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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 2,013 573 29.1 26.5-31.7 1,440 70.9 68.3-73.5
GENDER
Female 2,013 573 29.1 26.5-31.7 1,440 70.9 68.3-73.5
RACE
African American 2,013 573 29.1 26.5-31.7 1,440 70.9 68.3-73.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 15 36.1 17.1-60.6 25 63.9 39.4-82.9
-English Speaking 10 5 50.8 20.4-80.6 5 49.2 19.4-79.6
-Spanish Speaking 30 10 33.6 13.3-62.5 20 66.4 37.5-86.7
Non-Hispanic 1,973 558 28.8 26.3-31.4 1,415 71.2 68.6-73.7
AGE
18-24 115 51 42.8 32.6-53.7 64 57.2 46.3-67.4
25-34 324 99 29.6 23.2-36.9 225 70.4 63.1-76.8
35-44 420 125 28.6 23.7-34.0 295 71.4 66.0-76.3
45-54 414 121 28.0 23.0-33.5 293 72.0 66.5-77.0
55-64 348 92 27.1 21.6-33.5 256 72.9 66.5-78.4
65-74 226 55 25.3 19.0-32.7 171 74.7 67.3-81.0
75+ 153 24 17.8 11.3-26.8 129 82.2 73.2-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 393 99 25.3 20.4-30.9 294 74.7 69.1-79.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 685 199 29.7 25.0-34.8 486 70.3 65.2-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 510 152 29.9 25.3-34.9 358 70.1 65.1-74.7
College Graduate 422 122 30.5 25.2-36.3 300 69.5 63.7-74.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 442 149 34.2 28.8-39.9 293 65.8 60.1-71.2
$15,000- 24,999 482 152 29.6 24.8-34.9 330 70.4 65.1-75.2
$25,000- 34,999 305 83 31.1 24.7-38.3 222 68.9 61.7-75.3
$35,000- 49,999 206 47 19.3 14.0-26.1 159 80.7 73.9-86.0
$50,000-74,999 150 41 29.6 21.4-39.4 109 70.4 60.6-78.6
$75,000+ 128 31 26.2 18.3-36.1 97 73.8 63.9-81.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 734 231 32.1 28.0-36.5 503 67.9 63.5-72.0
No 1,264 336 27.5 24.3-30.9 928 72.5 69.1-75.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 18 36.4 22.3-53.2 49 63.6 46.8-77.7
Non-Veteran 1,945 554 28.8 26.3-31.5 1,391 71.2 68.5-73.7

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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.

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