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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,759 414 24.6 22.1-27.3 1,345 75.4 72.7-77.9
AGE
18-24 113 52 48.8 37.5-60.3 61 51.2 39.7-62.5
25-34 318 94 29.7 23.8-36.3 224 70.3 63.7-76.2
35-44 343 91 28.3 22.5-34.9 252 71.7 65.1-77.5
45-54 335 84 22.5 17.8-28.1 251 77.5 71.9-82.2
55-64 258 51 21.2 15.4-28.4 207 78.8 71.6-84.6
65-74 223 27 10.2 6.7-15.2 196 89.8 84.8-93.3
75+ 159 13 11.0 5.7-20.0 146 89.0 80.0-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 376 75 23.8 18.8-29.6 301 76.2 70.4-81.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 575 130 23.6 19.5-28.3 445 76.4 71.7-80.5
Some Post-H.S. 459 125 26.4 21.6-31.8 334 73.6 68.2-78.4
College Graduate 347 84 24.8 19.3-31.3 263 75.2 68.7-80.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 107 31.6 25.9-37.9 273 68.4 62.1-74.1
$15,000- 24,999 434 104 24.3 19.6-29.6 330 75.7 70.4-80.4
$25,000- 34,999 227 69 30.7 23.8-38.6 158 69.3 61.4-76.2
$35,000- 49,999 175 33 17.7 12.1-25.2 142 82.3 74.8-87.9
$50,000-74,999 92 16 15.0 8.6-24.7 76 85.0 75.3-91.4
$75,000+ 78 18 26.9 16.7-40.1 60 73.1 59.9-83.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 639 162 27.3 23.3-31.8 477 72.7 68.2-76.7
No 1,089 240 22.9 19.8-26.3 849 77.1 73.7-80.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 16 28.5 16.3-44.9 34 71.5 55.1-83.7
Non-Veteran 1,699 395 24.4 21.9-27.2 1,304 75.6 72.8-78.1
Currently Serving 10 3 36.0 11.5-70.9 7 64.0 29.1-88.5

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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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