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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 403 86 21.4 17.4-26.2 143 35.8 30.7-41.3 41 10.6 7.6-14.5 33 7.3 5.0-10.5 100 24.9 20.4-29.9
GENDER
Male 149 40 26.0 19.3-34.1 38 29.7 21.9-38.9 16 9.6 5.7-15.9 13 7.4 4.1-13.2 42 27.2 20.2-35.5
Female 254 46 17.3 12.9-23.0 105 41.3 34.8-48.2 25 11.4 7.4-17.1 20 7.2 4.5-11.4 58 22.8 17.5-29.0
RACE
White 340 69 20.8 16.4-25.9 117 33.3 28.0-39.1 33 10.1 7.0-14.4 29 8.1 5.5-12.0 92 27.6 22.6-33.2
Other 60 16 24.1 14.4-37.4 25 46.0 32.1-60.6 7 12.0 5.2-25.2 4 4.0 1.3-11.6 8 14.0 6.8-26.4
AGE
18-44 168 49 28.3 21.6-36.2 60 35.3 27.7-43.7 17 10.3 6.1-16.7 11 6.9 3.6-12.8 31 19.2 13.4-26.9
45+ 234 37 15.8 11.3-21.6 83 36.4 29.6-43.8 24 10.8 7.0-16.5 21 7.4 4.6-11.6 69 29.6 23.5-36.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 189 24 12.8 8.4-19.0 68 36.8 29.4-45.0 16 9.7 5.7-16.2 19 9.0 5.4-14.6 62 31.7 24.7-39.6
Some College + 213 62 29.4 23.1-36.6 75 35.1 28.1-42.7 24 10.9 7.1-16.4 14 5.8 3.3-10.0 38 18.8 13.6-25.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 35 16.4 11.5-22.7 69 34.8 27.2-43.1 20 10.5 6.4-16.7 15 8.2 4.6-14.0 59 30.2 23.4-38.1
$50,000+ 110 29 27.7 19.7-37.4 44 38.2 29.1-48.2 10 8.1 4.3-14.7 5 3.8 1.6- 9.1 22 22.2 14.7-32.0

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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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