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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
c. Indoor sporting events or concerts

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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 7,471 144 2.0 1.6- 2.4 1,135 17.0 15.7-18.3 6,192 81.1 79.7-82.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 206 3 0.9 0.2- 3.4 44 19.1 13.6-26.3 159 80.0 72.7-85.7
Buncombe 163 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 26 20.3 13.2-30.0 136 79.0 69.3-86.2
Cabarrus 189 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 30 19.6 12.3-29.8 157 79.5 69.4-86.9
Catawba 222 3 4.4 0.8-19.6 21 8.4 4.8-14.3 198 87.3 77.0-93.3
Cumberland 208 3 1.5 0.5- 4.5 47 29.5 21.6-38.8 158 69.1 59.8-77.0
Davidson 197 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 40 18.6 13.2-25.5 154 80.1 73.1-85.7
Durham 188 6 3.0 1.2- 7.3 19 12.8 6.5-23.7 163 84.2 73.7-91.0
Forsyth 203 4 1.6 0.5- 5.0 51 26.4 19.0-35.3 148 72.0 63.1-79.5
Gaston 190 6 4.3 1.2-13.9 24 13.6 7.9-22.3 160 82.1 72.3-89.0
Guilford 208 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 31 15.8 9.7-24.7 172 81.9 73.1-88.3
Iredell 214 2 0.7 0.2- 3.5 32 17.0 10.5-26.4 180 82.2 72.9-88.8
Johnston 212 7 2.4 1.1- 5.4 41 19.5 12.9-28.4 164 78.1 69.1-85.0
Mecklenburg 346 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 53 18.2 12.6-25.6 289 80.7 73.4-86.4
New Hanover 193 3 4.6 1.0-19.0 15 9.0 5.0-15.5 175 86.4 76.3-92.7
Onslow 194 6 3.3 1.3- 8.2 24 17.4 10.4-27.7 164 79.2 69.1-86.7
Orange 183 2 1.3 0.2- 6.8 26 17.3 10.1-27.9 155 81.4 70.8-88.8
Pitt 187 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9 39 25.0 17.9-33.6 146 73.7 65.0-80.9
Randolph 184 3 1.6 0.4- 6.5 30 12.9 8.3-19.5 151 85.5 78.5-90.5
Robeson 180 2 2.3 0.4-12.6 31 21.8 12.9-34.4 147 75.9 63.3-85.2
Rowan 224 7 2.5 1.0- 6.0 33 14.8 9.9-21.6 184 82.7 75.7-88.0
Union 186 3 3.0 1.0- 9.1 20 11.4 6.8-18.4 163 85.6 77.9-90.9
Wake 273 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 27 11.6 7.7-16.9 243 87.6 82.2-91.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 188 4 1.5 0.5- 4.8 25 16.9 10.4-26.3 159 81.5 72.2-88.2
Northeast Partnership II*** 243 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 29 15.6 9.2-25.1 212 83.4 74.0-89.9
Northeast Partnership I*** 221 4 2.5 1.0- 6.6 25 12.2 7.7-18.9 192 85.2 78.3-90.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 200 5 3.1 1.2- 7.7 34 17.8 12.1-25.4 161 79.1 71.2-85.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 234 6 2.3 0.9- 5.6 42 20.9 14.3-29.4 186 76.8 68.3-83.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 205 4 1.9 0.6- 5.4 21 9.7 6.1-15.1 180 88.4 82.7-92.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 190 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 50 24.2 17.7-32.2 137 74.6 66.6-81.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 206 4 1.6 0.5- 5.1 25 17.1 11.6-24.6 177 81.3 73.7-87.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 280 5 2.4 0.6- 8.7 39 17.4 12.2-24.2 236 80.2 72.9-85.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 211 6 2.2 0.9- 5.5 41 17.6 12.6-24.0 164 80.1 73.5-85.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 200 7 2.8 1.2- 6.6 30 17.3 11.3-25.5 163 79.9 71.6-86.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 257 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1 37 17.2 11.3-25.2 213 79.8 71.7-86.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 286 7 1.5 0.5- 4.3 33 13.2 7.7-21.9 246 85.2 76.7-91.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 526 8 1.8 0.9- 3.7 59 13.6 9.6-18.9 459 84.6 79.2-88.8
No 6,945 136 2.0 1.6- 2.5 1,076 17.2 15.9-18.6 5,733 80.8 79.4-82.2
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,481 45 2.0 1.4- 2.9 381 18.6 16.3-21.1 2,055 79.4 76.8-81.7
Piedmont 4,186 81 2.0 1.5- 2.7 641 16.4 14.8-18.2 3,464 81.6 79.8-83.3
Western NC 804 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 113 15.9 12.4-20.2 673 82.3 78.1-85.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 449 8 1.3 0.5- 3.2 59 15.3 10.6-21.7 382 83.4 77.1-88.2
Northwest 1,546 35 2.6 1.6- 4.1 254 17.9 15.4-20.8 1,257 79.5 76.5-82.2
Charlotte 1,117 20 2.1 1.2- 3.6 156 16.6 13.3-20.7 941 81.3 77.2-84.8
Greensboro 991 16 1.6 0.9- 2.9 164 16.6 13.3-20.4 811 81.8 78.0-85.1
Southern Regional 756 12 1.5 0.7- 2.9 128 20.4 16.5-25.0 616 78.1 73.5-82.1
Coastal 385 7 3.3 1.2- 8.6 35 9.6 6.6-13.6 343 87.1 81.9-91.0
Wake 960 23 1.8 1.1- 2.9 144 14.4 11.6-17.8 793 83.8 80.4-86.7
Area L 321 7 2.9 1.3- 6.3 47 15.0 10.8-20.4 267 82.1 76.3-86.7
Eastern 946 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8 148 21.5 17.3-26.4 782 76.9 72.0-81.1

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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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