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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
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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 5,182 132 2.2 1.8- 2.7 414 7.8 7.0- 8.7 4,636 90.0 89.0-90.9
RACE
White 3,930 120 2.7 2.2- 3.4 325 8.3 7.3- 9.3 3,485 89.0 87.8-90.1
African American 822 7 0.9 0.3- 2.3 58 7.2 5.3- 9.6 757 92.0 89.4-94.0
Asian 36 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 36 100 . - .
Native American 87 3 2.5 0.7- 8.3 12 11.8 6.3-21.1 72 85.7 76.0-91.8
Other Minorities 280 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 18 5.6 3.3- 9.2 260 93.7 89.9-96.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 284 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0 22 6.2 3.8-10.1 260 93.5 89.7-96.0
-English Speaking 96 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 7 7.4 2.8-17.9 87 91.7 81.5-96.5
-Spanish Speaking 188 0 0.0 . - . 15 5.8 3.3-10.2 173 94.2 89.8-96.7
Non-Hispanic 4,892 130 2.4 2.0- 2.9 392 8.0 7.1- 8.9 4,370 89.6 88.6-90.6
AGE
18-24 324 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 11 4.4 2.3- 8.5 308 94.5 90.4-96.9
25-34 856 15 1.5 0.8- 2.8 41 5.5 3.9- 7.7 800 93.0 90.6-94.8
35-44 1,044 24 1.7 1.1- 2.7 88 7.8 6.1- 9.8 932 90.6 88.4-92.3
45-54 992 19 1.6 1.0- 2.7 95 9.4 7.5-11.7 878 88.9 86.5-91.0
55-64 946 24 2.5 1.6- 4.1 77 8.1 6.1-10.6 845 89.4 86.6-91.6
65-74 623 28 4.5 3.0- 6.7 57 9.6 7.2-12.7 538 85.9 82.4-88.7
75+ 381 17 4.7 2.5- 8.5 45 11.7 8.3-16.1 319 83.7 78.6-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 852 28 3.0 1.9- 4.6 78 9.4 7.1-12.2 746 87.7 84.6-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,473 48 2.5 1.7- 3.5 144 9.4 7.8-11.2 1,281 88.2 86.2-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,223 30 2.5 1.7- 3.8 93 6.8 5.4- 8.6 1,100 90.6 88.6-92.4
College Graduate 1,622 25 1.3 0.8- 2.0 99 6.3 5.1- 7.9 1,498 92.4 90.7-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 15 2.7 1.5- 4.8 49 8.5 6.1-11.7 397 88.8 85.3-91.6
$15,000- 24,999 775 28 2.9 1.9- 4.4 74 9.6 7.4-12.4 673 87.5 84.5-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 634 18 3.1 1.8- 5.3 57 8.7 6.4-11.6 559 88.3 84.9-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 784 23 2.9 1.7- 4.8 74 9.4 7.3-12.0 687 87.8 84.8-90.2
$50,000-74,999 750 18 2.0 1.2- 3.4 50 7.3 5.4- 9.9 682 90.7 87.9-92.8
$75,000+ 868 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4 50 5.6 4.2- 7.6 804 93.1 90.9-94.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,552 45 2.8 2.0- 3.9 163 10.6 8.8-12.6 1,344 86.6 84.4-88.5
No 3,574 84 1.9 1.5- 2.4 247 6.8 5.9- 7.8 3,243 91.3 90.2-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,634 52 3.4 2.5- 4.7 142 8.8 7.3-10.5 1,440 87.8 85.8-89.6
Non-Veteran 3,417 79 1.8 1.4- 2.3 265 7.4 6.5- 8.6 3,073 90.8 89.6-91.9
Currently Serving 129 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 7 7.4 3.3-15.7 121 91.9 83.7-96.2

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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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