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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 625 515 83.5 80.0-86.5 42 6.7 4.8- 9.4 27 3.9 2.6- 5.9 41 5.9 4.2- 8.2
GENDER
Male 241 194 83.2 77.7-87.5 17 6.4 3.8-10.5 14 4.8 2.7- 8.3 16 5.7 3.3- 9.4
Female 384 321 83.8 79.1-87.6 25 7.0 4.5-10.9 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6 25 6.1 4.0- 9.2
RACE
White 435 364 84.7 80.6-88.1 26 6.0 3.9- 9.2 18 3.7 2.2- 6.0 27 5.6 3.7- 8.3
Other 185 146 80.6 73.5-86.2 16 8.2 4.7-14.0 9 4.5 2.2- 9.1 14 6.6 3.7-11.7
AGE
18-44 311 263 84.2 79.1-88.2 22 7.7 4.9-11.9 13 3.9 2.1- 7.0 13 4.2 2.3- 7.5
45+ 312 250 82.5 77.5-86.6 20 5.7 3.4- 9.4 14 4.0 2.2- 7.0 28 7.8 5.2-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 135 80.5 73.1-86.2 14 8.3 4.5-14.8 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 18 8.7 5.2-14.2
Some College + 450 380 84.8 80.8-88.1 28 6.0 4.0- 8.9 19 4.6 2.8- 7.3 23 4.6 3.0- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 260 196 75.4 68.9-80.9 26 10.8 7.0-16.2 13 4.7 2.6- 8.5 25 9.1 6.0-13.7
$50,000+ 239 215 90.8 86.0-94.1 9 3.0 1.4- 6.3 9 3.6 1.8- 7.2 6 2.5 1.0- 6.1

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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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