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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Smoking Cessation

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 167 113 70.0 59.3-79.0 54 30.0 21.0-40.7
Region 3 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 120 69 55.0 44.7-64.8 51 45.0 35.2-55.3
Region 5 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 10 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 342 221 63.0 56.1-69.5 121 37.0 30.5-43.9
Piedmont 353 211 55.8 49.7-61.8 142 44.2 38.2-50.3
Western NC 193 128 67.2 57.3-75.8 65 32.8 24.2-42.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 147 105 75.5 64.1-84.2 42 24.5 15.8-35.9
Northwest 135 75 55.9 45.9-65.4 60 44.1 34.6-54.1
Charlotte 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 210 133 58.8 49.1-67.8 77 41.2 32.2-50.9

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*Asked of current smokers.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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