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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 7,406 76 1.1 0.8- 1.5 1,684 22.9 21.4-24.4 5,508 74.6 73.0-76.1 138 1.4 1.1- 1.9
GENDER
Male 2,836 49 1.7 1.1- 2.4 783 27.5 25.1-30.0 1,936 69.1 66.6-71.6 68 1.7 1.2- 2.3
Female 4,570 27 0.6 0.4- 1.0 901 18.5 16.9-20.2 3,572 79.7 77.9-81.3 70 1.2 0.8- 1.9
RACE
White 5,906 61 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,340 23.5 21.9-25.2 4,392 73.7 71.9-75.3 113 1.7 1.3- 2.3
African American 1,030 10 1.3 0.6- 2.7 267 24.4 20.8-28.4 734 73.4 69.3-77.1 19 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Other Minorities 449 5 0.9 0.4- 2.3 75 17.1 12.3-23.2 364 81.2 75.0-86.2 5 0.8 0.2- 3.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 338 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 50 17.0 11.3-24.8 286 82.0 74.2-87.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
Non-Hispanic 7,050 74 1.2 0.9- 1.6 1,631 23.5 22.0-25.0 5,211 73.9 72.3-75.4 134 1.5 1.2- 2.0
AGE
18-24 211 0 0.0 . - . 53 25.8 19.2-33.7 156 73.0 65.0-79.7 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8
25-34 739 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 146 19.9 16.5-23.9 583 78.1 74.0-81.7 4 0.6 0.2- 2.2
35-44 1,226 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8 274 22.0 19.2-25.2 934 76.4 73.2-79.3 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5
45-54 1,491 21 1.6 1.0- 2.6 361 24.2 21.5-27.1 1,095 73.1 70.1-75.9 14 1.2 0.6- 2.3
55-64 1,555 14 1.2 0.6- 2.4 382 24.8 22.2-27.7 1,133 72.3 69.3-75.0 26 1.7 1.1- 2.8
65-74 1,209 10 1.0 0.4- 2.3 275 22.4 19.6-25.5 895 74.0 70.8-77.0 29 2.6 1.7- 4.0
75+ 918 14 1.7 0.8- 3.7 183 21.9 18.5-25.7 667 71.2 67.2-74.9 54 5.2 3.7- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 930 17 2.0 1.1- 3.7 270 28.4 23.6-33.6 612 67.7 62.4-72.6 31 2.0 1.2- 3.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,041 20 0.9 0.5- 1.7 632 31.0 27.9-34.3 1,344 66.7 63.4-69.9 45 1.3 0.9- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,903 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7 450 25.3 22.4-28.4 1,404 71.7 68.4-74.7 31 2.1 1.2- 3.7
College Graduate 2,516 21 1.0 0.5- 2.0 328 12.1 10.5-13.9 2,137 86.0 84.1-87.8 30 0.8 0.6- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 683 16 1.9 1.0- 3.6 215 33.4 27.4-40.0 434 63.0 56.3-69.2 18 1.7 0.9- 3.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,138 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8 329 27.7 23.3-32.6 779 69.6 64.6-74.2 20 1.4 0.7- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 727 7 1.3 0.6- 3.1 202 29.1 24.4-34.2 497 67.6 62.5-72.4 21 2.0 1.2- 3.3
$35,000- 49,999 989 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8 248 26.7 22.9-30.9 706 70.5 66.2-74.4 20 1.8 1.0- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 1,048 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 202 20.6 17.1-24.6 828 78.2 74.2-81.7 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4
$75,000+ 1,842 8 0.9 0.4- 2.1 272 14.3 12.4-16.6 1,551 84.2 81.9-86.3 11 0.5 0.3- 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,541 38 1.4 0.9- 2.2 650 25.9 23.5-28.5 1,790 70.5 67.7-73.0 63 2.2 1.4- 3.4
No 4,789 36 1.0 0.6- 1.5 1,015 21.4 19.7-23.3 3,666 76.5 74.5-78.3 72 1.2 0.8- 1.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 988 20 2.0 1.2- 3.5 289 29.8 25.9-34.2 646 65.7 61.3-69.8 33 2.4 1.6- 3.7
Non-Veteran 6,415 54 1.0 0.7- 1.4 1,395 21.9 20.4-23.5 4,861 75.8 74.2-77.4 105 1.3 1.0- 1.8

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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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