SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Buncombe County 158 145 92.6 86.9-95.9 7 2.9 1.3- 6.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.0 3 2.1 0.6- 6.6
GENDER
Male 55 49 91.4 80.5-96.5 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4 2 3.7 0.8-15.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.4
Female 103 96 93.5 86.1-97.1 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 2 2.3 0.5- 9.2
RACE
White 143 131 92.6 86.7-96.0 7 3.2 1.5- 6.8 3 2.8 0.8- 8.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9
Other 15 14 91.9 59.3-98.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.1 1.1-40.7
AGE
18-44 77 68 89.1 79.2-94.6 5 4.4 1.8-10.6 2 3.2 0.7-13.7 2 3.3 0.8-12.3
45+ 81 77 96.2 89.2-98.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 35 86.1 71.0-94.0 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 3 8.3 2.6-23.7
Some College + 117 110 94.8 88.2-97.8 5 2.5 1.0- 6.0 2 2.8 0.7-10.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 71 88.5 78.9-94.1 5 4.3 1.7-10.5 2 2.7 0.6-10.9 3 4.5 1.4-13.7
$50,000+ 59 56 94.9 83.2-98.6 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.3 0 0.0 . - .

Back to Seconhand Smoke Policy.

* 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook