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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Females

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
-FEMALES 441 298 64.8 58.8-70.3 143 35.2 29.7-41.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 296 195 63.0 55.6-70.0 101 37.0 30.0-44.4
Non-Hispanic Black 95 72 74.7 63.3-83.6 23 25.3 16.4-36.7
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 111 85 79.6 69.4-87.1 26 20.4 12.9-30.6
65-74 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 141 96 66.1 55.5-75.3 45 33.9 24.7-44.5
Some Post-H.S. 149 102 62.7 52.3-72.1 47 37.3 27.9-47.7
College Graduate 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 186 150 76.5 67.3-83.8 36 23.5 16.2-32.7
No 249 142 56.1 48.0-63.8 107 43.9 36.2-52.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 195 157 76.9 68.3-83.7 38 23.1 16.3-31.7
No 243 140 57.4 49.1-65.3 103 42.6 34.7-50.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 436 294 64.6 58.6-70.2 142 35.4 29.8-41.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 259 181 68.6 60.5-75.6 78 31.4 24.4-39.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 191 118 61.0 52.1-69.2 73 39.0 30.8-47.9
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 99 84 85.1 75.0-91.6 15 14.9 8.4-25.0
Other not in Labor Force 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 187 122 61.8 52.4-70.4 65 38.2 29.6-47.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 149 98 63.4 53.5-72.4 51 36.6 27.6-46.5

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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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