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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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
-Mecklenburg County 319 283 88.5 83.8-91.9 36 11.5 8.1-16.2
GENDER
Male 129 109 85.2 77.2-90.7 20 14.8 9.3-22.8
Female 190 174 91.9 86.6-95.2 16 8.1 4.8-13.4
RACE
White 228 206 90.0 84.8-93.5 22 10.0 6.5-15.2
Other 89 75 84.8 73.9-91.7 14 15.2 8.3-26.1
AGE
18-44 194 170 89.4 83.8-93.2 24 10.6 6.8-16.2
45+ 124 112 86.9 77.6-92.7 12 13.1 7.3-22.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 45 81.3 66.6-90.5 11 18.7 9.5-33.4
Some College + 263 238 90.3 85.5-93.6 25 9.7 6.4-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 112 94 84.7 75.2-91.0 18 15.3 9.0-24.8
$50,000+ 163 152 91.5 84.8-95.4 11 8.5 4.6-15.2

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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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