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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 622 369 59.6 55.2-63.9 190 29.4 25.6-33.5 35 6.5 4.5- 9.3 10 2.0 1.0- 4.0 18 2.5 1.5- 4.1
GENDER
Male 240 133 56.3 49.4-63.0 71 28.8 23.0-35.3 21 8.6 5.5-13.4 6 3.0 1.3- 6.9 9 3.3 1.6- 6.5
Female 382 236 62.7 57.2-68.0 119 30.0 25.3-35.3 14 4.4 2.3- 8.2 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5
RACE
White 435 259 59.2 54.0-64.2 131 30.3 25.8-35.3 22 5.3 3.3- 8.3 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7 16 3.1 1.8- 5.4
Other 183 108 60.9 52.6-68.6 57 26.9 20.5-34.5 13 9.0 5.0-15.9 3 1.9 0.6- 6.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6
AGE
18-44 307 184 59.6 53.4-65.5 100 32.1 26.7-38.1 12 4.6 2.4- 8.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0 7 2.4 1.1- 5.1
45+ 313 185 60.1 53.8-66.2 88 25.8 20.8-31.4 23 8.6 5.5-13.3 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7 11 2.6 1.3- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 90 55.0 46.3-63.4 60 31.1 23.9-39.2 12 6.6 3.3-12.8 7 5.1 2.2-11.1 5 2.2 0.8- 5.9
Some College + 447 279 61.7 56.6-66.6 130 28.7 24.4-33.5 23 6.4 4.1- 9.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 258 146 56.7 49.6-63.6 90 32.0 26.0-38.7 10 5.6 2.8-10.9 7 3.8 1.7- 8.5 5 1.9 0.6- 5.2
$50,000+ 239 159 65.9 59.1-72.1 55 23.5 18.2-29.8 16 6.8 4.0-11.3 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 7 2.7 1.2- 5.8

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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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