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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Smoking Cessation

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
-Piedmont NC 350 47 13.6 10.0-18.4 33 7.7 5.3-10.9 90 25.8 20.8-31.4 180 52.9 46.9-58.9
GENDER
Male 176 22 11.8 7.5-18.2 *** *** *** 44 24.8 18.3-32.8 101 59.5 51.1-67.5
Female 174 25 15.7 10.2-23.4 24 12.0 7.8-18.0 46 26.8 19.8-35.2 79 45.5 37.1-54.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 222 32 13.6 9.2-19.5 21 6.9 4.4-10.9 60 27.6 21.3-34.9 109 51.9 44.4-59.4
Non-Hispanic Black 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 22.9 14.8-33.7 *** *** ***
Other 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 125 18 14.5 8.8-22.9 12 9.2 5.1-15.9 29 25.5 17.7-35.4 66 50.8 40.9-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 106 15 14.7 8.3-24.6 *** *** *** 32 26.3 18.4-36.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 120 18 14.4 8.7-22.9 *** *** *** 40 33.2 24.1-43.6 *** *** ***
No 225 28 12.6 8.4-18.5 24 8.2 5.3-12.5 50 22.8 17.1-29.7 123 56.4 48.9-63.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 137 25 18.1 11.9-26.7 14 9.3 5.4-15.7 41 30.3 22.1-39.9 57 42.3 32.9-52.2
No 208 22 11.6 7.4-17.8 19 7.0 4.3-11.2 48 23.4 17.5-30.6 119 58.0 50.2-65.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 310 35 12.1 8.4-17.0 31 7.9 5.4-11.3 75 24.3 19.3-30.1 169 55.8 49.4-62.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 158 17 11.6 6.9-19.0 18 10.2 6.2-16.3 39 21.5 15.4-29.0 84 56.7 47.8-65.2
Regional City or Suburban County 92 16 18.2 10.7-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 100 14 11.6 6.6-19.7 *** *** *** 21 23.9 15.3-35.3 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 191 25 12.2 8.0-18.2 17 6.9 4.2-11.3 44 23.9 17.7-31.6 105 56.9 48.8-64.6
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 135 17 11.0 6.4-18.4 15 8.6 5.0-14.4 34 25.7 17.9-35.3 69 54.7 44.8-64.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 128 18 15.0 9.1-23.8 *** *** *** 36 29.1 20.9-38.9 67 52.3 42.4-61.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 201 24 12.0 7.7-18.0 23 9.6 6.2-14.5 52 24.9 18.8-32.3 102 53.6 45.6-61.3

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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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