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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITE FEMALES

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 6,910 946 14.6 13.5-15.7 5,964 85.4 84.3-86.5
AGE
18-24 308 89 28.3 22.6-34.8 219 71.7 65.2-77.4
25-34 953 193 19.8 17.0-23.0 760 80.2 77.0-83.0
35-44 1,212 209 18.0 15.5-20.9 1,003 82.0 79.1-84.5
45-54 1,293 205 15.7 13.4-18.3 1,088 84.3 81.7-86.6
55-64 1,213 136 11.6 9.6-14.0 1,077 88.4 86.0-90.4
65-74 1,020 74 6.4 4.9- 8.4 946 93.6 91.6-95.1
75+ 881 37 4.7 3.1- 7.2 844 95.3 92.8-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 889 106 13.9 11.1-17.3 783 86.1 82.7-88.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,030 232 12.4 10.7-14.3 1,798 87.6 85.7-89.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,848 265 15.0 13.1-17.2 1,583 85.0 82.8-86.9
College Graduate 2,135 343 16.4 14.6-18.4 1,792 83.6 81.6-85.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 724 96 14.4 11.5-17.8 628 85.6 82.2-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,079 151 15.4 12.9-18.5 928 84.6 81.5-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 776 100 14.0 11.2-17.4 676 86.0 82.6-88.8
$35,000- 49,999 897 133 14.9 12.2-18.0 764 85.1 82.0-87.8
$50,000-74,999 873 142 16.8 14.0-20.1 731 83.2 79.9-86.0
$75,000+ 990 162 16.1 13.5-19.0 828 83.9 81.0-86.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,286 304 14.5 12.8-16.5 1,982 85.5 83.5-87.2
No 4,562 634 14.6 13.4-16.0 3,928 85.4 84.0-86.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 25 24.9 15.9-36.7 73 75.1 63.3-84.1
Non-Veteran 6,792 915 14.4 13.4-15.5 5,877 85.6 84.5-86.6
Currently Serving 20 6 28.8 11.2-56.4 14 71.2 43.6-88.8

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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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