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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Tobacco Use Prevention

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

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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 14,142 186 1.3 1.1- 1.5 4,569 32.1 31.2-33.1 9,387 66.6 65.6-67.6
-Rowan County 422 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7 160 38.7 33.5-44.2 257 59.7 54.2-65.0
GENDER
Male 149 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 65 43.0 34.4-52.1 82 56.0 47.0-64.7
Female 273 3 2.0 0.6- 6.1 95 35.0 29.0-41.5 175 63.0 56.4-69.2
RACE
White 351 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 144 42.7 36.9-48.7 203 55.9 49.9-61.8
Other 69 0 0.0 . - . 16 23.7 13.8-37.5 53 76.3 62.5-86.2
AGE
18-44 172 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 72 40.5 32.5-49.0 98 58.2 49.6-66.2
45+ 249 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 88 37.6 30.9-44.8 159 61.6 54.4-68.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 224 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4 91 40.2 33.0-47.9 131 58.5 50.8-65.8
Some College + 198 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 69 36.9 29.6-44.9 126 61.4 53.4-68.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 100 41.0 34.0-48.4 141 57.9 50.5-65.0
$50,000+ 101 0 0.0 . - . 37 38.2 28.3-49.2 64 61.8 50.8-71.7

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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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