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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 561 74 13.2 10.1-17.1 51 6.5 4.7- 9.0 139 26.8 22.3-31.9 297 53.5 48.1-58.7
GENDER
Male 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
Female 295 38 12.9 8.7-18.7 34 9.6 6.4-14.2 74 27.2 21.0-34.3 149 50.3 42.8-57.8
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 110 21 18.5 11.2-29.0 *** *** *** 29 27.0 18.4-37.7 *** *** ***
45-54 121 14 11.6 6.5-19.8 16 9.9 5.6-17.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 131 17 16.8 10.0-27.0 *** *** *** 31 27.1 18.2-38.2 *** *** ***
65-74 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 191 28 15.3 10.0-22.7 *** *** *** 46 26.9 19.6-35.7 102 51.9 43.2-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 189 21 11.9 7.1-19.4 *** *** *** 46 25.3 18.6-33.3 107 57.1 48.3-65.4
College Graduate 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 216 34 15.3 10.4-21.9 19 7.2 4.2-12.1 58 31.0 23.2-40.0 105 46.6 38.0-55.3
No 341 39 11.4 7.8-16.3 31 6.0 3.9- 9.1 81 25.0 19.6-31.2 190 57.7 51.0-64.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 222 34 16.2 11.1-23.2 25 10.4 6.7-15.9 60 30.3 22.8-39.1 103 43.0 35.0-51.4
No 337 40 11.6 8.0-16.7 26 4.3 2.6- 7.1 78 24.6 19.3-30.9 193 59.4 52.6-65.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 486 56 11.5 8.4-15.5 45 6.5 4.6- 9.2 114 25.4 20.7-30.7 271 56.6 50.9-62.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 20.8 12.6-32.3 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 126 17 16.2 9.6-26.0 *** *** *** 40 31.1 22.1-41.7 *** *** ***
Rural 354 46 12.6 8.9-17.5 32 6.6 4.2-10.3 81 26.5 20.6-33.3 195 54.3 47.4-61.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 292 35 11.6 8.0-16.6 21 4.4 2.6- 7.3 73 26.9 21.0-33.7 163 57.1 50.0-63.9
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 125 19 16.2 9.7-26.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 222 33 13.9 9.2-20.4 25 7.2 4.5-11.5 51 26.2 19.2-34.6 113 52.7 44.2-61.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 127 22 15.4 8.7-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 253 31 15.4 10.4-22.1 26 6.0 3.7- 9.6 62 26.7 20.3-34.2 134 51.9 44.2-59.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 181 21 9.5 6.0-14.8 14 6.2 3.5-10.8 52 29.3 21.7-38.2 94 55.0 46.0-63.7

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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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