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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

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

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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 15,406 258 1.7 1.4- 2.1 5,164 35.3 34.1-36.5 9,722 61.7 60.4-62.9 262 1.4 1.1- 1.6
-Eastern NC 5,163 82 1.6 1.1- 2.2 1,818 37.0 35.0-39.0 3,171 60.2 58.1-62.2 92 1.2 1.0- 1.6
GENDER
Male 1,858 48 2.2 1.4- 3.5 753 40.6 37.2-44.0 1,013 55.9 52.5-59.4 44 1.3 0.9- 1.9
Female 3,305 34 1.1 0.7- 1.6 1,065 33.6 31.4-35.9 2,158 64.2 61.9-66.4 48 1.2 0.8- 1.6
RACE
White 3,475 64 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,265 38.1 35.6-40.6 2,083 58.6 56.1-61.1 63 1.3 1.0- 1.8
African American 1,180 12 0.9 0.4- 2.1 387 35.8 31.9-40.0 759 61.9 57.8-65.9 22 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Other Minorities 482 6 1.0 0.4- 2.9 153 32.8 26.9-39.3 316 65.4 58.8-71.3 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 220 3 1.3 0.4- 4.7 57 24.6 17.9-32.7 157 73.2 65.0-80.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0
Non-Hispanic 4,923 79 1.6 1.1- 2.3 1,752 37.9 35.9-40.1 3,004 59.2 57.0-61.2 88 1.3 1.0- 1.6
AGE
18-24 182 3 1.8 0.4- 7.2 80 42.6 33.6-52.0 98 55.4 46.0-64.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
25-34 518 4 1.0 0.3- 3.2 192 37.8 32.9-43.1 316 60.4 55.1-65.4 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1
35-44 803 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 297 39.3 35.2-43.6 493 59.4 55.1-63.6 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1
45-54 991 20 2.1 1.2- 3.7 359 35.8 32.3-39.6 605 61.4 57.6-65.0 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5
55-64 1,070 21 2.0 1.1- 3.7 388 34.6 31.3-38.0 644 61.7 58.2-65.1 17 1.7 1.0- 2.8
65-74 923 19 2.4 1.4- 3.9 282 31.6 28.1-35.3 599 63.6 59.8-67.2 23 2.4 1.5- 3.9
75+ 644 7 1.6 0.6- 4.0 205 32.6 28.4-37.1 399 60.5 55.9-64.9 33 5.3 3.6- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 812 19 3.1 1.4- 6.6 297 39.3 34.2-44.6 470 55.6 50.2-60.8 26 2.0 1.3- 3.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,593 29 1.9 1.1- 3.2 611 42.4 38.3-46.5 918 54.2 50.1-58.3 35 1.5 1.0- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,394 23 1.3 0.8- 2.1 503 38.5 34.9-42.4 849 59.3 55.5-63.0 19 0.9 0.5- 1.5
College Graduate 1,351 11 0.5 0.3- 1.1 405 26.6 23.8-29.5 923 72.1 69.1-75.0 12 0.7 0.4- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 668 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5 259 39.1 33.4-45.1 379 57.5 51.5-63.2 18 1.8 1.1- 2.9
$15,000- 24,999 831 21 3.7 1.8- 7.7 329 43.4 37.9-49.1 464 51.7 46.1-57.2 17 1.2 0.7- 2.2
$25,000- 34,999 575 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4 226 41.2 34.8-48.0 333 56.7 49.9-63.2 9 1.1 0.5- 2.4
$35,000- 49,999 740 11 1.6 0.7- 3.5 258 36.6 32.2-41.3 464 61.3 56.6-65.8 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
$50,000-74,999 761 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0 263 33.8 29.1-38.9 477 63.8 58.7-68.6 9 0.9 0.4- 1.9
$75,000+ 923 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6 266 30.3 26.5-34.4 639 68.0 63.9-71.9 8 0.8 0.4- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,053 41 1.6 1.1- 2.4 770 38.5 35.4-41.7 1,188 58.1 54.8-61.2 54 1.9 1.4- 2.5
No 3,037 41 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,019 36.0 33.4-38.7 1,939 61.4 58.7-64.1 38 0.9 0.6- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 922 20 1.5 0.8- 2.9 349 37.0 32.5-41.6 530 60.0 55.3-64.6 23 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Non-Veteran 4,238 62 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,468 36.9 34.7-39.2 2,639 60.3 58.0-62.5 69 1.2 0.9- 1.6

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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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