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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Tobacco Use Prevention

If someone were smoking near you in the nonsmoking area of a restaurant, you would:

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Respond.^
Ask them to stop smoking Ask to be moved to another table Ask to have a smokefree policy Do nothing/not return to restaurant Smoking doesn't bother me
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,969 2,832 21.5 20.6-22.4 5,102 35.9 34.8-36.9 1,291 9.5 8.9-10.1 1,058 7.2 6.7- 7.7 3,686 26.1 25.2-27.0
-Alamance County 380 63 15.2 11.7-19.6 140 36.8 31.3-42.6 36 8.2 5.8-11.6 29 9.5 6.3-14.0 112 30.3 25.0-36.1
GENDER
Male 112 14 10.8 6.2-18.3 33 30.8 21.9-41.4 11 8.5 4.6-15.2 11 11.0 5.9-19.7 43 38.8 29.0-49.7
Female 268 49 18.3 13.7-24.0 107 40.9 34.5-47.6 25 8.0 5.3-12.1 18 8.4 4.9-14.1 69 24.4 19.3-30.4
RACE
White 295 48 14.7 10.9-19.6 103 34.1 28.3-40.6 29 8.6 5.8-12.6 23 10.2 6.5-15.6 92 32.4 26.4-38.9
Other 83 13 14.7 8.1-25.3 37 45.7 33.5-58.4 7 7.3 3.3-15.3 6 7.6 2.9-18.4 20 24.7 14.6-38.5
AGE
18-44 135 26 19.1 12.8-27.6 53 38.4 29.5-48.2 15 7.9 4.5-13.5 11 9.4 4.9-17.3 30 25.2 17.0-35.7
45+ 244 37 12.5 8.9-17.2 87 35.7 29.2-42.9 20 8.1 5.1-12.7 18 9.6 5.7-15.8 82 34.1 27.6-41.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 24 11.6 7.5-17.5 68 35.5 28.0-43.7 12 5.8 3.2-10.4 18 13.1 7.8-21.1 63 34.0 26.4-42.7
Some College + 194 38 18.4 13.2-25.1 72 38.1 30.5-46.3 24 10.5 6.8-15.9 11 6.2 3.2-11.5 49 26.8 20.0-34.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 231 39 15.8 11.2-21.8 85 35.4 28.7-42.8 21 7.9 4.9-12.4 20 12.3 7.7-19.3 66 28.5 22.0-36.2
$50,000+ 78 13 13.9 7.8-23.7 30 39.9 28.2-52.9 10 10.5 5.3-19.6 5 5.3 2.1-12.8 20 30.3 19.4-43.9

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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 (MAHEC): 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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