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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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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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 15,217 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
-Western NC 2,795 243 10.3 8.5-12.4 1,011 42.7 40.1-45.4 1,255 38.4 36.0-40.9 286 8.6 7.1-10.3
GENDER
Male 1,111 146 15.1 11.8-19.1 454 45.8 41.6-50.0 410 30.8 27.4-34.4 101 8.4 5.9-11.7
Female 1,684 97 5.8 4.5- 7.5 557 39.9 36.5-43.3 845 45.5 42.4-48.7 185 8.8 7.4-10.5
RACE
White 2,586 224 10.6 8.6-12.8 922 41.8 39.1-44.5 1,171 39.2 36.7-41.7 269 8.5 7.3-10.0
African American 75 11 15.3 5.8-34.4 30 45.5 31.0-60.9 29 34.0 21.8-48.7 5 5.2 1.8-14.2
Other Minorities 125 8 4.4 1.5-11.7 55 54.4 39.8-68.2 51 30.2 20.3-42.5 11 11.1 2.7-36.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 24 47.6 29.6-66.3 29 36.6 22.1-54.1 3 14.7 3.2-47.4
Non-Hispanic 2,728 239 10.7 8.8-12.9 985 42.5 39.9-45.2 1,226 38.6 36.2-41.0 278 8.2 7.0- 9.6
AGE
18-24 75 11 18.4 7.9-37.4 42 58.7 43.6-72.3 22 22.8 14.1-34.9 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 220 24 12.2 7.7-18.9 117 53.6 45.5-61.6 68 26.4 20.4-33.3 11 7.8 3.3-17.0
35-44 357 37 10.9 7.5-15.5 164 48.3 42.1-54.5 131 34.2 28.6-40.1 25 6.7 4.4-10.0
45-54 509 62 10.9 8.2-14.5 216 44.3 39.1-49.5 194 38.0 33.2-43.1 37 6.8 4.6- 9.9
55-64 669 62 9.0 6.8-11.9 216 34.5 30.4-38.9 318 45.0 40.7-49.3 73 11.5 8.8-14.8
65-74 534 30 6.4 4.2- 9.5 165 31.2 26.6-36.2 285 52.2 47.1-57.2 54 10.3 7.4-14.2
75+ 419 15 3.5 2.0- 6.0 90 22.4 17.8-27.8 229 55.7 49.9-61.3 85 18.4 14.6-23.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 429 44 13.1 8.8-19.1 123 41.0 33.8-48.5 188 31.2 25.6-37.3 74 14.8 9.3-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 855 82 12.3 8.4-17.7 321 42.5 37.6-47.5 342 34.7 30.4-39.3 110 10.5 8.0-13.7
Some Post-H.S. 717 68 10.4 7.4-14.4 315 49.5 44.6-54.5 281 34.6 30.3-39.1 53 5.5 4.0- 7.6
College Graduate 789 49 6.5 4.6- 8.9 252 38.0 33.5-42.7 441 49.9 45.3-54.4 47 5.7 4.0- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 367 47 10.5 7.2-15.1 134 50.2 42.7-57.8 140 30.7 24.5-37.7 46 8.6 6.0-12.1
$15,000- 24,999 489 43 10.4 7.0-15.3 178 43.2 36.4-50.1 215 35.6 30.0-41.7 53 10.8 6.0-18.7
$25,000- 34,999 333 23 6.0 3.7- 9.5 132 45.1 38.6-51.9 142 39.1 33.0-45.6 36 9.8 6.6-14.2
$35,000- 49,999 422 33 8.8 6.0-12.9 160 47.9 41.3-54.5 199 37.9 32.2-43.9 30 5.4 3.4- 8.4
$50,000-74,999 392 34 9.3 6.2-13.7 142 40.7 34.4-47.3 180 40.2 34.1-46.5 36 9.8 6.0-15.5
$75,000+ 408 29 11.5 5.9-21.3 150 38.7 32.4-45.4 210 45.8 39.1-52.5 19 4.1 2.4- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,149 112 11.1 8.6-14.1 401 39.0 35.1-43.0 504 40.4 36.7-44.2 132 9.6 7.8-11.8
No 1,614 128 9.9 7.5-12.9 601 44.8 41.3-48.4 738 37.4 34.3-40.6 147 7.9 6.0-10.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 404 43 13.2 8.3-20.4 145 40.5 34.4-47.0 170 36.8 31.3-42.7 46 9.5 6.6-13.3
Non-Veteran 2,390 200 9.8 8.0-12.1 865 43.0 40.1-45.9 1,085 38.7 36.1-41.4 240 8.5 6.9-10.4

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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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