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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,958 4,967 72.7 71.4-74.0 585 8.3 7.5- 9.1 453 6.2 5.5- 6.9 953 12.8 11.9-13.8
AGE
18-24 310 230 73.6 67.0-79.3 34 10.0 6.7-14.6 17 5.3 3.1- 9.1 29 11.1 7.1-16.9
25-34 958 767 80.2 77.0-83.1 79 8.6 6.6-11.1 46 4.9 3.4- 6.9 66 6.3 4.8- 8.3
35-44 1,221 904 75.5 72.4-78.3 109 8.4 6.7-10.5 77 5.9 4.5- 7.7 131 10.2 8.4-12.4
45-54 1,300 884 69.6 66.5-72.6 119 8.0 6.5- 9.8 111 8.3 6.5-10.5 186 14.1 12.0-16.5
55-64 1,221 828 68.9 65.7-72.0 113 9.4 7.5-11.6 89 6.7 5.1- 8.7 191 15.0 12.8-17.5
65-74 1,028 715 70.3 66.9-73.6 75 8.0 6.0-10.6 65 5.7 4.3- 7.7 173 15.9 13.5-18.6
75+ 888 613 70.5 66.8-73.9 55 6.3 4.7- 8.4 48 4.6 3.4- 6.2 172 18.7 15.8-21.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 899 518 57.8 53.6-61.8 100 12.7 10.0-16.0 74 8.0 6.1-10.4 207 21.6 18.5-25.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,048 1,322 65.2 62.6-67.7 191 9.7 8.2-11.4 193 9.4 7.8-11.2 342 15.7 14.0-17.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,851 1,334 73.9 71.4-76.2 175 8.9 7.4-10.5 114 5.6 4.5- 7.0 228 11.6 9.9-13.6
College Graduate 2,152 1,787 83.8 81.9-85.6 118 5.1 4.1- 6.2 71 3.1 2.3- 4.1 176 8.1 6.8- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 730 403 55.7 51.1-60.2 82 11.5 8.8-14.9 79 10.8 8.1-14.1 166 22.0 18.6-25.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,089 676 62.6 59.0-66.1 121 11.9 9.5-14.7 90 8.3 6.5-10.6 202 17.2 14.8-19.9
$25,000- 34,999 777 538 68.7 64.4-72.6 66 9.0 6.8-11.8 57 7.3 5.3-10.0 116 15.1 12.2-18.5
$35,000- 49,999 902 654 72.1 68.4-75.6 82 8.9 6.9-11.3 55 6.5 4.7- 8.9 111 12.5 10.0-15.5
$50,000-74,999 873 693 78.9 75.5-82.0 60 7.7 5.8-10.3 44 4.7 3.3- 6.6 76 8.6 6.7-11.1
$75,000+ 1,000 854 86.5 83.9-88.7 48 4.4 3.2- 6.0 32 2.6 1.8- 3.8 66 6.6 5.0- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,295 1,500 66.7 64.2-69.0 227 9.6 8.3-11.2 187 7.5 6.2- 9.0 381 16.2 14.4-18.2
No 4,579 3,410 75.5 73.9-76.9 354 7.8 6.9- 8.8 260 5.6 4.8- 6.4 555 11.2 10.1-12.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 80 83.8 74.3-90.2 5 4.9 1.8-12.7 6 4.1 1.7- 9.5 7 7.2 3.2-15.2
Non-Veteran 6,840 4,870 72.6 71.3-73.8 580 8.4 7.6- 9.2 447 6.2 5.5- 7.0 943 12.9 12.0-13.9
Currently Serving 20 17 86.2 63.4-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.8 4.2-36.6

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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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