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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Tobacco Use Prevention

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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
-Buncombe County 344 84 24.1 19.3-29.6 107 31.6 26.3-37.4 40 11.1 7.9-15.3 30 8.3 5.7-12.0 83 24.9 20.1-30.4
GENDER
Male 132 38 29.3 21.5-38.5 32 25.5 18.2-34.5 15 11.2 6.5-18.4 9 6.2 3.1-12.0 38 27.9 20.4-36.9
Female 212 46 19.1 14.2-25.3 75 37.5 30.4-45.1 25 11.0 7.3-16.4 21 10.3 6.5-15.9 45 22.1 16.5-28.9
RACE
White 306 77 25.7 20.5-31.7 88 29.2 23.7-35.3 40 12.6 9.1-17.4 27 8.3 5.5-12.2 74 24.2 19.3-29.8
Other 37 7 12.7 5.5-26.7 18 47.1 30.1-64.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.9 2.7-25.1 9 31.3 16.2-51.8
AGE
18-44 125 30 26.4 18.3-36.3 39 28.2 20.6-37.3 16 12.4 7.3-20.3 10 6.8 3.5-12.8 30 26.2 18.4-35.7
45+ 219 54 22.6 17.1-29.1 68 33.9 27.0-41.5 24 10.2 6.6-15.5 20 9.3 5.8-14.6 53 24.1 18.4-31.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 21 19.0 12.1-28.6 43 33.2 24.6-43.0 6 4.2 1.8- 9.4 14 9.6 5.4-16.6 39 34.0 25.1-44.1
Some College + 221 63 27.0 21.0-34.0 64 30.7 24.2-38.1 34 15.1 10.5-21.1 16 7.5 4.5-12.3 44 19.7 14.6-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 44 21.8 15.9-29.1 55 29.7 22.8-37.7 21 9.3 5.8-14.4 17 7.8 4.7-12.8 55 31.5 24.4-39.5
$50,000+ 86 26 30.2 20.9-41.6 26 27.3 18.6-38.1 15 19.0 11.2-30.4 7 9.8 4.6-19.6 12 13.6 7.5-23.6

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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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