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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITES

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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 10,452 2,174 22.2 21.2-23.3 3,458 31.9 30.8-33.0 981 9.6 8.9-10.4 843 7.7 7.1- 8.3 2,996 28.6 27.5-29.7
GENDER
Male 3,857 950 25.3 23.7-27.0 969 25.5 23.9-27.2 352 9.6 8.5-10.8 342 8.2 7.3- 9.2 1,244 31.4 29.7-33.2
Female 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
18-24 496 143 29.6 24.9-34.9 160 30.4 25.7-35.6 40 7.1 4.8-10.3 35 6.7 4.4-10.1 118 26.1 21.5-31.3
25-34 1,512 413 28.6 25.8-31.6 497 31.8 29.0-34.8 157 9.8 8.2-11.7 100 6.2 4.9- 7.8 345 23.6 21.0-26.4
35-44 1,919 474 25.7 23.3-28.2 642 31.8 29.3-34.3 199 10.3 8.8-12.1 128 6.4 5.2- 7.8 476 25.8 23.4-28.3
45-54 1,987 424 22.1 19.9-24.5 613 30.0 27.6-32.5 202 10.4 8.8-12.2 175 8.6 7.2-10.2 573 28.9 26.5-31.4
55-64 1,885 358 19.1 17.0-21.4 578 30.0 27.5-32.7 191 10.9 9.2-12.9 152 7.5 6.2- 8.9 606 32.6 29.9-35.3
65-74 1,509 212 15.6 13.4-18.1 550 36.1 33.1-39.1 107 7.1 5.6- 8.9 134 8.4 7.0-10.2 506 32.8 29.9-35.7
75+ 1,107 146 13.5 11.2-16.2 404 35.6 32.2-39.2 77 8.1 6.0-10.8 115 11.5 9.1-14.2 365 31.3 28.1-34.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,269 175 15.5 13.0-18.4 407 29.6 26.5-32.8 63 5.0 3.6- 6.9 120 9.3 7.5-11.6 504 40.6 37.1-44.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,980 500 18.1 16.4-19.9 940 30.3 28.3-32.4 230 8.2 7.0- 9.5 256 7.7 6.6- 8.8 1,054 35.8 33.6-38.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,740 587 22.9 21.0-25.0 864 30.6 28.5-32.7 288 10.1 8.7-11.5 224 8.0 6.9- 9.3 777 28.4 26.4-30.6
College Graduate 3,450 910 27.3 25.4-29.2 1,243 35.0 33.0-37.0 399 12.0 10.7-13.5 240 6.8 5.9- 7.9 658 18.9 17.3-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 948 147 17.6 14.4-21.2 302 29.5 25.8-33.5 53 6.3 4.5- 8.8 78 8.4 6.5-10.9 368 38.2 34.2-42.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,461 255 19.1 16.6-22.0 448 29.8 26.9-32.9 114 7.3 5.8- 9.2 128 8.1 6.5- 9.9 516 35.7 32.6-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,200 240 20.2 17.5-23.1 354 26.5 23.6-29.6 106 8.6 6.9-10.7 100 8.4 6.7-10.5 400 36.4 33.0-39.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,470 306 20.8 18.4-23.4 447 30.3 27.6-33.2 167 11.3 9.4-13.5 122 7.7 6.3- 9.4 428 29.9 27.1-32.9
$50,000-74,999 1,460 310 21.5 19.0-24.2 513 34.4 31.5-37.4 168 11.8 9.9-14.0 104 7.0 5.6- 8.7 365 25.4 22.8-28.2
$75,000+ 1,733 477 29.1 26.5-31.8 617 33.3 30.7-36.0 195 11.2 9.5-13.1 111 6.1 4.9- 7.5 333 20.3 18.1-22.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,272 620 20.0 18.3-21.8 1,048 30.0 28.1-31.9 269 8.6 7.4- 9.9 275 8.2 7.1- 9.4 1,060 33.3 31.3-35.4
No 7,064 1,525 23.1 21.9-24.4 2,380 32.9 31.6-34.3 704 10.1 9.2-11.0 553 7.3 6.7- 8.1 1,902 26.6 25.3-27.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,449 339 22.4 20.0-25.0 365 26.7 24.0-29.6 133 10.1 8.2-12.2 144 9.4 7.8-11.3 468 31.5 28.7-34.4
Non-Veteran 8,900 1,786 21.8 20.7-22.9 3,071 33.1 31.9-34.4 836 9.5 8.8-10.3 694 7.4 6.8- 8.1 2,513 28.2 27.0-29.4
Currently Serving 101 49 56.2 45.0-66.8 21 17.5 11.0-26.6 11 11.9 6.1-22.0 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 15 12.3 7.0-20.7

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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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