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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 11,060 7,787 72.0 70.9-73.0 870 7.6 7.0- 8.2 809 7.1 6.5- 7.7 1,594 13.4 12.6-14.2
GENDER
Male 4,102 2,820 71.2 69.5-72.8 285 6.8 5.9- 7.8 356 8.1 7.1- 9.1 641 14.0 12.8-15.3
Female 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
18-24 510 378 74.2 69.3-78.6 51 9.9 7.2-13.5 30 5.5 3.6- 8.3 51 10.4 7.4-14.2
25-34 1,561 1,254 80.1 77.4-82.5 113 6.7 5.4- 8.4 76 5.5 4.1- 7.5 118 7.7 6.2- 9.5
35-44 2,012 1,458 74.0 71.6-76.2 169 7.6 6.4- 9.1 147 7.3 6.1- 8.8 238 11.1 9.6-12.8
45-54 2,094 1,428 70.9 68.5-73.2 170 6.9 5.7- 8.2 192 8.7 7.3-10.3 304 13.5 11.9-15.4
55-64 2,003 1,337 68.1 65.4-70.6 171 9.0 7.5-10.9 163 7.5 6.1- 9.1 332 15.4 13.6-17.4
65-74 1,592 1,067 68.1 65.2-70.8 115 7.3 5.9- 9.1 125 7.5 6.1- 9.2 285 17.1 15.0-19.4
75+ 1,247 831 66.8 63.4-69.9 80 6.7 5.2- 8.6 76 5.3 4.1- 6.8 260 21.3 18.6-24.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,410 780 55.5 52.1-58.8 147 10.9 8.9-13.3 150 11.3 9.3-13.8 333 22.3 19.7-25.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,178 2,025 64.7 62.6-66.7 290 9.4 8.2-10.8 323 9.9 8.7-11.3 540 15.9 14.4-17.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,862 2,030 73.2 71.2-75.1 250 8.3 7.1- 9.6 194 5.9 5.0- 7.0 388 12.7 11.3-14.2
College Graduate 3,597 2,944 82.9 81.3-84.3 181 4.3 3.7- 5.2 140 4.1 3.3- 5.1 332 8.7 7.7- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,024 547 54.6 50.5-58.6 108 10.5 8.1-13.4 126 12.2 9.9-15.1 243 22.7 19.6-26.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,569 935 58.3 55.1-61.4 172 12.2 10.2-14.7 150 9.7 7.9-11.8 312 19.8 17.3-22.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,272 846 66.2 62.9-69.3 109 8.6 6.9-10.6 114 9.0 7.2-11.1 203 16.2 13.9-18.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,554 1,091 70.7 67.8-73.4 139 8.8 7.3-10.7 106 6.5 5.2- 8.2 218 14.0 11.9-16.3
$50,000-74,999 1,521 1,184 78.2 75.6-80.6 94 6.2 4.9- 7.9 78 5.0 3.8- 6.4 165 10.6 8.9-12.5
$75,000+ 1,788 1,512 86.1 84.2-87.8 76 3.7 2.8- 4.8 63 3.1 2.3- 4.1 137 7.1 5.9- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,519 2,236 64.3 62.2-66.2 333 9.7 8.5-11.1 332 9.2 8.1-10.5 618 16.8 15.3-18.4
No 7,387 5,447 75.3 74.1-76.5 529 6.7 6.1- 7.4 463 6.1 5.4- 6.8 948 11.9 11.0-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,533 1,018 68.9 66.1-71.5 110 6.9 5.5- 8.5 125 7.2 5.9- 8.8 280 17.0 15.0-19.3
Non-Veteran 9,419 6,683 72.5 71.4-73.6 757 7.8 7.1- 8.5 675 7.0 6.4- 7.7 1,304 12.7 11.9-13.6
Currently Serving 106 85 79.8 69.0-87.4 3 3.4 0.9-12.0 8 8.3 3.9-16.9 10 8.6 4.0-17.7

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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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