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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention

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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
-Eastern NC 4,684 976 22.4 20.9-23.9 1,812 37.8 36.1-39.5 378 8.2 7.3- 9.2 344 7.5 6.6- 8.5 1,174 24.1 22.6-25.6
GENDER
Male 1,675 397 24.3 22.0-26.9 535 31.8 29.2-34.5 131 8.5 7.0-10.4 145 8.7 7.2-10.4 467 26.7 24.3-29.3
Female 3,009 579 20.6 18.9-22.4 1,277 43.2 41.1-45.3 247 7.9 6.9- 9.0 199 6.5 5.5- 7.6 707 21.8 20.1-23.6
RACE
White 3,102 682 23.6 21.9-25.5 1,043 32.9 31.0-34.8 251 8.4 7.3- 9.7 252 8.0 7.0- 9.2 874 27.1 25.2-28.9
African American 1,170 202 18.5 15.9-21.5 604 50.3 46.8-53.8 99 7.9 6.3- 9.9 65 5.8 4.3- 7.7 200 17.5 15.0-20.4
Other Minorities 10 1 9.3 1.2-46.2 7 52.7 19.2-83.9 1 28.3 4.7-76.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.7 1.3-47.3
AGE
18-24 310 104 34.7 28.1-41.9 108 36.3 29.1-44.3 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0 21 7.6 4.2-13.3 55 17.0 12.4-22.9
25-34 778 214 27.6 24.0-31.5 304 39.6 35.6-43.8 77 9.1 7.1-11.6 50 6.8 4.8- 9.4 133 16.9 13.9-20.4
35-44 834 197 25.9 22.5-29.7 323 37.4 33.6-41.3 68 8.1 6.2-10.4 53 6.3 4.6- 8.5 193 22.3 19.2-25.8
45-54 869 190 21.8 18.8-25.2 302 32.8 29.2-36.6 83 10.7 8.3-13.6 78 8.7 6.7-11.3 216 26.0 22.5-29.8
55-64 815 138 17.0 14.2-20.3 308 37.0 33.1-41.1 63 8.2 5.9-11.4 53 6.9 5.1- 9.3 253 30.9 27.1-34.9
65-74 633 83 14.5 11.4-18.2 265 41.3 36.9-45.9 40 7.0 5.0- 9.8 57 9.1 6.8-12.0 188 28.1 24.2-32.4
75+ 428 49 12.4 9.1-16.6 192 46.3 40.8-51.9 24 5.9 3.8- 9.2 29 7.5 4.9-11.4 134 27.9 23.4-32.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 774 121 16.6 13.4-20.5 345 41.8 37.1-46.6 32 5.0 3.2- 7.8 64 10.0 7.3-13.5 212 26.6 22.6-31.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,488 266 19.8 17.5-22.4 577 38.8 35.8-41.8 106 7.5 6.0- 9.3 106 7.0 5.6- 8.8 433 26.9 24.3-29.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,249 289 26.4 23.5-29.5 434 33.2 30.2-36.3 117 8.6 7.0-10.5 103 8.0 6.5- 9.9 306 23.8 21.1-26.7
College Graduate 1,166 299 25.7 22.8-28.7 453 38.7 35.4-42.0 123 11.2 9.1-13.6 69 5.7 4.3- 7.4 222 18.9 16.3-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 615 94 16.2 12.8-20.4 256 39.8 34.5-45.3 28 5.9 3.7- 9.2 50 8.4 6.0-11.6 187 29.7 25.1-34.7
$15,000- 24,999 868 151 19.5 16.4-23.0 368 42.0 37.8-46.3 65 6.9 5.1- 9.4 63 8.8 6.3-12.1 221 22.8 19.4-26.6
$25,000- 34,999 559 119 21.2 17.6-25.4 199 35.7 31.2-40.4 58 10.2 7.7-13.5 43 7.1 5.1- 9.7 140 25.8 21.7-30.3
$35,000- 49,999 630 147 26.6 22.5-31.1 215 32.6 28.6-36.9 54 8.7 6.4-11.8 49 7.1 5.2- 9.7 165 25.0 21.3-29.1
$50,000-74,999 514 124 24.5 20.4-29.0 184 34.8 30.3-39.6 57 11.3 8.4-15.0 30 5.5 3.6- 8.2 119 24.0 19.9-28.7
$75,000+ 528 130 25.6 21.5-30.2 208 38.3 33.7-43.1 51 9.4 7.0-12.6 31 5.7 3.9- 8.2 108 21.0 17.2-25.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,631 299 19.6 17.3-22.0 623 36.7 33.9-39.6 123 8.0 6.5- 9.9 128 8.4 6.8-10.4 458 27.3 24.7-30.0
No 2,987 660 23.6 21.7-25.5 1,168 38.6 36.5-40.8 254 8.4 7.3- 9.7 207 6.9 5.9- 8.0 698 22.5 20.7-24.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 676 160 23.7 20.1-27.6 210 31.9 28.0-36.1 62 9.9 7.5-13.1 57 7.2 5.4- 9.6 187 27.2 23.6-31.2
Non-Veteran 3,879 755 20.9 19.3-22.5 1,565 39.6 37.7-41.5 306 7.8 6.9- 8.9 280 7.7 6.7- 8.9 973 24.0 22.3-25.7
Currently Serving 129 61 52.3 42.2-62.3 37 25.0 17.7-34.1 10 8.4 3.9-17.0 7 3.0 1.3- 6.6 14 11.3 6.1-20.0

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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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