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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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%)
TOTAL 1,688 273 16.0 14.0-18.3 874 52.1 49.1-55.0 152 8.4 7.0-10.2 97 5.4 4.2- 6.9 292 18.0 15.8-20.6
AGE
18-24 107 27 30.4 20.2-43.1 58 50.6 38.8-62.4 10 7.9 3.1-18.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 11 10.4 5.2-19.8
25-34 307 60 16.5 12.4-21.6 149 54.1 47.4-60.7 41 11.2 8.0-15.4 16 4.5 2.5- 7.9 41 13.7 9.8-18.9
35-44 340 54 14.3 10.5-19.2 180 55.0 48.3-61.5 32 7.9 5.3-11.6 20 4.8 2.8- 7.9 54 18.0 13.0-24.5
45-54 327 58 19.1 14.1-25.2 150 44.3 37.8-51.0 35 10.5 7.1-15.0 20 7.1 4.2-12.0 64 19.1 14.2-25.1
55-64 249 25 9.2 5.9-14.1 140 54.0 46.4-61.5 20 6.8 4.1-11.0 15 5.0 2.8- 8.6 49 25.1 18.4-33.2
65-74 208 26 12.8 8.2-19.4 118 54.0 45.3-62.5 8 5.8 2.3-13.8 16 9.0 5.0-15.6 40 18.4 13.0-25.5
75+ 139 23 16.9 10.4-26.3 71 50.3 40.3-60.3 6 6.3 2.5-15.0 7 4.3 1.7-10.6 32 22.1 14.6-32.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 360 61 18.6 13.8-24.6 202 53.5 47.2-59.6 12 4.3 2.2- 7.9 17 5.0 2.9- 8.4 68 18.6 14.4-23.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 70 12.0 9.0-15.8 282 50.3 45.2-55.5 51 9.7 7.0-13.2 40 7.0 4.8-10.3 106 21.0 16.8-25.7
Some Post-H.S. 442 70 16.6 12.8-21.3 221 49.1 43.2-55.0 45 8.7 6.0-12.3 26 5.8 3.7- 9.0 80 19.8 15.1-25.4
College Graduate 334 72 19.5 14.9-25.1 169 58.2 51.6-64.4 44 10.0 7.1-13.9 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8 36 9.8 6.6-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 362 51 14.4 10.6-19.2 196 52.5 46.2-58.7 20 6.1 3.6-10.0 19 5.3 3.0- 9.2 76 21.7 17.0-27.4
$15,000- 24,999 414 71 18.4 14.0-23.9 193 48.3 42.3-54.3 49 10.9 8.0-14.8 29 6.5 4.1-10.1 72 15.9 12.2-20.4
$25,000- 34,999 220 33 13.9 9.2-20.3 117 52.0 43.8-60.1 24 9.5 5.7-15.6 12 6.6 3.4-12.5 34 17.9 11.8-26.2
$35,000- 49,999 174 27 14.5 9.4-21.8 97 56.6 47.7-65.2 17 10.4 6.2-17.0 8 4.2 1.9- 9.2 25 14.2 8.9-21.9
$50,000-74,999 88 13 13.5 7.0-24.3 47 53.2 40.3-65.6 11 9.0 4.6-16.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.8 15 22.6 12.5-37.4
$75,000+ 75 15 23.0 13.4-36.6 40 56.0 42.9-68.4 5 3.4 1.3- 8.6 4 3.8 1.4-10.2 11 13.7 7.2-24.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 613 108 16.3 13.2-20.0 296 46.6 41.8-51.4 50 9.2 6.6-12.7 38 6.0 4.2- 8.5 121 22.0 18.0-26.4
No 1,042 160 15.9 13.3-19.0 560 54.7 50.8-58.5 101 8.3 6.6-10.4 56 5.1 3.7- 7.0 165 16.0 13.3-19.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 8 11.5 5.1-23.9 22 48.5 31.3-66.0 8 10.7 5.0-21.5 3 4.9 1.3-16.6 9 24.4 10.1-48.0
Non-Veteran 1,628 263 16.2 14.1-18.6 847 52.1 49.1-55.2 143 8.4 6.9-10.1 94 5.4 4.3- 6.9 281 17.8 15.6-20.3
Currently Serving 10 2 10.6 2.3-37.8 5 62.7 31.4-86.0 1 9.6 1.3-46.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.0 4.0-50.2

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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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