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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention

In the indoor dining area of restaurants, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not allowed at all?

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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 14,300 166 1.1 0.9- 1.3 6,464 44.5 43.5-45.6 7,670 54.4 53.3-55.4
-Eastern NC 4,780 54 1.0 0.7- 1.4 2,222 45.9 44.2-47.6 2,504 53.1 51.3-54.8
GENDER
Male 1,705 27 1.4 0.8- 2.2 851 47.9 45.1-50.8 827 50.7 47.8-53.6
Female 3,075 27 0.7 0.5- 1.1 1,371 44.1 42.0-46.2 1,677 55.2 53.1-57.3
RACE
White 3,170 41 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,574 48.7 46.6-50.8 1,555 50.0 48.0-52.1
African American 1,189 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2 459 39.0 35.6-42.4 723 60.5 57.1-63.9
Other Minorities 13 0 0.0 . - . 4 23.7 7.3-54.9 9 76.3 45.1-92.7
AGE
18-24 319 4 1.9 0.5- 7.0 160 46.3 39.1-53.7 155 51.8 44.4-59.1
25-34 790 8 0.8 0.3- 2.0 359 45.2 41.0-49.3 423 54.0 49.8-58.2
35-44 846 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4 387 46.2 42.2-50.2 447 52.5 48.5-56.5
45-54 885 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6 416 47.5 43.6-51.5 463 51.8 47.8-55.8
55-64 841 10 0.8 0.4- 1.7 388 45.2 41.1-49.4 443 53.9 49.8-58.1
65-74 638 10 1.4 0.7- 2.5 303 46.1 41.6-50.7 325 52.5 47.9-57.1
75+ 443 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 200 43.0 37.8-48.4 239 56.4 51.0-61.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 789 13 1.8 0.8- 4.0 363 45.4 40.7-50.2 413 52.8 48.0-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,520 23 1.1 0.7- 1.7 749 48.8 45.8-51.9 748 50.1 47.0-53.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,272 11 0.9 0.4- 1.8 608 47.4 44.2-50.7 653 51.7 48.4-54.9
College Graduate 1,190 7 0.5 0.2- 1.0 497 40.6 37.3-43.9 686 59.0 55.7-62.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 619 12 1.6 0.9- 3.1 294 46.7 41.4-52.0 313 51.7 46.3-57.0
$15,000- 24,999 898 9 1.2 0.4- 3.5 454 50.3 46.0-54.6 435 48.5 44.2-52.7
$25,000- 34,999 573 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1 272 46.9 42.2-51.6 294 52.2 47.5-56.9
$35,000- 49,999 640 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5 311 46.7 42.1-51.2 324 52.8 48.2-57.3
$50,000-74,999 521 4 0.4 0.1- 1.0 221 43.8 38.9-48.9 296 55.8 50.7-60.7
$75,000+ 538 8 1.6 0.7- 3.5 206 37.5 32.9-42.2 324 61.0 56.2-65.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,667 25 1.1 0.7- 1.7 788 47.5 44.6-50.4 854 51.4 48.4-54.3
No 3,053 26 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,405 45.2 43.0-47.4 1,622 53.9 51.7-56.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 679 10 0.9 0.5- 1.7 326 48.0 43.7-52.3 343 51.1 46.8-55.4
Non-Veteran 3,970 42 1.0 0.7- 1.5 1,838 45.5 43.5-47.4 2,090 53.5 51.6-55.4
Currently Serving 131 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 58 45.8 36.0-55.9 71 53.0 42.9-62.9

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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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