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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
c.Grocery stores

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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 14,193 210 1.5 1.2- 1.7 782 5.8 5.3- 6.3 13,201 92.7 92.2-93.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,074 176 1.5 1.2- 1.8 645 5.7 5.2- 6.2 11,253 92.8 92.2-93.4
No 2,103 33 1.3 0.8- 1.9 136 6.5 5.3- 8.0 1,934 92.3 90.7-93.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 224 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8 8 3.7 1.6- 8.2 211 94.4 89.7-97.0
Recommended Range 4,821 66 1.4 1.0- 1.8 253 5.2 4.5- 6.1 4,502 93.4 92.5-94.2
Overweight 4,893 80 1.6 1.2- 2.1 277 5.9 5.1- 6.8 4,536 92.5 91.5-93.4
Obese 3,521 51 1.4 1.0- 2.0 211 6.8 5.8- 7.9 3,259 91.8 90.6-92.9
Current Smoker
No 11,011 141 1.3 1.0- 1.6 536 5.2 4.7- 5.8 10,334 93.5 92.9-94.1
Yes 3,139 68 2.1 1.6- 2.8 246 7.8 6.7- 9.1 2,825 90.0 88.7-91.3
Binge Drinker
No 13,000 179 1.4 1.1- 1.7 692 5.6 5.1- 6.1 12,129 93.0 92.4-93.6
Yes 1,021 22 2.0 1.2- 3.3 77 7.7 5.9-10.0 922 90.3 87.8-92.3
Heavy Drinker
No 13,636 190 1.4 1.1- 1.6 737 5.7 5.2- 6.2 12,709 93.0 92.4-93.5
Yes 446 13 3.2 1.6- 6.5 37 9.2 6.2-13.5 396 87.6 82.8-91.2
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,943 62 2.0 1.5- 2.7 202 7.2 6.1- 8.4 2,679 90.8 89.5-92.1
No 11,206 147 1.3 1.1- 1.6 577 5.4 4.9- 6.0 10,482 93.2 92.6-93.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,130 18 1.5 0.7- 2.9 50 4.9 3.4- 7.0 1,062 93.6 91.3-95.4
No 12,984 191 1.5 1.2- 1.7 730 5.9 5.4- 6.4 12,063 92.6 92.1-93.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,432 33 2.0 1.4- 2.9 101 7.4 5.9- 9.3 1,298 90.6 88.6-92.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 132 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 7 3.5 1.5- 8.0 124 95.1 89.2-97.8
No 12,453 171 1.4 1.1- 1.7 664 5.7 5.2- 6.2 11,618 93.0 92.4-93.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 171 5 3.3 1.1- 9.5 10 5.7 2.7-11.7 156 91.0 83.9-95.2

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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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