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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

Tobacco Use Prevention

In the following locations, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas , or not allowed at all
c.Grocery stores

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Respond.^
Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,193 210 1.5 1.2- 1.7 782 5.8 5.3- 6.3 13,201 92.7 92.2-93.3
-Northeastern Partnership 933 19 1.8 1.1- 2.9 58 6.3 4.8- 8.3 856 91.9 89.8-93.6
GENDER
Male 321 9 2.1 1.1- 4.2 38 10.4 7.5-14.3 274 87.5 83.3-90.7
Female 612 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1 20 2.8 1.8- 4.5 582 95.7 93.6-97.1
RACE
White 542 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9 36 7.5 5.3-10.5 492 90.3 87.1-92.8
African American 353 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 22 5.5 3.5- 8.6 328 93.9 90.8-96.0
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 34 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.6 1.1-24.0 32 94.4 76.0-98.9
25-34 119 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.6 1.3- 9.8 115 96.4 90.2-98.7
35-44 152 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 10 6.6 3.4-12.5 141 92.5 86.3-96.0
45-54 188 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 16 9.5 5.7-15.4 166 87.8 81.6-92.1
55-64 188 5 2.4 0.9- 6.2 12 4.8 2.7- 8.6 171 92.7 88.2-95.6
65-74 152 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3 8 5.3 2.5-10.9 140 92.2 85.9-95.8
75+ 99 3 3.3 1.0-11.1 6 7.8 3.4-16.8 90 88.9 79.3-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 5 2.4 1.0- 6.1 14 7.6 4.3-13.1 182 90.0 84.1-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 324 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2 21 6.1 3.8- 9.5 301 93.2 89.6-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 221 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1 13 6.8 3.8-11.7 201 90.9 85.8-94.3
College Graduate 187 5 2.3 0.8- 6.4 10 4.7 2.4- 8.9 172 93.0 88.1-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8 11 7.4 3.8-13.7 148 91.3 84.8-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 184 6 2.7 1.1- 6.3 15 8.6 4.9-14.4 163 88.8 82.6-93.0
$25,000- 34,999 97 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 5 6.0 2.5-13.9 90 92.9 85.1-96.8
$35,000- 49,999 121 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 5 4.6 1.9-10.6 115 94.9 88.9-97.8
$50,000-74,999 86 2 2.6 0.7- 9.9 7 10.6 5.0-21.0 77 86.8 76.1-93.1
$75,000+ 80 2 2.1 0.4-10.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 77 96.6 88.8-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 363 8 2.5 1.2- 5.3 27 7.2 4.8-10.8 328 90.3 86.2-93.2
No 559 10 1.4 0.7- 2.7 30 5.7 3.9- 8.2 519 93.0 90.3-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 2 2.0 0.5- 7.5 11 10.5 5.7-18.5 95 87.5 79.3-92.8
Non-Veteran 818 17 1.8 1.0- 3.0 47 5.7 4.2- 7.7 754 92.5 90.3-94.3
Currently Serving 7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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