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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?*

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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 6,254 5,043 80.6 79.3-81.8 895 14.5 13.4-15.7 160 2.5 2.0- 3.1 156 2.4 1.9- 2.9
-Johnston County 197 151 75.6 67.9-82.0 35 19.9 14.0-27.4 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1
GENDER
Male 57 36 61.8 47.1-74.7 16 30.9 19.1-45.9 3 4.3 1.4-12.6 2 3.0 0.7-11.3
Female 140 115 84.4 77.0-89.8 19 12.8 8.0-20.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
RACE
White 157 126 79.8 71.8-86.0 21 14.8 9.4-22.5 5 2.6 1.0- 6.5 5 2.7 1.1- 6.8
Other 38 24 65.3 46.3-80.4 13 32.4 17.8-51.5 1 2.3 0.3-14.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 115 89 77.2 67.6-84.6 22 19.7 12.8-29.0 4 3.1 1.1- 8.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 81 61 72.7 58.9-83.1 13 20.5 11.1-34.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.3 5 5.4 2.1-13.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 47 61.6 47.4-74.1 18 32.3 20.4-47.1 3 3.6 1.1-11.0 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9
Some College + 126 104 82.7 74.2-88.8 17 13.6 8.2-21.6 3 2.0 0.6- 6.5 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 62 69.5 56.7-79.9 19 25.0 15.5-37.9 3 3.1 1.0- 9.8 3 2.3 0.7- 7.8
$50,000+ 89 74 83.8 73.3-90.7 11 13.0 6.8-23.3 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6

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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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