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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
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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 13,904 591 4.4 4.0- 4.9 1,359 10.0 9.4-10.6 11,954 85.6 84.9-86.3
-Buncombe County 342 10 3.1 1.6- 6.0 29 8.1 5.5-11.8 303 88.8 84.6-91.9
GENDER
Male 132 6 4.5 2.0-10.1 14 8.6 4.9-14.8 112 86.9 79.8-91.7
Female 210 4 1.8 0.6- 5.2 15 7.6 4.4-12.6 191 90.6 85.3-94.1
RACE
White 304 9 3.3 1.7- 6.6 25 7.6 5.0-11.4 270 89.1 84.7-92.3
Other 36 1 1.8 0.2-12.0 4 12.2 4.3-30.1 31 86.0 68.6-94.6
AGE
18-44 128 3 2.9 0.9- 9.2 12 8.1 4.4-14.5 113 89.0 81.7-93.6
45+ 214 7 3.3 1.5- 7.1 17 8.0 4.8-13.1 190 88.6 83.1-92.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 6 5.5 2.3-12.6 9 8.1 3.9-15.9 101 86.4 77.7-92.1
Some College + 226 4 1.8 0.7- 5.1 20 8.1 5.1-12.6 202 90.1 85.2-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 9 4.8 2.4- 9.6 23 12.0 7.8-18.0 165 83.1 76.5-88.2
$50,000+ 85 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 5 4.2 1.6-10.1 79 94.3 87.3-97.6

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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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