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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Tobacco Opinion/TRU Campaign

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
-Western NC 2,645 875 36.7 34.1-39.4 177 7.0 5.7- 8.6 1,593 56.2 53.5-58.9
GENDER
Male 1,064 358 35.0 31.1-39.2 68 6.8 5.1- 9.1 638 58.1 53.9-62.3
Female 1,581 517 38.4 35.0-41.8 109 7.2 5.3- 9.7 955 54.4 51.0-57.8
RACE
White 2,441 811 38.0 35.2-40.7 161 7.2 5.7- 8.9 1,469 54.9 52.1-57.7
African American 76 27 35.1 22.2-50.6 6 5.1 2.1-11.9 43 59.8 44.6-73.3
Other Minorities 120 35 21.7 13.5-33.1 10 6.5 2.9-14.1 75 71.7 59.5-81.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 20 24.9 13.6-41.0 6 6.4 2.5-15.3 34 68.7 52.0-81.7
Non-Hispanic 2,578 855 37.4 34.8-40.1 171 7.1 5.7- 8.7 1,552 55.5 52.8-58.2
AGE
18-24 73 38 44.3 30.8-58.7 7 14.6 6.5-29.7 28 41.2 27.2-56.7
25-34 211 87 41.1 33.3-49.3 15 5.7 3.3- 9.6 109 53.2 45.0-61.3
35-44 340 127 41.4 35.1-47.9 29 8.7 5.9-12.7 184 49.9 43.6-56.3
45-54 484 169 36.6 31.5-41.9 25 5.2 3.2- 8.3 290 58.2 52.8-63.4
55-64 634 193 32.5 28.4-37.0 50 7.7 5.6-10.4 391 59.8 55.3-64.2
65-74 500 165 33.2 28.5-38.3 27 4.9 3.1- 7.7 308 61.8 56.7-66.8
75+ 393 92 23.8 19.2-29.1 23 4.7 2.7- 8.1 278 71.5 65.9-76.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 402 123 30.3 24.1-37.4 29 8.5 4.7-14.7 250 61.2 53.6-68.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 821 283 36.0 31.4-40.9 44 5.1 3.1- 8.1 494 58.9 53.9-63.8
Some Post-H.S. 685 243 41.1 36.0-46.4 52 8.9 6.3-12.6 390 50.0 44.8-55.1
College Graduate 732 224 37.3 32.6-42.3 52 6.8 4.9- 9.4 456 55.9 51.1-60.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 123 37.3 30.1-45.2 22 6.1 3.5-10.3 212 56.6 48.8-64.1
$15,000- 24,999 478 155 33.1 27.3-39.5 33 6.8 3.7-12.3 290 60.1 53.3-66.5
$25,000- 34,999 322 110 39.6 33.0-46.5 16 4.0 2.2- 7.1 196 56.4 49.6-63.1
$35,000- 49,999 396 147 44.6 37.8-51.6 23 5.5 3.4- 8.8 226 49.9 43.1-56.7
$50,000-74,999 366 127 36.5 30.2-43.2 24 7.5 4.4-12.5 215 56.0 49.2-62.7
$75,000+ 376 121 35.7 29.1-42.8 29 8.5 5.5-13.0 226 55.8 48.6-62.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,100 362 35.2 31.3-39.3 63 4.6 3.3- 6.3 675 60.2 56.2-64.1
No 1,522 505 37.5 34.1-41.1 113 8.5 6.5-10.9 904 54.0 50.4-57.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 394 129 39.5 33.0-46.4 19 4.5 2.7- 7.6 246 56.0 49.2-62.5
Non-Veteran 2,250 745 36.3 33.5-39.2 158 7.4 5.9- 9.2 1,347 56.3 53.3-59.2

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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.

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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