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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Males

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
-MALES 461 43 10.1 7.1-14.2 23 6.6 3.9-10.8 106 19.7 16.0-24.1 289 63.7 58.2-68.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 283 26 10.5 6.6-16.2 14 8.1 4.3-14.6 78 23.5 18.4-29.5 165 58.0 50.8-64.9
Non-Hispanic Black 114 12 11.1 5.8-20.2 *** *** *** 21 16.6 10.2-25.8 73 67.6 57.0-76.6
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 48 85.6 73.9-92.6
AGE
18-34 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 12.6 6.9-22.0 *** *** ***
35-44 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 13.7 7.8-22.7 *** *** ***
45-54 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 22.5 14.1-33.9 *** *** ***
55-64 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** 41 32.2 23.5-42.3 *** *** ***
65-74 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 13.0 7.3-21.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 194 18 10.5 6.1-17.6 *** *** *** 37 15.2 10.6-21.4 131 69.3 61.2-76.4
Some Post-H.S. 134 12 6.2 3.3-11.5 *** *** *** 38 28.1 20.1-37.8 80 61.6 51.7-70.6
College Graduate 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 20.2 13.0-30.0 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 12.9 6.9-22.9 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 146 17 12.7 7.0-21.9 *** *** *** 45 26.4 18.8-35.6 77 54.4 44.2-64.2
No 315 26 9.0 5.8-13.9 16 6.5 3.4-12.1 61 17.1 13.0-22.1 212 67.4 60.8-73.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 363 33 10.2 6.8-15.0 19 7.2 4.1-12.2 62 14.8 11.3-19.2 249 67.8 61.7-73.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 100 12 12.8 6.6-23.2 *** *** *** 18 16.4 10.2-25.4 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 113 11 10.0 5.2-18.3 *** *** *** 26 21.6 14.2-31.4 71 61.1 50.3-70.8
Rural 248 20 8.8 5.0-15.0 13 6.1 3.0-11.9 62 20.4 15.3-26.8 153 64.7 56.9-71.7

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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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