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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-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 5,101 1,205 24.1 22.7-25.6 1,480 29.9 28.3-31.4 459 9.6 8.6-10.7 425 7.6 6.8- 8.5 1,532 28.8 27.3-30.3
RACE
White 3,857 950 25.3 23.7-27.0 969 25.5 23.9-27.2 352 9.6 8.5-10.8 342 8.2 7.3- 9.2 1,244 31.4 29.7-33.2
African American 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
Asian 38 7 19.4 8.0-39.9 13 31.4 17.5-49.7 5 16.8 6.6-36.6 4 8.2 2.8-21.6 9 24.2 12.2-42.2
Native American 86 21 33.0 20.6-48.3 18 18.9 11.3-29.9 9 10.8 5.1-21.6 5 6.9 2.3-19.0 33 30.4 20.1-43.0
Other Minorities 281 63 23.1 17.3-30.1 116 40.8 33.6-48.5 30 12.2 7.8-18.6 23 7.8 4.7-12.6 49 16.1 11.4-22.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 280 62 22.4 16.7-29.3 116 40.4 33.3-48.0 33 14.0 9.3-20.6 25 8.5 5.3-13.3 44 14.7 10.3-20.5
-English Speaking 91 24 24.6 15.5-36.7 27 31.1 20.7-43.7 13 18.4 9.8-31.8 9 9.5 4.8-17.9 18 16.5 9.5-27.0
-Spanish Speaking 189 38 21.7 15.0-30.2 89 43.6 34.8-52.7 20 12.6 7.4-20.6 16 8.1 4.5-14.4 26 14.1 9.0-21.4
Non-Hispanic 4,815 1,140 24.3 22.8-25.8 1,363 28.9 27.3-30.5 425 9.2 8.2-10.2 400 7.6 6.8- 8.4 1,487 30.1 28.6-31.7
AGE
18-24 318 115 34.7 28.6-41.4 79 29.4 23.0-36.8 28 9.1 5.9-13.9 19 5.4 3.0- 9.6 77 21.3 16.4-27.1
25-34 845 257 29.5 25.8-33.5 259 31.7 27.9-35.7 70 7.9 6.0-10.2 68 7.5 5.7- 9.8 191 23.4 20.0-27.1
35-44 1,003 251 26.7 23.5-30.2 297 29.4 26.2-32.9 98 10.1 8.0-12.7 70 6.8 5.2- 8.8 287 27.0 23.8-30.4
45-54 971 225 22.8 19.7-26.1 271 28.3 25.0-31.8 91 10.9 8.5-13.8 95 9.2 7.2-11.6 289 28.9 25.6-32.5
55-64 916 191 19.9 17.0-23.2 267 29.9 26.4-33.7 89 10.7 8.4-13.5 75 6.8 5.2- 8.7 294 32.7 29.0-36.6
65-74 645 104 16.9 13.7-20.8 185 29.6 25.5-34.0 48 8.2 5.9-11.3 62 8.3 6.4-10.8 246 37.0 32.8-41.5
75+ 386 58 14.5 10.9-19.0 118 31.4 26.2-37.1 32 9.3 6.1-14.1 34 10.4 7.0-15.1 144 34.4 29.0-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 854 138 17.6 14.5-21.3 275 33.2 29.2-37.5 48 5.8 4.1- 8.2 86 9.4 7.2-12.0 307 34.0 30.0-38.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,443 288 20.1 17.7-22.7 393 28.7 25.9-31.7 120 9.6 7.7-11.9 118 6.8 5.5- 8.4 524 34.8 31.9-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,217 307 26.9 23.9-30.1 340 27.3 24.4-30.4 128 11.5 9.4-13.9 97 7.2 5.7- 8.9 345 27.2 24.3-30.3
College Graduate 1,575 470 29.8 27.1-32.6 467 30.7 28.0-33.6 163 10.4 8.8-12.4 123 7.7 6.3- 9.4 352 21.3 19.0-23.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 456 82 18.4 14.1-23.5 129 29.4 23.7-35.9 32 10.8 6.8-16.8 39 7.0 4.9-10.1 174 34.4 28.8-40.4
$15,000- 24,999 762 144 18.7 15.5-22.4 248 35.5 31.3-40.0 55 7.0 5.1- 9.5 62 7.8 5.7-10.5 253 31.0 27.1-35.2
$25,000- 34,999 620 131 21.6 18.0-25.8 162 26.1 22.2-30.4 54 9.0 6.6-12.1 54 8.4 6.1-11.3 219 34.9 30.6-39.5
$35,000- 49,999 761 170 22.5 19.2-26.3 217 28.8 25.1-32.8 80 11.3 8.7-14.6 64 7.8 5.9-10.3 230 29.5 25.8-33.5
$50,000-74,999 732 163 22.0 18.7-25.7 228 31.1 27.3-35.2 77 11.7 9.1-14.8 60 7.3 5.5- 9.6 204 27.9 24.3-31.9
$75,000+ 853 282 33.1 29.5-37.0 232 26.2 22.9-29.8 91 11.1 8.8-13.8 58 6.6 4.9- 8.8 190 23.0 19.7-26.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,525 316 21.6 19.1-24.4 434 27.5 24.8-30.3 129 9.5 7.7-11.8 127 7.7 6.2- 9.5 519 33.7 30.8-36.7
No 3,511 870 25.1 23.4-26.9 1,032 30.9 29.0-32.8 325 9.6 8.5-10.9 288 7.5 6.5- 8.5 996 26.9 25.2-28.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,640 363 21.3 19.0-23.7 448 29.4 26.7-32.1 152 10.2 8.4-12.3 153 8.6 7.2-10.3 524 30.5 28.0-33.3
Non-Veteran 3,336 781 24.5 22.7-26.3 1,003 30.4 28.5-32.4 294 9.3 8.1-10.6 267 7.4 6.4- 8.5 991 28.5 26.7-30.4
Currently Serving 123 61 53.0 43.0-62.8 28 20.1 13.5-28.8 12 10.0 5.2-18.3 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 17 14.6 8.7-23.5

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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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