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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Males

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
-MALES 446 261 55.4 49.5-61.2 185 44.6 38.8-50.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 267 163 58.2 50.7-65.4 104 41.8 34.6-49.3
Non-Hispanic Black 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 99 78 79.3 67.6-87.5 21 20.7 12.5-32.4
65-74 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 168 94 51.9 42.5-61.1 74 48.1 38.9-57.5
Some Post-H.S. 123 78 66.5 56.1-75.5 45 33.5 24.5-43.9
College Graduate 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 156 112 68.4 57.9-77.3 44 31.6 22.7-42.1
No 288 148 49.0 41.9-56.0 140 51.0 44.0-58.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 167 117 65.4 55.3-74.2 50 34.6 25.8-44.7
No 276 143 50.4 43.1-57.7 133 49.6 42.3-56.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 113 86 80.8 71.3-87.7 27 19.2 12.3-28.7
Non-Veteran 333 175 49.6 42.8-56.3 158 50.4 43.7-57.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 258 150 55.8 47.5-63.9 108 44.2 36.1-52.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 265 139 49.3 41.8-56.7 126 50.7 43.3-58.2
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 106 74 73.7 62.6-82.4 32 26.3 17.6-37.4
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 158 94 53.6 43.6-63.2 64 46.4 36.8-56.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 181 104 54.8 45.7-63.6 77 45.2 36.4-54.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 154 90 56.5 46.9-65.5 64 43.5 34.5-53.1

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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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