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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
b. Convenience Stores

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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 7,291 401 5.4 4.7- 6.1 817 12.3 11.1-13.5 6,073 82.4 81.0-83.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 199 12 4.9 2.5- 9.3 29 14.7 8.8-23.5 158 80.4 71.6-87.0
Buncombe 158 5 3.9 1.6- 9.3 17 14.5 8.0-24.7 136 81.7 71.5-88.8
Cabarrus 187 7 3.9 1.8- 8.2 17 8.7 4.9-14.8 163 87.5 80.8-92.1
Catawba 214 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 21 13.6 7.1-24.6 189 85.0 74.3-91.7
Cumberland 203 12 5.6 2.2-13.7 21 14.6 8.6-23.6 170 79.8 70.1-87.0
Davidson 189 12 6.9 3.6-12.9 26 12.4 8.0-18.7 151 80.7 73.2-86.5
Durham 185 12 6.8 3.7-12.3 15 6.1 3.2-11.2 158 87.1 80.5-91.7
Forsyth 202 14 5.7 3.2-10.0 33 17.5 11.7-25.5 155 76.8 68.6-83.3
Gaston 188 11 6.0 3.0-11.5 15 6.2 3.5-10.7 162 87.8 81.6-92.2
Guilford 202 7 3.3 1.5- 7.0 24 12.4 6.8-21.6 171 84.3 75.4-90.4
Iredell 206 9 4.5 2.1- 9.2 19 7.3 4.4-12.0 178 88.2 82.4-92.3
Johnston 207 17 9.4 4.4-18.9 29 15.8 8.9-26.5 161 74.8 63.5-83.5
Mecklenburg 330 14 5.7 2.5-12.6 29 10.7 6.1-18.0 287 83.6 75.3-89.5
New Hanover 192 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 12 6.4 3.3-12.0 175 91.2 85.4-94.9
Onslow 190 14 8.1 3.3-18.2 14 7.7 4.1-13.9 162 84.3 74.7-90.7
Orange 178 11 4.3 2.1- 8.3 19 16.8 8.2-31.6 148 78.9 65.3-88.1
Pitt 177 13 9.3 5.1-16.6 21 12.3 7.6-19.2 143 78.4 70.0-84.9
Randolph 180 10 6.1 2.8-12.6 29 16.8 10.4-25.9 141 77.2 67.5-84.6
Robeson 175 14 10.4 5.6-18.5 25 19.3 10.5-32.8 136 70.3 58.0-80.3
Rowan 220 12 5.3 2.8- 9.8 29 10.1 6.6-15.0 179 84.6 78.7-89.1
Union 184 6 5.6 2.3-13.1 14 7.0 3.9-12.4 164 87.3 79.8-92.3
Wake 266 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9 17 7.4 4.4-12.1 241 90.4 85.5-93.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 190 10 4.1 2.0- 8.0 21 10.6 6.7-16.4 159 85.3 78.9-90.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 238 9 3.7 1.8- 7.4 20 9.9 5.6-17.0 209 86.4 79.2-91.4
Northeast Partnership I*** 218 9 5.0 2.4- 9.9 19 6.4 3.9-10.1 190 88.7 83.3-92.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 197 18 13.0 7.5-21.6 22 9.8 6.1-15.4 157 77.3 68.7-84.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 225 16 5.2 2.8- 9.3 30 12.8 7.8-20.2 179 82.1 74.4-87.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 204 13 7.2 4.0-12.4 19 8.6 5.1-14.2 172 84.2 77.5-89.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 186 14 7.3 4.1-12.7 33 15.4 10.4-22.2 139 77.3 69.6-83.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 206 8 3.7 1.7- 7.8 23 11.6 7.5-17.5 175 84.7 78.3-89.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 269 11 3.4 1.6- 7.0 34 16.1 10.6-23.8 224 80.4 72.7-86.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 199 22 9.9 6.2-15.4 33 19.3 13.5-26.9 144 70.8 62.8-77.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 199 12 4.8 2.5- 8.9 28 20.7 11.7-33.9 159 74.5 62.2-83.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 245 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 31 13.9 9.0-20.8 201 82.2 75.2-87.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 283 17 5.6 2.9-10.7 29 14.6 8.7-23.5 237 79.8 71.0-86.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 518 20 4.0 2.5- 6.4 45 8.7 5.9-12.6 453 87.3 83.1-90.6
No 6,773 381 5.5 4.8- 6.3 772 12.5 11.3-13.8 5,620 82.1 80.6-83.4
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,430 146 6.2 5.0- 7.7 265 11.7 9.9-13.8 2,019 82.1 79.7-84.2
Piedmont 4,072 212 5.0 4.2- 6.0 457 11.6 10.2-13.2 3,403 83.4 81.6-85.0
Western NC 789 43 5.2 3.6- 7.7 95 15.9 12.0-20.8 651 78.8 73.9-83.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 441 22 5.1 2.9- 8.8 46 14.6 9.7-21.2 373 80.3 73.6-85.7
Northwest 1,505 88 5.9 4.6- 7.5 198 15.5 12.8-18.7 1,219 78.6 75.3-81.5
Charlotte 1,085 47 5.1 3.2- 7.9 97 9.5 7.0-12.8 941 85.4 81.5-88.6
Greensboro 961 52 4.5 3.3- 6.3 124 14.4 11.1-18.4 785 81.1 77.0-84.6
Southern Regional 737 43 5.2 3.3- 8.0 89 13.4 10.2-17.5 605 81.4 76.9-85.2
Coastal 382 14 3.8 2.1- 6.8 32 8.3 5.5-12.2 336 87.9 83.4-91.3
Wake 939 58 5.2 3.7- 7.2 100 9.2 7.1-11.9 781 85.6 82.5-88.2
Area L 319 24 10.6 6.5-16.7 36 10.6 6.9-15.8 259 78.8 72.0-84.3
Eastern 922 53 5.4 3.8- 7.5 95 11.5 8.6-15.2 774 83.1 79.2-86.4

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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, 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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