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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITE FEMALES

In the following locations, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas , or not allowed at all
a.Public Buildings

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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 6,663 62 0.8 0.6- 1.1 1,997 29.2 27.9-30.6 4,604 70.0 68.6-71.3
AGE
18-24 306 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 86 30.0 24.0-36.7 219 69.8 63.1-75.8
25-34 948 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5 298 31.6 28.2-35.3 643 67.7 64.1-71.1
35-44 1,205 11 0.8 0.3- 1.8 358 28.1 25.0-31.3 836 71.1 67.9-74.2
45-54 1,273 10 0.7 0.3- 1.4 375 27.3 24.5-30.4 888 71.9 68.9-74.8
55-64 1,184 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8 377 31.6 28.5-34.9 797 67.5 64.2-70.7
65-74 956 10 0.9 0.4- 1.7 285 28.6 25.3-32.2 661 70.5 66.9-73.9
75+ 765 13 1.7 0.9- 3.1 210 27.7 24.0-31.8 542 70.6 66.5-74.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 807 13 1.3 0.7- 2.4 273 36.4 32.2-40.7 521 62.4 58.0-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,931 22 1.0 0.6- 1.7 670 33.4 30.9-36.1 1,239 65.6 62.9-68.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,801 12 0.7 0.4- 1.3 566 30.7 28.1-33.4 1,223 68.6 65.9-71.2
College Graduate 2,118 15 0.6 0.3- 1.1 487 22.1 20.0-24.3 1,616 77.3 75.1-79.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 666 19 2.7 1.5- 4.9 244 39.6 34.9-44.4 403 57.8 52.9-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,027 10 0.9 0.4- 1.9 361 34.7 31.2-38.3 656 64.4 60.8-67.9
$25,000- 34,999 755 8 1.2 0.6- 2.5 234 31.0 26.9-35.3 513 67.8 63.5-71.9
$35,000- 49,999 884 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5 258 28.5 25.1-32.2 621 71.0 67.3-74.4
$50,000-74,999 863 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 226 27.4 23.9-31.2 634 72.4 68.5-75.9
$75,000+ 994 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4 228 21.0 18.2-24.1 760 78.5 75.4-81.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,156 32 1.3 0.9- 2.0 720 33.9 31.4-36.6 1,404 64.7 62.1-67.3
No 4,459 26 0.5 0.3- 0.8 1,263 27.2 25.6-28.8 3,170 72.3 70.8-73.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 23 22.9 14.5-34.1 75 75.5 64.1-84.2
Non-Veteran 6,544 61 0.8 0.6- 1.1 1,971 29.3 28.0-30.7 4,512 69.8 68.5-71.2
Currently Serving 20 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.4 2.9-30.7 17 89.6 69.3-97.1

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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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