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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

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Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,761 10,413 72.3 71.5-73.2 1,234 8.1 7.6- 8.7 1,062 7.0 6.5- 7.5 2,052 12.6 12.0-13.2
-Alamance County 397 278 71.2 65.7-76.1 47 12.4 8.9-17.1 16 3.8 2.2- 6.5 56 12.6 9.4-16.6
GENDER
Male 119 86 72.7 62.5-81.0 11 11.0 5.5-20.9 7 5.4 2.4-11.5 15 10.9 6.2-18.4
Female 278 192 70.1 63.9-75.7 36 13.4 9.5-18.7 9 2.7 1.4- 5.3 41 13.7 9.9-18.7
RACE
White 309 221 73.6 67.7-78.7 30 8.9 6.0-12.9 14 4.0 2.2- 6.9 44 13.6 9.8-18.5
Other 86 56 65.0 51.9-76.2 16 21.9 12.4-35.8 2 3.5 0.8-13.2 12 9.6 5.1-17.4
AGE
18-44 142 103 71.9 62.2-79.9 19 14.3 8.4-23.5 5 3.3 1.3- 8.3 15 10.4 5.8-18.0
45+ 254 174 70.6 64.0-76.4 28 11.1 7.3-16.3 11 4.2 2.2- 8.0 41 14.2 10.3-19.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 121 60.5 52.1-68.4 29 17.6 11.6-25.8 11 5.8 3.0-10.9 36 16.1 11.1-22.8
Some College + 199 156 81.3 74.9-86.3 18 7.6 4.5-12.4 5 2.0 0.8- 4.7 20 9.2 5.8-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 161 67.4 60.1-74.0 32 15.0 10.0-21.9 13 4.8 2.6- 8.7 37 12.8 9.1-17.8
$50,000+ 81 65 81.4 69.7-89.3 6 4.1 1.7- 9.5 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 9 13.4 6.6-25.5

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^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 (MAHEC): 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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