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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

In bars, do you THINK smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas or not allowed at all?

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Respond.^
Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,217 1,308 9.9 9.1-10.8 5,762 42.2 41.0-43.5 6,707 40.4 39.2-41.6 1,440 7.5 6.9- 8.1
-Eastern NC 5,079 449 11.0 9.5-12.8 1,987 42.6 40.6-44.7 2,125 38.3 36.3-40.3 518 8.0 7.1- 9.1
GENDER
Male 1,829 249 15.2 12.5-18.5 762 44.5 41.1-48.0 620 31.8 28.6-35.1 198 8.5 6.9-10.3
Female 3,250 200 7.1 5.8- 8.7 1,225 40.9 38.5-43.2 1,505 44.4 42.1-46.7 320 7.7 6.6- 8.9
RACE
White 3,414 348 12.8 10.9-15.0 1,357 42.3 39.8-44.8 1,351 36.6 34.2-39.1 358 8.3 7.2- 9.7
African American 1,162 60 8.1 4.8-13.2 430 43.1 38.9-47.4 558 41.8 37.8-45.9 114 7.1 5.6- 9.0
Other Minorities 478 38 7.6 5.0-11.6 191 44.0 37.6-50.6 210 40.7 34.4-47.2 39 7.7 4.7-12.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 220 7 3.2 1.3- 7.4 97 43.6 35.1-52.4 99 45.6 36.9-54.6 17 7.7 3.9-14.5
Non-Hispanic 4,839 440 11.7 10.0-13.6 1,884 42.6 40.5-44.7 2,019 37.7 35.7-39.7 496 8.1 7.1- 9.1
AGE
18-24 181 20 19.0 11.5-29.7 100 47.3 38.1-56.7 53 28.7 20.8-38.2 8 5.0 2.4-10.2
25-34 513 57 10.6 7.9-14.1 244 48.4 43.1-53.7 188 34.8 30.1-39.9 24 6.2 3.8- 9.9
35-44 793 85 12.1 9.5-15.3 381 49.1 44.8-53.4 292 34.4 30.5-38.6 35 4.4 3.0- 6.5
45-54 981 104 10.5 8.4-13.1 408 43.1 39.3-47.0 402 40.2 36.5-44.0 67 6.2 4.7- 8.2
55-64 1,053 99 9.5 7.5-12.1 394 37.0 33.7-40.5 455 44.1 40.6-47.7 105 9.3 7.6-11.4
65-74 902 58 7.0 5.2- 9.3 285 32.2 28.7-35.9 426 46.9 43.1-50.8 133 13.9 11.5-16.7
75+ 624 25 3.8 2.3- 6.0 161 26.3 22.4-30.5 298 47.9 43.3-52.5 140 22.0 18.4-26.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 801 63 8.9 6.1-12.7 260 41.0 35.7-46.5 354 40.4 35.3-45.7 124 9.8 7.4-12.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,556 152 14.0 10.5-18.4 630 44.0 40.0-48.1 598 33.4 29.7-37.3 176 8.6 6.9-10.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,380 141 12.3 9.7-15.6 546 43.2 39.4-47.0 574 37.0 33.5-40.6 119 7.5 5.8- 9.7
College Graduate 1,330 93 7.2 5.5- 9.3 549 41.7 38.2-45.2 593 44.7 41.3-48.2 95 6.4 5.0- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 656 55 7.9 5.5-11.1 255 45.3 39.3-51.5 260 39.0 33.2-45.1 86 7.8 6.0-10.1
$15,000- 24,999 821 90 16.5 11.6-22.9 320 41.7 36.4-47.3 332 34.5 29.8-39.6 79 7.2 5.2-10.1
$25,000- 34,999 560 59 16.2 10.0-25.1 227 46.5 39.6-53.6 213 29.2 24.2-34.7 61 8.1 5.5-11.8
$35,000- 49,999 729 65 9.0 6.6-12.2 296 45.1 40.4-49.8 301 37.4 33.1-41.9 67 8.5 6.2-11.6
$50,000-74,999 747 66 9.9 7.3-13.1 309 41.7 36.6-47.0 315 42.0 36.7-47.4 57 6.5 4.5- 9.2
$75,000+ 917 72 8.5 6.3-11.4 376 42.7 38.6-47.1 416 42.8 38.6-47.1 53 5.9 4.0- 8.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,018 190 12.4 9.7-15.7 752 40.0 36.8-43.3 826 37.5 34.5-40.7 250 10.0 8.4-11.9
No 2,989 255 10.4 8.6-12.6 1,208 44.2 41.5-46.9 1,268 38.6 36.0-41.2 258 6.8 5.7- 8.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 906 117 16.7 12.0-22.8 352 40.8 36.2-45.5 336 33.9 29.8-38.2 101 8.6 6.6-11.1
Non-Veteran 4,170 332 9.8 8.3-11.5 1,634 43.0 40.7-45.3 1,787 39.2 37.0-41.5 417 7.9 6.9- 9.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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