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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 151 85 55.0 45.5-64.1 66 45.0 35.9-54.5
Region 5 104 67 65.3 54.4-74.8 37 34.7 25.2-45.6
Region 6 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 336 198 57.6 50.9-64.0 138 42.4 36.0-49.1
Piedmont 431 251 57.7 52.2-63.0 180 42.3 37.0-47.8
Western NC 174 105 57.0 46.6-66.7 69 43.0 33.3-53.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 162 93 57.5 48.2-66.3 69 42.5 33.7-51.8
Charlotte 127 71 54.7 44.5-64.6 56 45.3 35.4-55.5
Greensboro 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 203 130 62.5 53.6-70.7 73 37.5 29.3-46.4

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*Asked of current smokers.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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