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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
c.Grocery stores

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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 14,193 210 1.5 1.2- 1.7 782 5.8 5.3- 6.3 13,201 92.7 92.2-93.3
-Eastern NC 4,737 73 1.3 1.0- 1.7 295 7.0 6.2- 8.0 4,369 91.6 90.6-92.6
GENDER
Male 1,688 44 2.0 1.5- 2.8 152 9.5 8.0-11.4 1,492 88.4 86.5-90.1
Female 3,049 29 0.7 0.4- 1.0 143 4.9 4.0- 5.9 2,877 94.5 93.4-95.4
RACE
White 3,138 56 1.6 1.2- 2.2 200 7.4 6.3- 8.7 2,882 90.9 89.6-92.1
African American 1,185 11 0.7 0.3- 1.3 71 6.6 5.0- 8.8 1,103 92.7 90.5-94.4
Other Minorities 13 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 320 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 9 4.7 2.1-10.2 309 94.6 89.2-97.4
25-34 790 7 0.7 0.3- 1.8 32 5.1 3.5- 7.4 751 94.2 91.8-95.9
35-44 850 10 0.9 0.5- 1.8 54 7.2 5.4- 9.6 786 91.9 89.4-93.8
45-54 879 8 0.8 0.4- 1.7 66 7.8 6.0-10.2 805 91.4 89.0-93.3
55-64 825 17 1.7 1.0- 2.8 56 7.3 5.3-10.1 752 91.0 88.2-93.2
65-74 622 16 2.9 1.7- 4.8 44 9.1 6.5-12.6 562 88.1 84.3-91.0
75+ 433 13 2.6 1.4- 4.9 34 8.8 6.1-12.7 386 88.5 84.5-91.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 784 21 2.2 1.3- 3.5 59 7.8 5.6-10.7 704 90.0 87.0-92.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,505 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 97 7.4 5.9- 9.3 1,387 91.5 89.6-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,260 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8 70 6.0 4.7- 7.8 1,175 92.9 91.1-94.4
College Graduate 1,179 15 1.2 0.7- 2.2 69 7.1 5.4- 9.3 1,095 91.6 89.3-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 615 16 2.2 1.2- 3.8 49 9.5 6.8-13.2 550 88.3 84.6-91.3
$15,000- 24,999 892 14 1.1 0.6- 2.0 55 6.0 4.3- 8.1 823 93.0 90.7-94.7
$25,000- 34,999 569 8 1.4 0.7- 3.0 32 6.7 4.6- 9.7 529 91.9 88.8-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 637 12 1.4 0.8- 2.6 38 7.2 5.0-10.2 587 91.4 88.3-93.7
$50,000-74,999 519 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 31 7.2 4.9-10.4 484 92.2 88.9-94.5
$75,000+ 533 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 34 7.4 5.2-10.6 492 91.3 88.0-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,647 32 1.6 1.1- 2.4 113 7.9 6.4- 9.7 1,502 90.5 88.6-92.1
No 3,034 37 1.0 0.7- 1.5 177 6.6 5.6- 7.9 2,820 92.3 91.0-93.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 664 16 1.9 1.1- 3.2 64 11.5 8.8-14.9 584 86.6 83.1-89.4
Non-Veteran 3,941 57 1.2 0.9- 1.7 228 6.3 5.4- 7.4 3,656 92.4 91.3-93.4
Currently Serving 132 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.4 0.6- 9.1 129 97.6 90.9-99.4

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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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