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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 563 358 60.6 55.3-65.7 205 39.4 34.3-44.7
GENDER
Male 267 163 58.2 50.7-65.4 104 41.8 34.6-49.3
Female 296 195 63.0 55.6-70.0 101 37.0 30.0-44.4
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 132 95 73.2 62.7-81.6 37 26.8 18.4-37.3
65-74 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 192 120 60.7 51.9-68.8 72 39.3 31.2-48.1
Some Post-H.S. 189 121 61.5 52.6-69.6 68 38.5 30.4-47.4
College Graduate 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 218 162 69.4 60.6-77.0 56 30.6 23.0-39.4
No 341 192 54.6 47.8-61.2 149 45.4 38.8-52.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 223 171 73.9 65.5-80.8 52 26.1 19.2-34.5
No 338 186 53.1 46.3-59.8 152 46.9 40.2-53.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 488 300 58.1 52.4-63.6 188 41.9 36.4-47.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 354 225 60.6 53.6-67.1 129 39.4 32.9-46.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 293 174 56.6 49.5-63.5 119 43.4 36.5-50.5
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 126 82 68.3 57.5-77.5 44 31.7 22.5-42.5
151% to 200% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 223 142 56.4 47.8-64.6 81 43.6 35.4-52.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 253 159 59.6 51.7-66.9 94 40.4 33.1-48.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 183 117 61.8 52.9-70.0 66 38.2 30.0-47.1

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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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