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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-MALES

In the following locations, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas , or not allowed at all
a.Public Buildings

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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 5,199 102 1.7 1.4- 2.2 1,955 36.0 34.5-37.6 3,142 62.2 60.6-63.8
RACE
White 3,946 88 2.0 1.5- 2.6 1,552 38.7 36.9-40.6 2,306 59.3 57.4-61.1
African American 817 7 0.9 0.3- 2.4 284 33.8 30.1-37.8 526 65.3 61.3-69.1
Asian 36 0 0.0 . - . 7 25.6 11.6-47.3 29 74.4 52.7-88.4
Native American 88 4 2.7 0.8- 8.2 36 34.4 23.1-47.7 48 62.9 49.6-74.6
Other Minorities 286 3 1.2 0.4- 3.6 69 19.1 14.2-25.1 214 79.8 73.7-84.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 289 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2 64 18.3 13.6-24.3 222 80.8 74.8-85.6
-English Speaking 96 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 30 26.9 18.1-38.0 64 71.5 60.3-80.5
-Spanish Speaking 193 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 34 15.3 10.0-22.6 158 84.1 76.6-89.4
Non-Hispanic 4,904 99 1.8 1.4- 2.3 1,890 37.7 36.1-39.4 2,915 60.5 58.8-62.1
AGE
18-24 322 6 2.1 0.8- 5.7 124 36.5 30.2-43.3 192 61.4 54.5-67.8
25-34 862 12 1.3 0.6- 2.6 299 33.3 29.6-37.1 551 65.5 61.5-69.2
35-44 1,041 13 1.1 0.5- 2.0 433 39.0 35.6-42.6 595 59.9 56.3-63.4
45-54 995 17 1.5 0.8- 2.8 389 37.6 34.1-41.4 589 60.8 57.1-64.5
55-64 949 17 1.6 0.9- 2.9 340 34.7 31.1-38.5 592 63.6 59.8-67.3
65-74 631 24 3.3 2.1- 5.1 243 37.6 33.2-42.1 364 59.1 54.6-63.6
75+ 383 13 2.9 1.5- 5.5 124 32.0 26.8-37.8 246 65.1 59.3-70.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 865 28 2.8 1.8- 4.5 305 33.3 29.5-37.4 532 63.8 59.7-67.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,465 35 2.0 1.3- 3.0 603 39.0 36.0-42.1 827 59.0 55.9-62.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,229 21 1.6 0.9- 2.9 506 39.7 36.5-43.0 702 58.7 55.3-62.0
College Graduate 1,628 17 0.9 0.5- 1.5 539 32.5 29.8-35.3 1,072 66.6 63.8-69.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 462 16 3.1 1.7- 5.5 189 39.9 33.9-46.2 257 57.1 50.8-63.2
$15,000- 24,999 774 16 1.8 1.0- 3.4 321 37.8 33.7-42.0 437 60.4 56.1-64.5
$25,000- 34,999 639 16 2.0 1.2- 3.5 275 41.8 37.3-46.4 348 56.1 51.5-60.6
$35,000- 49,999 789 16 2.5 1.3- 4.8 308 36.3 32.4-40.3 465 61.2 57.1-65.2
$50,000-74,999 749 15 1.5 0.8- 2.7 271 35.3 31.4-39.3 463 63.2 59.1-67.1
$75,000+ 874 9 0.7 0.4- 1.5 291 32.3 28.8-36.1 574 66.9 63.1-70.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,555 39 2.0 1.4- 2.9 645 41.4 38.4-44.5 871 56.6 53.5-59.6
No 3,587 61 1.5 1.1- 2.1 1,289 34.0 32.2-35.9 2,237 64.5 62.6-66.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,640 44 2.5 1.8- 3.6 618 36.6 33.8-39.4 978 60.9 58.1-63.7
Non-Veteran 3,428 58 1.4 1.0- 2.0 1,280 35.6 33.6-37.6 2,090 63.0 61.0-64.9
Currently Serving 129 0 0.0 . - . 57 43.9 34.4-53.8 72 56.1 46.2-65.6

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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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