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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
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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 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 209 2 0.7 0.2- 3.3 62 30.7 22.5-40.4 145 68.5 58.9-76.8
Buncombe 166 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 28 17.5 11.6-25.6 137 81.8 73.6-87.9
Cabarrus 190 0 0.0 . - . 42 20.8 14.5-29.0 148 79.2 71.0-85.5
Catawba 220 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 35 14.2 9.2-21.4 184 85.6 78.4-90.7
Cumberland 207 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 47 21.3 15.3-28.7 158 77.9 70.4-83.9
Davidson 197 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 54 27.0 19.8-35.6 141 72.5 63.8-79.7
Durham 192 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 33 17.4 10.4-27.6 156 80.6 70.4-87.8
Forsyth 205 3 2.7 0.6-11.9 75 37.1 28.7-46.4 127 60.2 50.8-68.8
Gaston 192 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 35 21.5 13.9-31.7 156 78.3 68.1-85.9
Guilford 208 3 1.4 0.5- 4.4 45 21.3 14.6-30.0 160 77.2 68.6-84.1
Iredell 212 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 38 21.5 13.7-32.1 172 78.0 67.4-85.8
Johnston 210 4 1.6 0.6- 4.7 61 26.5 19.1-35.6 145 71.8 62.7-79.5
Mecklenburg 342 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7 72 25.1 18.2-33.6 266 73.1 64.7-80.2
New Hanover 194 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 23 10.8 7.0-16.3 169 88.6 83.0-92.5
Onslow 196 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 37 21.0 14.3-29.9 157 78.4 69.6-85.3
Orange 186 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 39 21.2 14.3-30.3 146 78.6 69.5-85.6
Pitt 189 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8 53 30.6 23.2-39.2 134 68.1 59.5-75.6
Randolph 185 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 44 18.3 12.6-25.9 139 81.3 73.7-87.0
Robeson 181 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 42 24.3 16.9-33.6 137 75.3 65.9-82.7
Rowan 226 3 1.4 0.4- 5.4 53 19.7 14.6-26.1 170 78.9 72.3-84.2
Union 186 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 32 18.4 12.5-26.2 153 80.8 72.9-86.8
Wake 275 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 41 15.1 10.9-20.7 233 84.6 79.0-88.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 192 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5 30 14.1 9.5-20.5 160 85.0 78.4-89.8
Northeast Partnership II*** 250 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 48 21.9 15.5-29.9 200 76.8 68.8-83.3
Northeast Partnership I*** 223 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 33 12.1 8.4-17.1 188 86.9 81.7-90.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 203 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 52 28.7 21.2-37.6 145 68.7 59.8-76.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 235 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 51 20.1 14.3-27.4 181 79.2 71.9-85.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 204 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 44 19.6 14.1-26.6 158 79.5 72.5-85.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 193 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 54 23.5 17.4-30.9 136 75.1 67.5-81.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 208 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 30 15.0 10.2-21.5 175 84.2 77.7-89.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 280 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 54 23.2 16.7-31.3 223 76.4 68.3-82.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 210 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 66 30.9 24.2-38.6 141 68.5 60.9-75.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 201 5 1.7 0.6- 4.5 41 25.1 16.0-37.1 155 73.2 61.4-82.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 255 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 55 21.6 15.4-29.3 196 77.2 69.4-83.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 290 4 1.0 0.3- 3.9 53 21.2 15.1-29.0 233 77.7 70.0-83.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 534 6 1.5 0.6- 3.5 88 17.1 13.2-21.8 440 81.4 76.6-85.4
No 6,978 80 1.0 0.7- 1.4 1,514 22.1 20.7-23.6 5,384 76.9 75.4-78.3
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,498 28 0.9 0.6- 1.4 527 20.7 18.7-23.0 1,943 78.3 76.0-80.4
Piedmont 4,202 47 1.1 0.7- 1.7 907 22.0 20.2-24.0 3,248 76.9 74.9-78.7
Western NC 812 11 1.0 0.4- 2.1 168 22.9 19.0-27.4 633 76.1 71.6-80.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 456 5 0.9 0.3- 2.8 81 20.1 15.3-25.9 370 79.0 73.1-83.8
Northwest 1,543 20 1.3 0.6- 2.7 371 25.7 22.6-29.0 1,152 73.0 69.7-76.2
Charlotte 1,120 8 1.0 0.4- 2.2 226 22.9 19.0-27.4 886 76.1 71.7-80.1
Greensboro 998 11 0.9 0.5- 1.9 233 23.1 19.5-27.2 754 75.9 71.9-79.6
Southern Regional 756 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 150 19.4 15.8-23.6 597 80.0 75.8-83.7
Coastal 385 4 0.7 0.3- 2.2 61 17.0 12.7-22.3 320 82.3 76.9-86.6
Wake 966 14 1.2 0.6- 2.1 204 18.2 15.2-21.7 748 80.6 77.1-83.7
Area L 328 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 76 26.9 20.8-34.0 247 71.5 64.4-77.6
Eastern 960 10 1.0 0.5- 2.0 200 20.3 17.1-24.0 750 78.7 75.0-82.0

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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, 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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