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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Females

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
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 295 38 12.9 8.7-18.7 34 9.6 6.4-14.2 74 27.2 21.0-34.3 149 50.3 42.8-57.8
Non-Hispanic Black 93 14 16.6 9.0-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 88 14 14.8 7.7-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 92 12 10.2 5.4-18.4 17 13.3 7.3-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 24.8 16.3-35.9 *** *** ***
65-74 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 75 11 14.8 7.7-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 140 22 15.1 9.1-23.9 13 9.0 4.8-16.3 30 22.6 15.0-32.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 149 21 13.5 7.9-22.2 16 8.6 4.8-15.0 41 28.6 20.7-38.1 71 49.2 39.4-59.2
College Graduate 74 *** *** *** 11 14.2 7.0-26.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 12 12.0 6.2-21.7 12 8.1 3.8-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 185 25 14.1 8.8-21.9 21 11.5 6.5-19.5 57 31.3 23.3-40.6 82 43.1 34.1-52.5
No 247 36 13.1 8.8-19.0 26 8.7 5.5-13.5 51 22.2 16.3-29.5 134 56.0 48.0-63.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 194 31 17.0 11.3-24.8 27 13.1 8.4-19.8 56 30.7 23.2-39.5 80 39.2 31.2-47.9
No 241 31 12.4 8.0-18.7 21 8.0 4.6-13.6 52 22.2 16.2-29.7 137 57.3 49.0-65.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 433 60 13.7 10.1-18.4 48 10.0 7.0-14.0 107 25.6 20.7-31.2 218 50.7 44.6-56.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 77 *** *** *** 11 14.6 7.7-25.8 22 22.3 14.2-33.1 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 103 17 16.9 9.5-28.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 258 37 13.0 8.9-18.6 31 11.5 7.2-17.9 54 24.2 17.8-31.9 136 51.4 43.3-59.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 190 23 9.5 5.9-15.1 17 9.6 5.4-16.4 44 25.7 18.7-34.2 106 55.2 46.4-63.7
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 75 12 15.0 7.9-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 99 *** *** *** 15 12.1 6.4-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 95 11 12.0 5.9-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 132 20 12.5 7.4-20.4 19 12.4 7.2-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 105 22 18.2 10.7-29.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 187 28 17.1 11.2-25.3 18 6.8 3.8-11.8 42 23.9 16.9-32.6 99 52.2 43.1-61.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 146 12 8.5 4.4-15.9 17 11.1 6.6-18.0 50 29.6 21.6-39.1 67 50.8 40.7-60.8

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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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