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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITE MALES

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 4,074 622 16.1 14.7-17.5 3,452 83.9 82.5-85.3
AGE
18-24 199 46 21.9 16.0-29.3 153 78.1 70.7-84.0
25-34 601 117 20.0 16.2-24.4 484 80.0 75.6-83.8
35-44 789 136 17.1 14.2-20.4 653 82.9 79.6-85.8
45-54 788 122 17.3 14.2-21.0 666 82.7 79.0-85.8
55-64 774 118 16.0 12.9-19.6 656 84.0 80.4-87.1
65-74 559 56 10.5 7.9-14.0 503 89.5 86.0-92.1
75+ 355 24 6.2 3.9- 9.7 331 93.8 90.3-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 507 65 12.9 9.7-16.9 442 87.1 83.1-90.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,121 159 15.1 12.7-17.9 962 84.9 82.1-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,001 174 17.8 15.1-20.8 827 82.2 79.2-84.9
College Graduate 1,439 223 16.7 14.3-19.5 1,216 83.3 80.5-85.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 41 14.4 10.0-20.3 252 85.6 79.7-90.0
$15,000- 24,999 475 63 14.0 10.6-18.4 412 86.0 81.6-89.4
$25,000- 34,999 493 71 12.9 9.9-16.7 422 87.1 83.3-90.1
$35,000- 49,999 649 97 14.2 11.3-17.7 552 85.8 82.3-88.7
$50,000-74,999 646 102 16.1 13.0-19.8 544 83.9 80.2-87.0
$75,000+ 784 130 18.0 14.9-21.6 654 82.0 78.4-85.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,217 197 16.0 13.7-18.6 1,020 84.0 81.4-86.3
No 2,796 412 16.0 14.3-17.8 2,384 84.0 82.2-85.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,427 192 14.2 12.1-16.5 1,235 85.8 83.5-87.9
Non-Veteran 2,559 410 16.8 15.0-18.7 2,149 83.2 81.3-85.0
Currently Serving 86 20 25.2 16.0-37.4 66 74.8 62.6-84.0

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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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