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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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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 813 153 18.6 15.6-22.0 359 44.5 40.4-48.7 61 7.8 5.9-10.3 49 5.2 3.8- 7.0 191 23.9 20.5-27.7
AGE
18-24 54 25 38.6 24.7-54.6 20 44.1 28.6-61.0 4 9.5 3.2-25.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7 4 6.3 2.2-17.0
25-34 132 32 22.7 15.6-31.7 58 47.2 37.6-57.1 7 6.0 2.5-13.6 9 4.5 2.2- 8.8 26 19.6 13.3-28.0
35-44 162 26 17.2 11.3-25.5 79 49.1 40.0-58.2 18 11.1 6.7-17.7 8 3.9 1.7- 8.4 31 18.8 12.7-26.9
45-54 166 37 22.7 15.9-31.3 70 39.5 31.2-48.5 12 7.7 4.2-13.9 12 6.7 3.3-13.1 35 23.3 16.6-31.8
55-64 145 17 10.8 6.1-18.5 62 42.5 33.6-51.9 11 7.7 3.8-14.8 9 6.7 3.4-12.8 46 32.4 24.1-41.8
65-74 98 12 9.1 4.6-17.2 42 42.9 31.3-55.2 7 6.8 2.7-16.2 5 4.7 1.9-11.0 32 36.5 25.8-48.7
75+ 51 4 7.1 2.5-18.2 27 54.3 38.7-69.1 1 2.6 0.4-16.1 4 8.1 2.8-21.3 15 27.9 15.9-44.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 31 17.1 11.4-24.8 92 43.2 35.1-51.8 10 4.3 2.1- 8.6 16 7.6 4.4-13.0 52 27.8 20.8-35.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 48 15.3 11.2-20.7 123 43.1 36.5-50.0 22 8.9 5.6-13.9 19 5.6 3.4- 9.1 85 27.1 21.7-33.2
Some Post-H.S. 182 39 19.7 13.9-27.1 80 45.4 37.0-54.0 19 11.7 7.0-18.9 11 5.0 2.6- 9.2 33 18.2 12.7-25.4
College Graduate 130 34 26.0 17.9-36.2 63 48.8 38.3-59.5 10 5.5 2.8-10.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 20 18.5 10.5-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 20 13.9 8.6-21.6 59 40.8 31.4-50.9 10 9.3 4.3-19.1 4 2.3 0.8- 6.6 41 33.7 24.6-44.4
$15,000- 24,999 156 19 10.2 6.3-16.3 73 49.3 39.8-58.9 9 4.8 2.3- 9.7 11 8.5 4.4-15.7 44 27.2 19.8-36.1
$25,000- 34,999 104 21 19.6 12.2-29.9 47 45.5 34.9-56.4 8 8.1 3.8-16.2 9 9.2 4.7-17.2 19 17.7 11.0-27.2
$35,000- 49,999 111 20 20.2 12.8-30.4 48 39.6 29.7-50.4 12 12.9 6.9-22.8 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7 28 25.4 17.4-35.6
$50,000-74,999 92 13 10.5 5.7-18.5 47 53.7 42.3-64.9 8 8.8 4.3-17.1 9 5.6 2.8-10.9 15 21.4 13.0-33.2
$75,000+ 63 23 32.1 20.1-47.0 23 35.4 22.6-50.7 4 5.4 1.9-14.8 2 2.7 0.6-10.9 11 24.4 11.9-43.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 285 45 15.1 11.1-20.2 121 41.6 35.0-48.6 22 6.4 4.0-10.2 18 6.2 3.6-10.5 79 30.6 24.5-37.5
No 523 108 20.4 16.5-24.8 237 45.7 40.6-50.8 39 8.5 6.0-12.0 30 4.7 3.2- 6.8 109 20.8 16.9-25.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 240 44 16.6 11.8-22.8 109 49.7 42.2-57.3 18 8.0 4.8-13.0 13 4.8 2.7- 8.6 56 20.9 15.7-27.2
Non-Veteran 547 101 19.1 15.5-23.4 239 42.5 37.6-47.6 42 8.0 5.6-11.2 34 5.3 3.6- 7.7 131 25.1 20.9-29.8
Currently Serving 26 8 24.6 10.7-47.1 11 42.5 23.0-64.6 1 3.3 0.4-20.2 2 5.3 1.3-19.9 4 24.3 8.9-51.2

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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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