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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-MALES

In the indoor dining area of restaurants, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not allowed at all?

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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 5,236 92 1.6 1.2- 2.0 2,554 47.2 45.5-48.9 2,590 51.2 49.6-52.9
RACE
White 3,973 83 1.8 1.4- 2.4 1,997 48.9 47.0-50.8 1,893 49.3 47.4-51.1
African American 823 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4 372 45.0 41.0-49.2 444 54.0 49.9-58.1
Asian 37 0 0.0 . - . 9 29.2 14.9-49.4 28 70.8 50.6-85.1
Native American 90 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 49 52.3 38.7-65.5 40 47.0 33.8-60.6
Other Minorities 285 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 114 38.1 31.2-45.5 170 61.4 54.0-68.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 287 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1 114 38.1 31.3-45.4 171 61.3 53.9-68.1
-English Speaking 95 2 2.4 0.5-11.2 41 39.6 28.6-51.8 52 58.0 45.7-69.3
-Spanish Speaking 192 0 0.0 . - . 73 37.6 29.4-46.5 119 62.4 53.5-70.6
Non-Hispanic 4,943 90 1.6 1.3- 2.1 2,438 48.0 46.4-49.7 2,415 50.3 48.6-52.0
AGE
18-24 323 6 2.9 1.1- 7.5 170 49.7 42.8-56.6 147 47.4 40.5-54.4
25-34 863 9 1.2 0.5- 2.6 414 46.7 42.7-50.9 440 52.1 48.0-56.2
35-44 1,041 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4 522 47.9 44.3-51.6 502 50.7 47.0-54.4
45-54 1,001 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4 521 52.4 48.6-56.2 463 46.2 42.4-50.0
55-64 960 14 1.3 0.7- 2.3 431 42.4 38.6-46.3 515 56.3 52.4-60.2
65-74 640 20 2.3 1.4- 3.7 325 48.3 43.7-52.9 295 49.4 44.8-54.0
75+ 392 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5 166 41.0 35.3-46.9 217 57.4 51.5-63.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 872 21 2.4 1.4- 3.9 444 49.0 44.8-53.3 407 48.6 44.3-52.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,487 32 1.7 1.1- 2.5 791 51.9 48.8-55.0 664 46.4 43.3-49.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,238 19 1.7 0.9- 3.2 643 50.5 47.1-53.9 576 47.8 44.4-51.2
College Graduate 1,628 20 0.8 0.5- 1.4 671 39.5 36.6-42.4 937 59.7 56.8-62.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 8 2.5 1.0- 6.1 236 47.9 41.7-54.2 217 49.6 43.3-55.9
$15,000- 24,999 781 21 2.7 1.5- 4.5 421 53.3 48.9-57.7 339 44.0 39.6-48.5
$25,000- 34,999 641 16 1.7 1.0- 3.0 356 54.2 49.6-58.8 269 44.1 39.5-48.7
$35,000- 49,999 791 12 1.4 0.6- 3.0 395 46.8 42.6-51.0 384 51.8 47.6-56.0
$50,000-74,999 755 10 1.0 0.5- 2.0 344 46.3 42.1-50.5 401 52.7 48.5-56.9
$75,000+ 876 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1 348 39.7 35.9-43.6 517 59.3 55.3-63.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,570 33 1.8 1.2- 2.7 817 51.0 47.9-54.1 720 47.2 44.1-50.3
No 3,601 57 1.4 1.0- 1.9 1,704 45.8 43.8-47.8 1,840 52.9 50.9-54.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,663 40 2.1 1.4- 3.1 801 46.9 44.1-49.9 822 51.0 48.1-53.9
Non-Veteran 3,443 50 1.3 0.9- 1.9 1,688 47.2 45.1-49.2 1,705 51.5 49.4-53.6
Currently Serving 128 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 64 52.0 42.2-61.7 62 46.9 37.2-56.8

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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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