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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
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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 13,904 591 4.4 4.0- 4.9 1,359 10.0 9.4-10.6 11,954 85.6 84.9-86.3
-Rowan County 417 18 5.6 3.5- 9.0 46 10.7 7.9-14.5 353 83.7 79.2-87.3
GENDER
Male 148 13 8.8 4.9-15.1 16 10.1 6.0-16.6 119 81.1 73.4-87.0
Female 269 5 2.8 1.1- 6.8 30 11.3 7.7-16.2 234 85.9 80.5-90.0
RACE
White 347 17 6.5 3.9-10.4 41 11.1 8.0-15.2 289 82.4 77.4-86.5
Other 69 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.5 3.8-21.8 64 90.5 78.2-96.2
AGE
18-44 171 4 2.8 1.0- 7.2 23 13.0 8.4-19.6 144 84.2 77.3-89.4
45+ 245 13 7.3 4.1-12.6 23 8.9 5.7-13.6 209 83.9 77.7-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 8 5.1 2.5-10.1 27 11.7 7.8-17.3 188 83.2 76.7-88.2
Some College + 194 10 6.3 3.3-11.8 19 9.5 5.8-14.9 165 84.2 77.6-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 10 5.1 2.6- 9.5 28 10.9 7.2-16.1 200 84.1 78.1-88.6
$50,000+ 102 4 4.4 1.6-11.4 13 13.0 7.4-21.8 85 82.6 73.1-89.2

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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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