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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
c. Indoor sporting events or concerts

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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 7,471 144 2.0 1.6- 2.4 1,135 17.0 15.7-18.3 6,192 81.1 79.7-82.4
-Eastern NC 2,483 45 2.0 1.4- 2.9 381 18.5 16.2-21.0 2,057 79.4 76.9-81.8
GENDER
Male 850 34 3.6 2.3- 5.4 175 23.4 19.4-27.9 641 73.1 68.5-77.2
Female 1,633 11 0.7 0.4- 1.4 206 14.4 12.1-17.0 1,416 84.9 82.2-87.2
RACE
White 1,686 38 2.6 1.7- 3.9 280 20.7 17.8-23.8 1,368 76.7 73.5-79.7
African American 565 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 67 12.1 9.1-16.0 494 87.0 83.0-90.1
Other Minorities 223 3 1.3 0.3- 4.5 34 19.2 11.8-29.6 186 79.6 69.2-87.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 4 1.9 0.6- 5.4 19 21.9 12.8-34.9 100 76.2 63.4-85.6
Non-Hispanic 2,356 41 2.1 1.4- 3.0 362 18.2 16.0-20.6 1,953 79.7 77.2-82.1
AGE
18-24 124 3 1.9 0.5- 7.3 30 25.4 16.8-36.5 91 72.7 61.6-81.5
25-34 332 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 62 20.1 15.1-26.1 267 79.3 73.3-84.3
35-44 403 8 2.5 1.2- 5.1 88 21.5 16.6-27.4 307 76.0 70.0-81.1
45-54 496 13 3.2 1.6- 6.2 70 16.2 12.4-20.8 413 80.6 75.7-84.7
55-64 506 6 2.2 1.0- 5.0 65 15.2 11.6-19.7 435 82.5 77.8-86.4
65-74 347 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 41 13.1 9.3-18.1 300 84.8 79.6-88.8
75+ 254 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 24 10.7 6.5-17.2 225 88.3 81.9-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 377 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1 55 17.1 11.7-24.3 315 81.3 74.1-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 800 19 2.7 1.5- 4.9 121 17.0 13.4-21.3 660 80.3 75.8-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 665 14 2.5 1.3- 4.6 117 23.0 18.1-28.7 534 74.5 68.8-79.5
College Graduate 638 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3 88 16.8 13.2-21.2 545 82.3 77.9-86.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 308 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 48 17.2 12.3-23.6 258 82.3 75.9-87.3
$15,000- 24,999 456 12 3.1 1.5- 6.2 85 23.1 16.7-31.0 359 73.8 66.0-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 296 7 2.9 1.3- 6.3 44 18.6 12.9-26.0 245 78.6 71.1-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 369 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 58 19.8 14.5-26.4 304 77.9 71.2-83.3
$50,000-74,999 331 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 50 18.1 12.8-24.8 274 79.9 73.1-85.4
$75,000+ 370 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2 52 16.4 12.2-21.7 313 82.5 77.0-86.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 905 14 2.3 1.2- 4.2 143 18.8 15.4-22.9 748 78.9 74.7-82.5
No 1,555 31 2.0 1.3- 3.1 233 18.4 15.6-21.7 1,291 79.6 76.3-82.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 446 16 3.8 2.1- 6.8 77 21.0 15.9-27.1 353 75.2 69.0-80.6
Non-Veteran 2,035 29 1.6 1.0- 2.6 303 17.9 15.4-20.7 1,703 80.5 77.6-83.0

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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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