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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 847 188 23.4 20.0-27.0 659 76.6 73.0-80.0
AGE
18-24 56 21 37.7 23.9-53.7 35 62.3 46.3-76.1
25-34 133 33 25.4 17.8-35.0 100 74.6 65.0-82.2
35-44 168 34 20.5 13.8-29.3 134 79.5 70.7-86.2
45-54 171 39 28.5 20.8-37.8 132 71.5 62.2-79.2
55-64 156 33 19.2 13.3-26.8 123 80.8 73.2-86.7
65-74 102 18 13.5 7.7-22.7 84 86.5 77.3-92.3
75+ 56 9 17.5 8.6-32.5 47 82.5 67.5-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 50 22.2 16.4-29.4 163 77.8 70.6-83.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 312 57 20.1 15.1-26.2 255 79.9 73.8-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 184 48 30.8 23.1-39.7 136 69.2 60.3-76.9
College Graduate 135 32 22.4 15.1-31.8 103 77.6 68.2-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 36 26.3 18.5-35.9 108 73.7 64.1-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 161 34 22.6 15.2-32.1 127 77.4 67.9-84.8
$25,000- 34,999 107 36 37.3 27.4-48.4 71 62.7 51.6-72.6
$35,000- 49,999 119 18 14.6 8.6-23.7 101 85.4 76.3-91.4
$50,000-74,999 95 18 16.7 9.8-26.8 77 83.3 73.2-90.2
$75,000+ 63 12 15.3 8.1-27.0 51 84.7 73.0-91.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 302 76 25.6 20.3-31.6 226 74.4 68.4-79.7
No 539 112 22.6 18.5-27.3 427 77.4 72.7-81.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 249 49 20.4 14.9-27.4 200 79.6 72.6-85.1
Non-Veteran 572 133 24.9 20.8-29.5 439 75.1 70.5-79.2
Currently Serving 26 6 14.3 5.0-34.4 20 85.7 65.6-95.0

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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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