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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,761 10,413 72.3 71.5-73.2 1,234 8.1 7.6- 8.7 1,062 7.0 6.5- 7.5 2,052 12.6 12.0-13.2
-Eastern NC 4,938 3,391 70.0 68.4-71.6 453 8.9 8.0- 9.9 389 7.8 6.9- 8.8 705 13.3 12.2-14.5
GENDER
Male 1,767 1,175 69.2 66.6-71.7 147 7.4 6.2- 8.9 161 8.7 7.2-10.4 284 14.7 12.8-16.7
Female 3,171 2,216 70.7 68.8-72.6 306 10.2 9.0-11.5 228 6.9 5.9- 8.1 421 12.2 10.9-13.5
RACE
White 3,263 2,209 68.7 66.8-70.6 295 9.1 8.0-10.4 268 7.8 6.7- 8.9 491 14.4 13.0-15.9
African American 1,237 860 70.2 67.0-73.2 122 8.9 7.3-10.8 86 7.9 6.1-10.1 169 13.0 10.9-15.5
Other Minorities 14 11 83.1 55.9-95.0 1 7.0 0.9-37.2 1 5.3 0.7-30.7 1 4.6 0.6-27.7
AGE
18-24 326 246 74.8 68.2-80.4 25 8.4 5.2-13.4 22 7.6 4.5-12.4 33 9.2 6.2-13.5
25-34 802 618 77.7 74.0-81.0 75 8.7 6.7-11.2 46 5.3 3.6- 7.8 63 8.3 6.2-11.0
35-44 869 613 71.8 68.2-75.2 92 9.9 7.9-12.5 64 7.8 6.0-10.2 100 10.4 8.3-12.9
45-54 910 585 65.8 62.0-69.3 84 9.1 7.1-11.4 94 10.4 8.2-13.2 147 14.8 12.3-17.7
55-64 857 546 65.4 61.3-69.2 93 10.0 7.9-12.6 75 8.0 5.9-10.8 143 16.6 13.6-20.0
65-74 673 446 67.7 63.4-71.7 49 7.2 5.2- 9.8 58 8.0 5.9-10.8 120 17.1 14.1-20.7
75+ 481 319 66.3 61.2-71.1 33 7.1 4.9-10.2 30 5.7 3.8- 8.3 99 20.9 16.9-25.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 846 529 65.0 60.7-69.2 85 9.1 7.0-11.6 81 10.4 7.8-13.7 151 15.5 12.7-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,577 1,004 65.1 62.2-67.8 158 9.8 8.2-11.7 154 9.5 7.9-11.3 261 15.6 13.6-17.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,298 924 73.0 70.2-75.7 125 9.3 7.6-11.3 98 6.9 5.5- 8.6 151 10.8 9.1-12.8
College Graduate 1,208 929 77.5 74.5-80.2 83 7.0 5.4- 8.9 55 4.2 3.0- 6.1 141 11.3 9.3-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 656 363 55.6 50.4-60.6 81 12.4 9.5-16.0 73 12.4 9.1-16.6 139 19.7 16.1-23.8
$15,000- 24,999 923 593 66.2 62.2-70.0 93 9.6 7.6-12.2 88 9.3 7.2-12.1 149 14.8 12.2-17.9
$25,000- 34,999 586 395 68.7 64.3-72.9 60 10.3 7.8-13.6 52 8.0 5.9-10.8 79 12.9 10.1-16.3
$35,000- 49,999 654 454 71.5 67.3-75.4 69 9.1 7.0-11.9 42 6.2 4.4- 8.7 89 13.2 10.3-16.7
$50,000-74,999 530 407 76.5 72.0-80.5 39 8.3 5.8-11.6 28 4.9 3.1- 7.5 56 10.4 7.8-13.7
$75,000+ 546 435 78.4 74.1-82.2 28 6.1 4.0- 9.1 28 5.4 3.6- 8.2 55 10.1 7.5-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,732 1,098 64.9 62.2-67.6 179 10.0 8.4-11.8 163 9.5 7.9-11.4 292 15.5 13.7-17.6
No 3,118 2,237 72.6 70.6-74.5 267 8.4 7.3- 9.6 217 6.8 5.8- 8.1 397 12.2 10.9-13.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 704 457 67.3 63.2-71.1 57 7.7 5.8-10.2 63 8.7 6.5-11.6 127 16.3 13.5-19.6
Non-Veteran 4,101 2,820 70.0 68.3-71.7 393 9.4 8.4-10.5 320 7.7 6.7- 8.8 568 12.9 11.7-14.2
Currently Serving 133 114 84.3 75.3-90.5 3 2.8 0.7-10.0 6 4.7 1.9-11.1 10 8.2 4.0-16.1

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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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