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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITES

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement.
Tobacco use by adults should not be allowed on school grounds or at any school events.

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  Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree No Opinion
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,009 5,714 51.9 50.7-53.0 3,676 32.9 31.8-34.0 982 9.3 8.6-10.0 209 2.2 1.9- 2.6 428 3.7 3.3- 4.2
GENDER
Male 4,083 1,855 46.6 44.7-48.4 1,449 34.2 32.5-36.0 492 12.0 10.8-13.2 107 3.0 2.4- 3.8 180 4.3 3.6- 5.1
Female 6,926 3,859 56.8 55.3-58.2 2,227 31.7 30.4-33.1 490 6.8 6.1- 7.6 102 1.5 1.1- 1.9 248 3.2 2.8- 3.7
AGE
18-24 508 234 40.5 35.4-45.8 170 34.3 29.5-39.5 76 17.0 13.2-21.7 17 5.2 2.9- 9.2 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9
25-34 1,555 861 53.8 50.7-56.9 504 33.8 30.9-36.8 126 7.8 6.3- 9.5 26 1.7 1.1- 2.6 38 2.9 1.9- 4.4
35-44 2,004 1,024 51.1 48.4-53.8 655 32.4 29.9-35.0 219 11.1 9.5-12.9 49 2.4 1.7- 3.3 57 3.0 2.2- 4.1
45-54 2,085 1,079 51.7 49.0-54.3 656 31.7 29.3-34.3 223 10.4 8.9-12.1 48 2.8 1.9- 3.9 79 3.5 2.7- 4.5
55-64 2,001 1,072 54.5 51.7-57.3 675 32.2 29.7-34.7 156 7.9 6.4- 9.7 37 2.4 1.6- 3.6 61 3.0 2.2- 4.2
65-74 1,579 828 53.5 50.4-56.5 535 32.4 29.6-35.3 108 7.6 6.1- 9.4 19 1.1 0.7- 1.9 89 5.4 4.3- 6.8
75+ 1,239 595 49.9 46.4-53.4 467 36.4 33.1-39.8 72 6.0 4.4- 8.0 13 0.7 0.4- 1.3 92 6.9 5.5- 8.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,396 611 42.3 39.0-45.7 542 37.7 34.5-41.0 127 11.7 9.4-14.6 32 2.9 1.9- 4.4 84 5.3 4.1- 6.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,156 1,532 48.4 46.2-50.6 1,122 34.8 32.7-36.9 307 9.9 8.7-11.3 65 2.5 1.8- 3.4 130 4.5 3.6- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,856 1,448 50.0 47.7-52.2 952 33.7 31.6-35.9 282 10.4 9.0-12.0 63 2.5 1.8- 3.5 111 3.4 2.7- 4.2
College Graduate 3,587 2,118 59.5 57.5-61.5 1,056 29.2 27.4-31.1 264 7.1 6.1- 8.1 49 1.5 1.1- 2.2 100 2.7 2.1- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,017 478 44.6 40.6-48.7 352 32.7 29.1-36.6 106 12.7 9.8-16.2 23 4.6 2.6- 7.9 58 5.4 3.9- 7.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,559 768 47.1 44.0-50.3 538 35.9 32.9-39.1 143 9.5 7.7-11.6 43 3.4 2.3- 5.0 67 4.1 3.0- 5.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,268 659 50.6 47.2-54.0 416 34.0 30.8-37.3 114 8.8 7.0-10.9 32 3.0 2.0- 4.5 47 3.7 2.6- 5.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,547 838 53.4 50.4-56.5 512 33.1 30.3-36.0 126 8.5 6.9-10.4 29 2.0 1.3- 3.1 42 3.0 2.1- 4.3
$50,000-74,999 1,519 840 54.7 51.7-57.7 456 29.6 27.0-32.5 161 11.4 9.6-13.6 17 0.9 0.5- 1.7 45 3.3 2.3- 4.6
$75,000+ 1,790 1,082 61.7 59.0-64.4 486 26.4 24.0-28.9 147 7.9 6.5- 9.5 32 1.9 1.3- 2.8 43 2.2 1.5- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,510 1,764 49.7 47.6-51.8 1,179 33.3 31.4-35.3 329 10.2 8.9-11.6 83 3.1 2.3- 4.0 155 3.7 3.1- 4.5
No 7,378 3,889 52.9 51.4-54.3 2,464 32.9 31.6-34.2 644 8.9 8.1- 9.8 123 1.8 1.4- 2.3 258 3.5 3.1- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,527 730 48.7 45.7-51.7 545 34.4 31.7-37.3 148 9.6 8.0-11.5 35 3.0 2.0- 4.3 69 4.3 3.2- 5.7
Non-Veteran 9,374 4,918 52.3 51.1-53.6 3,108 32.8 31.6-34.0 821 9.2 8.5-10.0 171 2.1 1.7- 2.5 356 3.6 3.2- 4.1
Currently Serving 106 64 63.8 52.9-73.4 23 20.5 13.1-30.6 13 10.7 5.7-19.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.0 3 2.5 0.8- 7.7

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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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