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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 594 147 25.4 21.6-29.6 226 37.4 33.1-41.8 71 12.1 9.4-15.4 47 7.0 5.1- 9.4 103 18.1 14.8-22.1
GENDER
Male 230 58 26.3 20.5-33.1 70 29.7 23.8-36.4 26 12.2 8.2-17.8 27 9.7 6.6-14.0 49 22.1 16.6-28.8
Female 364 89 24.6 20.0-29.8 156 44.7 39.0-50.5 45 12.0 8.8-16.3 20 4.4 2.7- 7.1 54 14.4 10.8-18.8
RACE
White 416 112 27.3 22.8-32.3 138 31.8 27.1-36.9 54 13.0 9.7-17.1 37 8.2 5.8-11.4 75 19.7 15.6-24.6
Other 174 34 21.7 15.2-30.0 87 49.3 40.9-57.8 17 10.4 6.2-17.0 9 4.2 2.1- 8.4 27 14.4 9.2-21.7
AGE
18-44 302 82 28.4 23.0-34.6 122 38.1 32.3-44.2 37 12.4 8.8-17.1 14 4.6 2.7- 7.8 47 16.5 12.2-21.9
45+ 290 65 22.0 17.2-27.8 104 36.9 30.7-43.5 34 11.9 8.1-17.0 33 9.9 6.8-14.1 54 19.3 14.4-25.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 33 24.9 17.7-34.0 62 34.6 26.8-43.3 11 7.6 4.0-14.1 15 8.2 4.7-13.7 41 24.7 17.5-33.7
Some College + 431 114 25.6 21.4-30.4 164 38.6 33.7-43.8 60 14.0 10.7-18.2 31 6.3 4.3- 9.1 62 15.4 12.0-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 47 20.8 15.3-27.6 100 40.0 33.2-47.3 31 14.0 9.4-20.3 19 6.4 3.9-10.3 47 18.7 13.6-25.3
$50,000+ 229 69 28.1 22.4-34.7 74 32.5 26.2-39.4 27 10.6 7.1-15.4 16 6.7 4.1-10.9 43 22.1 16.4-29.0

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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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