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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
e.Indoor sporting events or concerts

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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 14,023 305 2.3 2.0- 2.6 2,357 17.3 16.6-18.2 11,361 80.4 79.5-81.2
GENDER
Male 5,128 192 3.5 3.0- 4.2 1,115 21.2 19.9-22.6 3,821 75.3 73.8-76.7
Female 8,895 113 1.2 0.9- 1.5 1,242 13.8 12.9-14.7 7,540 85.1 84.1-85.9
RACE
White 10,523 254 2.6 2.3- 3.1 1,866 18.5 17.6-19.5 8,403 78.8 77.8-79.8
African American 2,488 27 1.0 0.6- 1.6 355 15.1 13.3-17.0 2,106 83.9 82.0-85.7
Asian 80 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 9 8.5 4.0-17.4 70 90.5 81.5-95.4
Native American 279 9 2.9 1.4- 6.1 53 22.0 15.8-29.9 217 75.1 67.2-81.5
Other Minorities 573 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6 65 10.4 7.5-14.3 498 87.9 83.9-91.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 619 9 1.2 0.5- 3.0 74 11.3 8.3-15.1 536 87.5 83.6-90.6
-English Speaking 260 9 3.9 1.6- 9.3 45 17.8 12.8-24.3 206 78.3 71.2-84.0
-Spanish Speaking 359 0 0.0 . - . 29 8.2 4.9-13.3 330 91.8 86.7-95.1
Non-Hispanic 13,389 295 2.4 2.1- 2.7 2,282 17.8 17.0-18.6 10,812 79.9 79.0-80.7
AGE
18-24 804 34 4.2 2.7- 6.3 164 22.3 18.7-26.4 606 73.5 69.3-77.4
25-34 2,300 41 2.1 1.5- 3.0 453 19.6 17.7-21.7 1,806 78.3 76.1-80.3
35-44 2,694 68 2.4 1.8- 3.2 586 21.6 19.8-23.6 2,040 76.0 73.9-77.9
45-54 2,658 43 1.6 1.1- 2.2 455 17.2 15.5-19.1 2,160 81.2 79.3-83.0
55-64 2,423 45 2.0 1.4- 2.9 326 12.9 11.4-14.7 2,052 85.0 83.1-86.7
65-74 1,796 41 2.9 2.0- 4.1 223 12.7 11.0-14.7 1,532 84.4 82.2-86.4
75+ 1,283 31 2.4 1.6- 3.5 145 12.1 10.0-14.6 1,107 85.5 82.9-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,161 66 3.5 2.6- 4.7 325 14.8 13.0-16.9 1,770 81.6 79.4-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,088 107 2.6 2.1- 3.3 738 17.9 16.5-19.5 3,243 79.5 77.9-81.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,582 83 2.6 2.0- 3.4 642 19.0 17.4-20.7 2,857 78.4 76.6-80.1
College Graduate 4,170 48 1.1 0.8- 1.5 651 16.8 15.4-18.3 3,471 82.1 80.6-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,559 49 3.4 2.4- 4.8 296 20.9 18.1-24.1 1,214 75.7 72.5-78.7
$15,000- 24,999 2,361 61 2.9 2.1- 4.0 399 16.0 14.3-17.9 1,901 81.1 79.1-83.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,654 46 2.9 2.1- 4.0 319 19.2 17.0-21.7 1,289 77.8 75.3-80.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,887 41 2.5 1.7- 3.7 334 17.1 15.2-19.2 1,512 80.4 78.1-82.5
$50,000-74,999 1,731 27 1.4 0.9- 2.2 294 18.5 16.3-20.9 1,410 80.1 77.7-82.4
$75,000+ 1,958 24 1.5 0.9- 2.3 327 17.6 15.6-19.7 1,607 81.0 78.7-83.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,440 123 2.9 2.3- 3.7 760 18.7 17.2-20.3 3,557 78.4 76.7-79.9
No 9,447 180 2.0 1.7- 2.4 1,573 16.8 15.9-17.8 7,694 81.2 80.1-82.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,785 74 4.3 3.3- 5.6 343 19.4 17.2-21.8 1,368 76.3 73.8-78.6
Non-Veteran 12,075 224 1.9 1.6- 2.2 1,969 16.7 15.9-17.6 9,882 81.4 80.4-82.2
Currently Serving 161 7 4.7 2.2-10.1 45 33.4 25.2-42.8 109 61.8 52.5-70.3

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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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