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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
b.Bowling Alleys

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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 13,233 532 4.2 3.7- 4.6 5,176 39.4 38.4-40.5 7,525 56.4 55.3-57.5
-Eastern NC 4,421 157 3.8 3.2- 4.7 1,718 39.5 37.7-41.2 2,546 56.7 54.9-58.5
GENDER
Male 1,589 87 5.1 3.9- 6.5 744 45.2 42.3-48.2 758 49.7 46.7-52.6
Female 2,832 70 2.8 2.0- 3.7 974 34.4 32.4-36.5 1,788 62.8 60.7-64.9
RACE
White 2,924 128 5.1 4.1- 6.3 1,269 44.5 42.4-46.7 1,527 50.4 48.2-52.5
African American 1,100 18 1.3 0.8- 2.2 333 32.0 28.7-35.6 749 66.7 63.1-70.0
Other Minorities 11 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.3 2.5-43.5 9 87.7 56.5-97.5
AGE
18-24 310 14 5.7 3.0-10.7 137 42.1 35.1-49.5 159 52.1 44.7-59.4
25-34 776 32 4.4 3.0- 6.4 332 43.7 39.6-47.9 412 51.9 47.7-56.1
35-44 819 28 3.7 2.4- 5.6 356 44.5 40.5-48.5 435 51.9 47.8-55.9
45-54 840 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1 325 36.4 32.6-40.3 493 61.1 57.1-64.9
55-64 769 26 3.8 2.2- 6.7 278 38.0 33.8-42.4 465 58.2 53.7-62.4
65-74 538 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 178 34.1 29.5-39.1 336 60.9 55.9-65.7
75+ 352 11 2.3 1.2- 4.4 107 30.6 25.3-36.5 234 67.1 61.2-72.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 688 23 3.0 1.7- 5.4 212 28.3 24.2-32.8 453 68.6 64.0-72.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,412 54 4.2 3.0- 5.8 539 38.9 35.9-42.1 819 56.9 53.7-60.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,199 44 3.5 2.5- 4.9 493 42.9 39.6-46.3 662 53.6 50.3-57.0
College Graduate 1,113 35 4.3 2.8- 6.4 470 44.3 40.9-47.7 608 51.4 48.0-54.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 546 20 3.7 2.2- 6.0 198 33.7 28.8-39.0 328 62.6 57.2-67.7
$15,000- 24,999 832 24 2.6 1.4- 4.7 293 33.4 29.6-37.5 515 64.0 59.8-68.0
$25,000- 34,999 539 22 4.2 2.7- 6.6 229 43.8 38.9-48.7 288 52.0 47.1-56.9
$35,000- 49,999 613 33 5.2 3.5- 7.7 259 42.5 38.0-47.2 321 52.3 47.6-56.9
$50,000-74,999 496 16 3.9 2.2- 6.7 201 43.2 38.2-48.3 279 52.9 47.8-58.0
$75,000+ 500 15 3.2 1.8- 5.6 230 47.7 42.7-52.8 255 49.0 44.0-54.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,495 67 4.3 3.2- 5.6 546 37.4 34.4-40.5 882 58.3 55.2-61.4
No 2,878 87 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1,156 40.6 38.4-42.8 1,635 55.8 53.6-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 630 34 4.7 3.0- 7.2 278 46.4 41.9-50.9 318 49.0 44.5-53.5
Non-Veteran 3,662 115 3.6 2.9- 4.5 1,363 37.2 35.3-39.2 2,184 59.2 57.2-61.1
Currently Serving 129 8 5.1 2.4-10.4 77 59.0 48.6-68.6 44 35.9 26.6-46.5

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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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