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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,844 38 1.6 1.0- 2.5 706 26.0 23.7-28.5 2,044 70.7 68.2-73.1 56 1.7 1.1- 2.5
GENDER
Male 1,131 31 3.0 1.8- 4.8 359 33.7 29.7-37.9 711 60.9 56.7-65.0 30 2.4 1.4- 4.1
Female 1,713 7 0.3 0.1- 0.6 347 18.9 16.6-21.5 1,333 79.8 77.2-82.1 26 1.0 0.6- 1.6
RACE
White 2,628 37 1.7 1.0- 2.6 651 26.1 23.7-28.6 1,890 70.5 67.9-73.0 50 1.7 1.1- 2.6
African American 79 1 3.1 0.4-19.0 25 25.1 15.7-37.7 52 71.0 57.6-81.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2
Other Minorities 127 0 0.0 . - . 27 25.5 15.3-39.3 96 73.2 59.5-83.6 4 1.3 0.3- 5.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 0 0.0 . - . 12 21.1 9.9-39.4 46 77.3 59.3-88.9 2 1.6 0.3- 8.0
Non-Hispanic 2,776 37 1.6 1.0- 2.6 693 26.3 24.0-28.7 1,994 70.4 67.9-72.8 52 1.7 1.1- 2.5
AGE
18-24 75 4 5.0 1.7-13.4 19 29.0 16.6-45.6 52 66.0 50.1-79.0 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 222 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 48 23.0 16.9-30.5 171 75.1 67.4-81.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0
35-44 363 7 1.5 0.7- 3.3 102 29.5 24.2-35.4 251 68.1 62.2-73.5 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9
45-54 514 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9 163 30.6 26.1-35.5 337 65.8 60.7-70.6 6 2.2 0.8- 6.4
55-64 678 10 1.9 0.8- 4.1 167 25.2 21.5-29.2 491 71.6 67.4-75.4 10 1.4 0.7- 2.7
65-74 550 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 122 23.7 19.5-28.5 416 73.1 68.0-77.7 9 2.8 1.0- 7.2
75+ 430 5 1.4 0.5- 3.4 81 18.4 14.3-23.5 318 75.5 70.3-80.1 26 4.7 3.1- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 437 18 6.2 3.3-11.3 124 32.1 26.0-38.9 274 58.4 51.2-65.2 21 3.3 1.8- 5.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 870 8 1.1 0.5- 2.6 288 35.0 30.2-40.2 555 61.8 56.7-66.7 19 2.0 1.0- 4.0
Some Post-H.S. 733 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5 193 27.3 23.0-32.0 523 71.3 66.6-75.7 8 0.7 0.3- 1.9
College Graduate 799 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 100 11.5 9.1-14.4 688 86.9 83.8-89.6 8 1.3 0.5- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 378 10 2.7 1.2- 5.8 143 38.8 31.8-46.3 215 56.2 48.7-63.4 10 2.3 1.0- 5.0
$15,000- 24,999 502 9 2.0 0.9- 4.1 135 28.4 23.0-34.6 345 67.2 60.9-72.9 13 2.4 1.2- 4.6
$25,000- 34,999 339 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 78 24.9 19.5-31.2 255 74.0 67.7-79.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5
$35,000- 49,999 429 0 0.0 . - . 101 25.6 20.1-32.1 321 72.5 65.9-78.3 7 1.9 0.5- 6.8
$50,000-74,999 398 7 1.8 0.7- 4.6 77 19.0 14.5-24.6 309 77.2 71.3-82.2 5 1.9 0.6- 5.8
$75,000+ 411 2 1.1 0.2- 6.1 83 23.2 16.7-31.4 323 75.0 66.9-81.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,173 20 2.5 1.3- 4.9 332 28.8 25.4-32.3 791 66.8 63.1-70.4 30 1.9 1.2- 3.0
No 1,639 17 1.1 0.6- 1.8 366 24.5 21.4-27.8 1,232 72.9 69.5-76.1 24 1.6 0.9- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 415 9 2.2 1.0- 4.4 120 29.9 24.5-35.9 272 65.8 59.7-71.3 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Non-Veteran 2,428 29 1.5 0.9- 2.5 586 25.5 22.9-28.2 1,771 71.4 68.7-74.0 42 1.6 1.0- 2.5

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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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