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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 353 211 55.8 49.7-61.8 142 44.2 38.2-50.3
GENDER
Male 177 97 50.1 41.7-58.5 80 49.9 41.5-58.3
Female 176 114 62.2 53.5-70.1 62 37.8 29.9-46.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 223 138 57.1 49.5-64.4 85 42.9 35.6-50.5
Non-Hispanic Black 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 76 60 80.4 68.7-88.4 16 19.6 11.6-31.3
65-74 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 126 74 55.9 45.9-65.5 52 44.1 34.5-54.1
Some Post-H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 121 90 70.2 59.4-79.2 31 29.8 20.8-40.6
No 227 117 47.7 40.4-55.1 110 52.3 44.9-59.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 138 102 69.9 59.7-78.4 36 30.1 21.6-40.3
No 210 108 49.1 41.4-56.8 102 50.9 43.2-58.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 312 176 52.8 46.3-59.1 136 47.2 40.9-53.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 160 99 57.1 48.0-65.7 61 42.9 34.3-52.0
Regional City or Suburban County 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 192 103 49.3 41.3-57.4 89 50.7 42.6-58.7
Unemployed 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 136 79 51.2 41.3-60.9 57 48.8 39.1-58.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 128 73 54.5 44.6-64.0 55 45.5 36.0-55.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 204 121 55.0 47.0-62.8 83 45.0 37.2-53.0

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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