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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,766 1,022 59.3 56.5-62.2 512 27.7 25.2-30.4 137 8.3 6.7-10.3 35 1.8 1.2- 2.6 60 2.8 2.1- 3.7
AGE
18-24 114 66 57.1 45.4-68.2 30 26.1 17.2-37.6 13 13.4 6.7-24.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 4 3.2 1.2- 8.4
25-34 319 209 68.5 62.0-74.3 84 24.4 19.0-30.7 17 5.1 3.1- 8.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4
35-44 342 215 60.7 53.9-67.1 91 27.2 21.7-33.7 24 8.5 5.0-14.1 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 6 2.1 0.9- 5.1
45-54 337 193 61.3 54.9-67.3 104 28.3 23.0-34.2 22 5.8 3.6- 9.3 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0 11 2.8 1.4- 5.5
55-64 259 142 56.8 49.4-63.8 81 30.3 24.2-37.2 19 8.2 4.6-14.1 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 9 2.3 1.1- 4.7
65-74 222 114 50.6 42.3-58.9 73 30.3 23.5-38.2 23 11.9 6.7-20.2 6 4.3 1.7-10.2 6 2.9 1.2- 6.5
75+ 162 78 48.4 39.3-57.6 44 27.4 19.9-36.4 18 12.0 6.5-21.0 6 3.4 1.5- 7.7 16 8.9 5.2-14.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 380 185 49.6 43.6-55.6 136 37.4 31.8-43.4 30 5.1 3.4- 7.6 12 3.9 2.0- 7.5 17 3.9 2.3- 6.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 575 344 60.9 55.8-65.7 156 26.4 22.3-31.1 52 9.8 7.0-13.5 9 1.1 0.6- 2.3 14 1.8 0.9- 3.4
Some Post-H.S. 460 270 60.7 54.9-66.2 136 25.6 21.1-30.6 28 9.0 5.6-14.2 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9 19 3.6 2.2- 5.8
College Graduate 348 222 64.3 57.7-70.4 83 24.4 19.0-30.9 26 7.1 4.6-10.8 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0 10 2.4 1.1- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 200 50.9 44.8-57.0 123 33.6 27.9-39.7 31 8.2 5.4-12.3 10 2.8 1.4- 5.5 19 4.5 2.7- 7.5
$15,000- 24,999 436 249 59.4 53.6-64.9 134 29.3 24.3-34.7 33 7.0 4.7-10.3 10 2.3 1.1- 4.9 10 2.1 1.0- 4.0
$25,000- 34,999 227 145 64.5 56.4-71.8 62 25.0 19.0-32.2 13 8.5 4.3-16.2 4 1.2 0.5- 3.3 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
$35,000- 49,999 176 119 66.7 57.8-74.6 36 20.8 14.6-28.7 15 9.6 5.0-17.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6
$50,000-74,999 92 63 69.8 56.7-80.3 17 18.0 10.4-29.3 5 8.2 2.5-24.1 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9
$75,000+ 79 51 66.8 54.3-77.4 17 18.7 11.0-29.9 7 8.1 3.6-16.9 2 3.3 0.8-12.3 2 3.1 0.6-15.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 642 342 52.7 48.0-57.4 207 32.2 28.0-36.7 50 8.7 6.0-12.5 19 2.9 1.8- 4.8 24 3.4 2.2- 5.3
No 1,092 663 62.7 59.0-66.2 299 25.9 22.7-29.2 84 8.0 6.1-10.5 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 31 2.2 1.5- 3.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 29 57.9 38.8-74.8 12 21.6 10.6-39.1 4 15.7 4.2-44.1 2 2.3 0.6- 9.0 3 2.5 0.7- 8.0
Non-Veteran 1,706 987 59.4 56.5-62.3 498 27.9 25.4-30.6 132 8.1 6.5-10.0 33 1.8 1.2- 2.7 56 2.8 2.1- 3.7
Currently Serving 10 6 56.6 24.8-83.7 2 28.9 7.4-67.6 1 7.4 1.0-39.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.1 0.9-38.0

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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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