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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 439 228 50.8 45.5-56.1 141 32.8 28.0-38.0 47 12.3 9.0-16.4 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 17 3.0 1.8- 4.9
GENDER
Male 157 63 40.5 32.4-49.2 63 40.1 32.0-48.8 25 16.9 11.3-24.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2
Female 282 165 59.9 53.5-66.0 78 26.3 21.1-32.3 22 8.2 5.3-12.4 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 12 3.8 2.0- 6.8
RACE
White 317 157 47.7 41.5-53.8 109 35.0 29.4-41.2 34 12.7 9.0-17.8 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 14 3.6 2.1- 6.3
Other 120 70 59.0 48.5-68.8 31 26.7 18.2-37.3 13 11.3 6.1-20.2 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.2
AGE
18-44 168 100 58.2 49.6-66.3 50 28.8 21.8-37.1 14 11.3 6.5-18.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4
45+ 270 128 45.6 39.0-52.4 91 35.7 29.4-42.6 32 12.8 8.9-18.1 4 1.3 0.5- 3.8 15 4.5 2.6- 7.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 79 48.9 40.4-57.5 54 31.7 24.3-40.2 18 13.8 8.4-21.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 9 3.8 1.9- 7.7
Some College + 276 149 51.9 45.3-58.5 87 33.4 27.3-40.2 29 11.4 7.7-16.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 8 2.5 1.2- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 118 51.5 44.2-58.8 79 34.9 28.2-42.3 24 10.6 6.9-16.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 8 2.7 1.3- 5.6
$50,000+ 135 71 50.9 41.6-60.1 43 33.3 25.0-42.8 14 12.2 7.1-20.1 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0

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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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