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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for work areas?*

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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 1,982 1,802 90.8 88.5-92.8 87 4.9 3.5- 6.7 32 1.6 0.9- 2.9 61 2.7 1.7- 4.3
AGE
18-24 96 85 87.3 69.1-95.5 6 5.4 1.3-19.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 3 6.6 1.2-28.8
25-34 384 352 93.4 89.5-95.9 21 5.4 3.1- 9.2 4 0.6 0.2- 2.1 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4
35-44 501 454 92.2 88.9-94.6 20 2.9 1.8- 4.8 9 2.0 0.8- 4.6 18 2.9 1.6- 5.3
45-54 567 519 91.1 86.2-94.3 20 3.1 1.6- 5.8 14 3.2 1.2- 8.5 14 2.7 1.4- 5.0
55-64 321 289 85.8 76.9-91.7 16 10.9 5.5-20.5 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 14 3.0 1.6- 5.7
65-74 86 81 96.5 88.7-99.0 2 2.3 0.4-12.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2
75+ 13 10 88.4 60.9-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-12.7 2 9.9 1.9-38.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 85 77.1 59.1-88.7 13 18.9 8.3-37.4 2 3.2 0.5-17.0 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 535 464 87.2 81.6-91.3 36 8.2 5.0-13.2 8 2.0 0.5- 7.9 27 2.6 1.6- 4.1
Some Post-H.S. 569 513 90.8 85.6-94.3 22 2.7 1.6- 4.5 15 2.3 1.1- 4.5 19 4.2 1.7-10.3
College Graduate 777 740 95.2 92.8-96.9 16 2.3 1.2- 4.4 7 0.6 0.2- 1.4 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 72 86.5 74.9-93.2 6 9.0 3.6-20.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 5 4.1 1.5-10.7
$15,000- 24,999 288 240 81.0 72.2-87.5 28 13.2 7.5-22.1 8 3.6 1.5- 8.8 12 2.2 1.1- 4.4
$25,000- 34,999 250 237 95.3 89.4-98.0 6 3.0 0.9- 9.9 3 0.5 0.1- 1.7 4 1.2 0.5- 3.3
$35,000- 49,999 352 324 94.3 90.9-96.5 16 3.6 1.9- 6.8 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7
$50,000-74,999 319 293 92.8 88.0-95.7 15 5.5 2.8-10.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 8 1.2 0.5- 2.7
$75,000+ 389 366 93.6 89.3-96.2 6 1.9 0.6- 5.5 4 1.3 0.4- 4.3 13 3.3 1.7- 6.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 118 111 94.9 89.4-97.6 2 1.1 0.3- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.0 1.6- 9.3
Guilford 110 100 89.7 81.4-94.5 4 3.6 1.2- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.8 3.0-14.4
Mecklenburg 83 78 93.6 84.1-97.6 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.0 1.6-14.5
Orange 120 114 94.6 86.2-98.0 4 4.1 1.2-13.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0
Wake 105 100 95.4 88.1-98.3 2 1.2 0.2- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.4 1.0-10.7
Chatham/Lee 73 71 98.0 91.4-99.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
Nash/Wilson 63 57 90.0 79.3-95.5 2 3.7 0.9-13.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 3 4.9 1.6-14.2
Craven/Pamlico 86 76 85.8 74.5-92.6 3 5.8 1.7-18.0 3 4.5 1.4-13.4 4 3.8 1.4-10.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 105 87 84.2 75.7-90.1 8 7.8 3.8-15.2 5 4.0 1.6- 9.4 5 4.1 1.6-10.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 120 111 92.6 85.1-96.4 3 3.3 0.9-11.4 4 2.4 0.9- 6.5 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 84 70 85.5 75.7-91.8 7 7.7 3.5-16.0 3 2.3 0.7- 7.3 4 4.6 1.6-12.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 108 103 90.3 71.6-97.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 2 6.8 1.2-30.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 59 57 94.1 79.4-98.5 2 5.9 1.5-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 78 67 84.2 72.5-91.6 8 10.1 5.0-19.2 2 5.0 1.1-19.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
Northeast NC I 64 49 76.0 62.7-85.7 8 13.3 6.2-26.3 2 3.1 0.8-11.7 5 7.5 3.0-17.6
Northeast NC II 103 97 95.2 88.6-98.1 2 2.5 0.6-10.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8
Northeastern Partnership 167 146 89.9 84.2-93.7 10 5.5 2.7-10.8 4 1.5 0.6- 4.1 7 3.0 1.4- 6.6
Mountain AHEC 337 313 91.6 87.1-94.6 9 3.0 1.4- 6.3 4 1.9 0.6- 5.4 11 3.5 1.9- 6.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 593 533 91.9 86.5-95.2 29 3.2 2.0- 5.0 12 1.6 0.7- 3.4 19 3.3 1.0-10.5
Piedmont 864 785 90.1 86.6-92.8 43 6.1 4.0- 9.2 11 1.6 0.6- 4.2 25 2.2 1.3- 3.7
Western NC 525 484 91.7 88.3-94.2 15 3.3 1.8- 6.1 9 1.7 0.7- 3.8 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5

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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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