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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
b.Bowling Alleys

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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 13,233 532 4.2 3.7- 4.6 5,176 39.4 38.4-40.5 7,525 56.4 55.3-57.5
-Forsyth County 398 24 5.6 3.6- 8.7 192 49.7 44.2-55.3 182 44.7 39.3-50.2
GENDER
Male 139 11 6.7 3.5-12.7 80 58.4 49.2-67.0 48 34.9 26.7-44.0
Female 259 13 4.7 2.6- 8.3 112 42.3 35.9-49.0 134 53.0 46.3-59.6
RACE
White 285 22 7.5 4.7-11.8 140 50.4 43.9-56.9 123 42.1 35.8-48.6
Other 111 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 52 49.0 38.5-59.6 57 49.9 39.4-60.5
AGE
18-44 162 8 3.7 1.7- 7.8 71 46.5 38.1-55.1 83 49.8 41.3-58.3
45+ 235 16 7.2 4.1-12.2 120 52.1 44.9-59.3 99 40.7 33.8-48.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 7 5.1 2.3-10.9 72 52.4 43.2-61.4 62 42.5 33.8-51.7
Some College + 257 17 5.9 3.4-10.1 120 48.2 41.3-55.2 120 45.9 39.1-52.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 15 5.4 3.1- 9.3 104 48.5 41.0-56.1 96 46.0 38.6-53.6
$50,000+ 122 7 6.5 2.9-14.2 61 52.2 42.4-61.9 54 41.2 32.1-51.1

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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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