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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
e.Indoor sporting events or concerts

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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 14,023 305 2.3 2.0- 2.6 2,357 17.3 16.6-18.2 11,361 80.4 79.5-81.2
-Eastern NC 4,686 104 2.3 1.9- 2.9 790 18.1 16.8-19.6 3,792 79.5 78.0-81.0
GENDER
Male 1,674 62 3.3 2.5- 4.4 380 23.4 21.0-25.9 1,232 73.3 70.7-75.8
Female 3,012 42 1.5 1.0- 2.2 410 13.5 12.1-15.0 2,560 85.0 83.4-86.5
RACE
White 3,108 77 2.9 2.2- 3.8 563 19.4 17.8-21.2 2,468 77.7 75.8-79.4
African American 1,163 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 158 14.9 12.4-17.9 990 84.1 81.2-86.7
Other Minorities 13 0 0.0 . - . 3 23.6 7.1-55.7 10 76.4 44.3-92.9
AGE
18-24 319 13 4.6 2.2- 9.1 60 20.6 15.0-27.6 246 74.8 67.6-80.9
25-34 786 16 2.7 1.5- 4.6 161 22.4 19.0-26.2 609 74.9 71.0-78.4
35-44 842 20 2.2 1.3- 3.6 178 23.5 20.1-27.2 644 74.3 70.5-77.8
45-54 875 12 1.3 0.7- 2.5 141 15.4 12.8-18.4 722 83.3 80.1-86.0
55-64 822 16 1.7 1.0- 3.0 120 15.1 12.3-18.4 686 83.2 79.8-86.1
65-74 598 15 2.9 1.7- 4.9 72 12.9 9.9-16.5 511 84.2 80.3-87.4
75+ 426 12 2.6 1.4- 4.9 55 12.7 9.5-16.8 359 84.7 80.4-88.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 763 27 4.2 2.6- 6.8 107 14.4 11.3-18.2 629 81.4 77.2-84.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,490 35 2.3 1.6- 3.4 249 17.6 15.3-20.2 1,206 80.1 77.4-82.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,251 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5 236 21.0 18.4-24.0 993 77.4 74.4-80.1
College Graduate 1,174 19 1.8 1.1- 2.9 198 18.3 15.7-21.3 957 79.9 76.9-82.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 593 13 1.9 1.1- 3.5 111 20.2 16.1-25.2 469 77.8 72.9-82.1
$15,000- 24,999 881 21 2.8 1.5- 5.0 127 14.4 11.8-17.5 733 82.8 79.4-85.8
$25,000- 34,999 570 15 3.0 1.7- 5.2 108 19.5 16.1-23.5 447 77.5 73.3-81.2
$35,000- 49,999 631 17 2.4 1.4- 4.0 123 21.0 17.3-25.2 491 76.6 72.3-80.4
$50,000-74,999 517 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 92 19.5 15.7-24.1 419 79.3 74.8-83.2
$75,000+ 531 6 1.1 0.5- 2.7 92 18.6 15.0-22.8 433 80.3 76.0-84.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,619 46 3.0 2.1- 4.3 259 18.2 15.8-20.8 1,314 78.8 76.1-81.3
No 3,013 56 2.0 1.4- 2.7 517 17.9 16.3-19.7 2,440 80.1 78.3-81.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 662 20 2.4 1.5- 3.8 142 24.0 20.2-28.1 500 73.7 69.5-77.5
Non-Veteran 3,894 79 2.2 1.7- 2.9 614 16.4 14.9-17.9 3,201 81.4 79.8-82.9
Currently Serving 130 5 4.4 1.7-11.0 34 32.2 23.2-42.8 91 63.3 52.8-72.7

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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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