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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 604 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 147 24.3 20.7-28.3 451 74.9 70.9-78.6
GENDER
Male 234 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0 70 27.9 22.3-34.3 162 71.3 64.9-77.0
Female 370 4 0.8 0.3- 2.5 77 20.8 16.5-25.9 289 78.4 73.3-82.7
RACE
White 421 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 105 25.6 21.2-30.5 311 73.4 68.4-77.8
Other 179 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 42 21.9 16.0-29.3 136 77.7 70.3-83.7
AGE
18-44 302 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 77 25.2 20.2-31.0 223 74.3 68.5-79.3
45+ 300 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 69 22.9 18.0-28.7 227 75.9 70.1-80.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 3 1.2 0.3- 4.5 40 19.9 14.2-27.1 127 78.9 71.6-84.7
Some College + 434 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 107 26.3 21.9-31.2 324 73.1 68.2-77.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 70 24.5 19.1-30.8 182 75.2 68.9-80.6
$50,000+ 231 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 47 23.0 17.5-29.6 183 76.6 70.0-82.1

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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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