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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,841 48 1.9 1.3- 2.9 899 34.4 32.0-37.0 1,837 62.1 59.5-64.6 57 1.6 1.1- 2.3
GENDER
Male 1,129 35 3.3 2.1- 5.2 407 38.9 34.9-43.0 659 56.1 51.9-60.2 28 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Female 1,712 13 0.6 0.3- 1.3 492 30.3 27.3-33.4 1,178 67.6 64.4-70.6 29 1.5 0.8- 2.6
RACE
White 2,625 48 2.1 1.4- 3.2 824 34.3 31.8-36.9 1,703 61.9 59.3-64.5 50 1.7 1.1- 2.5
African American 79 0 0.0 . - . 33 47.0 32.7-61.9 44 51.8 37.2-66.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.8
Other Minorities 127 0 0.0 . - . 38 30.2 19.7-43.3 85 69.2 56.2-79.8 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 0 0.0 . - . 17 21.0 10.9-36.4 43 79.0 63.6-89.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,773 47 2.0 1.3- 3.0 881 35.1 32.6-37.7 1,791 61.3 58.7-63.8 54 1.6 1.1- 2.4
AGE
18-24 75 3 4.1 1.2-12.8 28 32.2 21.1-45.7 43 62.8 49.0-74.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
25-34 223 2 1.6 0.4- 6.9 87 42.5 34.8-50.7 131 54.1 46.0-62.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7
35-44 362 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 127 35.9 30.2-42.0 225 60.8 54.6-66.6 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
45-54 514 8 1.1 0.5- 2.4 193 37.8 32.9-43.0 307 59.6 54.4-64.6 6 1.4 0.6- 3.5
55-64 677 18 2.8 1.6- 4.9 207 31.6 27.7-35.9 438 63.7 59.4-67.8 14 1.9 1.0- 3.3
65-74 548 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 162 29.9 25.4-34.8 375 68.2 63.3-72.8 5 1.0 0.3- 3.5
75+ 430 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 93 21.8 17.4-27.1 308 73.0 67.6-77.7 25 4.3 2.8- 6.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 23 7.3 4.1-12.6 142 36.4 30.0-43.4 244 51.6 44.3-58.9 27 4.7 2.8- 7.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 867 8 1.1 0.5- 2.7 320 38.6 33.9-43.5 519 58.9 54.0-63.7 20 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 734 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6 261 39.3 34.4-44.4 457 58.7 53.6-63.6 6 1.2 0.4- 4.1
College Graduate 799 7 0.8 0.4- 1.7 176 24.4 20.7-28.6 612 74.3 70.1-78.0 4 0.5 0.2- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 376 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0 149 43.7 36.4-51.2 203 51.3 43.9-58.7 13 3.0 1.6- 5.7
$15,000- 24,999 502 9 2.2 0.9- 5.2 176 36.0 30.0-42.4 305 60.1 53.5-66.3 12 1.8 0.8- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 339 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 114 37.0 30.7-43.8 213 60.5 53.8-66.9 7 1.5 0.6- 4.1
$35,000- 49,999 430 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 130 35.7 29.5-42.3 294 63.7 57.1-69.9 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7
$50,000-74,999 397 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9 117 32.2 26.3-38.8 269 64.2 57.6-70.3 3 1.4 0.3- 6.3
$75,000+ 411 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8 94 22.9 18.1-28.6 312 74.9 69.0-80.0 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,169 25 3.3 1.8- 5.8 395 34.7 31.1-38.4 723 60.6 56.7-64.3 26 1.5 0.9- 2.4
No 1,640 22 1.1 0.7- 1.9 496 34.3 31.0-37.7 1,094 63.0 59.5-66.3 28 1.6 1.0- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 415 8 2.0 1.0- 4.0 134 37.8 31.5-44.5 260 58.4 51.9-64.7 13 1.8 1.0- 3.4
Non-Veteran 2,425 40 1.9 1.2- 3.0 764 33.9 31.3-36.7 1,577 62.6 59.8-65.3 44 1.6 1.0- 2.4

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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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