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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Opinion/TRU Campaign-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In the last 12 months, have you heard about or seen the North Carolina TRU (or Tobacco.
Reality. Unfiltered.) media campaign directed at preventing tobacco use among youth?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, more than once Yes, only once No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,191 5,709 43.8 42.5-45.1 876 6.0 5.4- 6.7 7,606 50.2 48.9-51.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,133 931 45.7 42.5-48.9 137 6.5 4.9- 8.7 1,065 47.8 44.6-51.1
GENDER
Males 654 264 41.7 36.3-47.2 38 6.9 4.0-11.5 352 51.5 45.9-57.1
Females 1,479 667 49.1 45.5-52.8 99 6.2 4.8- 8.0 713 44.6 41.1-48.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 8 48.9 23.5-74.8 2 8.8 1.8-33.8 14 42.4 19.7-68.8
Non-Hispanic 2,099 921 45.7 42.5-49.0 135 6.5 4.8- 8.7 1,043 47.8 44.5-51.1
AGE
18-24 74 28 37.8 24.4-53.3 7 12.3 4.4-29.7 39 50.0 34.9-65.0
25-34 246 145 60.0 51.9-67.7 11 3.8 2.0- 7.3 90 36.1 28.7-44.3
35-44 372 197 51.1 44.4-57.8 30 8.3 4.8-13.8 145 40.6 34.2-47.5
45-54 482 211 44.6 38.5-50.9 29 5.5 3.5- 8.5 242 49.9 43.7-56.2
55-64 418 162 37.8 31.9-44.0 32 5.4 3.6- 8.1 224 56.8 50.5-62.9
65-74 320 117 40.9 34.1-48.1 14 5.0 2.7- 9.1 189 54.1 47.0-61.0
75+ 202 64 31.1 22.9-40.7 14 6.3 3.2-12.1 124 62.6 53.1-71.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 386 126 34.2 27.2-41.9 27 8.7 5.6-13.4 233 57.1 49.3-64.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 748 303 41.3 35.8-47.1 42 5.6 2.9-10.7 403 53.1 47.2-58.8
Some Post-H.S. 536 258 50.8 44.9-56.6 36 6.4 4.0-10.0 242 42.9 37.2-48.7
College Graduate 459 243 54.3 47.7-60.7 32 6.9 3.9-12.2 184 38.8 32.7-45.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 395 149 36.6 29.8-44.0 24 5.9 3.7- 9.3 222 57.5 50.2-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 459 194 43.0 35.6-50.7 32 9.0 4.2-18.5 233 48.0 40.1-55.9
$25,000- 34,999 263 123 44.5 35.6-53.7 13 3.9 1.9- 7.5 127 51.7 42.3-60.9
$35,000- 49,999 297 146 50.6 43.0-58.2 23 5.2 3.1- 8.6 128 44.2 36.7-52.0
$50,000-74,999 231 112 50.7 41.9-59.5 19 9.0 4.8-16.1 100 40.3 32.1-49.0
$75,000+ 223 111 53.9 45.1-62.4 7 6.1 2.3-15.2 105 40.0 32.0-48.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 860 340 41.5 36.7-46.5 52 5.5 3.7- 8.1 468 53.0 47.9-58.0
No 1,253 586 48.1 43.9-52.3 83 7.0 4.7-10.2 584 44.9 40.8-49.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 117 41.7 33.6-50.3 11 2.8 1.4- 5.8 146 55.5 46.9-63.7
Non-Veteran 1,859 814 46.4 43.0-49.9 126 7.2 5.3- 9.8 919 46.3 42.9-49.8

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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