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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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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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
-Piedmont NC 7,343 616 9.2 8.2-10.4 2,764 41.9 40.2-43.7 3,327 41.9 40.2-43.6 636 6.9 6.2- 7.8
GENDER
Male 2,813 333 11.8 10.2-13.8 1,129 45.3 42.5-48.1 1,096 36.0 33.4-38.6 255 6.9 5.8- 8.2
Female 4,530 283 6.8 5.6- 8.2 1,635 38.8 36.6-41.0 2,231 47.4 45.2-49.7 381 7.0 6.0- 8.1
RACE
White 5,845 532 10.9 9.6-12.4 2,162 41.4 39.5-43.3 2,624 40.2 38.4-42.1 527 7.5 6.6- 8.4
African American 1,028 61 7.1 4.8-10.3 423 41.9 37.6-46.3 458 43.8 39.5-48.2 86 7.2 5.3- 9.8
Other Minorities 449 20 2.8 1.7- 4.7 174 45.9 38.9-53.1 234 47.9 41.1-54.8 21 3.4 1.9- 5.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 337 10 1.4 0.5- 4.3 121 45.6 37.3-54.1 193 50.4 42.2-58.7 13 2.5 1.1- 5.4
Non-Hispanic 6,988 603 10.0 8.9-11.2 2,640 41.6 39.9-43.4 3,126 41.0 39.3-42.8 619 7.4 6.6- 8.3
AGE
18-24 211 24 13.2 8.3-20.4 113 53.1 44.6-61.5 63 29.7 22.4-38.2 11 3.9 1.9- 7.8
25-34 737 76 10.9 8.3-14.2 336 47.4 42.7-52.1 291 37.6 33.3-42.2 34 4.1 2.7- 6.2
35-44 1,219 125 9.2 7.5-11.2 538 43.9 40.4-47.5 502 42.7 39.2-46.3 54 4.1 3.0- 5.8
45-54 1,483 149 9.2 7.5-11.2 625 42.4 39.1-45.7 616 40.8 37.5-44.1 93 7.7 5.8-10.1
55-64 1,542 122 7.7 6.1- 9.6 569 37.0 34.0-40.2 714 46.5 43.3-49.7 137 8.8 7.1-10.8
65-74 1,191 72 6.0 4.5- 8.0 355 29.5 26.4-32.7 614 51.4 47.9-54.9 150 13.2 10.9-15.9
75+ 906 42 5.2 3.5- 7.8 208 25.8 22.2-29.7 502 53.5 49.2-57.7 154 15.5 12.9-18.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 922 73 6.8 4.8- 9.6 275 38.6 33.1-44.4 442 45.4 39.9-50.9 132 9.2 7.3-11.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,018 198 11.2 8.9-13.9 792 44.0 40.3-47.8 818 36.3 32.9-39.9 210 8.5 6.9-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,891 185 12.0 9.7-14.7 778 47.1 43.7-50.6 779 33.5 30.6-36.6 149 7.4 5.8- 9.4
College Graduate 2,496 158 6.5 5.3- 7.9 916 37.7 35.1-40.3 1,280 51.5 48.8-54.2 142 4.3 3.5- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 678 70 11.0 7.7-15.5 232 37.4 30.8-44.5 301 43.2 36.4-50.3 75 8.4 6.0-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,123 102 8.9 6.5-12.1 411 42.5 37.0-48.1 488 41.4 36.2-46.8 122 7.3 5.6- 9.3
$25,000- 34,999 721 58 7.6 5.5-10.3 288 46.4 40.8-52.0 311 37.5 32.6-42.7 64 8.5 6.1-11.8
$35,000- 49,999 984 89 9.4 7.0-12.5 414 46.6 42.1-51.2 399 38.3 34.0-42.7 82 5.7 4.3- 7.5
$50,000-74,999 1,043 95 10.7 7.7-14.6 409 42.0 37.9-46.2 460 40.6 36.5-44.8 79 6.7 4.9- 9.2
$75,000+ 1,833 133 8.2 6.5-10.4 725 42.4 39.3-45.7 894 45.5 42.4-48.7 81 3.8 2.9- 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,528 253 10.7 8.8-12.8 899 40.2 37.2-43.3 1,120 39.8 36.9-42.8 256 9.2 7.7-11.0
No 4,737 357 8.6 7.4-10.0 1,838 42.7 40.5-44.9 2,175 42.8 40.7-45.0 367 5.9 5.1- 6.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 981 114 12.6 9.7-16.2 368 42.9 38.5-47.5 401 36.6 32.5-40.9 98 7.9 6.1-10.2
Non-Veteran 6,359 500 8.8 7.7-10.0 2,395 41.8 39.9-43.7 2,926 42.6 40.8-44.5 538 6.8 6.0- 7.7

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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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