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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 576 4 1.0 0.4- 2.8 140 25.8 21.8-30.2 432 73.2 68.7-77.3
GENDER
Male 225 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 70 31.4 25.0-38.6 152 67.0 59.8-73.5
Female 351 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 70 20.1 15.7-25.3 280 79.5 74.2-83.9
RACE
White 416 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 100 26.6 21.9-31.8 313 72.4 67.1-77.2
Other 153 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 38 24.0 17.0-32.7 114 75.0 66.1-82.1
AGE
18-44 319 3 1.2 0.3- 3.9 88 29.5 24.0-35.7 228 69.3 63.1-74.9
45+ 251 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 51 21.1 15.8-27.5 199 78.1 71.5-83.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 145 2 2.0 0.5- 7.8 46 30.9 22.8-40.4 97 67.1 57.6-75.5
Some College + 430 2 0.6 0.1- 3.0 94 23.9 19.5-28.9 334 75.5 70.4-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 65 33.4 26.0-41.6 139 64.0 55.7-71.6
$50,000+ 245 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 48 20.6 15.6-26.8 196 79.1 72.9-84.2

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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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