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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 424 42 11.0 7.8-15.3 34 9.4 6.2-13.9 88 19.1 15.3-23.5 260 60.6 55.0-65.9
GENDER
Male 207 21 10.5 6.5-16.6 *** *** *** 37 15.2 10.8-21.0 139 67.1 59.2-74.1
Female 217 21 11.5 7.0-18.4 24 12.0 7.4-18.8 51 23.6 17.7-30.7 121 53.0 45.2-60.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 273 26 10.1 6.6-15.3 23 9.5 5.7-15.5 60 21.0 16.1-26.9 164 59.3 52.3-66.0
Non-Hispanic Black 103 14 15.9 8.6-27.5 *** *** *** 24 19.9 13.2-28.9 *** *** ***
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 19.6 11.9-30.5 *** *** ***
45-54 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 26.6 18.2-37.1 *** *** ***
65-74 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 13.4 7.8-22.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 153 19 12.7 7.7-20.2 *** *** *** 26 15.1 10.0-22.1 98 66.5 57.7-74.2
Some Post-H.S. 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 25.7 18.2-35.0 85 62.0 52.2-70.9
College Graduate 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 18.3 11.0-28.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** 40 26.6 19.2-35.4 78 52.8 43.1-62.3
No 278 28 10.8 7.2-15.9 20 9.1 5.2-15.4 48 15.7 11.6-20.9 182 64.4 57.5-70.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 382 36 10.8 7.5-15.5 32 9.7 6.4-14.7 73 17.6 13.8-22.2 241 61.8 55.8-67.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 180 20 13.0 7.8-20.9 *** *** *** 33 16.8 11.8-23.3 112 59.8 50.9-68.0
Regional City or Suburban 136 15 12.1 7.1-19.9 15 12.0 6.9-20.2 31 21.3 14.8-29.6 75 54.7 45.2-63.8
Rural 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 20.3 12.8-30.6 *** *** ***

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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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