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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 413 71 18.1 13.7-23.4 342 81.9 76.6-86.3
GENDER
Male 159 29 16.1 10.4-24.0 130 83.9 76.0-89.6
Female 254 42 20.1 14.2-27.7 212 79.9 72.3-85.8
RACE
White 348 59 17.9 13.2-23.7 289 82.1 76.3-86.8
Other 62 12 19.2 9.8-34.2 50 80.8 65.8-90.2
AGE
18-44 160 26 17.4 11.2-26.2 134 82.6 73.8-88.8
45+ 251 45 19.0 13.9-25.4 206 81.0 74.6-86.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 34 18.5 12.6-26.5 154 81.5 73.5-87.4
Some College + 225 37 17.6 11.9-25.4 188 82.4 74.6-88.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 45 23.6 17.0-31.8 158 76.4 68.2-83.0
$50,000+ 141 15 9.5 5.6-15.6 126 90.5 84.4-94.4

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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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