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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 7,402 128 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,447 34.7 33.0-36.4 4,714 62.3 60.5-64.0 113 1.4 1.1- 1.8
GENDER
Male 2,834 70 2.4 1.6- 3.8 1,024 37.6 34.9-40.4 1,678 58.1 55.3-60.8 62 1.9 1.3- 2.6
Female 4,568 58 1.0 0.7- 1.4 1,423 31.9 29.9-34.0 3,036 66.2 64.1-68.3 51 0.9 0.6- 1.3
RACE
White 5,897 106 1.6 1.2- 2.2 1,941 35.3 33.4-37.2 3,762 61.7 59.8-63.6 88 1.4 1.1- 1.8
African American 1,034 15 1.3 0.6- 2.5 377 36.7 32.5-41.2 625 60.6 56.1-64.8 17 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Other Minorities 449 7 2.7 0.7-10.0 125 28.5 22.2-35.7 310 67.6 60.2-74.3 7 1.2 0.4- 3.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 338 2 2.5 0.4-14.8 85 27.1 19.8-36.0 249 69.5 60.3-77.4 2 0.8 0.1- 4.5
Non-Hispanic 7,046 124 1.6 1.2- 2.1 2,358 35.4 33.7-37.2 4,456 61.6 59.8-63.3 108 1.4 1.1- 1.8
AGE
18-24 211 1 1.8 0.3-11.6 80 40.7 32.5-49.4 129 57.3 48.5-65.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
25-34 739 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 263 35.9 31.5-40.5 461 61.3 56.6-65.8 8 1.3 0.6- 3.1
35-44 1,225 19 1.5 0.9- 2.5 426 33.3 30.1-36.7 768 64.4 60.9-67.6 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6
45-54 1,490 28 1.7 1.0- 2.7 543 36.6 33.5-39.8 906 60.6 57.3-63.8 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2
55-64 1,553 27 1.9 1.1- 3.2 533 33.9 30.9-36.9 967 62.5 59.4-65.5 26 1.8 1.1- 2.8
65-74 1,208 16 1.3 0.7- 2.6 356 30.2 27.0-33.6 814 66.2 62.8-69.5 22 2.3 1.3- 3.8
75+ 920 28 2.7 1.6- 4.6 232 27.6 23.8-31.7 629 65.9 61.6-69.9 31 3.9 2.4- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 929 27 4.1 1.8- 9.3 311 32.4 27.6-37.6 564 61.7 56.1-66.9 27 1.8 1.1- 2.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,040 40 1.4 0.9- 2.1 791 42.2 38.5-45.9 1,173 54.8 51.0-58.4 36 1.7 1.0- 2.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,903 25 1.1 0.7- 1.9 696 39.6 36.2-43.0 1,155 57.7 54.2-61.1 27 1.6 1.0- 2.7
College Graduate 2,513 35 1.4 0.8- 2.3 644 25.6 23.3-27.9 1,811 72.3 69.9-74.6 23 0.8 0.5- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 685 21 2.2 1.1- 4.5 247 35.6 29.4-42.2 394 59.4 52.7-65.8 23 2.8 1.6- 4.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,138 21 2.8 1.0- 7.9 440 39.7 34.5-45.2 659 55.6 50.0-60.9 18 1.9 1.0- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 725 14 2.5 1.3- 4.6 274 37.6 32.5-42.9 424 57.5 52.0-62.7 13 2.5 1.2- 5.3
$35,000- 49,999 990 21 1.5 0.9- 2.6 345 36.4 32.2-40.9 612 60.7 56.2-65.0 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7
$50,000-74,999 1,048 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 356 35.7 31.7-40.0 670 62.9 58.6-67.0 12 0.8 0.4- 1.4
$75,000+ 1,838 24 1.4 0.8- 2.5 487 28.6 25.7-31.7 1,317 69.6 66.5-72.5 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,547 69 2.4 1.7- 3.4 892 37.4 34.5-40.4 1,536 58.3 55.3-61.3 50 1.9 1.3- 2.6
No 4,778 58 1.4 0.9- 2.4 1,532 33.5 31.5-35.7 3,128 63.9 61.7-66.0 60 1.2 0.8- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 989 30 2.8 1.7- 4.4 348 36.6 32.3-41.1 587 58.5 54.0-62.8 24 2.2 1.3- 3.6
Non-Veteran 6,410 96 1.5 1.0- 2.3 2,099 34.4 32.6-36.3 4,126 62.8 60.9-64.7 89 1.3 0.9- 1.7

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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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