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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 887 559 59.8 55.5-63.9 328 40.2 36.1-44.5
-Eastern NC 341 220 63.0 56.0-69.4 121 37.0 30.6-44.0
GENDER
Male 189 117 63.2 54.0-71.6 72 36.8 28.4-46.0
Female 152 *** *** *** 49 37.5 28.0-48.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 184 114 61.7 52.6-70.0 70 38.3 30.0-47.4
Non-Hispanic Black 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 91 72 80.8 70.2-88.2 19 19.2 11.8-29.8
65-74 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 143 111 74.8 64.5-82.9 32 25.2 17.1-35.5
No 197 108 55.1 45.9-63.9 89 44.9 36.1-54.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 148 114 73.9 63.9-81.9 34 26.1 18.1-36.1
No 193 106 55.2 45.9-64.1 87 44.8 35.9-54.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 283 176 60.9 53.1-68.1 107 39.1 31.9-46.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 261 169 63.4 55.1-71.0 92 36.6 29.0-44.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 167 98 59.0 49.0-68.4 69 41.0 31.6-51.0
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 158 100 63.1 53.2-72.0 58 36.9 28.0-46.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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