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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 1,495 999 68.0 64.4-71.4 117 8.9 6.8-11.5 123 7.9 6.1-10.1 256 15.2 12.8-18.1
Female 2,488 1,787 72.6 70.1-75.1 198 7.2 5.9- 8.7 147 6.1 4.9- 7.7 356 14.1 12.2-16.1
RACE
White 2,925 2,045 70.5 67.9-72.9 211 7.1 5.7- 8.7 199 7.1 5.8- 8.6 470 15.4 13.5-17.4
African American 799 534 63.2 58.0-68.2 84 12.6 9.2-17.1 62 8.4 5.9-11.7 119 15.8 12.2-20.2
Other Minorities 203 158 80.5 72.1-86.8 17 7.4 4.1-12.9 8 4.6 2.0-10.1 20 7.6 3.8-14.8
AGE
18-24 238 161 62.8 53.5-71.3 24 11.7 6.6-19.9 11 5.3 2.4-11.0 42 20.2 13.8-28.6
25-34 628 496 77.3 72.3-81.6 53 7.8 5.4-11.2 23 4.8 2.8- 8.1 56 10.1 7.3-14.0
35-44 831 614 76.0 71.8-79.7 64 6.6 4.6- 9.4 63 7.8 5.6-10.9 90 9.6 7.3-12.5
45-54 811 555 69.1 64.3-73.5 71 8.9 6.5-12.1 64 7.9 5.6-11.1 121 14.1 10.9-18.0
55-64 606 400 68.2 62.7-73.2 51 8.6 5.9-12.3 41 7.0 4.5-10.6 114 16.3 12.5-20.9
65-74 460 299 66.5 60.3-72.1 28 5.6 3.5- 8.8 39 8.9 5.7-13.6 94 19.1 14.7-24.4
75+ 379 239 59.8 52.9-66.3 23 6.0 3.5-10.1 28 9.3 5.7-14.9 89 24.9 19.6-31.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 574 340 62.2 56.3-67.8 54 6.3 4.2- 9.3 61 12.1 8.5-17.0 119 19.4 15.4-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,051 625 59.4 54.8-63.9 109 11.5 8.7-14.9 95 8.7 6.6-11.4 222 20.4 16.9-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 943 668 71.1 66.4-75.5 87 9.9 7.1-13.6 65 5.7 3.9- 8.4 123 13.2 10.1-17.1
College Graduate 1,400 1,144 83.1 80.3-85.6 64 4.5 3.2- 6.3 48 3.9 2.7- 5.5 144 8.6 6.8-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 360 205 56.8 48.6-64.6 44 14.9 9.3-23.0 27 7.6 4.3-13.2 84 20.7 15.4-27.2
$15,000- 24,999 654 375 55.3 49.3-61.2 72 8.5 6.0-12.0 79 14.4 10.5-19.4 128 21.9 17.0-27.6
$25,000- 34,999 397 262 66.7 59.4-73.2 28 7.4 4.4-11.9 36 7.6 4.7-12.0 71 18.4 13.2-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 541 387 73.7 68.3-78.4 51 9.1 6.4-12.9 34 6.1 3.8- 9.5 69 11.1 8.0-15.3
$50,000-74,999 468 360 77.6 71.9-82.4 24 5.2 2.8- 9.3 23 4.8 2.8- 8.0 61 12.4 8.9-17.1
$75,000+ 652 562 86.5 82.4-89.7 20 3.3 1.9- 5.5 18 2.9 1.5- 5.4 52 7.4 5.0-10.7
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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