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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 13,904 591 4.4 4.0- 4.9 1,359 10.0 9.4-10.6 11,954 85.6 84.9-86.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,821 489 4.3 3.9- 4.8 1,124 9.8 9.2-10.5 10,208 85.9 85.1-86.6
No 2,069 102 4.9 3.8- 6.2 232 10.5 9.0-12.3 1,735 84.6 82.5-86.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 224 7 2.9 1.3- 6.2 15 6.3 3.5-11.1 202 90.9 85.7-94.3
Recommended Range 4,735 188 4.3 3.6- 5.2 452 9.9 8.9-11.0 4,095 85.8 84.4-87.0
Overweight 4,772 216 4.5 3.8- 5.3 486 10.0 9.0-11.1 4,070 85.5 84.2-86.7
Obese 3,453 161 4.8 4.0- 5.8 363 11.3 10.0-12.7 2,929 83.9 82.3-85.4
Current Smoker
No 10,773 350 3.3 2.9- 3.7 929 8.7 8.1- 9.4 9,494 88.0 87.2-88.7
Yes 3,089 239 8.1 6.9- 9.5 427 14.4 12.9-16.0 2,423 77.5 75.5-79.3
Binge Drinker
No 12,728 497 4.1 3.7- 4.5 1,190 9.6 9.0-10.2 11,041 86.3 85.6-87.1
Yes 1,008 77 7.3 5.6- 9.5 142 13.4 11.0-16.2 789 79.3 76.1-82.2
Heavy Drinker
No 13,358 546 4.3 3.9- 4.7 1,281 9.7 9.1-10.4 11,531 86.0 85.2-86.7
Yes 439 35 7.3 5.0-10.4 63 16.4 12.3-21.5 341 76.3 70.9-80.9
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,865 129 4.2 3.4- 5.1 321 12.1 10.6-13.8 2,415 83.7 81.9-85.3
No 10,997 461 4.5 4.0- 5.0 1,032 9.5 8.8-10.2 9,504 86.1 85.3-86.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,105 50 3.9 2.8- 5.4 86 8.3 6.4-10.7 969 87.8 85.1-90.0
No 12,723 533 4.4 4.0- 4.9 1,266 10.1 9.5-10.8 10,924 85.5 84.7-86.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,397 58 3.8 2.8- 5.0 154 12.1 10.2-14.5 1,185 84.1 81.6-86.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 131 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 11 5.1 2.6- 9.6 118 92.8 86.8-96.2
No 12,207 516 4.4 4.0- 4.9 1,183 9.9 9.2-10.6 10,508 85.7 84.9-86.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 164 14 7.9 4.2-14.3 11 4.8 2.4- 9.1 139 87.4 80.5-92.1

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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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