-11.1 88 23.2 18.2-29.2 186 58.5 51.8-65.0
GENDER
Male 174 17 11.3 6.2-19.7 *** *** *** 45 23.8 17.0-32.2 104 59.8 50.5-68.4
Female 160 20 11.4 6.9-18.1 15 9.4 5.2-16.4 43 22.5 15.6-31.2 82 56.8 46.9-66.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 200 20 11.3 6.4-19.2 *** *** *** 57 25.6 19.0-33.6 107 55.7 46.9-64.2
Non-Hispanic Black 99 13 11.5 6.3-20.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 91 17 19.7 11.8-31.2 *** *** *** 23 20.3 12.7-30.7 *** *** ***
55-64 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 20.2 13.7-28.7 84 63.2 52.8-72.4
Some Post-H.S. 113 14 10.1 5.7-17.5 *** *** *** 34 29.2 20.3-40.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$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 120 20 17.0 9.9-27.4 *** *** *** 33 23.9 15.9-34.2 *** *** ***
No 213 17 8.7 4.8-15.3 *** *** *** 55 23.0 16.9-30.6 127 61.8 53.3-69.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 285 32 11.6 7.5-17.5 20 7.1 4.1-11.9 66 19.4 14.6-25.4 167 61.9 54.6-68.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 270 35 12.9 8.5-19.1 22 7.9 4.8-13.0 68 21.9 16.5-28.4 145 57.3 49.7-64.5

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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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