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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
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 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
RACE
White 3,885 169 4.2 3.5- 5.0 886 22.6 21.0-24.2 2,830 73.2 71.5-74.9
African American 815 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 149 19.1 16.0-22.7 655 79.4 75.7-82.6
Asian 35 1 1.8 0.3-12.0 5 11.3 4.1-27.5 29 86.9 70.8-94.8
Native American 87 5 4.3 1.7-10.6 30 32.7 21.2-46.8 52 63.0 49.0-75.0
Other Minorities 279 4 1.5 0.5- 4.7 40 12.3 8.1-18.0 235 86.3 80.3-90.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 284 5 1.5 0.5- 4.6 46 13.6 9.3-19.4 233 84.9 78.9-89.4
-English Speaking 96 5 5.8 1.9-16.4 24 23.1 14.8-34.0 67 71.1 59.3-80.6
-Spanish Speaking 188 0 0.0 . - . 22 10.2 5.7-17.7 166 89.8 82.3-94.3
Non-Hispanic 4,838 186 3.7 3.1- 4.4 1,069 21.9 20.5-23.4 3,583 74.4 72.9-75.8
AGE
18-24 322 24 6.6 4.0-10.6 88 29.1 23.2-35.8 210 64.3 57.5-70.6
25-34 849 28 2.9 1.9- 4.5 206 23.0 19.8-26.6 615 74.0 70.4-77.4
35-44 1,031 46 3.8 2.7- 5.3 285 25.1 22.2-28.4 700 71.1 67.7-74.2
45-54 982 21 2.0 1.2- 3.5 230 23.1 20.0-26.5 731 74.9 71.3-78.1
55-64 937 26 2.9 1.9- 4.6 148 15.0 12.4-18.0 763 82.1 78.9-84.9
65-74 609 31 5.4 3.6- 7.9 101 15.6 12.7-19.1 477 79.0 75.0-82.4
75+ 382 16 3.4 2.0- 6.0 55 14.7 11.0-19.5 311 81.8 76.9-86.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 835 42 5.2 3.6- 7.3 164 17.7 14.7-21.0 629 77.2 73.5-80.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,457 68 3.9 3.0- 5.2 344 22.0 19.5-24.7 1,045 74.1 71.2-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,219 52 4.5 3.2- 6.1 284 23.8 21.1-26.9 883 71.7 68.5-74.7
College Graduate 1,606 29 1.5 1.0- 2.3 323 20.7 18.4-23.2 1,254 77.8 75.3-80.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 451 21 4.7 2.9- 7.7 109 24.9 19.6-31.0 321 70.4 64.1-76.0
$15,000- 24,999 760 36 4.5 3.1- 6.6 168 18.3 15.4-21.5 556 77.2 73.6-80.4
$25,000- 34,999 630 31 4.2 2.8- 6.2 160 24.4 20.6-28.5 439 71.5 67.2-75.4
$35,000- 49,999 781 29 3.9 2.5- 6.2 174 20.7 17.6-24.2 578 75.4 71.6-78.8
$50,000-74,999 744 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8 167 22.5 19.2-26.2 555 75.1 71.3-78.5
$75,000+ 866 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 180 21.3 18.2-24.8 667 76.4 72.9-79.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,525 63 4.2 3.2- 5.7 351 23.3 20.8-26.1 1,111 72.5 69.6-75.2
No 3,549 128 3.3 2.7- 4.0 751 20.4 18.9-22.1 2,670 76.3 74.6-78.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,624 71 4.5 3.4- 5.8 321 19.7 17.4-22.2 1,232 75.8 73.2-78.3
Non-Veteran 3,374 115 3.1 2.5- 3.8 756 21.4 19.7-23.1 2,503 75.5 73.7-77.3
Currently Serving 128 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 38 35.7 26.5-45.9 84 59.4 49.3-68.9

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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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