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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention (Asked January--June Only)

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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  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%)
North Carolina 7,506 115 1.3 1.0- 1.6 2,525 35.1 33.5-36.6 4,866 63.6 62.0-65.2
-Eastern NC 2,494 34 1.3 0.9- 2.0 871 35.6 33.0-38.3 1,589 63.1 60.4-65.8
GENDER
Male 844 22 2.1 1.2- 3.5 328 37.3 32.9-41.9 494 60.6 56.0-65.0
Female 1,650 12 0.6 0.4- 1.2 543 34.1 31.0-37.4 1,095 65.2 61.9-68.4
RACE
White 1,687 24 1.5 0.9- 2.4 612 38.5 35.2-41.8 1,051 60.1 56.7-63.3
African American 572 9 1.6 0.7- 3.3 186 30.8 26.2-35.9 377 67.6 62.5-72.3
Other Minorities 226 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 71 30.1 21.7-40.2 154 69.7 59.7-78.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 124 0 0.0 . - . 36 29.9 19.8-42.4 88 70.1 57.6-80.2
Non-Hispanic 2,366 34 1.5 1.0- 2.2 835 36.4 33.7-39.1 1,497 62.2 59.4-64.9
AGE
18-24 124 0 0.0 . - . 54 39.8 29.7-50.9 70 60.2 49.1-70.3
25-34 332 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 116 37.1 30.9-43.8 212 62.1 55.4-68.3
35-44 402 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 151 36.2 30.4-42.4 245 62.3 56.1-68.2
45-54 496 6 1.9 0.7- 5.0 179 35.3 30.4-40.5 311 62.8 57.6-67.8
55-64 506 7 2.2 1.0- 4.9 172 32.8 28.2-37.9 327 64.9 59.8-69.8
65-74 352 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 115 32.7 27.2-38.7 232 65.8 59.8-71.3
75+ 261 6 1.5 0.6- 3.5 80 31.3 25.1-38.4 175 67.2 60.1-73.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 389 9 1.9 0.8- 4.2 133 29.8 23.7-36.6 247 68.3 61.4-74.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 804 10 1.0 0.5- 2.0 322 44.4 39.5-49.4 472 54.7 49.6-59.6
Some Post-H.S. 663 11 2.0 0.9- 4.0 229 35.0 30.1-40.3 423 63.0 57.7-68.1
College Graduate 635 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 187 28.4 24.1-33.1 444 71.0 66.3-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 7 2.6 1.1- 5.7 122 40.8 33.5-48.6 187 56.6 48.9-64.0
$15,000- 24,999 460 8 2.6 1.2- 5.7 169 35.7 29.3-42.6 283 61.8 54.8-68.3
$25,000- 34,999 298 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 117 43.1 35.9-50.5 178 56.3 48.8-63.5
$35,000- 49,999 370 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5 131 34.5 28.5-41.2 234 64.1 57.5-70.3
$50,000-74,999 330 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 118 35.6 29.1-42.7 211 64.1 57.0-70.6
$75,000+ 366 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8 92 23.9 19.0-29.6 270 75.4 69.6-80.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 920 17 2.4 1.3- 4.2 325 36.1 32.0-40.4 578 61.5 57.2-65.7
No 1,552 17 0.8 0.5- 1.4 538 35.4 32.1-38.9 997 63.7 60.2-67.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 443 13 2.7 1.3- 5.4 154 36.4 30.7-42.6 276 60.9 54.7-66.7
Non-Veteran 2,049 21 1.0 0.6- 1.6 716 35.4 32.4-38.4 1,312 63.6 60.6-66.6

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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.

** 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.

***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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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