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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 416 59 14.1 10.8-18.2 357 85.9 81.8-89.2
GENDER
Male 155 28 16.6 11.3-23.6 127 83.4 76.4-88.7
Female 261 31 11.8 8.2-16.8 230 88.2 83.2-91.8
RACE
White 350 48 13.8 10.2-18.2 302 86.2 81.8-89.8
Other 63 10 14.9 7.7-27.0 53 85.1 73.0-92.3
AGE
18-44 175 36 18.2 13.0-25.0 139 81.8 75.0-87.0
45+ 240 23 10.5 6.8-16.0 217 89.5 84.0-93.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 23 11.2 7.2-17.1 173 88.8 82.9-92.8
Some College + 219 36 16.7 12.0-22.9 183 83.3 77.1-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 29 14.3 9.7-20.7 175 85.7 79.3-90.3
$50,000+ 112 17 14.8 9.1-23.0 95 85.2 77.0-90.9

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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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