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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use Prevention

In the past 12 months, have you ever asked a stranger not to smoke around you, in order to avoid exposure to their tobacco smoke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,652 2,386 17.6 16.8-18.4 12,266 82.4 81.6-83.2
-Buncombe County 361 57 16.8 12.7-21.9 304 83.2 78.1-87.3
GENDER
Male 139 24 17.5 11.6-25.7 115 82.5 74.3-88.4
Female 222 33 16.2 11.0-23.1 189 83.8 76.9-89.0
RACE
White 321 46 16.2 11.8-21.7 275 83.8 78.3-88.2
Other 38 10 21.0 10.8-36.9 28 79.0 63.1-89.2
AGE
18-44 131 23 17.9 11.7-26.3 108 82.1 73.7-88.3
45+ 230 34 16.1 11.0-23.0 196 83.9 77.0-89.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 19 14.6 8.9-23.0 109 85.4 77.0-91.1
Some College + 233 38 18.1 12.8-24.9 195 81.9 75.1-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 37 19.0 13.4-26.2 170 81.0 73.8-86.6
$50,000+ 88 8 8.8 4.3-17.3 80 91.2 82.7-95.7

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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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