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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Tobacco Indicators

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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%)
North Carolina 9,288 6,318 69.7 68.2-71.1 767 8.2 7.3- 9.1 688 7.2 6.4- 8.1 1,515 14.9 13.8-16.1
-Guilford County 442 319 69.9 64.3-75.1 35 8.5 5.7-12.5 24 5.7 3.6- 9.1 64 15.8 11.8-20.8
GENDER
Male 164 104 63.0 53.9-71.4 18 10.2 5.9-17.0 14 8.2 4.4-14.9 28 18.6 12.2-27.2
Female 278 215 76.2 69.3-81.9 17 7.0 3.8-12.2 10 3.5 1.8- 6.7 36 13.3 9.0-19.4
RACE
White 310 234 73.2 66.4-79.0 21 6.1 3.8- 9.7 16 5.8 3.2-10.4 39 14.9 10.2-21.2
Other 131 84 62.7 51.9-72.3 14 13.8 7.3-24.4 8 5.6 2.7-11.5 25 17.9 11.3-27.3
AGE
18-44 175 137 73.0 63.4-80.8 14 8.9 4.7-16.4 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6 21 16.2 9.9-25.5
45+ 263 179 66.8 59.8-73.1 21 8.2 5.1-13.0 21 9.5 5.7-15.5 42 15.5 11.2-21.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 91 56.3 46.6-65.5 13 12.3 6.6-21.9 14 8.3 4.8-14.1 34 23.0 15.8-32.2
Some College + 288 228 79.0 72.4-84.3 22 6.4 4.1- 9.9 9 2.9 1.3- 6.3 29 11.7 7.3-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 126 61.4 52.2-69.8 19 12.0 7.2-19.4 14 9.2 4.9-16.4 33 17.5 11.3-26.2
$50,000+ 141 116 82.3 73.4-88.7 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 3 1.8 0.6- 5.7 17 13.8 8.0-22.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 446 316 72.8 67.7-77.3 30 6.5 4.1-10.1 32 6.8 4.6- 9.8 68 14.0 10.7-18.0
Guilford 442 319 69.9 64.3-75.1 35 8.5 5.7-12.5 24 5.7 3.6- 9.1 64 15.8 11.8-20.8
Mecklenburg 443 343 78.3 72.6-83.0 21 6.9 3.6-12.7 26 4.7 3.0- 7.3 53 10.2 7.5-13.7
Orange 449 363 81.2 74.2-86.6 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 20 7.7 3.6-16.0 45 7.1 5.0-10.0
Wake 445 359 83.6 79.2-87.2 31 5.7 3.8- 8.4 10 2.6 1.3- 5.2 45 8.2 5.6-11.7
Chatham/Lee 391 268 68.4 61.9-74.3 29 8.8 5.7-13.4 29 8.1 4.3-14.8 65 14.7 11.2-19.0
Nash/Wilson 368 242 65.3 59.1-71.0 28 8.0 5.3-11.8 30 9.1 6.1-13.4 68 17.6 13.0-23.3
Craven/Pamlico 447 319 70.7 65.2-75.6 33 8.1 5.5-11.8 27 5.9 3.7- 9.1 68 15.4 11.7-20.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 428 227 54.0 48.2-59.8 48 11.4 8.2-15.8 49 12.2 9.0-16.2 104 22.4 18.1-27.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 298 62.4 55.6-68.8 41 10.6 7.4-15.0 36 11.5 6.8-19.0 77 15.4 11.9-19.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 283 54.3 45.7-62.7 61 14.0 10.1-19.1 41 7.9 5.1-12.1 86 23.8 15.1-35.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 423 290 63.2 50.9-74.0 31 6.2 3.9- 9.7 20 5.5 2.9-10.3 82 25.1 14.6-39.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 468 306 65.9 60.8-70.7 36 8.3 5.8-11.8 46 9.5 6.9-13.1 80 16.2 12.8-20.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 258 66.1 60.4-71.4 36 10.3 7.1-14.8 39 7.7 5.5-10.7 78 15.8 12.3-20.1
Northeast NC I 451 279 61.5 55.4-67.3 53 12.0 8.8-16.0 41 8.3 5.8-11.7 78 18.2 13.9-23.4
Northeast NC II 504 329 65.8 60.7-70.6 41 8.8 6.0-12.7 48 9.0 6.5-12.3 86 16.4 13.0-20.4
Northeastern Partnership 955 608 64.3 60.4-68.1 94 9.9 7.7-12.7 89 8.8 6.8-11.1 164 17.0 14.3-20.1
Mountain AHEC 1,291 896 70.2 66.4-73.8 92 6.7 5.1- 8.9 86 7.5 5.6-10.0 217 15.6 12.9-18.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,252 2,164 69.6 66.9-72.1 279 8.5 7.1-10.1 266 7.4 6.0- 9.0 543 14.6 12.8-16.6
Piedmont 3,983 2,786 70.4 68.2-72.5 315 8.0 6.8- 9.4 270 7.0 5.9- 8.3 612 14.6 13.1-16.3
Western NC 2,053 1,368 67.1 63.8-70.2 173 8.3 6.8-10.2 152 8.0 6.3-10.1 360 16.6 14.2-19.3

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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