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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 438 287 67.4 62.3-72.1 45 10.5 7.7-14.2 28 5.6 3.7- 8.3 78 16.5 13.0-20.8
GENDER
Male 156 99 66.4 58.0-73.9 14 9.4 5.5-15.6 12 6.3 3.3-11.5 31 17.9 12.3-25.2
Female 282 188 68.3 62.0-73.9 31 11.5 7.9-16.4 16 4.9 2.9- 8.2 47 15.4 11.3-20.5
RACE
White 316 210 68.6 62.7-74.0 31 10.2 7.0-14.6 19 4.8 3.0- 7.7 56 16.4 12.3-21.4
Other 120 76 64.4 54.3-73.5 14 11.5 6.6-19.5 9 7.5 3.5-15.3 21 16.5 10.4-25.3
AGE
18-44 168 132 76.5 68.4-83.1 10 7.0 3.6-13.1 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4 22 13.9 8.9-21.1
45+ 269 155 60.9 54.2-67.2 34 12.9 9.0-18.1 24 7.8 5.0-11.9 56 18.5 13.9-24.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 89 58.5 49.8-66.6 19 12.9 8.0-20.2 13 6.8 3.7-12.3 42 21.8 15.7-29.4
Some College + 275 198 72.7 66.4-78.1 26 9.1 6.0-13.5 15 4.8 2.7- 8.3 36 13.4 9.5-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 148 66.8 59.6-73.3 22 11.0 7.0-16.9 21 8.8 5.5-13.9 38 13.4 9.4-18.6
$50,000+ 135 98 72.4 63.4-79.9 10 6.2 3.1-11.9 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8 25 20.0 13.4-28.6

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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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