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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use Prevention (Asked January--June Only)

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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  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 7,512 86 1.0 0.8- 1.4 1,602 21.8 20.4-23.2 5,824 77.2 75.7-78.5
-Eastern NC 2,500 28 0.9 0.6- 1.4 527 20.7 18.6-22.9 1,945 78.4 76.1-80.5
GENDER
Male 856 21 1.6 1.0- 2.6 225 24.3 20.7-28.2 610 74.1 70.1-77.7
Female 1,644 7 0.4 0.2- 0.8 302 17.6 15.4-20.2 1,335 82.0 79.5-84.3
RACE
White 1,692 23 1.2 0.8- 1.9 379 22.2 19.7-24.9 1,290 76.6 73.8-79.1
African American 570 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 104 17.6 13.9-22.0 462 81.9 77.5-85.6
Other Minorities 228 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 43 18.9 12.3-27.9 184 80.6 71.6-87.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 125 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 25 20.4 12.4-31.8 99 79.1 67.8-87.2
Non-Hispanic 2,371 27 1.0 0.6- 1.5 502 20.8 18.7-23.0 1,842 78.2 76.0-80.3
AGE
18-24 124 0 0.0 . - . 22 15.9 9.8-24.9 102 84.1 75.1-90.2
25-34 332 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 69 21.3 16.2-27.3 262 78.6 72.5-83.6
35-44 408 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 98 21.6 17.2-26.7 304 77.3 72.1-81.8
45-54 497 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 112 23.9 19.6-28.9 379 74.7 69.7-79.1
55-64 506 4 1.3 0.4- 3.5 101 21.1 17.0-25.8 401 77.7 72.8-81.8
65-74 351 6 2.1 0.9- 4.8 67 19.8 15.3-25.3 278 78.1 72.5-82.8
75+ 262 5 1.6 0.5- 5.1 56 20.3 15.2-26.6 201 78.1 71.6-83.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 389 5 1.0 0.3- 2.6 72 15.7 11.1-21.8 312 83.3 77.2-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 806 12 1.1 0.6- 2.1 195 25.2 21.2-29.6 599 73.7 69.3-77.7
Some Post-H.S. 661 9 1.3 0.6- 2.8 158 22.9 19.1-27.2 494 75.8 71.4-79.7
College Graduate 641 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 102 15.8 12.5-19.8 537 83.9 79.9-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 71 23.6 17.6-31.0 247 76.1 68.7-82.1
$15,000- 24,999 459 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 112 20.7 16.2-26.1 344 79.0 73.6-83.5
$25,000- 34,999 296 5 2.0 0.8- 4.9 66 22.4 16.8-29.2 225 75.7 68.8-81.5
$35,000- 49,999 368 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 76 19.4 14.9-24.9 286 79.3 73.7-83.9
$50,000-74,999 333 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8 71 23.7 18.3-30.0 258 75.3 69.0-80.8
$75,000+ 371 4 0.9 0.3- 3.1 67 18.1 13.8-23.4 300 81.0 75.6-85.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 922 9 1.0 0.5- 2.2 187 19.3 16.2-22.8 726 79.7 76.1-82.8
No 1,555 18 0.9 0.5- 1.5 333 21.3 18.6-24.2 1,204 77.8 74.9-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 446 15 2.8 1.5- 5.0 101 21.6 17.2-26.7 330 75.6 70.4-80.2
Non-Veteran 2,052 13 0.5 0.3- 0.9 425 20.5 18.2-23.0 1,614 79.0 76.5-81.4

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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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