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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
a.Public Buildings

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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 14,142 186 1.3 1.1- 1.5 4,569 32.1 31.2-33.1 9,387 66.6 65.6-67.6
-Eastern NC 4,712 66 1.4 1.0- 1.8 1,566 33.7 32.1-35.4 3,080 64.9 63.2-66.6
GENDER
Male 1,694 36 1.8 1.2- 2.8 656 37.9 35.2-40.7 1,002 60.2 57.4-63.0
Female 3,018 30 0.9 0.6- 1.4 910 30.0 28.1-32.0 2,078 69.1 67.1-71.0
RACE
White 3,123 45 1.4 1.0- 2.1 1,104 36.8 34.8-38.8 1,974 61.8 59.7-63.8
African American 1,175 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9 348 30.0 26.9-33.4 815 69.0 65.6-72.1
Other Minorities 13 0 0.0 . - . 6 44.9 18.5-74.5 7 55.1 25.5-81.5
AGE
18-24 318 3 2.3 0.6- 8.0 101 29.0 23.3-35.5 214 68.7 61.9-74.8
25-34 797 7 0.9 0.4- 1.9 247 32.8 29.0-36.9 543 66.3 62.2-70.1
35-44 847 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3 292 35.7 32.0-39.7 544 63.1 59.1-66.9
45-54 877 9 0.8 0.4- 1.8 281 31.3 27.8-35.1 587 67.8 64.0-71.4
55-64 825 12 1.1 0.6- 2.1 300 37.1 33.1-41.2 513 61.8 57.6-65.8
65-74 609 15 2.8 1.6- 4.7 207 35.2 30.8-39.9 387 62.0 57.3-66.5
75+ 421 9 1.6 0.8- 3.3 131 32.1 27.1-37.5 281 66.3 60.9-71.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 766 18 2.5 1.3- 4.8 245 31.4 27.3-35.9 503 66.1 61.5-70.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,496 19 1.0 0.6- 1.6 518 34.1 31.3-37.0 959 65.0 62.1-67.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,262 15 1.1 0.6- 1.9 449 36.7 33.5-39.9 798 62.2 59.0-65.4
College Graduate 1,180 13 1.2 0.7- 2.2 352 31.8 28.7-35.1 815 66.9 63.6-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 595 12 2.2 1.1- 4.4 206 34.4 29.5-39.7 377 63.4 58.0-68.4
$15,000- 24,999 884 12 1.5 0.6- 3.7 300 33.1 29.4-37.1 572 65.4 61.3-69.2
$25,000- 34,999 571 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6 199 36.3 31.8-41.0 365 62.6 57.9-67.1
$35,000- 49,999 641 10 1.3 0.7- 2.6 222 35.1 30.8-39.6 409 63.6 59.1-67.9
$50,000-74,999 513 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 160 33.8 29.2-38.8 349 65.6 60.6-70.2
$75,000+ 538 8 1.4 0.6- 2.9 167 31.7 27.4-36.5 363 66.9 62.1-71.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,624 33 1.8 1.2- 2.6 560 35.7 32.9-38.6 1,031 62.5 59.6-65.3
No 3,036 29 1.0 0.6- 1.7 983 32.7 30.7-34.7 2,024 66.3 64.2-68.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 671 16 1.7 1.0- 2.8 252 39.8 35.6-44.2 403 58.5 54.2-62.8
Non-Veteran 3,909 50 1.3 0.9- 1.9 1,263 32.3 30.5-34.1 2,596 66.4 64.5-68.2
Currently Serving 132 0 0.0 . - . 51 38.9 29.7-48.9 81 61.1 51.1-70.3

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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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