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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Tobacco Indicators+

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  Total
Respond.#
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,930 1,891 62.1 59.4-64.8 302 10.2 8.7-11.9 253 9.0 7.5-10.8 484 18.7 16.6-21.0
GENDER
Male 1,145 715 62.5 58.4-66.5 112 9.8 7.7-12.4 116 8.9 6.9-11.4 202 18.8 15.7-22.4
Female 1,785 1,176 61.8 58.1-65.3 190 10.5 8.5-12.9 137 9.1 7.0-11.9 282 18.6 15.9-21.7
RACE
White 2,209 1,440 62.9 59.8-65.9 209 9.5 7.9-11.5 187 8.7 7.0-10.7 373 18.9 16.5-21.5
African American 544 337 61.3 54.8-67.3 72 13.4 9.6-18.4 53 9.7 6.4-14.5 82 15.6 11.5-20.9
Other Minorities 135 89 57.0 43.5-69.5 19 8.8 4.7-15.8 10 11.5 5.0-24.0 17 22.8 12.9-37.1
HISPANIC
Yes 78 55 65.0 48.0-78.9 7 13.8 5.3-31.4 4 4.6 1.5-13.2 12 16.6 7.1-33.9
No 2,847 1,833 62.1 59.3-64.8 295 10.1 8.6-11.8 248 9.1 7.6-11.0 471 18.7 16.6-21.1
AGE
18-24 262 184 68.2 58.6-76.4 27 10.2 6.3-16.3 21 9.8 4.8-18.9 30 11.8 7.0-19.0
25-34 537 391 67.9 61.3-73.8 47 7.1 4.7-10.5 36 8.5 5.3-13.5 63 16.6 11.8-22.7
35-44 621 411 62.7 56.9-68.2 65 12.1 8.6-16.8 47 5.7 3.9- 8.4 98 19.4 15.0-24.7
45-54 559 332 56.9 50.6-63.1 67 11.2 7.9-15.5 56 10.7 7.3-15.4 104 21.2 16.1-27.4
55-64 366 217 58.0 50.6-65.1 40 10.4 6.7-15.9 32 9.5 6.0-14.9 77 22.0 16.5-28.8
65+ 559 337 59.1 53.0-65.0 54 9.7 6.6-13.9 59 10.8 7.5-15.2 109 20.4 15.9-25.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 168 43.1 35.8-50.7 66 17.0 12.4-22.9 61 18.2 13.0-25.0 87 21.6 16.4-28.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 844 496 56.4 51.2-61.5 84 10.3 7.6-13.9 102 11.0 8.1-14.8 162 22.2 18.1-27.0
Some Post-H.S. 771 513 63.7 58.4-68.6 79 8.6 6.3-11.6 51 7.1 4.9-10.4 128 20.6 16.3-25.7
College Graduate 923 707 78.6 74.5-82.1 71 7.1 5.1- 9.8 39 3.1 1.9- 4.9 106 11.3 8.6-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 120 48.6 39.3-58.1 32 11.4 6.9-18.3 39 13.1 7.9-21.0 74 26.9 19.6-35.7
$15,000- 24,999 478 251 48.8 41.9-55.8 64 14.1 9.9-19.8 56 10.2 7.0-14.6 107 26.8 21.0-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 440 294 62.5 55.6-68.9 40 9.3 6.1-13.9 32 9.7 6.4-14.6 74 18.5 13.4-24.9
$35,000- 49,999 468 306 62.5 55.7-68.8 58 11.0 7.7-15.4 35 6.0 3.9- 9.2 69 20.6 15.0-27.6
$50,000+ 756 570 74.3 69.4-78.6 61 8.4 6.0-11.7 40 5.7 3.6- 8.8 85 11.6 8.6-15.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 207 138 68.9 61.1-75.8 21 8.5 5.1-13.8 16 8.8 4.7-16.0 32 13.8 9.6-19.4
Cumberland 196 137 68.9 61.5-75.4 16 10.0 5.5-17.5 16 8.2 4.7-13.9 27 13.0 8.4-19.6
Durham 201 143 75.1 67.5-81.4 21 10.7 6.5-17.3 14 6.1 3.4-10.7 23 8.1 5.1-12.6
Forsyth 214 120 55.5 48.0-62.9 26 11.6 7.7-17.0 25 11.4 7.4-17.3 43 21.4 15.9-28.2
Gaston 226 134 59.8 52.3-66.9 28 12.2 8.1-18.0 24 9.1 5.9-13.9 40 18.9 13.5-25.7
Guilford 180 117 63.6 55.3-71.2 18 11.0 6.8-17.4 12 6.3 3.4-11.3 33 19.1 13.3-26.6
Mecklenburg 204 141 68.7 60.8-75.6 19 9.7 5.6-16.1 14 5.7 3.3- 9.9 30 15.9 10.8-22.9
New Hanover 190 135 72.6 65.1-78.9 19 10.0 6.2-15.7 9 4.1 2.0- 8.4 27 13.3 8.9-19.4
Onslow 207 136 65.8 55.3-74.9 21 8.9 5.5-14.3 21 13.7 6.2-27.7 29 11.6 7.8-16.9
Wake 196 150 76.1 68.0-82.7 16 6.8 4.0-11.3 11 4.9 2.4- 9.8 19 12.2 7.1-20.1
Western NC 292 170 58.2 51.7-64.5 30 11.3 7.8-16.2 39 14.1 10.1-19.4 53 16.3 12.2-21.5
Piedmont NC 309 186 59.8 53.1-66.1 26 7.8 5.1-11.7 26 9.2 5.8-14.3 71 23.2 18.1-29.2
Eastern NC 308 184 56.2 49.4-62.8 41 13.3 9.4-18.4 26 9.5 6.2-14.3 57 21.0 16.0-27.2

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

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

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