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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
e.Indoor sporting events or concerts

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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 14,023 305 2.3 2.0- 2.6 2,357 17.3 16.6-18.2 11,361 80.4 79.5-81.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,937 239 2.0 1.7- 2.4 1,927 17.0 16.2-17.9 9,771 81.0 80.1-81.8
No 2,071 65 3.5 2.6- 4.8 428 19.0 16.9-21.4 1,578 77.4 75.0-79.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 221 10 4.0 2.1- 7.7 32 13.3 8.9-19.5 179 82.7 76.1-87.7
Recommended Range 4,761 99 2.4 1.9- 3.0 821 17.8 16.4-19.2 3,841 79.9 78.4-81.3
Overweight 4,844 106 2.4 1.9- 3.1 846 18.1 16.7-19.5 3,892 79.5 78.0-80.9
Obese 3,481 84 2.2 1.7- 2.9 569 17.0 15.5-18.7 2,828 80.7 79.0-82.4
Current Smoker
No 10,885 167 1.6 1.3- 1.9 1,495 14.3 13.5-15.2 9,223 84.1 83.2-85.0
Yes 3,097 137 4.8 3.9- 5.8 858 27.9 25.9-29.9 2,102 67.4 65.2-69.4
Binge Drinker
No 12,844 243 2.0 1.8- 2.4 2,009 15.9 15.2-16.8 10,592 82.0 81.1-82.8
Yes 1,008 53 4.8 3.4- 6.6 311 31.0 27.5-34.7 644 64.2 60.4-67.9
Heavy Drinker
No 13,471 271 2.2 1.9- 2.5 2,215 16.9 16.1-17.7 10,985 80.9 80.1-81.8
Yes 441 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0 119 27.7 22.9-33.1 298 67.3 61.7-72.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,869 73 2.5 1.9- 3.4 470 16.8 15.1-18.7 2,326 80.7 78.7-82.5
No 11,113 229 2.2 1.9- 2.6 1,886 17.5 16.6-18.4 8,998 80.3 79.3-81.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,109 20 1.2 0.7- 2.0 163 15.4 12.8-18.4 926 83.4 80.3-86.1
No 12,835 284 2.4 2.1- 2.8 2,176 17.5 16.6-18.3 10,375 80.2 79.3-81.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,410 35 2.7 1.8- 4.0 211 15.1 12.9-17.5 1,164 82.2 79.6-84.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 132 3 2.6 0.6-10.1 23 14.1 8.8-21.8 106 83.3 74.9-89.3
No 12,312 262 2.2 1.9- 2.6 2,094 17.6 16.8-18.5 9,956 80.2 79.2-81.0
No, Bordeline Diabetes 164 4 2.1 0.6- 6.7 28 18.0 11.3-27.4 132 79.9 70.4-86.9

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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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