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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
c.Grocery stores

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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 14,193 210 1.5 1.2- 1.7 782 5.8 5.3- 6.3 13,201 92.7 92.2-93.3
-Forsyth County 424 8 2.2 1.1- 4.7 32 7.5 5.2-10.8 384 90.2 86.6-93.0
GENDER
Male 151 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5 17 10.0 6.0-16.1 129 86.5 79.8-91.3
Female 273 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 15 5.3 3.2- 8.9 255 93.5 89.7-96.0
RACE
White 307 7 2.9 1.3- 6.3 24 8.0 5.2-12.0 276 89.1 84.5-92.5
Other 115 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 8 6.4 3.0-13.4 106 92.9 86.0-96.6
AGE
18-44 166 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7 161 96.8 91.7-98.8
45+ 257 6 2.9 1.2- 6.8 28 11.5 7.9-16.6 223 85.5 79.9-89.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 13 7.8 4.3-13.7 141 90.5 84.1-94.4
Some College + 268 6 2.5 1.0- 6.0 19 7.3 4.5-11.6 243 90.1 85.3-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 224 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5 18 8.4 5.1-13.5 201 89.1 83.5-93.0
$50,000+ 131 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 6 5.2 2.2-11.4 123 92.8 86.0-96.5

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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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