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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Tobacco Use Prevention

In the past 12 months, have you ever asked a stranger not to smoke around you, in order to avoid exposure to their tobacco smoke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,652 2,386 17.6 16.8-18.4 12,266 82.4 81.6-83.2
-Johnston County 472 72 16.4 12.5-21.2 400 83.6 78.8-87.5
GENDER
Male 160 27 18.8 12.3-27.7 133 81.2 72.3-87.7
Female 312 45 14.4 10.3-20.0 267 85.6 80.0-89.7
RACE
White 370 52 14.7 10.5-20.0 318 85.3 80.0-89.5
Other 98 19 21.0 12.7-32.8 79 79.0 67.2-87.3
AGE
18-44 205 35 17.9 12.3-25.5 170 82.1 74.5-87.7
45+ 266 36 14.5 9.7-21.2 230 85.5 78.8-90.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 242 39 19.8 13.6-27.8 203 80.2 72.2-86.4
Some College + 230 33 12.9 8.9-18.5 197 87.1 81.5-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 40 18.7 13.0-26.2 190 81.3 73.8-87.0
$50,000+ 146 23 17.3 10.7-26.8 123 82.7 73.2-89.3

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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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