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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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 13,233 532 4.2 3.7- 4.6 5,176 39.4 38.4-40.5 7,525 56.4 55.3-57.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,209 446 4.1 3.7- 4.6 4,370 39.7 38.5-40.8 6,393 56.2 55.1-57.4
No 2,011 86 4.4 3.4- 5.8 800 38.1 35.4-40.9 1,125 57.5 54.6-60.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 207 13 6.2 3.0-12.3 84 40.7 32.2-49.8 110 53.1 44.1-62.0
Recommended Range 4,493 183 4.3 3.6- 5.2 1,763 39.4 37.6-41.2 2,547 56.3 54.5-58.2
Overweight 4,565 176 4.0 3.4- 4.8 1,826 40.2 38.4-42.0 2,563 55.7 53.9-57.6
Obese 3,293 143 4.4 3.6- 5.4 1,303 40.9 38.8-43.1 1,847 54.6 52.5-56.8
Current Smoker
No 10,234 295 3.0 2.6- 3.5 3,484 34.4 33.2-35.6 6,455 62.6 61.4-63.8
Yes 2,960 234 8.0 6.8- 9.3 1,679 56.8 54.4-59.0 1,047 35.3 33.1-37.5
Binge Drinker
No 12,093 440 3.7 3.3- 4.2 4,533 37.6 36.5-38.7 7,120 58.7 57.6-59.8
Yes 981 78 8.3 6.3-10.8 579 58.8 54.9-62.6 324 32.9 29.4-36.7
Heavy Drinker
No 12,711 484 3.9 3.5- 4.4 4,908 38.8 37.8-39.9 7,319 57.2 56.1-58.3
Yes 418 36 8.6 5.9-12.6 231 58.2 52.3-63.9 151 33.2 28.0-38.9
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,656 125 4.3 3.5- 5.3 953 36.9 34.6-39.4 1,578 58.8 56.3-61.2
No 10,537 405 4.1 3.7- 4.7 4,210 40.0 38.8-41.2 5,922 55.9 54.7-57.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,052 38 3.7 2.4- 5.7 374 35.3 31.7-39.1 640 61.0 57.2-64.7
No 12,106 492 4.2 3.8- 4.7 4,768 39.7 38.6-40.8 6,846 56.1 55.0-57.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,277 52 3.6 2.7- 4.9 462 36.6 33.3-39.9 763 59.8 56.4-63.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 123 3 3.5 1.0-11.5 55 41.4 31.8-51.8 65 55.1 44.8-65.0
No 11,674 465 4.2 3.7- 4.7 4,602 39.8 38.7-40.9 6,607 56.1 54.9-57.2
No, Bordeline Diabetes 154 12 9.5 4.4-19.3 56 32.8 24.4-42.6 86 57.7 47.4-67.3

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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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