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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 590 368 63.6 59.0-67.9 160 24.7 21.0-28.8 33 6.5 4.3- 9.5 11 2.1 1.1- 4.1 18 3.2 1.9- 5.2
GENDER
Male 230 126 58.6 51.4-65.5 65 24.4 18.9-30.9 22 9.4 5.8-14.9 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7 11 4.7 2.5- 8.6
Female 360 242 68.5 62.9-73.7 95 25.1 20.4-30.4 11 3.4 1.7- 6.7 5 1.4 0.5- 3.4 7 1.6 0.7- 3.6
RACE
White 428 257 59.9 54.6-65.1 126 28.1 23.6-33.1 24 5.8 3.7- 9.1 7 2.4 1.0- 5.3 14 3.8 2.1- 6.7
Other 155 105 69.8 60.7-77.6 33 18.3 12.3-26.3 9 8.2 3.9-16.2 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5
AGE
18-44 322 192 60.2 54.0-66.2 93 26.2 21.3-31.9 21 7.7 4.7-12.6 9 3.2 1.6- 6.6 7 2.6 1.2- 5.4
45+ 262 173 69.5 63.0-75.3 64 20.9 16.1-26.7 12 4.9 2.6- 8.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 11 4.2 2.1- 8.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 88 59.7 50.5-68.3 44 24.2 17.6-32.2 12 9.3 4.8-17.4 5 3.4 1.3- 8.6 5 3.4 1.3- 8.5
Some College + 434 278 65.0 59.6-70.0 116 25.0 20.7-30.0 21 5.3 3.3- 8.6 6 1.6 0.6- 4.0 13 3.0 1.7- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 128 62.6 54.8-69.9 62 25.1 19.2-32.1 11 5.8 3.0-11.2 6 3.5 1.4- 8.4 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3
$50,000+ 245 167 68.6 61.7-74.8 53 21.6 16.2-28.1 15 6.4 3.7-10.9 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 6 2.1 0.9- 4.8

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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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