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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Tobacco Use Prevention

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%)
North Carolina 14,691 7,817 53.9 52.9-54.9 4,742 31.4 30.4-32.3 1,299 9.2 8.6- 9.8 278 2.1 1.8- 2.4 555 3.5 3.2- 3.9
-Rowan County 440 222 51.0 45.6-56.3 155 34.4 29.5-39.7 43 10.0 7.2-13.8 5 1.1 0.3- 3.8 15 3.4 1.9- 6.1
GENDER
Male 153 68 44.0 35.4-52.9 58 38.9 30.6-47.9 19 11.6 7.1-18.2 2 1.8 0.3- 8.7 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8
Female 287 154 57.1 50.7-63.3 97 30.5 25.1-36.5 24 8.7 5.6-13.3 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 9 3.1 1.4- 6.5
RACE
White 367 186 52.2 46.4-57.9 129 33.4 28.2-39.0 35 9.9 6.9-13.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 14 4.2 2.3- 7.4
Other 71 35 46.9 33.6-60.7 25 37.4 25.1-51.6 8 11.0 5.1-22.5 2 4.1 0.7-19.5 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
AGE
18-44 174 93 51.5 43.0-59.9 57 35.3 27.5-43.9 17 9.6 5.8-15.5 4 2.3 0.6- 8.4 3 1.3 0.4- 4.7
45+ 265 129 51.0 44.1-57.9 97 33.2 27.2-39.8 26 10.4 6.7-15.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 12 5.2 2.7- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 113 49.3 41.9-56.8 92 38.7 31.8-46.2 22 7.7 4.9-12.1 2 1.4 0.2- 7.4 8 2.8 1.3- 6.0
Some College + 203 109 53.1 45.4-60.7 63 28.8 22.6-36.0 21 13.0 8.2-19.9 3 0.8 0.3- 2.5 7 4.3 1.8- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 129 52.1 44.9-59.2 87 34.0 27.5-41.1 23 9.3 6.0-14.2 5 2.0 0.6- 6.5 10 2.7 1.3- 5.2
$50,000+ 103 60 54.4 43.7-64.7 28 27.0 18.7-37.3 12 14.1 7.7-24.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.4 1.4-13.0

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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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