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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Tobacco Use Prevention

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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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%)
North Carolina 14,300 166 1.1 0.9- 1.3 6,464 44.5 43.5-45.6 7,670 54.4 53.3-55.4
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 388 6 1.5 0.7- 3.5 189 47.1 41.4-52.8 193 51.4 45.6-57.2
Buncombe 351 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 169 50.5 44.6-56.3 180 48.9 43.1-54.8
Cabarrus 407 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 204 49.1 43.7-54.6 200 50.4 45.0-55.9
Catawba 355 2 0.7 0.1- 3.2 171 49.6 43.4-55.7 182 49.7 43.6-55.9
Cumberland 426 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 203 48.7 43.3-54.2 220 50.7 45.3-56.2
Davidson 359 4 1.2 0.3- 4.0 195 54.7 48.4-60.8 160 44.2 38.0-50.5
Durham 397 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 165 44.5 38.7-50.4 229 54.6 48.7-60.4
Forsyth 430 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0 232 54.6 49.3-59.9 191 43.7 38.5-49.0
Gaston 355 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 146 44.1 38.3-50.1 204 54.3 48.3-60.1
Guilford 404 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 167 40.8 35.4-46.4 234 58.9 53.3-64.3
Iredell 406 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 181 44.4 38.7-50.3 222 54.9 49.0-60.6
Johnston 460 8 1.3 0.6- 2.7 224 44.4 38.9-50.1 228 54.3 48.6-59.8
Mecklenburg 608 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 227 37.6 33.4-42.0 378 61.9 57.5-66.1
New Hanover 361 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 158 41.8 36.2-47.6 202 58.1 52.2-63.7
Onslow 373 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1 165 44.6 39.0-50.4 203 53.7 47.9-59.3
Orange 401 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5 120 30.0 25.1-35.5 279 69.0 63.4-74.0
Pitt 363 6 2.1 0.9- 4.7 164 43.9 38.2-49.8 193 54.0 48.1-59.7
Randolph 335 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 169 48.7 42.5-54.9 162 50.4 44.2-56.7
Robeson 362 7 1.7 0.7- 3.8 174 50.7 44.7-56.7 181 47.6 41.7-53.6
Rowan 432 9 2.8 1.4- 5.7 216 49.9 44.5-55.4 207 47.3 41.9-52.8
Union 416 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 155 36.3 31.0-41.9 256 62.9 57.3-68.2
Wake 578 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1 206 35.1 30.8-39.7 369 64.0 59.4-68.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 342 3 0.9 0.2- 3.4 162 46.9 40.9-53.0 177 52.2 46.1-58.2
Northeast Partnership II 455 5 0.9 0.4- 2.4 193 42.2 37.1-47.5 257 56.8 51.5-62.0
Northeast Partnership I 374 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 149 39.8 34.2-45.7 220 58.7 52.9-64.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 346 6 1.5 0.6- 3.5 174 49.9 43.7-56.0 166 48.7 42.5-54.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 445 4 1.3 0.4- 4.4 231 50.0 44.5-55.4 210 48.8 43.3-54.3
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 386 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 181 45.1 39.6-50.8 203 54.3 48.7-59.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 383 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0 184 48.4 42.8-53.9 192 50.3 44.7-55.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 434 10 2.7 1.2- 5.6 167 37.0 31.8-42.4 257 60.3 54.8-65.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 508 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 235 45.9 40.9-51.0 267 53.2 48.1-58.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 335 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7 210 64.0 58.1-69.5 120 34.5 29.1-40.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 346 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 157 46.5 39.9-53.2 184 52.4 45.8-59.0
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 411 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 198 46.6 41.0-52.2 207 52.0 46.4-57.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 568 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4 223 39.0 34.1-44.0 337 59.5 54.4-64.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 938 12 1.3 0.7- 2.6 403 43.5 39.8-47.3 523 55.1 51.4-58.9
No 13,362 154 1.1 0.9- 1.3 6,061 44.6 43.5-45.7 7,147 54.3 53.2-55.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,780 54 1.0 0.7- 1.4 2,222 45.9 44.2-47.6 2,504 53.1 51.3-54.8
Piedmont 7,959 92 1.1 0.8- 1.4 3,529 43.5 42.1-44.9 4,338 55.4 54.0-56.8
Western NC 1,561 20 1.3 0.8- 2.2 713 45.6 42.6-48.7 828 53.1 50.0-56.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 898 9 1.2 0.6- 2.6 384 42.3 38.3-46.3 505 56.5 52.4-60.5
Northwest 2,766 37 1.4 1.0- 2.1 1,409 52.6 50.3-54.9 1,320 45.9 43.7-48.3
Charlotte 2,119 20 0.7 0.4- 1.2 885 41.0 38.4-43.6 1,214 58.3 55.6-60.9
Greensboro 1,856 22 1.0 0.6- 1.7 802 43.5 40.6-46.4 1,032 55.5 52.6-58.3
Southern Regional 1,499 22 1.6 0.9- 2.8 703 45.3 42.2-48.4 774 53.1 50.0-56.2
Coastal 721 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 332 45.8 41.6-50.1 387 54.0 49.8-58.2
Wake 1,973 24 1.1 0.6- 2.0 840 39.5 36.7-42.3 1,109 59.4 56.5-62.2
Area L 559 9 1.3 0.6- 2.7 255 46.1 41.3-51.0 295 52.5 47.7-57.4
Eastern 1,803 19 1.1 0.7- 1.8 811 45.5 42.7-48.3 973 53.4 50.6-56.2

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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