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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 methods No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 880 120 13.4 10.9-16.5 80 8.1 6.1-10.7 208 24.3 20.8-28.1 472 54.2 50.0-58.4
-Eastern NC 338 51 14.4 10.4-19.6 29 8.7 5.0-14.7 74 21.3 16.2-27.5 184 55.6 48.6-62.5
GENDER
Male 187 27 14.7 9.4-22.5 *** *** *** 33 18.2 12.1-26.5 110 56.1 46.4-65.4
Female 151 24 13.9 9.0-20.9 *** *** *** 41 26.0 18.0-36.0 74 54.9 44.8-64.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 184 25 14.4 9.1-22.1 15 5.5 3.0- 9.7 42 25.5 18.0-34.9 102 54.6 45.4-63.5
Non-Hispanic Black 103 19 16.8 9.7-27.4 *** *** *** 25 19.0 11.7-29.3 *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 20.5 12.8-31.1 *** *** ***
65-74 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 125 18 11.9 7.0-19.4 *** *** *** 21 21.0 13.0-32.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 26.1 17.4-37.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 141 25 17.2 10.8-26.3 *** *** *** 39 27.1 18.5-37.9 *** *** ***
No 196 26 12.7 8.0-19.5 15 6.1 3.3-10.7 35 17.4 11.6-25.2 120 63.9 55.0-71.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 147 24 15.0 9.3-23.1 *** *** *** 41 27.5 19.0-37.8 *** *** ***
No 191 27 14.1 9.0-21.4 *** *** *** 33 16.7 10.9-24.7 119 64.0 54.9-72.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 280 42 13.7 9.5-19.4 *** *** *** 55 18.8 13.6-25.4 157 58.5 50.6-65.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 258 37 13.6 9.1-19.8 *** *** *** 57 22.1 16.1-29.6 140 54.4 46.0-62.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 166 19 10.0 5.8-16.8 *** *** *** 33 19.9 13.4-28.5 101 61.6 51.3-70.9
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
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% 104 16 17.6 10.0-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 126 21 15.5 8.8-25.8 *** *** *** 27 21.5 13.2-33.1 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 158 25 16.4 10.6-24.5 16 7.6 4.3-13.1 31 19.5 12.6-28.8 86 56.5 46.7-65.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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