SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use Prevention-WHITES

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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 10,609 150 1.4 1.1- 1.7 3,549 33.8 32.7-34.9 6,910 64.8 63.7-66.0
GENDER
Male 3,946 88 2.0 1.5- 2.6 1,552 38.7 36.9-40.6 2,306 59.3 57.4-61.1
Female 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
18-24 504 4 1.1 0.2- 4.4 173 37.8 32.6-43.3 327 61.1 55.6-66.4
25-34 1,539 16 1.0 0.6- 1.7 513 33.9 31.0-36.9 1,010 65.1 62.1-68.0
35-44 1,983 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 703 35.1 32.6-37.8 1,259 63.9 61.2-66.5
45-54 2,046 24 1.2 0.7- 2.0 694 33.3 30.9-35.9 1,328 65.5 62.9-68.0
55-64 1,943 26 1.4 0.9- 2.3 659 33.9 31.3-36.7 1,258 64.6 61.8-67.3
65-74 1,474 33 2.3 1.6- 3.4 484 32.8 30.0-35.8 957 64.9 61.8-67.8
75+ 1,086 26 2.4 1.5- 3.9 314 29.8 26.5-33.3 746 67.8 64.2-71.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,279 37 3.2 2.1- 4.8 482 41.9 38.3-45.5 760 54.9 51.3-58.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,011 51 1.5 1.1- 2.2 1,118 36.4 34.3-38.6 1,842 62.0 59.9-64.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,773 29 1.1 0.7- 1.7 983 35.7 33.5-37.9 1,761 63.2 60.9-65.4
College Graduate 3,535 32 0.8 0.6- 1.2 963 27.7 25.9-29.5 2,540 71.5 69.6-73.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 941 32 3.5 2.2- 5.3 374 43.5 39.2-47.8 535 53.1 48.8-57.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,485 24 1.9 1.1- 3.2 579 40.5 37.3-43.8 882 57.6 54.4-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,236 22 1.8 1.1- 2.8 448 37.7 34.4-41.1 766 60.5 57.1-63.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,519 19 1.6 0.9- 2.8 516 33.1 30.3-36.0 984 65.3 62.4-68.2
$50,000-74,999 1,488 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8 460 32.5 29.6-35.4 1,011 66.5 63.6-69.4
$75,000+ 1,773 15 0.7 0.4- 1.2 492 27.1 24.7-29.7 1,266 72.2 69.6-74.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,317 68 1.9 1.4- 2.5 1,231 39.0 36.9-41.1 2,018 59.1 57.0-61.3
No 7,195 77 1.1 0.8- 1.5 2,286 31.7 30.4-33.0 4,832 67.2 65.9-68.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,452 41 2.6 1.8- 3.8 548 37.5 34.6-40.5 863 59.9 56.8-62.8
Non-Veteran 9,049 109 1.1 0.9- 1.5 2,961 33.0 31.8-34.2 5,979 65.9 64.6-67.1
Currently Serving 106 0 0.0 . - . 40 38.7 28.6-49.9 66 61.3 50.1-71.4

Back to Tobacco Use Prevention.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook