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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 work areas?*

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Respond.^
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 4,074 3,644 88.3 86.5-89.9 225 6.1 4.9- 7.4 72 2.4 1.6- 3.6 133 3.2 2.4- 4.3
-Guilford County 232 207 88.6 82.7-92.7 11 5.8 2.9-11.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 13 5.3 3.0- 9.3
GENDER
Male 77 66 86.1 74.2-93.1 5 8.7 3.3-21.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.2 2.1-12.3
Female 155 141 90.6 84.3-94.5 6 3.6 1.5- 8.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 7 5.4 2.6-11.1
RACE
White 157 143 90.8 84.7-94.6 5 3.0 1.2- 7.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 6.2 3.2-11.7
Other 74 63 84.3 70.3-92.4 6 11.2 4.3-26.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 4 3.8 1.2-11.4
AGE
18-44 118 106 89.3 80.2-94.5 8 8.2 3.7-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9
45+ 111 98 87.2 78.4-92.8 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 9 9.8 4.9-18.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 51 80.3 65.3-89.9 3 8.0 2.1-26.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 8 10.9 5.2-21.4
Some College + 169 156 92.2 86.4-95.6 8 4.9 2.3-10.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.9 1.1- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 88 87.5 75.9-94.0 5 7.1 2.3-19.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 5 4.9 1.9-12.0
$50,000+ 99 88 88.5 79.6-93.8 6 6.7 2.9-14.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.9 1.9-11.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 192 178 93.6 89.1-96.4 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 7 3.2 1.4- 7.1
Guilford 232 207 88.6 82.7-92.7 11 5.8 2.9-11.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 13 5.3 3.0- 9.3
Mecklenburg 223 208 92.1 85.5-95.9 7 3.0 1.3- 6.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 7 4.3 1.6-11.5
Orange 226 215 95.4 90.9-97.7 6 2.7 1.0- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9
Wake 245 234 94.9 90.0-97.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 2 2.0 0.5- 8.0 6 2.4 1.1- 5.5
Chatham/Lee 173 159 93.6 87.3-96.9 8 4.8 1.9-11.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8
Nash/Wilson 165 145 85.3 76.9-91.0 10 7.6 3.5-15.7 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 7 4.7 2.2-10.0
Craven/Pamlico 170 146 83.1 74.3-89.3 13 10.9 5.7-19.7 4 2.4 0.9- 6.3 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 174 140 80.5 73.4-86.1 16 9.9 6.0-16.0 8 4.2 2.1- 8.5 10 5.3 2.8-10.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 187 169 91.2 85.8-94.7 6 3.2 1.3- 7.9 6 2.3 1.0- 5.4 6 3.2 1.4- 7.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 199 171 84.8 77.3-90.2 14 8.5 4.5-15.6 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7 7 4.1 1.7- 9.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 175 162 91.0 81.3-96.0 8 4.4 1.9- 9.5 1 0.4 0.0- 2.7 4 4.2 1.1-15.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 185 168 88.3 80.5-93.2 14 10.5 5.8-18.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 170 142 82.3 74.0-88.3 15 10.0 5.5-17.5 5 4.4 1.6-11.1 8 3.3 1.6- 6.9
Northeast NC I 186 160 86.4 80.0-90.9 15 7.8 4.5-13.2 3 1.4 0.5- 4.3 8 4.4 2.1- 9.1
Northeast NC II 207 188 92.3 87.6-95.3 13 5.9 3.3-10.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1
Northeastern Partnership 393 348 90.3 86.7-93.0 28 6.5 4.3- 9.8 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5
Mountain AHEC 534 487 90.9 87.3-93.5 21 3.1 1.8- 5.2 7 2.2 1.0- 4.8 19 3.9 2.3- 6.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,350 1,191 86.8 82.7-90.1 89 5.9 4.1- 8.4 25 3.0 1.4- 6.3 45 4.3 2.4- 7.5
Piedmont 1,874 1,685 88.6 86.1-90.6 101 6.7 5.1- 8.7 30 2.0 1.2- 3.4 58 2.7 1.8- 4.0
Western NC 850 768 90.3 87.0-92.8 35 3.4 2.3- 5.1 17 3.0 1.4- 6.2 30 3.3 2.2- 5.1

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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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