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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 441 66 15.9 12.2-20.4 375 84.1 79.6-87.8
GENDER
Male 153 28 19.0 12.8-27.3 125 81.0 72.7-87.2
Female 288 38 13.1 9.4-18.0 250 86.9 82.0-90.6
RACE
White 368 49 15.3 11.3-20.4 319 84.7 79.6-88.7
Other 71 17 18.6 10.7-30.3 54 81.4 69.7-89.3
AGE
18-44 174 40 21.8 15.8-29.3 134 78.2 70.7-84.2
45+ 266 26 11.1 7.0-17.2 240 88.9 82.8-93.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 29 14.3 9.5-21.0 209 85.7 79.0-90.5
Some College + 203 37 17.9 12.8-24.5 166 82.1 75.5-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 42 18.1 12.9-24.7 213 81.9 75.3-87.1
$50,000+ 103 17 16.3 10.0-25.5 86 83.7 74.5-90.0

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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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