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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 212 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 86 38.7 30.1-48.0 125 60.8 51.4-69.4
Buncombe 162 4 1.8 0.7- 5.1 49 36.9 27.6-47.2 109 61.3 51.1-70.6
Cabarrus 186 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 57 29.4 21.4-39.0 127 70.3 60.8-78.3
Catawba 225 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9 72 34.2 25.2-44.4 150 64.6 54.5-73.6
Cumberland 207 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 72 36.6 28.5-45.5 133 62.8 53.9-71.0
Davidson 201 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 89 47.5 38.8-56.4 110 51.9 43.1-60.6
Durham 192 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 54 28.8 21.2-37.7 135 69.2 60.2-77.0
Forsyth 202 6 2.3 0.8- 5.9 81 43.5 34.7-52.8 115 54.2 45.1-63.0
Gaston 188 5 2.5 0.9- 6.2 58 30.9 22.7-40.5 125 66.6 57.1-75.0
Guilford 209 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 66 32.9 25.0-41.9 139 65.5 56.6-73.4
Iredell 212 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 67 33.1 24.7-42.7 143 66.5 56.8-74.9
Johnston 212 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0 83 34.5 25.8-44.5 126 63.6 53.6-72.6
Mecklenburg 344 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 96 30.7 23.7-38.7 244 68.0 60.0-75.0
New Hanover 193 2 1.0 0.2- 4.8 48 26.9 19.3-36.1 143 72.1 62.8-79.8
Onslow 195 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 60 35.0 26.1-45.1 133 64.0 54.0-72.9
Orange 186 4 1.3 0.4- 3.7 50 34.6 24.0-46.9 132 64.1 52.0-74.7
Pitt 190 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 87 50.5 42.1-58.8 102 49.2 40.9-57.5
Randolph 187 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 70 42.2 32.0-53.1 115 57.4 46.5-67.6
Robeson 176 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9 68 43.3 32.9-54.4 104 54.6 43.7-65.1
Rowan 226 3 1.4 0.4- 5.4 94 41.6 33.6-50.0 129 57.0 48.6-65.0
Union 186 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 44 23.7 17.0-32.0 141 75.3 66.9-82.2
Wake 274 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 52 20.7 15.5-27.2 220 78.8 72.4-84.1
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 191 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6 58 27.8 20.3-36.7 131 71.3 62.3-78.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 246 5 1.8 0.7- 4.9 82 34.4 26.7-42.9 159 63.8 55.2-71.6
Northeast Partnership I*** 222 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1 71 33.0 25.8-41.1 148 65.8 57.7-73.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 202 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 71 38.0 29.7-46.9 128 59.8 50.9-68.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 236 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0 84 34.8 27.1-43.4 146 63.1 54.5-71.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 206 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 74 33.3 26.3-41.2 129 65.5 57.7-72.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 193 4 2.2 0.7- 6.8 90 49.2 39.9-58.5 99 48.6 39.5-57.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 211 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 51 27.6 20.5-36.0 156 71.4 63.0-78.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 282 9 2.2 1.0- 4.5 93 40.7 32.9-49.1 180 57.1 48.9-65.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 210 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 101 51.1 43.1-59.0 106 48.1 40.2-56.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 202 3 0.8 0.2- 3.1 66 42.4 32.5-53.0 133 56.8 46.3-66.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 255 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5 92 38.7 31.0-47.0 158 59.6 51.3-67.3
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 285 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 89 32.8 25.3-41.2 193 66.4 58.1-73.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 529 10 1.8 0.9- 3.7 168 31.8 26.8-37.3 351 66.4 60.8-71.5
No 6,977 105 1.3 1.0- 1.6 2,357 35.3 33.6-36.9 4,515 63.5 61.8-65.1
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,492 34 1.3 0.9- 2.0 870 35.6 33.0-38.4 1,588 63.1 60.3-65.7
Piedmont 4,210 68 1.3 1.0- 1.8 1,383 34.0 31.9-36.1 2,759 64.7 62.6-66.8
Western NC 804 13 1.2 0.7- 2.3 272 38.3 33.7-43.1 519 60.5 55.7-65.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 447 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6 138 34.0 28.0-40.6 302 64.9 58.4-70.9
Northwest 1,553 24 1.4 0.8- 2.3 594 42.6 39.1-46.1 935 56.1 52.5-59.5
Charlotte 1,111 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4 326 31.4 27.3-35.8 767 67.2 62.8-71.4
Greensboro 1,006 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4 344 37.5 33.2-42.0 646 61.2 56.6-65.5
Southern Regional 755 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9 256 36.8 31.8-42.1 486 62.2 57.0-67.2
Coastal 386 6 2.0 0.7- 5.5 113 29.1 23.8-35.1 267 68.9 62.8-74.4
Wake 966 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 297 26.6 23.0-30.4 654 72.2 68.3-75.7
Area L 328 4 1.7 0.6- 5.1 117 40.8 34.0-48.0 207 57.5 50.3-64.4
Eastern 954 12 1.1 0.5- 2.0 340 35.7 31.4-40.1 602 63.3 58.8-67.5

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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, Edgecombe, 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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