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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 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%)
TOTAL 788 711 91.6 89.2-93.5 53 6.2 4.5- 8.4 14 1.3 0.7- 2.5 10 0.9 0.4- 1.7
AGE
18-24 46 38 85.1 66.0-94.3 5 12.8 4.2-33.1 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 205 188 92.2 87.2-95.3 14 6.8 3.9-11.7 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5
35-44 229 205 91.2 86.6-94.4 17 6.6 3.9-11.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 4 1.5 0.5- 4.0
45-54 188 167 90.2 83.9-94.2 14 6.4 3.3-11.9 4 2.7 0.9- 8.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
55-64 95 90 96.9 92.3-98.8 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 2 1.4 0.3- 6.0
65-74 18 16 93.3 75.0-98.5 1 2.9 0.4-18.8 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 63 92.5 83.9-96.7 5 4.6 1.9-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.9 0.6-12.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 222 87.3 81.3-91.6 24 10.9 6.9-16.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 258 230 91.8 87.6-94.7 17 5.2 3.0- 8.8 7 2.1 0.8- 5.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.3
College Graduate 207 195 95.7 92.0-97.7 7 3.0 1.4- 6.5 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 58 85.8 75.0-92.4 11 13.1 6.7-24.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
$15,000- 24,999 209 184 86.1 78.8-91.2 14 9.5 5.1-16.9 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8 5 1.9 0.8- 4.7
$25,000- 34,999 155 142 94.7 90.3-97.1 9 3.8 1.8- 7.8 2 0.7 0.1- 3.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6
$35,000- 49,999 116 105 89.1 80.5-94.2 9 8.0 4.0-15.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
$50,000-74,999 70 65 94.7 86.6-98.0 4 4.5 1.5-12.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 60 56 95.0 86.9-98.2 4 5.0 1.8-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 137 93.1 88.1-96.1 12 5.5 2.9-10.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
No 620 561 91.7 89.0-93.9 40 6.3 4.4- 9.0 12 1.1 0.6- 2.1 7 0.8 0.4- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 34 31 94.7 82.8-98.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 1 2.5 0.3-15.9
Non-Veteran 747 673 91.4 88.9-93.4 52 6.5 4.8- 8.9 13 1.3 0.6- 2.5 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Currently Serving 7 7 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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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