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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
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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 13,904 591 4.4 4.0- 4.9 1,359 10.0 9.4-10.6 11,954 85.6 84.9-86.3
-Eastern NC 4,666 206 4.4 3.7- 5.3 468 10.7 9.6-11.8 3,992 84.9 83.5-86.1
GENDER
Male 1,660 123 6.8 5.5- 8.4 222 13.6 11.8-15.7 1,315 79.6 77.2-81.8
Female 3,006 83 2.4 1.8- 3.1 246 8.1 7.0- 9.3 2,677 89.5 88.1-90.7
RACE
White 3,079 159 5.4 4.5- 6.5 320 11.4 10.1-12.9 2,600 83.2 81.5-84.7
African American 1,176 33 2.8 1.7- 4.7 113 10.0 8.0-12.4 1,030 87.2 84.4-89.5
Other Minorities 13 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.9 3.0-41.6 11 87.1 58.4-97.0
AGE
18-24 314 14 6.3 3.0-12.7 29 11.1 7.1-16.7 271 82.6 75.6-88.0
25-34 783 32 4.1 2.7- 6.0 75 10.2 7.9-12.9 676 85.8 82.7-88.4
35-44 839 35 4.1 2.8- 6.0 102 12.2 9.9-15.0 702 83.6 80.5-86.4
45-54 876 33 3.4 2.3- 5.1 83 9.5 7.4-12.1 760 87.1 84.2-89.5
55-64 815 39 4.4 3.1- 6.3 86 11.4 8.9-14.6 690 84.2 80.8-87.0
65-74 603 34 6.4 4.4- 9.1 53 10.3 7.5-13.9 516 83.4 79.3-86.7
75+ 419 19 3.6 2.1- 6.0 38 9.8 6.9-13.7 362 86.6 82.5-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 770 38 4.7 3.1- 7.1 84 11.4 8.8-14.8 648 83.8 80.1-87.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,485 74 5.2 3.8- 7.1 141 9.5 7.9-11.4 1,270 85.3 82.9-87.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,240 54 3.9 2.9- 5.2 118 10.4 8.5-12.7 1,068 85.7 83.2-87.8
College Graduate 1,162 39 3.7 2.6- 5.1 125 12.1 9.9-14.7 998 84.2 81.4-86.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 608 33 4.8 3.2- 7.1 78 14.7 11.3-18.9 497 80.5 76.1-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 879 33 3.3 2.0- 5.4 99 11.0 8.8-13.8 747 85.7 82.5-88.3
$25,000- 34,999 567 30 5.9 4.0- 8.7 40 7.2 5.1-10.0 497 86.9 83.3-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 626 34 5.5 3.7- 8.2 65 11.1 8.5-14.4 527 83.3 79.5-86.6
$50,000-74,999 508 22 3.8 2.4- 6.0 60 13.0 9.9-16.9 426 83.2 79.0-86.6
$75,000+ 529 25 4.6 3.0- 6.9 61 12.3 9.3-16.0 443 83.1 79.1-86.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,616 78 5.0 3.8- 6.7 174 12.1 10.2-14.3 1,364 82.8 80.3-85.1
No 2,995 123 4.1 3.3- 5.0 285 9.9 8.6-11.3 2,587 86.0 84.4-87.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 649 42 5.7 4.1- 7.9 88 15.5 12.4-19.3 519 78.8 74.8-82.2
Non-Veteran 3,885 158 4.2 3.4- 5.1 371 9.9 8.8-11.2 3,356 85.9 84.5-87.2
Currently Serving 132 6 5.0 2.1-11.4 9 5.3 2.4-11.2 117 89.8 82.4-94.3

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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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