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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson County

Tobacco Use Prevention

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%)
North Carolina 14,652 2,386 17.6 16.8-18.4 12,266 82.4 81.6-83.2
-Robeson County 369 59 15.9 12.0-20.8 310 84.1 79.2-88.0
GENDER
Male 117 16 13.3 7.9-21.5 101 86.7 78.5-92.1
Female 252 43 17.8 12.7-24.3 209 82.2 75.7-87.3
RACE
White 141 13 9.7 5.0-17.9 128 90.3 82.1-95.0
Other 225 45 19.4 14.1-26.1 180 80.6 73.9-85.9
AGE
18-44 154 40 23.4 16.6-32.0 114 76.6 68.0-83.4
45+ 213 17 8.9 5.3-14.8 196 91.1 85.2-94.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 224 33 15.4 10.6-22.0 191 84.6 78.0-89.4
Some College + 144 26 16.9 11.0-25.2 118 83.1 74.8-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 42 18.3 13.1-24.8 201 81.7 75.2-86.9
$50,000+ 38 7 17.8 7.4-36.8 31 82.2 63.2-92.6

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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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