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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 1,539 33 1.7 1.1- 2.5 556 37.4 34.0-41.0 950 60.9 57.4-64.4
Female 2,671 35 1.0 0.6- 1.5 827 30.7 28.4-33.0 1,809 68.4 66.0-70.7
RACE
White 3,278 59 1.5 1.1- 2.0 1,090 34.4 32.1-36.8 2,129 64.1 61.7-66.5
African American 627 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9 217 37.7 32.4-43.4 403 61.1 55.5-66.5
Other Minorities 284 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 71 27.4 20.7-35.2 212 72.2 64.3-78.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 229 3 0.6 0.1- 3.0 50 24.7 18.0-32.8 176 74.7 66.6-81.4
Non-Hispanic 3,977 65 1.4 1.0- 1.9 1,331 34.9 32.8-37.2 2,581 63.7 61.5-65.8
AGE
18-24 196 0 0.0 . - . 88 46.8 38.2-55.6 108 53.2 44.4-61.8
25-34 515 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 166 32.6 27.9-37.7 344 66.7 61.5-71.4
35-44 762 10 1.1 0.5- 2.2 241 29.6 25.7-33.7 511 69.4 65.2-73.2
45-54 845 12 2.0 1.1- 3.8 295 34.0 29.9-38.4 538 63.9 59.5-68.1
55-64 820 12 1.5 0.8- 3.0 263 31.1 27.3-35.1 545 67.4 63.3-71.2
65-74 586 13 2.3 1.1- 4.7 188 33.9 29.3-38.9 385 63.8 58.8-68.5
75+ 458 16 3.3 1.8- 5.8 134 29.5 24.7-34.8 308 67.2 61.8-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 611 20 2.5 1.5- 4.3 214 36.5 31.1-42.2 377 61.0 55.3-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,234 27 1.7 1.0- 2.6 483 40.8 36.9-44.9 724 57.5 53.4-61.5
Some Post-H.S. 992 10 1.0 0.4- 2.1 348 38.5 33.8-43.5 634 60.5 55.6-65.2
College Graduate 1,363 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5 335 23.7 20.8-26.8 1,017 75.5 72.4-78.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 445 16 2.6 1.5- 4.7 180 40.5 33.9-47.5 249 56.9 49.9-63.6
$15,000- 24,999 652 9 0.7 0.4- 1.5 242 39.6 33.9-45.6 401 59.7 53.7-65.4
$25,000- 34,999 475 4 0.8 0.2- 2.9 185 40.4 33.9-47.2 286 58.8 52.0-65.2
$35,000- 49,999 614 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 217 36.1 30.9-41.5 391 62.6 57.1-67.7
$50,000-74,999 545 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6 181 35.8 29.9-42.1 356 63.0 56.8-68.9
$75,000+ 867 11 1.4 0.7- 2.5 199 24.1 20.4-28.3 657 74.5 70.3-78.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,469 34 2.4 1.6- 3.6 539 38.2 34.5-42.1 896 59.4 55.5-63.2
No 2,697 33 0.9 0.6- 1.3 834 32.4 30.0-35.0 1,830 66.7 64.1-69.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 547 10 2.5 1.2- 5.1 193 37.0 31.1-43.2 344 60.5 54.3-66.4
Non-Veteran 3,655 57 1.1 0.8- 1.5 1,190 33.7 31.5-35.9 2,408 65.2 62.9-67.4

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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, 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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