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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed Allowed in some areas Allowed in all areas No official policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,256 5,635 89.7 88.6-90.7 345 5.9 5.1- 6.8 158 2.4 2.0- 3.0 118 2.0 1.6- 2.5
-Alamance County 170 146 86.3 79.9-90.9 13 6.7 3.8-11.7 7 4.2 1.9- 9.0 4 2.7 1.0- 7.1
GENDER
Male 48 38 83.5 70.8-91.4 6 7.9 3.4-17.4 2 4.3 1.1-15.9 2 4.2 1.1-15.5
Female 122 108 87.8 79.8-92.9 7 6.1 2.8-12.9 5 4.2 1.6-10.4 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5
RACE
White 132 110 83.7 75.8-89.3 12 8.2 4.5-14.4 6 4.6 1.9-10.4 4 3.6 1.3- 9.2
Other 36 34 94.3 79.6-98.6 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 1 3.3 0.5-20.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 88 78 89.7 81.2-94.7 7 7.2 3.3-15.0 2 1.8 0.4- 8.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7
45+ 82 68 82.0 71.2-89.3 6 6.2 2.7-13.7 5 7.3 3.0-17.0 3 4.5 1.4-13.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 61 82.7 71.0-90.3 6 8.9 3.9-19.3 5 6.6 2.5-16.1 1 1.8 0.2-11.5
Some College + 97 85 88.9 80.9-93.8 7 5.2 2.4-10.8 2 2.6 0.6- 9.7 3 3.4 1.1-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 84 84.3 74.8-90.6 7 7.1 3.2-14.8 7 7.4 3.4-15.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
$50,000+ 49 41 86.1 73.7-93.2 5 7.5 3.0-17.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.4 2.0-18.4

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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 (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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