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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont Western North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention

In the indoor dining area of restaurants, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not allowed at all?

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Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,300 166 1.1 0.9- 1.3 6,464 44.5 43.5-45.6 7,670 54.4 53.3-55.4
-Piedmont NC 7,959 92 1.1 0.8- 1.4 3,529 43.5 42.1-44.9 4,338 55.4 54.0-56.8
GENDER
Male 2,953 53 1.6 1.1- 2.2 1,404 46.1 43.9-48.3 1,496 52.3 50.1-54.6
Female 5,006 39 0.7 0.5- 1.0 2,125 41.1 39.4-42.8 2,842 58.3 56.6-60.0
RACE
White 6,169 77 1.2 0.9- 1.6 2,754 43.9 42.3-45.4 3,338 54.9 53.4-56.5
African American 1,279 9 0.8 0.3- 1.9 579 46.1 42.6-49.6 691 53.2 49.7-56.6
Other Minorities 68 0 0.0 . - . 18 26.4 15.6-41.1 50 73.6 58.9-84.4
AGE
18-24 407 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 215 50.8 44.5-57.1 191 48.2 41.9-54.5
25-34 1,322 11 0.9 0.4- 2.0 579 43.1 39.8-46.5 732 56.0 52.6-59.3
35-44 1,575 19 1.1 0.7- 1.9 715 43.9 40.8-47.0 841 55.0 51.9-58.1
45-54 1,508 16 1.0 0.6- 1.8 693 45.5 42.4-48.7 799 53.5 50.3-56.6
55-64 1,366 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 592 41.1 37.8-44.4 762 58.1 54.8-61.4
65-74 994 17 1.5 0.9- 2.5 439 44.0 40.1-48.0 538 54.5 50.5-58.4
75+ 748 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7 282 37.2 32.9-41.6 451 60.8 56.4-65.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,212 20 1.6 0.9- 2.7 588 50.4 46.6-54.2 604 48.0 44.3-51.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,194 34 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,105 48.7 46.0-51.4 1,055 49.9 47.2-52.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,935 21 1.3 0.7- 2.5 935 47.5 44.7-50.4 979 51.2 48.3-54.0
College Graduate 2,607 17 0.5 0.3- 0.9 897 34.1 31.9-36.4 1,693 65.3 63.0-67.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 802 14 2.1 0.8- 4.9 391 48.0 43.3-52.8 397 49.9 45.1-54.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,223 19 1.7 0.9- 2.9 629 51.8 48.1-55.5 575 46.5 42.8-50.3
$25,000- 34,999 884 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5 446 49.3 45.1-53.4 427 49.5 45.3-53.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,050 10 1.0 0.4- 2.4 490 45.1 41.4-48.8 550 53.9 50.2-57.6
$50,000-74,999 1,046 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9 417 41.5 37.9-45.2 617 57.5 53.8-61.1
$75,000+ 1,294 9 0.5 0.2- 1.2 447 35.5 32.3-38.8 838 63.9 60.6-67.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,358 28 1.2 0.7- 1.8 1,125 48.0 45.4-50.7 1,205 50.8 48.2-53.4
No 5,516 63 1.0 0.7- 1.4 2,365 41.9 40.3-43.6 3,088 57.0 55.4-58.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 934 28 2.8 1.8- 4.4 436 46.8 42.9-50.8 470 50.4 46.5-54.3
Non-Veteran 6,997 64 0.8 0.6- 1.2 3,074 42.9 41.4-44.4 3,859 56.3 54.8-57.8
Currently Serving 26 0 0.0 . - . 18 65.0 42.9-82.0 8 35.0 18.0-57.1

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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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