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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Tobacco Indicators+

Worksites prohibit smoking in both public and work areas*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,535 1,211 74.8 71.2-78.2 324 25.2 21.8-28.8
GENDER
Male 577 431 69.0 63.0-74.5 146 31.0 25.5-37.0
Female 958 780 79.8 75.3-83.6 178 20.2 16.4-24.7
RACE
White 1,150 904 74.5 70.2-78.4 246 25.5 21.6-29.8
African American 282 224 76.4 67.7-83.3 58 23.6 16.7-32.3
Other Minorities 80 62 72.6 55.9-84.8 18 27.4 15.2-44.1
HISPANIC
Yes 45 38 81.2 59.5-92.7 7 18.8 7.3-40.5
No 1,488 1,171 74.6 70.8-78.0 317 25.4 22.0-29.2
AGE
18-24 147 111 70.1 56.8-80.7 36 29.9 19.3-43.2
25-34 375 294 76.8 69.3-82.9 81 23.2 17.1-30.7
35-44 436 337 72.0 65.1-78.0 99 28.0 22.0-34.9
45-54 373 295 72.1 63.9-79.1 78 27.9 20.9-36.1
55-64 151 130 87.3 78.1-93.0 21 12.7 7.0-21.9
65+ 35 29 86.0 61.2-96.0 6 14.0 4.0-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 63 62.2 46.7-75.5 34 37.8 24.5-53.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 401 304 73.4 66.0-79.6 97 26.6 20.4-34.0
Some Post-H.S. 398 300 70.4 63.0-76.9 98 29.6 23.1-37.0
College Graduate 637 543 82.5 77.3-86.8 94 17.5 13.2-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 45 64.2 42.4-81.5 19 35.8 18.5-57.6
$15,000- 24,999 205 151 74.7 63.9-83.1 54 25.3 16.9-36.1
$25,000- 34,999 226 170 70.5 60.7-78.7 56 29.5 21.3-39.3
$35,000- 49,999 287 223 68.6 59.1-76.8 64 31.4 23.2-40.9
$50,000+ 559 468 81.9 76.7-86.2 91 18.1 13.8-23.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 108 88 83.7 75.1-89.7 20 16.3 10.3-24.9
Cumberland 91 79 89.6 81.0-94.6 12 10.4 5.4-19.0
Durham 111 96 89.5 81.2-94.4 15 10.5 5.6-18.8
Forsyth 110 78 72.3 62.5-80.4 32 27.7 19.6-37.5
Gaston 112 84 77.5 68.3-84.6 28 22.5 15.4-31.7
Guilford 103 81 79.9 70.2-87.1 22 20.1 12.9-29.8
Mecklenburg 123 105 83.9 74.9-90.1 18 16.1 9.9-25.1
New Hanover 100 88 74.8 50.0-89.8 12 25.2 10.2-50.0
Onslow 114 95 83.8 74.7-90.1 19 16.2 9.9-25.3
Wake 134 107 79.4 70.5-86.1 27 20.6 13.9-29.5
Western NC 130 91 64.3 53.9-73.5 39 35.7 26.5-46.1
Piedmont NC 159 117 73.1 63.9-80.7 42 26.9 19.3-36.1
Eastern NC 140 102 69.4 59.3-77.9 38 30.6 22.1-40.7

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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