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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
e.Indoor sporting events or concerts

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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 14,023 305 2.3 2.0- 2.6 2,357 17.3 16.6-18.2 11,361 80.4 79.5-81.2
-Buncombe County 346 7 2.6 1.2- 5.5 53 17.0 12.8-22.2 286 80.5 75.1-84.9
GENDER
Male 134 4 3.4 1.2- 8.9 29 24.0 16.8-33.0 101 72.7 63.4-80.3
Female 212 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 24 10.2 6.6-15.3 185 88.0 82.5-92.0
RACE
White 307 7 2.9 1.3- 6.3 45 15.9 11.7-21.4 255 81.1 75.4-85.7
Other 37 0 0.0 . - . 8 25.2 12.4-44.6 29 74.8 55.4-87.6
AGE
18-44 129 4 4.3 1.6-11.2 26 21.6 14.5-30.9 99 74.1 64.4-81.8
45+ 217 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5 27 13.8 9.2-20.2 187 84.9 78.4-89.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 4 4.1 1.5-10.6 22 19.2 12.3-28.6 92 76.7 66.9-84.2
Some College + 228 3 1.7 0.5- 6.0 31 15.7 10.8-22.3 194 82.5 75.8-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 7 4.6 2.1- 9.8 33 18.6 13.1-25.7 156 76.8 69.3-82.9
$50,000+ 88 0 0.0 . - . 12 16.3 9.2-27.3 76 83.7 72.7-90.8

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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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