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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
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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 10,400 500 5.1 4.6- 5.7 1,061 10.6 9.9-11.4 8,839 84.3 83.4-85.1
GENDER
Male 3,838 322 7.9 7.0- 9.0 539 13.7 12.5-15.1 2,977 78.4 76.8-79.9
Female 6,562 178 2.6 2.2- 3.1 522 7.8 7.0- 8.6 5,862 89.6 88.7-90.5
AGE
18-24 498 33 7.7 5.0-11.7 59 14.5 10.9-19.1 406 77.8 72.5-82.2
25-34 1,524 68 4.5 3.4- 6.0 151 10.6 8.8-12.7 1,305 85.0 82.6-87.1
35-44 1,935 104 5.6 4.5- 7.0 231 11.3 9.7-13.0 1,600 83.1 81.0-85.0
45-54 2,011 93 4.7 3.7- 5.9 206 10.0 8.5-11.7 1,712 85.3 83.4-87.1
55-64 1,908 90 5.3 4.1- 6.7 194 10.8 9.1-12.8 1,624 83.9 81.7-86.0
65-74 1,428 69 5.3 4.1- 7.0 127 9.4 7.7-11.4 1,232 85.3 82.8-87.4
75+ 1,062 43 4.2 2.8- 6.2 90 9.1 7.2-11.5 929 86.7 83.8-89.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,246 80 7.9 6.1-10.3 173 16.9 14.2-20.1 993 75.1 71.7-78.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,976 182 6.5 5.5- 7.8 319 10.6 9.3-12.0 2,475 82.9 81.1-84.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,701 133 5.1 4.2- 6.3 268 10.5 9.1-12.0 2,300 84.4 82.6-86.0
College Graduate 3,465 104 3.1 2.5- 3.9 301 8.7 7.6- 9.9 3,060 88.2 86.9-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 925 62 7.4 5.4-10.3 116 13.6 11.0-16.8 747 78.9 75.2-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,457 84 6.7 5.2- 8.7 171 14.1 11.7-16.7 1,202 79.3 76.3-82.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,225 75 7.1 5.5- 9.2 145 12.1 10.0-14.5 1,005 80.8 77.9-83.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,481 82 5.5 4.2- 7.2 159 11.4 9.5-13.5 1,240 83.1 80.6-85.3
$50,000-74,999 1,454 73 5.1 3.9- 6.7 137 9.8 8.1-11.7 1,244 85.1 82.8-87.2
$75,000+ 1,741 59 3.5 2.6- 4.7 154 8.4 7.0-10.1 1,528 88.1 86.2-89.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,243 170 5.5 4.7- 6.6 363 12.2 10.8-13.8 2,710 82.3 80.5-83.9
No 7,060 318 4.9 4.3- 5.6 687 10.0 9.2-10.9 6,055 85.1 84.1-86.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,411 113 8.2 6.6-10.1 191 13.1 11.1-15.3 1,107 78.7 76.1-81.2
Non-Veteran 8,881 381 4.5 4.0- 5.1 859 10.1 9.4-11.0 7,641 85.3 84.4-86.2
Currently Serving 106 6 5.9 2.5-13.5 11 9.7 4.9-18.4 89 84.4 74.8-90.8

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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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