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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 10,647 179 1.7 1.4- 2.1 597 6.0 5.4- 6.6 9,871 92.3 91.6-92.9
GENDER
Male 3,930 120 2.7 2.2- 3.4 325 8.3 7.3- 9.3 3,485 89.0 87.8-90.1
Female 6,717 59 0.8 0.5- 1.2 272 3.9 3.4- 4.5 6,386 95.3 94.7-95.9
AGE
18-24 506 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 10 2.3 1.1- 4.6 493 97.2 94.9-98.5
25-34 1,542 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5 58 4.5 3.3- 6.1 1,470 94.7 93.0-96.0
35-44 1,980 33 1.7 1.1- 2.8 117 6.2 5.0- 7.5 1,830 92.1 90.5-93.5
45-54 2,049 25 1.1 0.7- 1.8 127 6.6 5.4- 8.0 1,897 92.3 90.8-93.6
55-64 1,944 35 2.2 1.5- 3.2 117 6.4 5.0- 8.0 1,792 91.5 89.6-93.0
65-74 1,482 38 2.9 2.0- 4.2 96 7.2 5.7- 9.1 1,348 89.9 87.8-91.7
75+ 1,109 31 3.2 2.0- 5.1 69 6.8 5.2- 9.0 1,009 90.0 87.3-92.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,294 36 3.3 2.2- 4.9 99 8.7 6.7-11.1 1,159 88.0 85.3-90.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,037 66 1.9 1.4- 2.6 210 7.2 6.1- 8.4 2,761 90.9 89.6-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,774 41 1.9 1.3- 2.7 142 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,591 92.8 91.5-94.0
College Graduate 3,530 35 0.9 0.6- 1.3 146 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,349 94.5 93.5-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 954 26 2.9 1.7- 4.7 77 8.1 6.2-10.5 851 89.0 86.2-91.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,505 42 2.9 2.0- 4.2 85 7.1 5.5- 9.3 1,378 89.9 87.6-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,238 23 2.4 1.4- 3.9 82 6.9 5.3- 9.0 1,133 90.7 88.3-92.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,514 26 1.7 1.0- 2.7 91 6.5 5.2- 8.2 1,397 91.8 90.0-93.3
$50,000-74,999 1,487 21 1.7 1.0- 3.0 72 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,394 92.7 90.8-94.3
$75,000+ 1,764 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6 74 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,673 94.6 93.2-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,352 74 2.3 1.7- 3.1 244 7.9 6.7- 9.1 3,034 89.8 88.4-91.1
No 7,198 102 1.5 1.1- 1.9 346 5.2 4.6- 5.9 6,750 93.4 92.6-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,443 47 3.6 2.6- 5.0 129 9.0 7.4-11.0 1,267 87.4 85.1-89.3
Non-Veteran 9,096 131 1.4 1.1- 1.7 463 5.4 4.8- 6.0 8,502 93.3 92.6-93.9
Currently Serving 106 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 5 5.9 2.2-15.0 100 93.2 84.2-97.2

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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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