Yes that is the way I would do it, sample line from one my admin table sql set up files
`publish` tinyint(1) NOT NULL DEFAULT '0' COMMENT 'Publish Option (0 = Unpublished, 1 = Published)',
Your friends over here at WebAssist! These Dreamweaver extensions will assist you in building unlimited, custom websites.
These out-of-the-box solutions provide you proven, tested applications that can be up and running now. Build a store, a gallery, or a web-based email solution.