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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 441 100 23.5 18.8-29.0 341 76.5 71.0-81.2
GENDER
Male 153 32 21.7 14.7-30.8 121 78.3 69.2-85.3
Female 288 68 25.3 19.4-32.1 220 74.7 67.9-80.6
RACE
White 279 55 19.7 14.6-26.1 224 80.3 73.9-85.4
Other 159 45 30.1 21.7-40.2 114 69.9 59.8-78.3
AGE
18-44 201 50 25.4 18.6-33.8 151 74.6 66.2-81.4
45+ 237 48 19.7 14.6-26.2 189 80.3 73.8-85.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 34 22.6 14.8-32.9 123 77.4 67.1-85.2
Some College + 283 66 24.2 18.5-30.8 217 75.8 69.2-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 249 65 25.7 19.1-33.6 184 74.3 66.4-80.9
$50,000+ 149 29 18.6 12.7-26.3 120 81.4 73.7-87.3

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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: 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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