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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 802 13 1.2 0.7- 2.3 271 38.4 33.8-43.2 518 60.4 55.5-65.0
GENDER
Male 303 10 2.3 1.2- 4.6 107 38.7 31.2-46.9 186 58.9 50.9-66.5
Female 499 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9 164 38.1 32.8-43.7 332 61.7 56.0-67.0
RACE
White 730 13 1.4 0.7- 2.5 247 38.3 33.5-43.4 470 60.3 55.3-65.2
African American 19 0 0.0 . - . 9 59.6 32.6-81.8 10 40.4 18.2-67.4
Other Minorities 49 0 0.0 . - . 15 37.0 19.7-58.4 34 63.0 41.6-80.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 0 0.0 . - . 8 32.0 14.2-57.1 22 68.0 42.9-85.8
Non-Hispanic 769 13 1.3 0.7- 2.4 261 38.6 33.8-43.6 495 60.1 55.2-64.8
AGE
18-24 23 0 0.0 . - . 16 69.7 44.4-86.9 7 30.3 13.1-55.6
25-34 91 0 0.0 . - . 42 47.3 35.2-59.7 49 52.7 40.3-64.8
35-44 112 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 42 37.0 27.5-47.7 68 61.9 51.2-71.5
45-54 163 3 1.8 0.5- 6.2 54 35.5 26.5-45.7 106 62.7 52.6-71.8
55-64 171 3 1.2 0.3- 4.5 58 32.9 25.2-41.6 110 66.0 57.2-73.7
65-74 140 5 4.4 1.6-11.1 35 23.9 16.6-33.0 100 71.8 62.3-79.7
75+ 100 0 0.0 . - . 23 25.6 16.8-37.1 77 74.4 62.9-83.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 2 1.3 0.2- 7.2 45 43.6 30.1-58.2 79 55.1 40.7-68.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 246 7 2.3 1.0- 5.3 106 48.2 40.3-56.2 133 49.5 41.6-57.4
Some Post-H.S. 208 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 76 41.6 33.1-50.6 131 58.1 49.1-66.6
College Graduate 220 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 44 21.3 14.3-30.5 173 77.9 68.7-85.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 37 31.9 22.2-43.6 73 67.3 55.7-77.2
$15,000- 24,999 152 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9 67 49.5 39.0-60.0 83 49.1 38.7-59.6
$25,000- 34,999 104 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6 48 53.2 41.1-64.9 54 44.3 32.8-56.4
$35,000- 49,999 124 2 0.6 0.1- 3.4 45 40.6 30.0-52.1 77 58.8 47.4-69.4
$50,000-74,999 98 3 2.2 0.6- 8.1 18 16.6 9.6-27.1 77 81.2 70.6-88.6
$75,000+ 103 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9 19 20.1 12.3-31.0 82 78.6 67.6-86.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 335 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6 116 38.8 31.2-46.9 212 59.2 51.1-66.7
No 461 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 153 38.3 32.5-44.5 302 60.9 54.8-66.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 9 7.4 3.6-14.6 36 24.0 16.6-33.4 75 68.5 58.6-77.1
Non-Veteran 682 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 235 40.7 35.6-46.0 443 59.1 53.7-64.2

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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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