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2015 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 941 554 57.6 53.6-61.4 387 42.4 38.6-46.4
GENDER
Male 467 248 52.0 46.5-57.4 219 48.0 42.6-53.5
Female 474 306 64.2 58.7-69.3 168 35.8 30.7-41.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 622 379 60.6 55.8-65.1 243 39.4 34.9-44.2
Non-Hispanic Black 213 132 56.8 48.5-64.8 81 43.2 35.2-51.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 179 85 49.5 41.1-57.9 94 50.5 42.1-58.9
35-44 170 77 47.4 38.6-56.4 93 52.6 43.6-61.4
45-54 222 126 59.3 51.5-66.7 96 40.7 33.3-48.5
55-64 220 150 67.5 59.4-74.6 70 32.5 25.4-40.6
65-74 113 90 80.7 70.7-87.8 23 19.3 12.2-29.3
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 96 65.4 55.4-74.2 53 34.6 25.8-44.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 195 50.7 44.5-56.9 156 49.3 43.1-55.5
Some Post-H.S. 310 196 60.9 54.4-67.1 114 39.1 32.9-45.6
College Graduate 129 66 53.0 42.9-62.8 63 47.0 37.2-57.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 91 60.5 50.8-69.4 66 39.5 30.6-49.2
$15,000- 24,999 217 123 53.3 44.9-61.5 94 46.7 38.5-55.1
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 335 233 67.8 61.3-73.7 102 32.2 26.3-38.7
No 603 319 52.7 47.8-57.6 284 47.3 42.4-52.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 78 73.0 62.0-81.8 28 27.0 18.2-38.0
Non-Veteran 832 474 55.9 51.8-60.1 358 44.1 39.9-48.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 199 108 53.1 44.9-61.1 91 46.9 38.9-55.1
Regional City or Suburban 214 124 59.0 51.4-66.2 90 41.0 33.8-48.6
Rural 528 322 59.0 53.5-64.3 206 41.0 35.7-46.5

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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.

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