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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 209 181 84.0 76.9-89.2 17 9.9 5.8-16.4 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5 4 2.7 0.9- 7.6
GENDER
Male 71 56 76.4 63.3-85.9 7 13.0 6.0-25.9 4 4.7 1.6-13.4 4 5.9 2.0-15.8
Female 138 125 90.5 83.9-94.6 10 7.2 3.7-13.4 3 2.3 0.7- 6.8 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 151 131 82.9 73.9-89.2 11 10.3 5.4-18.9 6 4.3 1.8-10.1 3 2.4 0.7- 8.2
Other 58 50 86.6 73.6-93.7 6 8.9 3.7-19.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 1 3.4 0.5-20.3
AGE
18-44 101 91 89.1 80.0-94.3 6 5.5 2.4-12.1 3 3.4 1.0-11.2 1 2.0 0.3-12.7
45+ 108 90 78.8 67.3-87.0 11 14.3 7.4-25.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.4 3 3.5 1.0-11.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 42 77.2 61.4-87.8 6 11.9 5.1-25.2 3 7.1 2.1-21.2 1 3.9 0.5-22.7
Some College + 157 139 86.3 78.0-91.8 11 9.2 4.7-17.3 4 2.2 0.7- 6.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 89 83.9 73.9-90.5 10 10.8 5.7-19.5 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 3 4.2 1.2-13.5
$50,000+ 82 70 80.9 68.0-89.4 7 11.7 5.1-24.4 4 5.4 1.9-14.2 1 2.1 0.3-13.3

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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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