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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 4,303 2,985 71.0 68.9-73.0 349 7.3 6.3- 8.4 279 6.0 5.0- 7.2 690 15.7 14.1-17.5
AGE
18-24 228 164 72.8 63.7-80.3 23 5.2 3.0- 8.6 10 4.5 2.0- 9.6 31 17.6 11.2-26.5
25-34 584 468 78.7 73.5-83.1 54 10.3 7.2-14.4 20 2.6 1.4- 5.0 42 8.4 5.5-12.4
35-44 757 539 74.2 69.5-78.3 70 7.4 5.3-10.3 52 7.2 4.8-10.7 96 11.2 8.4-14.7
45-54 836 564 69.7 64.9-74.1 74 6.8 4.9- 9.3 64 6.9 5.1- 9.4 134 16.6 12.9-21.1
55-64 718 483 67.6 62.0-72.8 51 7.1 4.9-10.1 64 9.2 6.2-13.4 120 16.1 12.1-21.2
65-74 627 409 65.1 59.5-70.3 46 8.2 5.6-11.9 41 6.2 3.8- 9.9 131 20.5 16.3-25.4
75+ 524 339 64.5 58.2-70.4 29 4.6 2.7- 7.7 27 4.8 2.6- 8.7 129 26.1 20.8-32.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 570 304 51.1 44.8-57.3 61 11.0 7.8-15.4 56 8.7 5.7-13.1 149 29.2 23.6-35.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,270 772 60.0 55.7-64.1 119 8.6 6.7-10.9 111 7.8 6.0-10.2 268 23.6 19.9-27.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,151 814 76.2 72.5-79.4 108 8.1 6.3-10.5 69 5.6 3.8- 8.1 160 10.1 8.1-12.5
College Graduate 1,303 1,090 85.5 82.6-88.0 60 3.4 2.4- 5.0 43 3.6 2.3- 5.5 110 7.5 5.8- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 455 241 50.0 43.0-56.9 61 16.6 12.1-22.3 46 9.0 5.9-13.4 107 24.5 18.3-31.9
$15,000- 24,999 730 434 60.1 54.5-65.4 77 10.0 7.2-13.6 75 11.1 7.9-15.4 144 18.9 14.9-23.6
$25,000- 34,999 471 315 66.5 59.2-73.1 37 5.9 3.7- 9.4 38 5.3 3.4- 8.2 81 22.3 16.2-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 571 431 77.1 71.7-81.7 46 7.3 4.9-10.7 26 4.4 2.5- 7.6 68 11.3 8.0-15.6
$50,000-74,999 485 367 76.1 70.3-81.1 41 8.0 5.1-12.3 22 4.2 2.3- 7.5 55 11.7 8.2-16.4
$75,000+ 577 486 85.2 80.5-88.9 19 3.1 1.6- 5.6 16 3.7 1.7- 7.6 56 8.1 5.6-11.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 241 173 71.1 63.8-77.5 19 9.2 5.0-16.1 17 7.2 4.2-12.0 32 12.5 8.7-17.6
Guilford 198 160 81.0 73.4-86.8 10 4.6 2.3- 8.7 7 3.0 1.4- 6.4 21 11.5 6.7-19.0
Mecklenburg 181 143 81.0 74.1-86.4 8 3.7 1.7- 7.8 10 4.9 2.4- 9.7 20 10.4 6.5-16.2
Orange 236 192 79.1 66.0-88.0 12 4.8 2.4- 9.3 9 10.6 3.5-27.8 23 5.5 3.3- 9.1
Wake 195 163 84.6 77.4-89.7 12 5.0 2.8- 8.8 4 2.5 0.7- 8.1 16 8.0 4.2-14.5
Chatham/Lee 172 116 64.6 55.8-72.4 12 9.0 4.5-17.0 11 5.6 3.0-10.4 33 20.8 14.6-28.8
Nash/Wilson 150 95 61.9 52.7-70.2 11 9.2 4.9-16.7 13 8.7 4.6-15.8 31 20.3 14.1-28.3
Craven/Pamlico 218 158 72.6 65.4-78.8 19 9.8 6.0-15.8 13 5.2 2.9- 9.1 28 12.4 8.3-18.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 252 138 54.0 46.8-61.0 31 12.4 8.4-17.9 22 10.0 6.4-15.3 61 23.6 18.1-30.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 191 69.8 62.2-76.4 27 10.4 6.9-15.5 16 6.3 3.7-10.8 40 13.4 9.1-19.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 116 58.4 48.3-67.8 23 13.2 8.0-21.0 16 7.8 4.6-13.1 29 20.6 12.6-31.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 154 65.7 57.9-72.7 17 6.7 3.9-11.3 10 4.9 2.4- 9.7 46 22.7 16.7-30.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 81 69.8 59.8-78.2 9 6.9 3.3-13.7 13 11.4 6.2-19.9 14 12.0 6.9-20.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 104 61.3 52.8-69.2 17 9.9 5.8-16.3 17 9.5 5.7-15.3 36 19.4 13.5-27.0
Northeast NC I 136 78 57.2 47.9-66.0 14 11.4 6.7-18.6 16 11.7 7.0-19.0 28 19.8 13.3-28.3
Northeast NC II 220 149 68.1 60.7-74.6 18 9.3 5.7-14.8 16 6.9 4.0-11.7 37 15.7 11.1-21.9
Northeastern Partnership 356 227 65.1 59.2-70.5 32 9.9 6.8-14.1 32 8.2 5.6-12.0 65 16.8 12.9-21.7
Mountain AHEC 728 504 68.0 63.3-72.4 54 8.1 5.6-11.6 44 6.3 4.4- 9.0 126 17.5 14.0-21.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,309 878 69.1 65.0-73.0 116 8.8 6.8-11.4 98 5.6 4.2- 7.5 217 16.4 13.3-20.1
Piedmont 1,812 1,309 72.9 69.8-75.7 127 5.8 4.6- 7.2 106 6.1 4.7- 8.0 270 15.3 13.0-17.9
Western NC 1,182 798 68.3 64.5-71.8 106 9.5 7.4-12.2 75 6.3 4.7- 8.2 203 15.9 13.3-19.0

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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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