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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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  Total
Respond.^
Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,894 295 5.7 4.9- 6.5 2,255 44.5 42.8-46.2 2,344 49.8 48.1-51.5
Female 8,339 237 2.8 2.4- 3.3 2,921 34.7 33.4-35.9 5,181 62.6 61.3-63.9
RACE
White 9,891 458 4.9 4.4- 5.5 4,126 42.7 41.5-43.9 5,307 52.4 51.2-53.6
African American 2,368 49 2.4 1.7- 3.5 784 34.1 31.8-36.6 1,535 63.5 61.0-65.9
Asian 77 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 17 19.0 10.4-32.2 59 79.4 66.2-88.4
Native American 263 16 4.9 2.7- 8.7 85 35.8 28.3-44.0 162 59.3 51.1-67.0
Other Minorities 558 6 1.3 0.5- 3.2 137 20.4 16.6-24.8 415 78.3 73.8-82.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 599 13 1.7 0.8- 3.6 151 21.4 17.6-25.8 435 76.8 72.4-80.8
-English Speaking 240 13 5.7 2.8-11.4 100 40.7 33.3-48.6 127 53.6 45.6-61.4
-Spanish Speaking 359 0 0.0 . - . 51 13.0 9.1-18.2 308 87.0 81.8-90.9
Non-Hispanic 12,619 519 4.3 3.9- 4.8 5,022 40.7 39.7-41.8 7,078 54.9 53.8-56.0
AGE
18-24 798 44 6.8 4.8- 9.7 363 44.3 39.9-48.7 391 48.9 44.4-53.4
25-34 2,261 92 4.2 3.3- 5.4 993 42.8 40.3-45.4 1,176 53.0 50.4-55.6
35-44 2,614 106 4.4 3.5- 5.5 1,155 43.5 41.1-45.9 1,353 52.1 49.7-54.5
45-54 2,552 92 3.3 2.6- 4.2 1,044 40.2 37.8-42.6 1,416 56.5 54.1-58.9
55-64 2,262 79 3.5 2.6- 4.7 809 36.6 34.2-39.2 1,374 59.8 57.2-62.4
65-74 1,603 68 4.5 3.4- 5.8 505 31.7 29.0-34.6 1,030 63.8 60.9-66.7
75+ 1,082 49 4.0 2.8- 5.7 294 28.9 25.6-32.4 739 67.1 63.5-70.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,987 87 4.4 3.3- 5.8 651 32.1 29.5-34.8 1,249 63.5 60.7-66.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,870 170 4.6 3.8- 5.5 1,539 40.6 38.7-42.6 2,161 54.8 52.8-56.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,392 149 4.5 3.7- 5.5 1,401 41.7 39.7-43.8 1,842 53.8 51.6-55.9
College Graduate 3,961 125 3.4 2.7- 4.2 1,576 40.0 38.1-41.9 2,260 56.6 54.7-58.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,440 77 5.4 4.1- 7.0 527 35.6 32.3-39.1 836 59.0 55.4-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,219 91 3.9 3.0- 5.2 835 37.4 34.8-40.0 1,293 58.7 56.0-61.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,582 70 4.7 3.6- 6.2 682 44.3 41.3-47.3 830 51.0 48.0-54.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,811 83 4.4 3.3- 5.7 775 42.7 40.0-45.5 953 52.9 50.1-55.7
$50,000-74,999 1,650 66 4.4 3.3- 5.9 680 41.9 39.1-44.8 904 53.7 50.7-56.6
$75,000+ 1,861 63 3.8 2.9- 5.1 768 40.7 38.0-43.5 1,030 55.4 52.7-58.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,119 198 4.7 4.0- 5.6 1,547 39.1 37.2-41.0 2,374 56.2 54.2-58.1
No 8,987 328 3.9 3.4- 4.5 3,583 39.6 38.4-40.9 5,076 56.5 55.2-57.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,681 101 6.2 4.8- 7.8 726 43.6 40.7-46.5 854 50.2 47.3-53.2
Non-Veteran 11,390 419 3.8 3.4- 4.3 4,359 38.4 37.3-39.6 6,612 57.8 56.6-58.9
Currently Serving 160 12 6.6 3.6-11.8 91 56.0 46.8-64.8 57 37.4 28.9-46.7

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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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