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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
a.Public Buildings

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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 14,142 186 1.3 1.1- 1.5 4,569 32.1 31.2-33.1 9,387 66.6 65.6-67.6
-Forsyth County 421 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 173 42.3 37.0-47.7 244 56.5 51.1-61.8
GENDER
Male 150 3 2.2 0.7- 6.6 77 50.6 41.9-59.3 70 47.2 38.6-56.0
Female 271 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 96 35.0 29.1-41.5 174 64.7 58.2-70.6
RACE
White 305 3 1.4 0.5- 4.4 131 44.3 38.2-50.7 171 54.2 47.9-60.4
Other 114 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 42 38.0 28.2-48.8 71 61.4 50.6-71.2
AGE
18-44 164 2 1.3 0.3- 5.7 55 34.1 26.4-42.8 107 64.6 55.9-72.4
45+ 256 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 117 48.2 41.3-55.1 137 50.7 43.8-57.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 70 47.0 38.3-55.9 82 52.1 43.2-60.9
Some College + 268 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 103 39.6 33.1-46.4 162 59.1 52.2-65.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 223 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 93 41.7 34.6-49.2 128 57.3 49.8-64.5
$50,000+ 131 2 2.0 0.5- 7.8 52 40.9 32.0-50.5 77 57.0 47.5-66.1

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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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