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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 858 556 67.1 63.3-70.8 89 9.4 7.3-11.9 75 9.2 7.1-11.9 138 14.3 11.8-17.3
AGE
18-24 56 39 72.0 56.0-83.8 3 3.6 1.0-12.2 8 16.9 7.7-33.4 6 7.4 2.9-17.8
25-34 135 101 76.1 67.3-83.1 15 10.0 5.9-16.6 6 3.9 1.6- 9.1 13 10.0 5.4-17.5
35-44 170 119 73.3 65.1-80.1 20 11.6 7.0-18.5 8 3.7 1.8- 7.5 23 11.4 7.2-17.7
45-54 172 103 64.6 56.0-72.3 22 9.2 5.6-14.9 18 11.3 6.7-18.6 29 14.9 9.9-21.7
55-64 160 95 57.6 48.1-66.6 16 9.0 5.3-14.8 16 12.1 7.0-20.3 33 21.3 14.1-30.8
65-74 102 61 55.6 43.4-67.1 7 11.6 4.5-26.6 9 10.0 4.9-19.4 25 22.8 14.6-33.8
75+ 58 34 63.9 49.1-76.4 6 8.3 3.6-18.0 9 16.3 7.8-31.0 9 11.6 5.2-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 123 53.3 45.1-61.4 24 10.9 6.5-17.7 27 17.0 11.1-25.2 43 18.8 13.3-25.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 316 188 63.0 56.7-68.9 37 10.7 7.4-15.1 35 9.9 6.9-13.9 56 16.4 12.3-21.6
Some Post-H.S. 185 134 74.9 67.3-81.2 17 9.2 5.6-14.9 11 6.4 3.3-12.1 23 9.5 6.0-14.7
College Graduate 138 110 84.8 75.6-90.9 10 4.6 2.3- 9.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 16 9.8 4.7-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 74 47.0 37.5-56.7 18 13.7 8.3-21.9 20 17.9 11.1-27.7 33 21.3 14.3-30.7
$15,000- 24,999 164 91 55.8 46.3-64.9 22 12.2 7.1-20.1 20 14.8 8.8-23.8 31 17.2 11.5-24.9
$25,000- 34,999 108 76 73.4 63.6-81.4 8 6.4 3.0-13.2 9 6.5 3.3-12.4 15 13.7 8.0-22.5
$35,000- 49,999 118 79 71.1 61.2-79.4 9 5.4 2.5-11.2 8 6.5 3.0-13.5 22 17.0 10.6-26.1
$50,000-74,999 95 67 69.2 56.6-79.5 11 9.7 5.0-17.8 2 3.7 0.8-15.0 15 17.4 9.3-30.3
$75,000+ 64 56 90.8 80.8-95.9 3 4.6 1.4-14.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 4 4.0 1.3-12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 305 172 56.0 49.3-62.5 41 11.8 8.4-16.3 35 14.2 9.8-20.2 57 18.0 13.5-23.6
No 540 379 72.6 67.9-76.9 47 8.3 6.0-11.6 39 7.0 4.9-10.0 75 12.0 9.2-15.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 253 163 67.0 59.8-73.5 28 10.1 6.2-15.9 18 6.8 4.1-11.3 44 16.1 11.6-22.0
Non-Veteran 578 367 65.9 61.2-70.4 61 9.5 7.2-12.4 57 10.5 7.8-14.1 93 14.0 11.0-17.8
Currently Serving 27 26 96.9 80.8-99.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.2

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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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