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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Tobacco Use Prevention

If someone were smoking near you in the nonsmoking area of a restaurant, you would:

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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
-Wake County 568 146 25.6 21.7-29.9 227 39.0 34.5-43.7 58 10.5 7.9-13.7 33 4.9 3.3- 7.0 104 20.1 16.4-24.3
GENDER
Male 223 64 26.7 20.8-33.7 77 35.9 29.2-43.3 22 10.1 6.5-15.5 10 3.9 2.0- 7.4 50 23.3 17.6-30.2
Female 345 82 24.4 19.7-29.9 150 42.2 36.4-48.2 36 10.8 7.6-15.1 23 5.8 3.7- 9.0 54 16.8 12.7-21.9
RACE
White 413 117 29.4 24.7-34.5 151 34.1 29.2-39.3 50 12.1 9.1-16.0 25 5.3 3.4- 8.1 70 19.2 15.1-24.2
Other 149 26 16.5 10.5-25.2 74 49.7 40.3-59.1 8 7.4 3.5-15.2 8 4.2 2.0- 8.6 33 22.1 15.3-30.8
AGE
18-44 313 84 26.8 21.5-32.7 133 42.0 35.8-48.4 26 9.2 6.0-13.8 13 3.1 1.7- 5.5 57 19.0 14.6-24.5
45+ 249 62 24.9 19.4-31.5 91 35.1 28.7-42.1 30 11.4 7.9-16.3 20 7.8 4.8-12.4 46 20.7 15.4-27.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 29 17.5 11.5-25.7 60 42.0 33.0-51.6 12 10.0 5.4-17.8 9 3.0 1.5- 5.9 38 27.5 20.0-36.6
Some College + 418 117 29.1 24.4-34.3 166 37.8 32.7-43.2 46 10.7 7.9-14.4 24 5.7 3.7- 8.6 65 16.7 12.8-21.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 42 19.3 13.8-26.4 74 37.2 29.6-45.6 24 11.1 7.0-17.3 17 5.8 3.4- 9.5 49 26.6 19.9-34.5
$50,000+ 234 80 33.4 27.1-40.3 87 35.6 29.2-42.6 23 10.3 6.7-15.3 12 4.8 2.6- 8.6 32 16.0 11.1-22.6

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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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