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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Indicators-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 1,242 845 68.5 64.4-72.4 121 10.8 8.3-14.0 84 6.1 4.4- 8.4 192 14.6 11.9-17.8
GENDER
Female 1,242 845 68.5 64.4-72.4 121 10.8 8.3-14.0 84 6.1 4.4- 8.4 192 14.6 11.9-17.8
RACE
African American 1,242 845 68.5 64.4-72.4 121 10.8 8.3-14.0 84 6.1 4.4- 8.4 192 14.6 11.9-17.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 11 91.7 66.7-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 1 5.5 0.7-33.0
-English Speaking 13 11 91.7 66.7-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 1 5.5 0.7-33.0
Non-Hispanic 1,229 834 68.4 64.2-72.3 121 10.9 8.3-14.1 83 6.1 4.4- 8.5 191 14.7 11.9-17.9
AGE
18-24 90 56 62.0 45.8-75.9 9 14.7 5.8-32.5 6 4.8 1.7-13.1 19 18.4 9.8-32.0
25-34 197 147 74.6 64.7-82.5 22 11.4 6.4-19.5 8 3.8 1.7- 8.2 20 10.2 5.0-19.6
35-44 259 168 66.8 57.9-74.6 34 11.1 6.8-17.7 21 7.8 4.0-14.7 36 14.3 9.3-21.5
45-54 256 169 65.0 56.2-72.9 31 15.8 10.2-23.5 21 6.6 3.5-12.1 35 12.7 7.9-19.7
55-64 179 130 74.5 65.0-82.2 15 8.8 4.4-16.8 7 3.1 1.3- 7.6 27 13.5 8.2-21.4
65-74 147 95 69.9 58.0-79.7 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4 14 7.6 3.8-14.6 30 19.5 11.2-31.7
75+ 103 72 64.8 49.2-77.7 2 2.0 0.3-10.9 7 12.2 3.8-33.1 22 21.0 12.2-33.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 185 63.6 54.6-71.8 22 5.8 3.2-10.1 25 12.0 6.4-21.4 55 18.7 13.1-25.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 258 59.6 51.9-66.8 50 13.6 9.2-19.8 32 6.1 3.7-10.0 79 20.7 15.1-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 298 217 74.1 65.3-81.4 29 12.4 7.0-21.1 20 4.0 2.1- 7.5 32 9.4 5.5-15.6
College Graduate 235 182 82.0 74.8-87.5 20 8.3 4.5-14.9 7 3.2 1.3- 7.5 26 6.4 3.7-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 169 61.1 52.5-69.1 27 11.3 7.1-17.4 22 8.4 4.6-14.7 51 19.2 13.4-26.9
$15,000- 24,999 281 175 58.8 48.9-68.1 35 18.5 11.0-29.5 27 7.2 3.7-13.5 44 15.4 9.7-23.7
$25,000- 34,999 160 112 68.6 57.5-78.0 15 12.5 6.6-22.6 7 3.8 1.3-10.4 26 15.0 9.0-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 113 88 76.6 63.3-86.1 14 8.8 4.3-17.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.5 8 11.8 4.7-26.5
$50,000-74,999 64 49 80.8 65.1-90.5 4 2.3 0.8- 6.4 2 4.1 0.8-18.8 9 12.9 5.2-28.4
$75,000+ 53 42 80.3 63.4-90.6 6 13.4 5.1-30.7 2 4.5 1.0-18.1 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 12 83.2 60.1-94.2 2 9.7 2.3-33.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.0 1.6-25.5
Guilford 71 50 66.1 50.8-78.7 6 11.8 4.1-29.5 2 3.6 0.8-14.3 13 18.5 9.9-32.1
Mecklenburg 81 59 71.2 58.2-81.4 4 5.4 1.7-15.6 7 5.9 2.5-13.2 11 17.5 9.2-30.6
Orange 31 25 73.9 52.9-87.8 1 6.0 0.9-32.2 2 7.0 1.7-24.1 3 13.1 4.3-33.6
Wake 55 42 78.0 63.7-87.7 7 12.7 5.5-26.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.4 4.0-20.4
Chatham/Lee 53 41 75.7 59.5-86.8 3 4.8 1.5-14.3 4 8.8 2.8-24.5 5 10.8 3.9-26.2
Nash/Wilson 77 52 68.6 56.4-78.7 5 6.9 2.8-16.0 3 4.8 1.5-14.8 17 19.7 12.0-30.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 42 72.8 55.5-85.2 3 5.7 1.7-17.7 2 3.0 0.7-12.0 9 18.4 8.3-35.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 6 84.6 50.4-96.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.4 3.2-49.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 3 58.1 20.9-87.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.4 6.0-67.1 1 15.5 2.0-61.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 61 62.1 51.1-72.0 16 17.1 10.2-27.2 9 6.7 3.3-13.1 17 14.2 8.3-23.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 6 70.1 35.1-91.0 1 9.0 1.2-44.7 1 6.2 0.8-34.7 1 14.7 2.1-58.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 69 69.7 57.5-79.6 8 9.0 4.2-18.5 5 4.3 1.7-10.4 12 17.0 9.2-29.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 59 60.7 49.9-70.6 6 6.4 2.6-15.0 10 7.2 3.8-13.2 26 25.6 17.4-36.0
Northeast NC I 168 106 61.6 52.6-69.9 24 14.4 9.4-21.4 14 8.8 4.7-16.0 24 15.2 9.8-22.9
Northeast NC II 97 65 65.3 53.5-75.5 9 9.2 4.6-17.4 8 8.3 3.8-17.0 15 17.3 9.7-28.8
Northeastern Partnership 265 171 63.3 56.1-70.0 33 12.0 8.3-16.9 22 8.6 5.3-13.6 39 16.2 11.3-22.6
Mountain AHEC 31 23 83.7 66.7-92.9 3 6.4 1.8-20.5 2 4.6 0.8-22.5 3 5.3 1.6-16.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 444 69.8 64.0-74.9 56 8.0 5.5-11.5 44 4.8 3.2- 7.3 113 17.4 13.3-22.6
Piedmont 540 372 68.1 62.2-73.4 60 11.9 8.4-16.8 36 7.1 4.5-11.0 72 12.9 9.4-17.4
Western NC 45 29 57.2 28.7-81.6 5 31.9 9.3-68.2 4 4.1 1.1-13.9 7 6.8 2.8-16.0

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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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