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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Tobacco Use Prevention

In the following locations, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas , or not allowed at all
a.Public Buildings

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Respond.^
Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,142 186 1.3 1.1- 1.5 4,569 32.1 31.2-33.1 9,387 66.6 65.6-67.6
-Alamance County 382 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 124 31.2 26.1-36.7 254 68.2 62.7-73.2
GENDER
Male 117 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 49 38.3 29.1-48.5 67 61.3 51.1-70.5
Female 265 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 75 26.0 20.7-32.0 187 73.2 67.2-78.5
RACE
White 300 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 100 32.6 26.9-38.9 196 66.5 60.3-72.3
Other 80 0 0.0 . - . 24 27.3 17.7-39.7 56 72.7 60.3-82.3
AGE
18-44 140 0 0.0 . - . 42 26.9 19.7-35.7 98 73.1 64.3-80.3
45+ 241 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 81 34.1 27.6-41.3 156 64.8 57.6-71.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 58 30.2 23.3-38.1 123 68.5 60.5-75.5
Some College + 196 0 0.0 . - . 66 32.2 25.2-40.0 130 67.8 60.0-74.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 4 1.1 0.4- 2.9 73 28.0 22.1-34.8 157 70.9 64.1-76.9
$50,000+ 80 0 0.0 . - . 27 34.0 23.3-46.8 53 66.0 53.2-76.7

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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.

** 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: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
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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