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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Males

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
-MALES 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
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 266 36 13.5 9.3-19.1 17 3.6 2.0- 6.3 65 26.5 20.2-34.0 148 56.4 48.9-63.7
Non-Hispanic Black 107 16 14.4 8.0-24.7 *** *** *** 25 18.2 11.6-27.5 *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 15.7 8.5-27.2 *** *** ***
35-44 79 12 16.9 9.0-29.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 96 15 14.7 8.1-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 97 13 15.2 8.3-26.2 14 12.0 6.3-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 13 10.3 5.3-19.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 165 22 13.0 8.1-20.1 15 6.8 3.8-12.0 32 23.4 16.1-32.7 96 56.8 47.3-65.8
Some Post-H.S. 123 12 11.5 6.0-21.0 *** *** *** 37 26.9 19.0-36.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 103 11 10.3 5.2-19.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 11.9 5.8-23.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 153 32 17.2 11.4-25.2 *** *** *** 40 28.7 19.9-39.5 *** *** ***
No 287 26 10.9 7.1-16.3 22 5.5 3.4- 8.9 59 20.8 15.6-27.1 180 62.8 55.8-69.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 166 29 16.0 10.5-23.6 12 9.2 4.2-19.1 45 26.9 18.9-36.9 80 47.8 38.1-57.7
No 273 29 11.4 7.4-17.0 20 5.1 3.0- 8.5 53 20.9 15.6-27.5 171 62.6 55.4-69.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 112 22 22.2 14.2-33.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 43 30.4 21.7-40.7
Non-Veteran 330 36 10.7 7.3-15.5 24 6.3 3.6-10.9 60 19.3 14.5-25.3 210 63.6 56.9-69.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 101 11 10.5 5.5-19.1 *** *** *** 24 22.4 14.8-32.5 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 85 14 18.1 10.3-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 256 33 11.9 7.8-17.8 18 6.8 3.2-13.9 54 22.1 15.8-30.1 151 59.1 50.6-67.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 263 32 12.2 8.3-17.7 18 5.8 2.9-11.5 53 20.4 15.2-26.9 160 61.5 54.0-68.5
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 106 15 13.2 7.2-23.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 155 21 13.9 8.5-21.9 11 4.7 2.4- 9.1 38 24.8 17.4-34.1 85 56.6 46.7-66.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 109 13 11.9 5.7-23.2 *** *** *** 24 17.2 10.4-27.1 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 181 25 13.8 8.7-21.2 13 4.0 2.1- 7.7 39 24.5 17.3-33.5 104 57.6 48.5-66.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 152 20 12.4 7.7-19.2 *** *** *** 36 24.6 17.3-33.7 86 55.0 45.3-64.2

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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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