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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
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 10,523 254 2.6 2.3- 3.1 1,866 18.5 17.6-19.5 8,403 78.8 77.8-79.8
GENDER
Male 3,885 169 4.2 3.5- 5.0 886 22.6 21.0-24.2 2,830 73.2 71.5-74.9
Female 6,638 85 1.2 0.9- 1.6 980 14.8 13.8-15.9 5,573 84.0 82.9-85.1
AGE
18-24 502 25 5.2 3.2- 8.4 119 26.9 22.1-32.2 358 67.9 62.4-73.0
25-34 1,526 31 2.6 1.7- 3.9 344 23.2 20.7-25.9 1,151 74.2 71.4-76.9
35-44 1,965 57 2.8 2.0- 3.8 465 23.9 21.6-26.3 1,443 73.4 70.9-75.7
45-54 2,032 39 1.9 1.3- 2.9 367 17.7 15.8-19.9 1,626 80.3 78.1-82.4
55-64 1,933 35 2.0 1.3- 3.0 265 13.4 11.6-15.4 1,633 84.6 82.5-86.5
65-74 1,449 37 3.4 2.3- 4.9 187 13.4 11.4-15.7 1,225 83.3 80.7-85.5
75+ 1,079 29 2.7 1.8- 4.1 118 11.4 9.3-14.0 932 85.8 83.1-88.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,240 56 6.2 4.5- 8.5 223 19.3 16.6-22.3 961 74.5 71.1-77.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,007 85 2.8 2.1- 3.6 578 18.9 17.2-20.6 2,344 78.4 76.5-80.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,754 68 2.9 2.2- 3.8 518 20.2 18.3-22.2 2,168 76.9 74.8-78.9
College Graduate 3,510 44 1.2 0.9- 1.7 546 16.8 15.3-18.4 2,920 82.0 80.3-83.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 925 41 5.1 3.5- 7.5 192 24.3 20.6-28.5 692 70.6 66.3-74.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,479 50 4.5 3.2- 6.3 288 19.3 17.0-21.8 1,141 76.3 73.4-78.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,226 37 3.3 2.3- 4.7 258 22.0 19.2-25.1 931 74.7 71.6-77.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,504 37 2.8 1.9- 4.2 270 17.3 15.2-19.8 1,197 79.8 77.3-82.2
$50,000-74,999 1,482 25 1.5 1.0- 2.4 255 18.9 16.5-21.6 1,202 79.6 76.9-82.0
$75,000+ 1,758 21 1.3 0.8- 2.1 289 17.1 15.1-19.4 1,448 81.6 79.3-83.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,284 103 3.3 2.6- 4.1 602 19.9 18.2-21.7 2,579 76.8 74.9-78.6
No 7,147 150 2.4 2.0- 2.9 1,243 17.9 16.8-19.1 5,754 79.7 78.5-80.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,435 64 4.6 3.4- 6.0 284 19.6 17.3-22.2 1,087 75.8 73.1-78.3
Non-Veteran 8,982 185 2.2 1.9- 2.7 1,555 18.2 17.2-19.2 7,242 79.6 78.5-80.7
Currently Serving 104 5 6.0 2.4-14.1 27 29.3 20.0-40.7 72 64.7 53.3-74.7

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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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