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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 695 107 15.5 12.4-19.2 63 8.2 6.1-11.0 180 26.6 22.6-30.9 345 49.7 45.0-54.5
No 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 17.5 11.1-26.3 124 68.0 58.4-76.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 293 48 17.3 12.5-23.5 30 6.9 4.5-10.4 55 20.7 15.3-27.3 160 55.1 47.9-62.2
Overweight 277 29 11.2 7.3-16.6 25 9.1 5.8-14.0 72 26.4 20.3-33.6 151 53.3 45.9-60.6
Obese 249 38 13.9 9.5-20.1 *** *** *** 69 28.4 21.9-36.0 121 48.2 40.3-56.1
Current Smoker
Yes 881 120 13.4 10.9-16.4 80 8.1 6.1-10.7 209 24.3 20.9-28.1 472 54.2 49.9-58.4
History of CVD**
Yes 138 19 13.9 8.0-22.9 *** *** *** 46 33.5 24.2-44.3 *** *** ***
No 736 100 13.3 10.6-16.7 68 8.2 6.0-11.1 161 22.8 19.1-26.9 407 55.7 51.1-60.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 191 16 9.4 5.3-16.0 15 7.0 4.0-12.0 46 22.3 16.0-30.1 114 61.4 52.6-69.4
No 644 97 14.7 11.6-18.4 59 8.1 5.6-11.4 153 24.7 20.6-29.2 335 52.6 47.6-57.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 22.5 15.1-32.1 *** *** ***
No 724 103 13.8 11.0-17.3 64 7.9 5.7-10.9 169 24.4 20.6-28.7 388 53.8 49.1-58.5
COPD
Yes 157 27 16.7 10.9-24.6 18 9.3 5.3-15.9 41 27.1 18.8-37.3 *** *** ***
No 722 93 12.8 10.1-16.2 62 7.9 5.7-10.8 166 23.7 20.0-27.8 401 55.7 51.0-60.2
Current Asthma
Yes 102 18 13.3 7.9-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 769 99 13.3 10.5-16.6 71 7.8 5.7-10.4 180 24.4 20.8-28.5 419 54.6 50.0-59.0
Diabetes
Yes 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 762 105 13.4 10.7-16.7 65 7.8 5.7-10.6 176 23.5 19.9-27.5 416 55.3 50.8-59.7
Disability1
Yes 338 57 15.7 11.5-21.0 31 10.1 6.1-16.2 97 30.0 23.9-37.0 153 44.2 37.4-51.3
No 535 62 11.8 8.8-15.6 48 6.9 5.0- 9.6 111 21.5 17.5-26.1 314 59.8 54.5-64.8
Functional Disability1
Yes 361 60 16.5 12.3-21.7 39 11.1 7.3-16.5 102 28.9 23.2-35.4 160 43.6 37.2-50.2
No 514 60 11.8 8.7-15.8 41 6.4 4.4- 9.3 105 21.5 17.4-26.3 308 60.2 54.8-65.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 354 52 14.7 10.6-20.0 37 9.7 6.5-14.4 108 30.4 24.6-37.0 157 45.2 38.6-51.9
No 527 68 12.7 9.7-16.6 43 7.2 4.8-10.6 101 21.1 17.0-25.8 315 59.0 53.6-64.2

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*Asked of current smokers.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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