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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
b.Bowling Alleys

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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 13,233 532 4.2 3.7- 4.6 5,176 39.4 38.4-40.5 7,525 56.4 55.3-57.5
-Buncombe County 333 18 5.7 3.5- 9.2 132 39.4 33.7-45.4 183 54.9 48.8-60.8
GENDER
Male 130 10 8.4 4.5-15.0 57 42.9 34.0-52.2 63 48.7 39.5-58.0
Female 203 8 3.1 1.4- 6.6 75 36.0 29.0-43.5 120 60.9 53.3-68.0
RACE
White 295 16 5.7 3.4- 9.6 117 39.6 33.6-46.0 162 54.6 48.2-60.9
Other 36 2 5.9 1.4-21.3 15 39.7 23.7-58.2 19 54.4 36.3-71.4
AGE
18-44 129 8 6.0 2.9-12.0 54 40.1 31.3-49.7 67 53.8 44.3-63.1
45+ 204 10 5.5 2.8-10.6 78 38.9 31.6-46.6 116 55.6 47.8-63.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 5 5.1 2.1-11.9 51 46.7 36.7-56.9 60 48.2 38.2-58.4
Some College + 217 13 6.1 3.4-10.8 81 35.4 28.7-42.6 123 58.5 51.1-65.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 14 8.3 4.8-13.9 86 46.1 38.3-54.1 93 45.6 37.8-53.6
$50,000+ 84 3 3.5 1.0-11.0 27 31.4 21.9-42.7 54 65.1 53.7-75.0

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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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