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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
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
-Mecklenburg County 572 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 205 35.2 30.9-39.7 350 62.0 57.5-66.4
GENDER
Male 221 11 4.5 2.4- 8.4 91 39.5 32.8-46.6 119 56.0 48.8-62.9
Female 351 6 1.1 0.4- 2.7 114 31.0 25.9-36.5 231 67.9 62.4-73.0
RACE
White 395 14 3.2 1.7- 5.7 156 41.3 35.9-46.8 225 55.6 50.1-61.0
Other 174 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9 49 23.3 17.3-30.6 122 74.6 67.0-80.9
AGE
18-44 289 11 4.2 2.2- 7.7 115 37.8 31.9-44.1 163 58.0 51.7-64.2
45+ 281 6 1.2 0.5- 3.1 89 31.9 26.1-38.5 186 66.8 60.3-72.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 7 2.8 1.2- 6.6 46 27.3 20.1-36.0 105 69.8 61.1-77.3
Some College + 414 10 2.8 1.4- 5.4 159 38.7 33.7-44.0 245 58.5 53.2-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 239 6 1.9 0.7- 4.8 82 31.9 25.7-38.9 151 66.2 59.1-72.6
$50,000+ 225 7 3.7 1.7- 7.9 86 40.2 33.4-47.5 132 56.1 48.9-63.1

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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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