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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 377 75 19.8 15.0-25.7 302 80.2 74.3-85.0
GENDER
Male 135 28 20.0 12.5-30.3 107 80.0 69.7-87.5
Female 242 47 19.6 14.3-26.1 195 80.4 73.9-85.7
RACE
White 316 61 19.3 14.0-26.0 255 80.7 74.0-86.0
Other 61 14 21.9 12.2-36.1 47 78.1 63.9-87.8
AGE
18-44 155 31 19.3 12.6-28.5 124 80.7 71.5-87.4
45+ 220 43 20.1 14.5-27.1 177 79.9 72.9-85.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 34 18.6 11.7-28.3 157 81.4 71.7-88.3
Some College + 185 41 20.9 14.8-28.7 144 79.1 71.3-85.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 34 17.2 10.8-26.2 165 82.8 73.8-89.2
$50,000+ 124 27 22.6 14.8-32.8 97 77.4 67.2-85.2

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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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