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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use Prevention

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement.
Tobacco use by adults should not be allowed on school grounds or at any school events.

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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree No Opinion
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,691 7,817 53.9 52.9-54.9 4,742 31.4 30.4-32.3 1,299 9.2 8.6- 9.8 278 2.1 1.8- 2.4 555 3.5 3.2- 3.9
-Buncombe County 362 190 52.3 46.5-57.9 116 31.6 26.5-37.2 35 9.7 6.8-13.6 14 4.9 2.8- 8.5 7 1.5 0.6- 3.8
GENDER
Male 139 65 46.8 38.0-55.8 47 32.7 24.9-41.6 16 10.9 6.5-17.7 8 7.4 3.6-14.5 3 2.1 0.6- 7.2
Female 223 125 57.4 50.1-64.4 69 30.6 24.3-37.7 19 8.5 5.3-13.5 6 2.5 1.0- 5.8 4 1.0 0.4- 2.6
RACE
White 322 168 52.5 46.4-58.5 106 31.9 26.5-37.8 30 9.3 6.4-13.4 12 4.7 2.5- 8.5 6 1.6 0.6- 4.2
Other 38 20 47.9 31.1-65.2 10 31.1 16.6-50.6 5 13.2 5.1-30.0 2 6.7 1.5-25.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
AGE
18-44 131 72 51.9 42.4-61.1 39 29.8 21.8-39.2 13 10.6 6.1-17.8 5 5.6 2.3-13.2 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8
45+ 231 118 52.5 45.3-59.7 77 32.8 26.4-40.0 22 9.1 5.8-14.1 9 4.4 2.1- 9.0 5 1.2 0.5- 2.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 49 38.5 29.7-48.2 54 41.2 32.1-51.0 14 9.6 5.5-16.4 8 9.0 4.4-17.6 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2
Some College + 233 141 60.1 52.9-66.9 62 26.1 20.3-32.9 21 9.7 6.2-15.0 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2 3 1.5 0.4- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 104 48.9 41.4-56.5 66 31.7 25.0-39.4 21 9.3 5.9-14.5 12 8.2 4.6-14.4 4 1.8 0.5- 5.9
$50,000+ 89 58 64.7 53.2-74.6 18 22.1 14.0-33.1 9 10.7 5.4-20.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8

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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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