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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
c.Grocery stores

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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 14,193 210 1.5 1.2- 1.7 782 5.8 5.3- 6.3 13,201 92.7 92.2-93.3
-Buncombe County 353 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 26 7.7 5.1-11.4 325 91.8 88.0-94.5
GENDER
Male 136 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 14 9.7 5.6-16.4 121 89.5 82.7-93.8
Female 217 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 12 5.7 3.1-10.0 204 94.1 89.7-96.7
RACE
White 314 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 21 6.8 4.3-10.6 291 92.6 88.8-95.2
Other 37 0 0.0 . - . 5 14.5 5.7-32.2 32 85.5 67.8-94.3
AGE
18-44 131 0 0.0 . - . 12 9.5 5.2-16.7 119 90.5 83.3-94.8
45+ 222 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9 14 6.4 3.6-11.0 206 92.8 88.0-95.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 1 1.1 0.2- 7.2 12 11.1 6.0-19.6 108 87.8 79.2-93.2
Some College + 232 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 14 5.8 3.4- 9.8 217 94.0 90.0-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 20 11.1 7.0-17.2 179 88.0 81.8-92.3
$50,000+ 88 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.5 1.1-10.4 85 96.5 89.6-98.9

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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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