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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 1,935 1,515 76.9 74.4-79.3 420 23.1 20.7-25.6
GENDER
Male 603 448 72.1 67.3-76.5 155 27.9 23.5-32.7
Female 1,332 1,067 80.4 77.7-82.9 265 19.6 17.1-22.3
RACE
White 1,255 1,011 79.3 76.4-82.0 244 20.7 18.0-23.6
African American 491 363 73.5 68.4-78.0 128 26.5 22.0-31.6
Other Minorities 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 139 103 70.7 58.0-80.9 36 29.3 19.1-42.0
25-34 436 347 79.9 75.1-83.9 89 20.1 16.1-24.9
35-44 504 387 76.8 72.0-80.9 117 23.2 19.1-28.0
45-54 491 387 76.8 71.8-81.1 104 23.2 18.9-28.2
55-64 295 231 75.6 68.0-81.8 64 24.4 18.2-32.0
65-74 50 41 83.5 69.3-91.9 9 16.5 8.1-30.7
75+ 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 153 89 59.0 47.6-69.5 64 41.0 30.5-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 427 70.8 66.1-75.2 162 29.2 24.8-33.9
Some Post-H.S. 572 462 81.1 76.9-84.8 110 18.9 15.2-23.1
College Graduate 618 534 85.8 82.0-88.9 84 14.2 11.1-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 72 56.8 42.6-70.0 54 43.2 30.0-57.4
$15,000- 24,999 339 241 68.7 62.1-74.7 98 31.3 25.3-37.9
$25,000- 34,999 268 206 78.7 72.4-83.8 62 21.3 16.2-27.6
$35,000- 49,999 341 263 72.9 66.6-78.4 78 27.1 21.6-33.4
$50,000-74,999 304 253 80.6 74.5-85.6 51 19.4 14.4-25.5
$75,000+ 312 272 87.3 82.5-90.9 40 12.7 9.1-17.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 392 307 77.9 72.1-82.7 85 22.1 17.3-27.9
No 1,500 1,173 76.6 73.7-79.4 327 23.4 20.6-26.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 167 78.6 70.7-84.8 41 21.4 15.2-29.3
Non-Veteran 1,651 1,282 76.1 73.2-78.7 369 23.9 21.3-26.8
Currently Serving 76 66 88.5 76.6-94.7 10 11.5 5.3-23.4

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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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