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2002 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Risk Factors

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 3,093 2,350 70.4 67.5-73.2 743 29.6 26.8-32.5
GENDER
Male 1,136 798 64.3 59.5-68.9 338 35.7 31.1-40.5
Female 1,957 1,552 75.8 72.4-79.0 405 24.2 21.0-27.6
RACE
White 2,341 1,832 74.0 70.7-77.0 509 26.0 23.0-29.3
African American 487 360 68.6 60.8-75.5 127 31.4 24.5-39.2
Asian 37 29 71.2 45.6-87.9 8 28.8 12.1-54.4
Native American 67 51 91.8 84.4-95.9 16 8.2 4.1-15.6
Other Minorities 144 65 35.5 25.2-47.3 79 64.5 52.7-74.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 158 63 27.4 19.1-37.5 95 72.6 62.5-80.9
-English Speaking 58 37 64.5 45.2-80.1 21 35.5 19.9-54.8
-Spanish Speaking 100 26 16.8 9.6-27.7 74 83.2 72.3-90.4
Non-Hispanic 2,931 2,285 74.2 71.3-76.9 646 25.8 23.1-28.7
AGE
18-24 219 140 48.0 37.9-58.3 79 52.0 41.7-62.1
25-34 715 547 71.6 65.7-76.8 168 28.4 23.2-34.3
35-44 861 641 73.5 68.9-77.7 220 26.5 22.3-31.1
45-54 797 633 77.8 72.8-82.1 164 22.2 17.9-27.2
55-64 396 306 76.2 69.6-81.8 90 23.8 18.2-30.4
65-74 63 50 81.5 67.7-90.2 13 18.5 9.8-32.3
75+ 19 14 61.3 31.5-84.5 5 38.7 15.5-68.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 129 40.4 31.9-49.5 129 59.6 50.5-68.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 826 533 59.1 53.5-64.4 293 40.9 35.6-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 777 605 75.8 69.5-81.2 172 24.2 18.8-30.5
College Graduate 1,231 1,082 87.6 84.4-90.2 149 12.4 9.8-15.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 76 44.9 31.8-58.8 65 55.1 41.2-68.2
$15,000- 24,999 438 277 56.1 48.0-63.9 161 43.9 36.1-52.0
$25,000- 34,999 424 294 61.2 52.8-68.9 130 38.8 31.1-47.2
$35,000- 49,999 524 413 78.0 71.7-83.3 111 22.0 16.7-28.3
$50,000-74,999 468 378 74.1 65.0-81.6 90 25.9 18.4-35.0
$75,000+ 606 526 86.6 82.0-90.2 80 13.4 9.8-18.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 191 156 79.4 71.8-85.3 35 20.6 14.7-28.2
Forsyth 230 151 64.0 56.5-70.8 79 36.0 29.2-43.5
Guilford 215 167 71.8 62.6-79.5 48 28.2 20.5-37.4
Henderson/Transylvania 152 122 74.1 59.4-84.9 30 25.9 15.1-40.6
Mecklenburg 230 196 74.9 63.6-83.7 34 25.1 16.3-36.4
Orange 248 214 85.0 78.2-89.9 34 15.0 10.1-21.8
Pitt 210 156 67.3 56.6-76.5 54 32.7 23.5-43.4
Randolph 190 130 68.2 59.9-75.6 60 31.8 24.4-40.1
Robeson 178 119 64.3 55.3-72.4 59 35.7 27.6-44.7
Wake 248 214 84.2 76.3-89.7 34 15.8 10.3-23.7
Western NC 260 185 68.4 61.2-74.9 75 31.6 25.1-38.8
Piedmont NC 419 303 64.5 58.0-70.6 116 35.5 29.4-42.0
Eastern NC 322 237 70.5 63.5-76.6 85 29.5 23.4-36.5

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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, 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, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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