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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 788 612 79.4 75.8-82.5 144 17.7 14.7-21.1 17 1.8 1.0- 3.2 15 1.1 0.7- 2.0
AGE
18-24 46 31 70.5 51.7-84.2 12 27.3 14.0-46.5 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 205 168 83.1 76.2-88.3 33 15.8 10.7-22.6 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
35-44 230 177 78.9 72.1-84.4 39 16.7 11.7-23.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.6 8 2.3 1.1- 4.8
45-54 188 139 76.0 67.8-82.6 41 20.1 14.0-27.9 5 3.3 1.2- 8.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
55-64 94 75 80.8 68.4-89.1 17 17.8 9.8-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1
65-74 18 15 86.1 61.0-96.1 2 10.0 2.1-36.3 1 3.8 0.5-23.7 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 52 76.0 62.9-85.6 16 21.1 12.2-33.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.9 0.6-12.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 253 183 72.7 65.6-78.8 61 24.1 18.3-31.1 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7
Some Post-H.S. 258 204 81.1 74.7-86.2 40 15.2 10.6-21.3 7 2.5 1.0- 6.1 7 1.3 0.6- 2.8
College Graduate 206 172 85.1 78.2-90.1 27 13.2 8.4-20.0 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 48 68.9 54.4-80.5 18 28.5 17.4-43.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4
$15,000- 24,999 209 160 76.0 68.1-82.5 35 17.8 12.0-25.5 8 4.0 1.8- 8.3 6 2.3 1.0- 5.1
$25,000- 34,999 156 117 79.0 70.4-85.6 33 19.1 12.7-27.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
$35,000- 49,999 116 88 73.5 62.7-82.1 25 22.3 14.5-32.7 2 3.2 0.8-12.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 70 61 90.9 82.1-95.6 8 8.2 3.8-17.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 60 49 78.7 62.6-89.0 10 20.5 10.3-36.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 109 73.3 63.8-81.0 36 23.1 15.8-32.5 4 2.6 0.9- 7.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
No 620 490 80.8 76.9-84.2 107 16.8 13.5-20.6 12 1.3 0.7- 2.5 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 34 26 80.4 61.8-91.3 4 9.7 3.2-25.9 3 7.4 1.9-24.6 1 2.5 0.3-15.9
Non-Veteran 747 580 79.2 75.5-82.5 139 18.1 15.0-21.8 14 1.6 0.8- 3.0 14 1.1 0.6- 1.9
Currently Serving 7 6 95.0 69.2-99.4 1 5.0 0.6-30.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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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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