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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,919 2,568 52.6 50.9-54.3 1,563 31.5 29.9-33.1 491 10.0 9.1-11.1 109 2.4 1.9- 3.0 188 3.5 3.0- 4.2
GENDER
Male 1,759 838 49.3 46.5-52.1 584 32.1 29.6-34.7 224 12.2 10.6-14.1 46 2.8 1.9- 3.9 67 3.6 2.7- 4.8
Female 3,160 1,730 55.5 53.4-57.5 979 31.0 29.1-33.0 267 8.1 7.0- 9.3 63 2.0 1.5- 2.7 121 3.4 2.8- 4.2
RACE
White 3,251 1,631 49.5 47.5-51.6 1,087 33.6 31.7-35.5 337 10.8 9.6-12.1 77 2.7 2.0- 3.5 119 3.5 2.8- 4.3
African American 1,234 683 56.4 53.0-59.8 366 29.3 26.2-32.5 112 8.8 7.1-10.9 20 1.7 1.0- 3.0 53 3.7 2.7- 5.2
Other Minorities 13 10 60.8 26.5-87.0 2 28.5 6.5-69.5 1 10.7 1.5-49.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 324 157 46.8 39.6-54.2 105 35.7 28.9-43.0 45 12.1 8.5-17.0 10 2.3 1.2- 4.6 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1
25-34 801 484 60.8 56.7-64.7 220 27.7 24.1-31.5 65 7.9 6.0-10.2 16 2.2 1.2- 3.8 16 1.6 0.8- 2.8
35-44 868 454 51.8 47.9-55.7 273 31.6 28.0-35.3 94 10.5 8.4-13.2 21 2.5 1.5- 4.1 26 3.6 2.3- 5.6
45-54 904 455 50.8 46.9-54.8 271 29.6 26.2-33.3 111 12.4 10.0-15.4 25 3.2 2.0- 5.0 42 4.0 2.8- 5.6
55-64 856 442 52.9 48.8-57.0 299 34.7 31.0-38.7 75 8.4 6.4-11.0 19 2.5 1.3- 4.7 21 1.5 0.9- 2.4
65-74 668 337 50.3 45.7-54.8 222 31.4 27.4-35.7 65 10.9 8.3-14.2 9 1.6 0.8- 3.2 35 5.9 3.9- 8.7
75+ 480 228 49.2 43.9-54.4 168 33.6 28.9-38.7 34 7.2 4.8-10.6 9 1.5 0.8- 3.0 41 8.5 6.0-11.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 837 401 52.8 48.2-57.4 292 33.0 29.0-37.3 74 7.3 5.4- 9.9 22 2.1 1.4- 3.4 48 4.7 3.3- 6.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,569 813 50.9 47.9-53.9 506 32.4 29.6-35.3 167 11.3 9.5-13.4 28 1.8 1.2- 2.8 55 3.5 2.5- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,298 655 50.7 47.5-53.9 418 31.8 28.9-34.9 142 11.2 9.3-13.4 35 2.8 1.9- 4.1 48 3.5 2.5- 4.8
College Graduate 1,206 696 56.8 53.5-60.1 343 28.7 25.8-31.8 108 9.1 7.4-11.2 24 2.8 1.7- 4.7 35 2.5 1.7- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 656 331 51.3 46.1-56.5 193 27.1 23.1-31.5 69 11.6 8.5-15.6 20 3.3 2.0- 5.4 43 6.7 4.6- 9.6
$15,000- 24,999 922 486 55.3 51.2-59.4 293 31.0 27.3-34.9 95 9.5 7.5-11.9 17 1.2 0.7- 2.1 31 3.0 2.0- 4.5
$25,000- 34,999 583 314 55.7 51.0-60.3 193 31.9 27.8-36.4 49 8.3 6.0-11.4 11 1.8 1.0- 3.3 16 2.3 1.3- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 652 366 54.0 49.4-58.5 192 31.4 27.3-35.8 60 9.3 7.0-12.2 17 3.2 1.8- 5.5 17 2.2 1.3- 3.7
$50,000-74,999 529 293 54.1 49.1-59.0 150 27.9 23.7-32.4 64 12.8 9.7-16.8 7 1.7 0.6- 4.3 15 3.5 2.0- 6.2
$75,000+ 546 303 54.7 49.9-59.4 161 30.1 25.9-34.7 57 11.0 8.3-14.5 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 7 0.8 0.4- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,729 862 50.1 47.2-53.0 566 32.4 29.7-35.1 175 10.9 9.2-13.0 44 2.6 1.8- 3.6 82 4.1 3.1- 5.3
No 3,120 1,674 54.0 51.9-56.2 977 31.2 29.2-33.2 306 9.4 8.3-10.7 63 2.2 1.6- 3.1 100 3.1 2.5- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 702 339 47.8 43.5-52.0 235 32.2 28.4-36.3 85 13.5 10.8-16.9 10 1.7 0.7- 4.3 33 4.7 3.2- 6.9
Non-Veteran 4,084 2,148 53.2 51.3-55.1 1,297 31.8 30.0-33.6 392 9.3 8.3-10.4 94 2.4 1.9- 3.0 153 3.3 2.7- 4.0
Currently Serving 133 81 61.9 51.8-71.0 31 21.3 14.5-30.2 14 10.1 5.6-17.5 5 4.8 1.7-13.3 2 1.8 0.3- 9.5

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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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