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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-MALES

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement.
Tobacco use by adults should not be allowed on school grounds or at any school events.

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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree No Opinion
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,384 2,557 49.5 47.8-51.1 1,839 32.3 30.8-33.8 634 11.6 10.6-12.7 128 2.6 2.1- 3.3 226 4.0 3.4- 4.7
RACE
White 4,083 1,855 46.6 44.7-48.4 1,449 34.2 32.5-36.0 492 12.0 10.8-13.2 107 3.0 2.4- 3.8 180 4.3 3.6- 5.1
African American 852 426 51.3 47.2-55.3 274 30.8 27.2-34.7 103 12.3 9.8-15.2 15 2.2 1.2- 3.8 34 3.5 2.3- 5.1
Asian 39 23 54.0 36.2-70.9 12 34.4 19.5-53.3 2 5.6 1.4-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.0 1.5-21.2
Native American 90 43 49.4 36.1-62.7 24 24.4 14.6-37.8 16 16.4 9.0-28.0 3 3.1 0.9-10.0 4 6.8 2.1-19.7
Other Minorities 292 195 70.4 63.5-76.4 72 20.2 15.4-26.1 17 6.8 3.7-12.0 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 294 199 70.1 63.3-76.2 72 20.7 15.8-26.6 14 5.9 3.0-11.1 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1
-English Speaking 98 53 55.2 43.2-66.7 33 31.6 21.8-43.3 6 5.3 2.2-12.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 5 7.5 2.8-18.6
-Spanish Speaking 196 146 75.3 67.0-82.0 39 16.9 11.7-23.9 8 6.1 2.7-13.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3
Non-Hispanic 5,084 2,355 47.6 45.9-49.3 1,765 33.4 31.8-35.0 619 12.1 11.0-13.2 126 2.8 2.3- 3.5 219 4.1 3.5- 4.8
AGE
18-24 326 136 42.8 36.0-49.8 112 31.6 25.7-38.1 51 16.9 12.3-22.8 16 5.2 2.8- 9.6 11 3.5 1.7- 6.9
25-34 877 454 52.9 48.8-56.9 299 32.7 29.1-36.6 83 9.2 7.0-11.9 20 2.2 1.4- 3.6 21 3.0 1.8- 4.9
35-44 1,059 496 50.7 47.0-54.3 359 31.2 28.0-34.6 140 11.7 9.7-14.0 30 2.9 1.9- 4.3 34 3.5 2.4- 5.1
45-54 1,023 467 47.9 44.2-51.7 336 31.1 27.8-34.6 148 14.1 11.7-16.8 27 3.0 1.9- 4.7 45 3.9 2.8- 5.4
55-64 978 480 51.6 47.7-55.4 337 31.3 27.9-34.8 107 10.9 8.6-13.7 20 2.8 1.6- 4.6 34 3.5 2.3- 5.4
65-74 676 322 47.7 43.2-52.3 231 34.1 30.0-38.6 69 11.0 8.5-14.1 9 1.4 0.7- 3.0 45 5.7 4.1- 8.0
75+ 427 193 46.5 40.9-52.2 160 37.4 32.1-43.0 34 7.6 5.0-11.4 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 35 7.8 5.3-11.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 922 417 49.1 45.0-53.3 319 30.5 27.0-34.3 100 12.4 9.7-15.7 25 2.7 1.7- 4.3 61 5.3 3.9- 7.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,527 683 46.6 43.5-49.7 551 33.9 31.1-36.8 188 11.8 10.0-13.8 37 3.0 2.1- 4.4 68 4.7 3.5- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,267 565 45.7 42.4-49.1 449 34.8 31.7-38.0 173 13.4 11.3-15.9 36 2.9 1.9- 4.4 44 3.1 2.2- 4.5
College Graduate 1,655 889 55.2 52.3-58.1 515 30.1 27.5-32.9 172 9.6 8.1-11.3 30 2.0 1.3- 3.1 49 3.0 2.2- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 492 215 47.1 41.0-53.3 159 26.8 22.3-31.9 65 14.7 10.8-19.6 20 5.8 3.3- 9.9 33 5.6 3.7- 8.4
$15,000- 24,999 804 386 52.9 48.6-57.2 261 28.9 25.2-32.8 101 11.2 8.9-14.1 24 3.2 2.0- 5.1 32 3.8 2.5- 5.7
$25,000- 34,999 651 297 47.2 42.6-51.7 235 35.9 31.7-40.4 73 10.8 8.2-14.0 19 2.7 1.7- 4.4 27 3.4 2.2- 5.3
$35,000- 49,999 808 398 49.3 45.1-53.4 282 34.3 30.5-38.3 89 10.8 8.4-13.6 19 2.8 1.6- 4.7 20 2.9 1.7- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 772 371 50.2 46.0-54.3 241 28.9 25.4-32.8 121 15.3 12.6-18.4 9 1.2 0.5- 2.5 30 4.4 3.0- 6.6
$75,000+ 885 487 56.5 52.6-60.4 268 30.0 26.5-33.7 94 9.6 7.6-12.0 18 2.1 1.3- 3.5 18 1.8 1.1- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,633 735 45.5 42.5-48.6 565 33.2 30.5-36.1 204 13.7 11.6-16.1 52 3.6 2.6- 5.0 77 3.9 3.0- 5.1
No 3,679 1,786 51.1 49.2-53.1 1,259 32.2 30.4-34.0 420 10.6 9.5-11.8 74 2.2 1.7- 2.9 140 3.9 3.2- 4.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,728 823 49.4 46.6-52.3 608 33.3 30.8-36.0 184 10.3 8.8-12.2 36 2.7 1.8- 3.8 77 4.2 3.2- 5.5
Non-Veteran 3,524 1,658 49.2 47.2-51.3 1,202 32.2 30.3-34.1 432 12.1 10.8-13.5 87 2.6 2.0- 3.3 145 3.9 3.2- 4.8
Currently Serving 130 74 58.8 49.0-68.0 29 21.2 14.4-30.0 18 12.4 7.5-19.9 5 4.4 1.5-12.0 4 3.3 1.1- 9.1

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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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