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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,770 1,228 69.6 66.8-72.2 193 11.6 9.8-13.8 113 6.5 5.2- 8.1 236 12.3 10.5-14.3
AGE
18-24 114 85 74.0 62.7-82.9 14 14.9 7.9-26.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.5 11 8.8 4.5-16.4
25-34 319 242 77.8 72.1-82.7 30 8.5 5.5-13.0 14 3.7 2.0- 6.5 33 10.0 6.9-14.3
35-44 344 244 69.9 63.4-75.8 50 14.2 10.2-19.4 19 5.1 3.1- 8.1 31 10.8 6.8-16.7
45-54 341 212 60.3 53.5-66.6 38 13.3 9.1-19.0 37 12.2 8.4-17.4 54 14.3 10.2-19.6
55-64 259 168 66.4 59.3-72.8 26 8.4 5.5-12.7 16 8.4 4.8-14.5 49 16.7 12.3-22.4
65-74 222 153 70.4 62.2-77.5 19 10.7 5.8-18.7 13 5.7 2.9-10.9 37 13.3 9.2-18.8
75+ 160 115 72.4 63.1-80.0 14 10.4 5.1-19.9 10 5.4 2.7-10.4 21 11.9 7.5-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 247 64.4 58.5-69.8 47 13.5 9.9-18.2 29 8.7 5.8-12.7 58 13.5 10.1-17.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 575 382 66.6 61.5-71.3 69 14.3 10.6-19.0 40 5.8 4.1- 8.2 84 13.3 10.4-16.9
Some Post-H.S. 463 320 67.6 61.8-72.9 56 11.9 8.7-16.1 31 7.7 5.0-11.7 56 12.8 9.1-17.7
College Graduate 348 277 81.9 76.9-86.0 20 4.8 2.9- 8.0 13 4.2 2.3- 7.7 38 9.0 6.3-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 234 62.6 56.6-68.2 50 13.6 9.9-18.3 30 8.3 5.5-12.3 66 15.6 12.0-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 434 284 64.6 58.6-70.1 50 13.6 9.5-19.1 33 7.0 4.8-10.2 67 14.8 11.1-19.5
$25,000- 34,999 230 168 73.1 65.2-79.8 27 12.0 7.3-19.1 9 5.6 2.7-11.1 26 9.3 5.8-14.7
$35,000- 49,999 178 124 71.7 63.3-78.9 20 11.2 7.0-17.4 9 6.5 2.8-14.1 25 10.6 6.6-16.7
$50,000-74,999 92 69 71.3 57.5-82.0 7 5.8 2.3-13.9 4 5.2 1.9-13.6 12 17.8 8.8-32.6
$75,000+ 79 64 79.4 67.3-87.9 4 5.6 1.8-16.2 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2 9 12.9 6.5-24.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 640 419 64.5 59.8-68.9 79 13.9 10.7-17.9 51 9.0 6.5-12.3 91 12.6 10.1-15.7
No 1,092 784 72.1 68.6-75.4 110 10.6 8.4-13.3 58 5.1 3.8- 6.9 140 12.2 9.9-14.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 39 78.7 55.0-91.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 8 17.8 5.7-43.8
Non-Veteran 1,710 1,180 69.2 66.4-71.9 191 12.0 10.1-14.2 111 6.7 5.4- 8.3 228 12.1 10.4-14.1
Currently Serving 10 9 92.6 60.9-99.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.4 1.0-39.1 0 0.0 . - .

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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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