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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
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  Total
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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%)
TOTAL 13,904 591 4.4 4.0- 4.9 1,359 10.0 9.4-10.6 11,954 85.6 84.9-86.3
GENDER
Male 5,076 364 6.6 5.9- 7.5 672 12.6 11.5-13.7 4,040 80.8 79.5-82.0
Female 8,828 227 2.4 2.0- 2.8 687 7.6 7.0- 8.3 7,914 90.0 89.2-90.7
RACE
White 10,400 500 5.1 4.6- 5.7 1,061 10.6 9.9-11.4 8,839 84.3 83.4-85.1
African American 2,491 64 2.7 2.0- 3.8 228 9.5 8.2-11.1 2,199 87.7 86.0-89.3
Asian 79 2 2.4 0.4-13.0 7 8.5 3.6-18.5 70 89.1 78.2-94.9
Native American 277 16 5.7 3.2- 9.9 29 11.8 7.7-17.7 232 82.5 76.1-87.5
Other Minorities 579 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 29 4.5 2.9- 6.9 544 94.7 92.2-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 624 11 1.0 0.5- 2.3 35 4.8 3.2- 7.2 578 94.2 91.7-96.0
-English Speaking 259 11 3.3 1.4- 7.3 22 9.2 5.6-15.0 226 87.5 81.3-91.8
-Spanish Speaking 365 0 0.0 . - . 13 2.7 1.4- 5.3 352 97.3 94.7-98.6
Non-Hispanic 13,265 580 4.6 4.2- 5.1 1,323 10.4 9.7-11.0 11,362 85.0 84.2-85.7
AGE
18-24 801 43 6.1 4.1- 8.9 87 12.8 10.0-16.2 671 81.2 77.3-84.5
25-34 2,293 83 3.5 2.7- 4.5 212 9.4 8.0-11.0 1,998 87.1 85.3-88.7
35-44 2,663 122 4.7 3.8- 5.8 303 10.5 9.2-11.9 2,238 84.9 83.2-86.4
45-54 2,639 109 4.1 3.3- 5.1 265 9.7 8.5-11.2 2,265 86.1 84.5-87.7
55-64 2,398 108 4.9 3.9- 6.1 232 10.4 8.9-12.1 2,058 84.8 82.8-86.5
65-74 1,775 78 4.6 3.6- 6.0 150 8.8 7.3-10.6 1,547 86.5 84.5-88.4
75+ 1,273 47 3.8 2.6- 5.5 106 9.2 7.3-11.4 1,120 87.1 84.5-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,177 101 4.9 3.9- 6.3 244 12.4 10.6-14.4 1,832 82.7 80.5-84.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,067 221 5.8 5.0- 6.9 425 10.4 9.3-11.7 3,421 83.7 82.2-85.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,517 153 4.4 3.6- 5.3 326 9.6 8.4-10.8 3,038 86.1 84.6-87.4
College Graduate 4,120 115 2.8 2.3- 3.5 364 8.7 7.7- 9.8 3,641 88.5 87.3-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,565 85 5.7 4.3- 7.5 185 12.1 10.2-14.3 1,295 82.2 79.6-84.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,341 106 4.6 3.6- 5.8 242 11.2 9.6-13.0 1,993 84.2 82.2-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,654 87 5.9 4.6- 7.5 178 11.0 9.3-13.0 1,389 83.1 80.8-85.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,859 88 4.6 3.5- 5.9 202 11.2 9.6-13.1 1,569 84.2 82.0-86.1
$50,000-74,999 1,704 77 4.6 3.6- 6.0 160 9.6 8.1-11.4 1,467 85.8 83.7-87.6
$75,000+ 1,939 63 3.3 2.5- 4.3 175 8.7 7.4-10.3 1,701 88.0 86.2-89.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,407 207 4.9 4.2- 5.8 465 11.5 10.3-12.8 3,735 83.6 82.1-85.0
No 9,353 371 4.1 3.6- 4.6 877 9.4 8.7-10.2 8,105 86.5 85.6-87.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,759 126 7.3 5.9- 8.8 224 12.5 10.8-14.4 1,409 80.3 78.0-82.4
Non-Veteran 11,980 457 3.9 3.5- 4.4 1,119 9.5 8.9-10.2 10,404 86.6 85.8-87.3
Currently Serving 163 8 4.9 2.3-10.1 16 10.8 6.2-18.4 139 84.3 76.3-89.9

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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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