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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 16,723 3,485 22.2 21.3-23.1 13,238 77.8 76.9-78.7
-Alamance County 446 91 24.6 19.5-30.5 355 75.4 69.5-80.5
GENDER
Male 140 32 27.8 18.6-39.3 108 72.2 60.7-81.4
Female 306 59 22.2 17.0-28.5 247 77.8 71.5-83.0
RACE
White 337 56 18.1 13.6-23.6 281 81.9 76.4-86.4
Other 107 35 39.2 27.2-52.7 72 60.8 47.3-72.8
AGE
18-44 167 47 32.2 23.8-41.9 120 67.8 58.1-76.2
45+ 278 44 15.8 11.3-21.5 234 84.2 78.5-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 39 24.0 16.2-34.0 172 76.0 66.0-83.8
Some College + 232 52 25.5 19.2-33.0 180 74.5 67.0-80.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 55 27.7 20.2-36.6 200 72.3 63.4-79.8
$50,000+ 114 25 24.7 16.5-35.3 89 75.3 64.7-83.5

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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