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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,168 136 1.1 0.8- 1.3 5,393 43.6 42.5-44.7 6,639 55.4 54.3-56.5
No 2,116 30 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,068 49.6 46.8-52.5 1,018 49.0 46.2-51.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 225 6 2.3 1.0- 5.4 113 46.0 37.5-54.6 106 51.7 43.1-60.2
Recommended Range 4,855 40 0.7 0.5- 1.1 2,211 44.2 42.5-46.0 2,604 55.1 53.3-56.8
Overweight 4,942 65 1.3 0.9- 1.8 2,223 43.8 42.0-45.5 2,654 54.9 53.2-56.7
Obese 3,541 44 1.1 0.8- 1.7 1,612 46.5 44.4-48.6 1,885 52.4 50.3-54.4
Current Smoker
No 11,124 108 0.9 0.7- 1.1 4,200 37.3 36.1-38.4 6,816 61.9 60.7-63.0
Yes 3,132 58 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,245 70.0 67.8-72.1 829 28.0 26.0-30.1
Binge Drinker
No 13,099 146 1.0 0.8- 1.3 5,770 43.2 42.2-44.3 7,183 55.7 54.7-56.8
Yes 1,027 15 1.7 0.8- 3.6 596 56.4 52.5-60.1 416 41.9 38.2-45.7
Heavy Drinker
No 13,740 156 1.1 0.9- 1.3 6,132 43.9 42.8-44.9 7,452 55.1 54.0-56.1
Yes 449 6 1.9 0.6- 5.5 274 61.4 55.6-67.0 169 36.7 31.3-42.5
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,994 44 1.4 1.0- 2.1 1,457 48.5 46.2-50.8 1,493 50.1 47.7-52.4
No 11,260 122 1.0 0.8- 1.3 4,988 43.6 42.5-44.8 6,150 55.3 54.2-56.5
Current Asthma
Yes 1,143 10 1.2 0.5- 2.8 500 42.8 39.2-46.5 633 56.0 52.3-59.7
No 13,078 154 1.1 0.9- 1.3 5,921 44.6 43.5-45.7 7,003 54.3 53.3-55.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,468 22 1.2 0.7- 1.9 667 44.6 41.4-47.8 779 54.2 51.0-57.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 132 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 62 41.5 32.3-51.4 68 58.0 48.1-67.2
No 12,526 141 1.1 0.9- 1.4 5,647 44.5 43.4-45.6 6,738 54.4 53.3-55.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 169 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 85 49.8 40.2-59.5 83 49.8 40.2-59.5

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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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