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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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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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
-Buncombe County 350 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 117 34.3 28.9-40.1 229 64.3 58.5-69.8
GENDER
Male 136 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 53 37.9 29.5-47.1 82 61.3 52.2-69.7
Female 214 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8 64 30.8 24.4-38.0 147 67.2 59.9-73.8
RACE
White 310 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 104 34.6 28.9-40.8 202 63.8 57.5-69.6
Other 38 0 0.0 . - . 13 33.2 19.0-51.3 25 66.8 48.7-81.0
AGE
18-44 130 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 47 38.9 30.0-48.6 82 59.8 50.1-68.8
45+ 220 3 1.5 0.4- 5.0 70 31.1 24.7-38.2 147 67.4 60.2-73.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 120 2 2.2 0.5- 8.3 50 42.1 32.6-52.2 68 55.7 45.7-65.4
Some College + 230 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9 67 30.0 23.7-37.1 161 69.0 61.9-75.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9 75 38.6 31.3-46.4 122 58.9 51.1-66.3
$50,000+ 88 0 0.0 . - . 22 26.8 17.8-38.2 66 73.2 61.8-82.2

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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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