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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention

A state-level lawsuit against tobacco companies was settled in 1998. Since that time, tobacco
companies are required to pay millions of dollars annually to the state of North Carolina.
Do you favor or oppose using some of those settlement dollars for programs
to reduce tobacco use?

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  Total
Respond.^
Favor Oppose Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,484 7,871 75.9 74.8-77.0 1,607 15.2 14.4-16.2 1,006 8.8 8.1- 9.6
-Western NC 1,439 1,093 76.3 73.2-79.2 199 14.2 11.9-16.8 147 9.5 7.6-11.9
GENDER
Male 542 404 72.8 67.6-77.5 94 19.3 15.3-24.0 44 7.9 5.2-11.8
Female 897 689 79.4 75.8-82.7 105 9.6 7.5-12.2 103 11.0 8.4-14.1
RACE
White 1,186 910 76.4 72.9-79.6 164 14.6 12.1-17.6 112 9.0 6.9-11.6
Other minorities 245 179 77.6 70.2-83.6 34 11.5 7.2-17.9 32 10.9 7.0-16.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,373 1,046 76.6 73.4-79.5 195 14.6 12.3-17.4 132 8.8 6.9-11.2
AGE
18-34 196 155 79.3 71.3-85.5 24 13.0 8.1-20.3 *** *** ***
35-54 374 303 79.9 74.4-84.4 49 14.1 10.3-19.0 22 6.0 3.7- 9.7
55-64 328 257 76.4 70.3-81.6 48 15.9 11.6-21.3 23 7.7 4.8-12.1
65-74 323 239 73.0 66.8-78.3 43 14.8 10.6-20.3 41 12.2 8.7-16.9
75+ 211 *** *** *** 32 12.2 8.0-18.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 109 60.4 51.0-69.1 37 17.2 11.5-24.8 49 22.4 15.3-31.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 429 321 75.9 69.8-81.0 69 16.8 12.2-22.6 39 7.4 4.9-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 374 291 78.9 73.3-83.6 54 14.1 10.5-18.8 29 7.0 4.1-11.6
College Graduate 439 370 85.8 81.4-89.2 39 8.0 5.5-11.7 30 6.2 4.0- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 137 68.1 59.0-76.0 38 19.9 13.3-28.8 29 12.0 7.6-18.4
$15,000- 24,999 277 202 73.0 65.6-79.2 45 17.3 12.1-24.0 30 9.8 6.2-15.0
$25,000- 34,999 159 125 82.8 75.4-88.4 21 10.7 6.5-17.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 162 133 82.1 73.8-88.1 20 12.7 7.6-20.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 396 327 81.3 76.2-85.5 44 12.6 9.1-17.3 25 6.0 3.9- 9.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 431 313 70.2 63.6-76.1 68 19.2 13.9-25.8 50 10.6 7.5-14.8
No 999 774 78.2 74.7-81.4 130 12.5 10.2-15.3 95 9.2 6.9-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 169 127 75.9 67.6-82.7 27 17.3 11.5-25.3 15 6.8 3.7-11.9
Non-Veteran 1,270 966 76.4 73.0-79.4 172 13.8 11.4-16.6 132 9.8 7.7-12.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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