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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Tobacco Use Prevention

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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%)
North Carolina 13,969 2,832 21.5 20.6-22.4 5,102 35.9 34.8-36.9 1,291 9.5 8.9-10.1 1,058 7.2 6.7- 7.7 3,686 26.1 25.2-27.0
-Rowan County 413 84 20.4 16.3-25.2 135 32.2 27.1-37.7 36 9.1 6.3-13.1 29 8.0 5.4-11.7 129 30.2 25.4-35.5
GENDER
Male 144 31 21.3 14.8-29.6 40 30.4 22.3-40.0 12 8.8 4.7-15.9 10 7.2 3.7-13.6 51 32.3 24.5-41.2
Female 269 53 19.6 14.9-25.5 95 33.8 27.9-40.2 24 9.4 6.0-14.5 19 8.7 5.4-13.8 78 28.4 22.8-34.7
RACE
White 342 68 20.2 15.8-25.6 105 29.2 24.1-34.9 29 9.1 6.0-13.6 26 9.4 6.2-13.9 114 32.1 26.8-37.9
Other 69 15 20.9 12.1-33.8 30 44.9 31.5-59.2 7 9.4 3.8-21.1 3 2.9 0.9- 9.0 14 21.8 12.4-35.5
AGE
18-44 165 44 25.7 19.0-33.9 50 32.1 24.2-41.1 20 11.8 7.2-19.0 7 4.1 1.8- 8.7 44 26.3 19.4-34.5
45+ 247 40 16.1 11.5-22.1 85 32.6 26.3-39.7 16 6.9 3.9-11.9 22 11.4 7.3-17.4 84 32.9 26.6-40.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 42 18.1 13.1-24.6 65 30.6 23.6-38.6 19 9.9 5.9-16.3 19 9.8 6.0-15.6 75 31.6 25.0-39.0
Some College + 193 42 23.3 17.1-30.9 70 34.2 27.3-41.9 17 8.1 4.9-13.2 10 5.8 3.0-10.8 54 28.6 21.9-36.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 231 44 19.5 14.2-26.1 82 36.1 28.9-44.0 19 8.2 4.7-13.8 15 7.9 4.5-13.6 71 28.3 22.2-35.3
$50,000+ 103 23 23.3 15.5-33.4 30 28.7 20.3-38.9 13 10.9 6.1-18.6 7 6.7 3.0-14.2 30 30.4 21.4-41.3

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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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