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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-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 5,370 906 18.2 16.9-19.6 4,464 81.8 80.4-83.1
RACE
White 4,074 622 16.1 14.7-17.5 3,452 83.9 82.5-85.3
African American 847 188 23.4 20.0-27.0 659 76.6 73.0-80.0
Asian 38 5 14.1 5.5-31.8 33 85.9 68.2-94.5
Native American 90 15 25.4 14.1-41.3 75 74.6 58.7-85.9
Other Minorities 292 70 26.6 20.3-34.1 222 73.4 65.9-79.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 294 75 26.9 20.6-34.3 219 73.1 65.7-79.4
-English Speaking 98 28 26.4 17.3-38.1 70 73.6 61.9-82.7
-Spanish Speaking 196 47 27.1 19.4-36.4 149 72.9 63.6-80.6
Non-Hispanic 5,070 828 17.4 16.1-18.7 4,242 82.6 81.3-83.9
AGE
18-24 326 90 30.5 24.3-37.6 236 69.5 62.4-75.7
25-34 873 178 21.0 17.7-24.6 695 79.0 75.4-82.3
35-44 1,060 190 17.9 15.3-20.9 870 82.1 79.1-84.7
45-54 1,020 174 19.3 16.4-22.6 846 80.7 77.4-83.6
55-64 969 157 16.8 14.0-20.1 812 83.2 79.9-86.0
65-74 678 77 11.5 8.9-14.8 601 88.5 85.2-91.1
75+ 426 34 7.7 5.3-11.2 392 92.3 88.8-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 921 157 18.8 15.5-22.6 764 81.2 77.4-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,523 240 17.3 15.0-19.8 1,283 82.7 80.2-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,262 238 20.2 17.5-23.1 1,024 79.8 76.9-82.5
College Graduate 1,651 269 17.3 15.1-19.8 1,382 82.7 80.2-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 493 92 22.0 16.8-28.1 401 78.0 71.9-83.2
$15,000- 24,999 799 129 17.9 14.6-21.8 670 82.1 78.2-85.4
$25,000- 34,999 653 120 18.4 15.1-22.2 533 81.6 77.8-84.9
$35,000- 49,999 807 121 14.3 11.7-17.4 686 85.7 82.6-88.3
$50,000-74,999 772 132 17.1 14.2-20.5 640 82.9 79.5-85.8
$75,000+ 879 150 18.1 15.1-21.4 729 81.9 78.6-84.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,629 297 18.9 16.6-21.4 1,332 81.1 78.6-83.4
No 3,668 595 17.9 16.3-19.6 3,073 82.1 80.4-83.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,723 249 15.3 13.3-17.5 1,474 84.7 82.5-86.7
Non-Veteran 3,516 629 19.4 17.7-21.1 2,887 80.6 78.9-82.3
Currently Serving 129 28 21.2 14.2-30.5 101 78.8 69.5-85.8

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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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