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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 6,595 1,224 19.4 18.2-20.6 2,489 37.8 36.3-39.2 629 9.7 8.8-10.6 501 7.2 6.5- 8.0 1,752 26.0 24.7-27.3
AGE
18-24 302 79 26.4 20.6-33.1 117 37.1 30.8-43.9 25 6.8 4.2-10.6 20 7.0 3.8-12.6 61 22.7 17.4-29.0
25-34 933 218 24.5 21.2-28.1 348 37.4 33.8-41.2 104 10.9 8.8-13.5 56 5.2 3.8- 7.0 207 21.9 19.0-25.2
35-44 1,176 274 22.7 19.9-25.8 463 39.8 36.4-43.3 129 11.2 9.2-13.6 75 5.7 4.4- 7.3 235 20.6 17.8-23.6
45-54 1,241 248 20.8 18.1-23.8 433 34.1 31.0-37.4 129 10.3 8.4-12.5 94 7.0 5.5- 8.8 337 27.8 24.8-31.0
55-64 1,151 191 16.3 13.9-18.9 386 33.4 30.2-36.8 118 10.4 8.5-12.7 89 8.2 6.4-10.4 367 31.8 28.5-35.2
65-74 977 120 12.7 10.4-15.6 413 44.4 40.6-48.2 69 6.5 4.9- 8.4 79 8.1 6.3-10.3 296 28.4 25.1-31.9
75+ 786 93 11.6 9.1-14.5 316 41.1 36.9-45.4 49 6.5 4.5- 9.3 85 11.6 9.1-14.8 243 29.2 25.6-33.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 809 99 13.8 11.0-17.3 311 38.3 34.2-42.6 38 4.1 2.8- 6.0 68 8.4 6.3-11.1 293 35.4 31.3-39.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,922 284 15.6 13.7-17.8 697 35.8 33.2-38.5 144 7.8 6.4- 9.3 164 8.1 6.8- 9.6 633 32.7 30.1-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,781 345 19.6 17.3-22.0 623 36.2 33.4-39.0 191 9.5 8.1-11.2 141 8.1 6.6- 9.8 481 26.7 24.2-29.3
College Graduate 2,075 495 24.4 22.2-26.8 856 40.6 38.0-43.1 255 13.3 11.6-15.3 126 5.4 4.3- 6.6 343 16.4 14.6-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 679 96 15.1 12.0-19.0 247 34.9 30.5-39.6 38 5.7 3.8- 8.3 49 7.7 5.5-10.7 249 36.6 32.2-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,011 162 18.0 15.1-21.4 345 34.7 31.2-38.5 86 7.9 6.2-10.1 88 8.0 6.3-10.1 330 31.3 27.9-34.8
$25,000- 34,999 737 145 19.2 16.0-22.8 258 32.7 28.7-37.0 65 8.9 6.7-11.6 58 8.6 6.4-11.5 211 30.7 26.5-35.2
$35,000- 49,999 859 162 18.4 15.5-21.7 293 34.8 31.0-38.7 104 11.6 9.3-14.4 63 6.5 4.9- 8.5 237 28.7 25.2-32.6
$50,000-74,999 851 169 19.3 16.4-22.7 342 41.6 37.7-45.7 100 10.9 8.8-13.5 55 6.5 4.8- 8.7 185 21.6 18.5-25.1
$75,000+ 974 230 25.1 21.9-28.7 411 41.3 37.7-45.0 114 11.5 9.3-14.0 60 5.1 3.9- 6.8 159 17.0 14.3-20.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,139 376 18.0 16.1-20.1 769 35.3 32.8-37.9 176 8.2 6.9- 9.8 175 8.3 6.9- 9.9 643 30.2 27.7-32.7
No 4,396 837 20.0 18.6-21.6 1,701 39.1 37.3-40.8 449 10.2 9.2-11.3 320 6.7 5.9- 7.6 1,089 24.0 22.5-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 94 33 30.4 20.5-42.5 36 43.8 32.2-56.2 6 7.6 3.3-16.4 5 4.4 1.7-10.9 14 13.8 7.5-24.1
Non-Veteran 6,481 1,186 19.3 18.1-20.5 2,446 37.6 36.2-39.1 621 9.7 8.8-10.6 494 7.3 6.5- 8.0 1,734 26.1 24.9-27.5
Currently Serving 20 5 20.7 7.8-44.6 7 48.7 24.9-73.1 2 12.9 2.6-44.5 2 4.1 0.9-16.3 4 13.6 4.3-35.4

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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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