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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 418 75 19.7 15.5-24.7 131 31.1 26.4-36.3 34 7.3 5.1-10.4 35 8.1 5.7-11.5 143 33.7 28.8-39.0
GENDER
Male 150 32 23.9 16.9-32.8 33 23.2 16.6-31.4 10 6.4 3.4-11.9 14 9.1 5.3-15.2 61 37.3 29.3-46.1
Female 268 43 15.9 11.6-21.4 98 38.2 31.9-44.8 24 8.2 5.4-12.2 21 7.2 4.6-11.3 82 30.6 24.9-36.9
RACE
White 300 48 16.3 12.1-21.8 94 31.7 26.1-37.9 20 5.7 3.6- 9.0 26 9.2 6.1-13.6 112 37.0 31.1-43.3
Other 116 27 28.3 19.1-39.6 36 29.2 20.9-39.2 14 11.4 6.5-19.3 9 5.6 2.6-11.5 30 25.5 17.6-35.4
AGE
18-44 165 34 22.1 15.5-30.4 62 37.2 29.4-45.7 16 7.6 4.5-12.7 9 5.1 2.5-10.2 44 27.9 20.9-36.2
45+ 252 41 17.9 12.7-24.5 69 26.5 20.9-33.0 18 7.2 4.4-11.5 25 10.2 6.7-15.2 99 38.2 31.7-45.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 24 17.1 11.1-25.5 45 28.9 21.5-37.6 15 10.4 6.1-17.2 14 8.6 4.8-15.1 56 35.0 27.1-43.8
Some College + 264 51 21.2 15.8-27.8 86 32.4 26.4-39.1 19 5.6 3.5- 8.9 21 7.8 5.0-12.1 87 33.0 26.9-39.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 222 40 19.2 13.8-26.2 64 29.4 23.0-36.6 20 8.5 5.3-13.4 21 9.3 5.8-14.5 77 33.6 27.0-40.9
$50,000+ 128 26 20.8 13.8-30.2 46 35.4 26.9-45.0 10 6.2 3.2-11.5 9 6.5 3.3-12.4 37 31.0 22.7-40.8

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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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