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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 442 58 12.9 9.5-17.1 32 6.5 4.0-10.3 99 23.2 18.6-28.6 253 57.4 51.5-63.2
Female 438 62 14.1 10.4-18.7 48 9.9 7.0-13.9 109 25.5 20.7-31.1 219 50.5 44.4-56.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 561 74 13.2 10.1-17.1 51 6.5 4.7- 9.0 139 26.8 22.3-31.9 297 53.5 48.1-58.7
Non-Hispanic Black 200 30 15.3 10.1-22.7 18 12.7 7.1-21.6 52 22.2 16.3-29.4 100 49.8 41.0-58.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 164 15 9.3 5.3-15.7 11 5.5 2.7-11.1 26 17.1 11.1-25.4 112 68.1 58.9-76.0
35-44 167 26 15.9 10.1-24.1 *** *** *** 41 24.7 17.8-33.3 90 52.0 42.8-61.0
45-54 188 27 12.6 8.1-19.0 24 9.5 5.9-15.0 47 30.3 22.5-39.5 90 47.5 38.8-56.3
55-64 207 29 18.0 11.9-26.1 23 10.9 6.7-17.3 53 26.6 19.7-34.9 102 44.5 36.2-53.1
65-74 113 18 15.1 8.9-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 175 24 12.2 7.7-18.8 16 10.5 5.7-18.6 36 22.0 15.0-31.2 99 55.3 45.7-64.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 305 44 13.9 9.9-19.2 28 7.8 5.1-11.8 62 23.1 17.5-29.7 171 55.3 48.2-62.1
Some Post-H.S. 272 33 12.5 8.3-18.5 19 5.1 3.0- 8.7 78 27.8 22.0-34.4 142 54.6 47.3-61.6
College Graduate 128 19 18.6 10.9-30.1 17 12.1 6.8-20.6 32 23.5 15.6-33.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 23 15.1 8.9-24.4 12 7.3 3.7-13.8 29 20.2 13.3-29.6 86 57.4 47.1-67.1
$15,000- 24,999 204 23 11.1 6.9-17.3 19 8.8 4.4-17.1 53 28.1 20.5-37.1 109 52.0 42.9-61.1
$25,000- 34,999 112 17 13.8 7.6-23.6 13 10.6 5.8-18.6 21 14.9 8.9-23.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 119 15 10.4 5.6-18.6 13 7.2 3.7-13.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 82 13 16.2 8.4-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 338 57 15.7 11.5-21.0 31 10.1 6.1-16.2 97 30.0 23.9-37.0 153 44.2 37.4-51.3
No 535 62 11.8 8.8-15.6 48 6.9 5.0- 9.6 111 21.5 17.5-26.1 314 59.8 54.5-64.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 361 60 16.5 12.3-21.7 39 11.1 7.3-16.5 102 28.9 23.2-35.4 160 43.6 37.2-50.2
No 514 60 11.8 8.7-15.8 41 6.4 4.4- 9.3 105 21.5 17.4-26.3 308 60.2 54.8-65.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 117 24 23.6 15.5-34.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 44 29.7 21.3-39.8
Non-Veteran 763 96 12.3 9.6-15.5 72 8.2 6.0-11.0 167 22.5 19.0-26.5 428 57.0 52.5-61.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 178 19 11.3 6.9-18.1 18 9.2 5.6-14.8 46 22.4 16.5-29.6 95 57.1 48.6-65.1
Regional City or Suburban County 189 31 17.4 11.7-25.1 13 5.1 2.8- 9.2 55 28.8 21.5-37.4 90 48.7 39.9-57.6
Rural 514 70 12.4 9.3-16.3 49 9.0 6.0-13.3 108 23.0 18.4-28.5 287 55.6 49.7-61.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 453 55 11.2 8.3-15.1 35 7.2 4.6-11.2 97 22.4 18.0-27.5 266 59.1 53.4-64.6
Unemployed 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 150 21 14.2 8.6-22.5 *** *** *** 35 26.3 18.0-36.8 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 164 33 24.1 16.5-33.9 22 11.3 6.9-18.0 51 33.5 24.4-44.0 58 31.1 23.0-40.5
Other not in Labor Force 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 129 15 9.8 5.4-17.0 13 7.7 4.0-14.2 24 20.9 13.1-31.6 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 201 26 12.7 8.1-19.5 19 10.9 5.8-19.6 49 26.7 19.3-35.6 107 49.7 40.8-58.6
151% to 200% 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 287 41 13.4 9.3-18.9 30 7.7 5.0-11.6 70 25.8 19.8-33.0 146 53.1 45.6-60.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 214 35 14.8 9.6-22.2 22 11.5 6.6-19.3 41 19.0 12.9-27.1 116 54.7 45.2-63.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 369 53 15.4 11.3-20.7 31 5.4 3.5- 8.2 82 24.3 19.1-30.4 203 54.9 48.5-61.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 298 32 10.7 7.3-15.4 27 9.4 5.9-14.7 86 26.8 21.2-33.2 153 53.1 46.1-60.0

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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.

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