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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

Worksites prohibit smoking in both public and work areas*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,255 4,934 78.6 77.3-79.9 1,321 21.4 20.1-22.7
-Buncombe County 157 135 88.2 81.9-92.6 22 11.8 7.4-18.1
GENDER
Male 55 45 86.2 74.6-93.0 10 13.8 7.0-25.4
Female 102 90 89.8 81.9-94.5 12 10.2 5.5-18.1
RACE
White 142 121 87.8 81.0-92.4 21 12.2 7.6-19.0
Other 15 14 91.9 59.3-98.9 1 8.1 1.1-40.7
AGE
18-44 77 63 83.0 72.1-90.2 14 17.0 9.8-27.9
45+ 80 72 93.9 87.1-97.2 8 6.1 2.8-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 31 78.0 61.3-88.8 9 22.0 11.2-38.7
Some College + 117 104 91.6 84.8-95.5 13 8.4 4.5-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 65 82.3 71.6-89.5 16 17.7 10.5-28.4
$50,000+ 59 54 92.2 80.7-97.1 5 7.8 2.9-19.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

^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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