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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Tobacco Indicators

Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?*

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NOT ALLOWED IN ANY PUBLIC AREAS ALLOWED IN SOME PUBLIC AREAS ALLOWED IN ALL PUBLIC AREAS NO OFFICIAL POLICY
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,072 3,257 79.6 77.6-81.6 583 14.7 13.0-16.5 89 2.5 1.7- 3.6 143 3.2 2.4- 4.2
-Guilford County 232 190 80.6 73.7-86.1 30 14.5 9.7-21.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 11 4.5 2.4- 8.3
GENDER
Male 77 60 79.4 67.1-87.9 13 17.2 9.4-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.4 1.1-10.2
Female 155 130 81.7 73.2-87.9 17 12.4 7.2-20.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 7 5.4 2.6-11.1
RACE
White 157 137 85.9 78.3-91.1 13 9.1 5.0-16.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.0 2.3-10.2
Other 74 52 70.5 56.3-81.5 17 24.8 14.5-39.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 4 3.8 1.2-11.4
AGE
18-44 118 95 79.2 69.0-86.7 19 18.2 11.1-28.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 3 2.1 0.6- 6.6
45+ 111 92 82.2 72.7-88.9 11 9.4 4.9-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 8.4 4.0-16.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 42 65.9 50.4-78.5 15 25.9 14.5-41.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.3 3.5-18.3
Some College + 169 148 87.0 80.2-91.7 15 9.6 5.7-15.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 78 76.9 64.4-85.9 17 18.8 10.6-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.3 1.5-11.5
$50,000+ 99 86 86.7 77.7-92.4 8 9.0 4.4-17.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 4 3.6 1.2-10.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 192 164 83.4 75.4-89.1 19 12.2 7.1-20.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2 7 3.4 1.5- 7.4
Guilford 232 190 80.6 73.7-86.1 30 14.5 9.7-21.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 11 4.5 2.4- 8.3
Mecklenburg 223 187 84.6 77.7-89.6 28 11.3 7.5-16.6 3 2.4 0.5-11.6 5 1.8 0.6- 4.8
Orange 226 208 91.6 85.9-95.1 10 4.7 2.3- 9.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 7 3.2 1.4- 7.4
Wake 244 219 89.0 83.3-92.9 18 7.3 4.3-11.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 6 2.4 1.1- 5.6
Chatham/Lee 173 148 83.5 74.7-89.6 19 14.1 8.4-22.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 5 2.2 0.7- 6.5
Nash/Wilson 165 126 70.2 60.7-78.2 28 21.7 14.5-31.2 5 4.1 1.6- 9.8 6 4.0 1.7- 9.1
Craven/Pamlico 170 137 79.6 70.9-86.2 21 12.6 7.4-20.6 3 3.0 0.8-10.0 9 4.8 2.3- 9.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 174 115 65.1 56.8-72.6 40 24.3 17.8-32.2 12 6.6 3.6-11.8 7 4.0 1.9- 8.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 187 138 72.4 63.7-79.7 36 21.5 14.7-30.2 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1 8 4.4 2.1- 8.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 199 146 66.9 57.2-75.4 32 21.7 14.1-31.8 10 4.5 2.3- 8.6 11 6.8 3.5-12.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 175 143 82.5 71.2-90.0 22 10.3 5.7-17.7 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 5 5.4 1.6-16.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 185 143 72.7 64.0-80.0 35 24.5 17.4-33.4 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 170 115 62.7 53.5-71.1 40 29.5 21.7-38.9 7 4.4 1.9-10.1 8 3.3 1.6- 6.9
Northeast NC I 185 137 74.2 66.3-80.7 35 19.7 13.9-27.1 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 9 4.5 2.2- 9.1
Northeast NC II 207 175 86.3 80.3-90.7 25 11.2 7.2-17.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1
Northeastern Partnership 392 312 82.3 77.6-86.1 60 14.0 10.5-18.4 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8 13 2.5 1.3- 4.5
Mountain AHEC 533 438 81.0 76.0-85.2 64 13.0 9.5-17.5 11 2.0 0.9- 4.4 20 4.0 2.4- 6.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,350 1,052 77.5 73.2-81.2 218 15.1 12.3-18.4 31 3.0 1.4- 6.1 49 4.4 2.6- 7.5
Piedmont 1,873 1,537 80.7 77.9-83.2 238 14.6 12.3-17.2 35 2.2 1.3- 3.7 63 2.6 1.9- 3.6
Western NC 849 668 79.4 75.3-82.9 127 14.3 11.4-17.6 23 3.0 1.5- 6.2 31 3.3 2.2- 5.0

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported working indoors most of the time.

^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 (AHEC): 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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