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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

Inside indoor workplaces, do you THINK 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 Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,414 173 1.2 1.0- 1.5 3,651 24.3 23.2-25.4 11,293 73.0 71.9-74.1 297 1.4 1.2- 1.7
-Eastern NC 5,164 59 1.3 0.9- 1.9 1,261 26.5 24.6-28.5 3,741 70.9 68.9-72.9 103 1.3 1.0- 1.7
GENDER
Male 1,861 36 1.7 1.0- 2.9 594 34.5 31.1-38.0 1,177 62.1 58.6-65.5 54 1.7 1.2- 2.3
Female 3,303 23 0.9 0.5- 1.6 667 19.0 17.3-20.8 2,564 79.1 77.2-80.9 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
RACE
White 3,473 41 1.3 0.8- 2.2 845 24.9 22.8-27.3 2,509 72.3 69.9-74.6 78 1.4 1.1- 1.9
African American 1,183 14 1.6 0.7- 3.3 290 29.7 25.5-34.4 859 67.3 62.7-71.6 20 1.4 0.8- 2.4
Other Minorities 482 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 120 28.3 22.3-35.2 353 70.4 63.5-76.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 220 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 49 27.6 19.6-37.2 168 71.5 61.9-79.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
Non-Hispanic 4,924 58 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,205 26.4 24.4-28.4 3,562 70.9 68.8-72.9 99 1.4 1.1- 1.7
AGE
18-24 182 3 2.3 0.6- 7.9 42 31.2 22.6-41.4 136 66.2 56.1-75.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
25-34 518 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5 117 23.2 18.9-28.1 395 75.6 70.6-79.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
35-44 803 9 1.4 0.6- 3.1 203 27.1 23.5-31.1 586 70.8 66.7-74.6 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8
45-54 992 13 1.3 0.7- 2.6 241 27.5 24.1-31.2 731 70.5 66.7-73.9 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7
55-64 1,067 10 1.0 0.5- 1.9 288 26.9 23.8-30.2 758 71.2 67.9-74.3 11 0.9 0.5- 1.7
65-74 924 15 1.9 1.1- 3.5 213 23.8 20.7-27.2 668 71.5 67.9-74.9 28 2.7 1.8- 4.2
75+ 646 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 145 23.5 19.7-27.7 448 68.8 64.4-72.9 47 6.9 5.1- 9.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 813 15 2.6 1.1- 6.3 244 35.0 29.8-40.6 520 60.0 54.4-65.4 34 2.4 1.5- 3.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,593 15 1.1 0.5- 2.3 457 33.7 29.7-37.9 1,085 63.7 59.5-67.7 36 1.5 1.0- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,397 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5 335 23.3 20.3-26.6 1,017 74.3 70.9-77.4 23 0.8 0.5- 1.4
College Graduate 1,350 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8 224 14.7 12.5-17.2 1,109 84.1 81.6-86.3 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 668 13 1.8 0.9- 3.4 205 35.2 29.3-41.5 431 61.3 55.1-67.1 19 1.8 1.1- 2.9
$15,000- 24,999 832 8 1.1 0.3- 3.8 240 31.1 26.2-36.4 566 66.5 61.0-71.5 18 1.4 0.8- 2.6
$25,000- 34,999 574 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 161 34.8 27.6-42.8 398 63.6 55.7-70.7 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8
$35,000- 49,999 738 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2 175 25.1 21.1-29.5 545 72.7 68.2-76.7 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0
$50,000-74,999 761 10 1.4 0.7- 3.1 164 21.5 17.1-26.7 582 76.7 71.5-81.2 5 0.4 0.2- 0.9
$75,000+ 924 9 1.6 0.5- 5.0 146 17.1 14.2-20.5 762 80.4 76.6-83.7 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,050 29 1.8 1.1- 3.1 557 28.2 25.1-31.5 1,404 68.0 64.6-71.1 60 2.0 1.5- 2.7
No 3,040 30 1.0 0.6- 1.9 687 25.5 23.1-28.1 2,280 72.5 69.9-75.0 43 1.0 0.6- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 925 18 2.0 1.0- 4.2 246 27.3 22.7-32.4 635 69.0 63.9-73.6 26 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Non-Veteran 4,236 41 1.1 0.7- 1.8 1,015 26.3 24.2-28.5 3,103 71.3 69.1-73.5 77 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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