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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy

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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,412 3,731 71.8 70.3-73.2 411 7.3 6.5- 8.2 458 7.9 7.1- 8.8 812 13.0 12.0-14.0
Female 9,349 6,682 72.9 71.7-74.0 823 8.8 8.1- 9.6 604 6.1 5.5- 6.7 1,240 12.2 11.4-13.0
RACE
White 11,060 7,787 72.0 70.9-73.0 870 7.6 7.0- 8.2 809 7.1 6.5- 7.7 1,594 13.4 12.6-14.2
African American 2,628 1,784 68.5 66.3-70.7 282 10.7 9.3-12.2 188 7.7 6.5- 9.1 374 13.1 11.6-14.8
Asian 86 72 86.3 75.8-92.7 7 8.0 3.4-17.9 4 3.0 1.0- 9.0 3 2.6 0.6-11.2
Native American 289 177 63.9 56.4-70.7 30 9.4 6.2-13.9 40 14.6 10.1-20.8 42 12.1 8.2-17.5
Other Minorities 613 534 87.4 83.6-90.5 34 6.2 4.2- 9.2 16 3.0 1.5- 6.2 29 3.3 2.2- 5.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 660 562 87.4 83.9-90.2 43 6.7 4.7- 9.5 12 2.2 1.0- 4.8 43 3.7 2.6- 5.4
-English Speaking 275 216 84.5 79.3-88.6 18 5.8 3.4- 9.5 7 2.1 0.8- 5.5 34 7.6 5.1-11.3
-Spanish Speaking 385 346 88.7 83.9-92.2 25 7.1 4.5-11.0 5 2.3 0.8- 6.2 9 1.9 0.9- 4.1
Non-Hispanic 14,082 9,838 71.3 70.4-72.2 1,188 8.2 7.6- 8.8 1,049 7.3 6.8- 7.9 2,007 13.2 12.5-13.9
AGE
18-24 822 617 76.0 72.2-79.4 80 9.8 7.5-12.6 47 5.4 3.8- 7.7 78 8.8 6.7-11.4
25-34 2,355 1,891 80.7 78.6-82.7 177 6.8 5.7- 8.1 108 5.2 4.0- 6.7 179 7.3 6.2- 8.7
35-44 2,768 2,014 74.5 72.5-76.4 256 8.7 7.5-10.0 189 6.5 5.5- 7.6 309 10.4 9.1-11.8
45-54 2,755 1,849 69.8 67.7-71.9 241 7.7 6.6- 8.9 261 9.3 8.0-10.7 404 13.2 11.8-14.8
55-64 2,518 1,666 67.3 64.9-69.6 224 9.0 7.6-10.6 205 8.0 6.7- 9.5 423 15.7 14.0-17.6
65-74 1,973 1,318 67.7 65.1-70.2 147 7.9 6.4- 9.7 154 7.4 6.2- 9.0 354 16.9 15.1-19.0
75+ 1,498 1,000 66.8 63.7-69.7 102 7.3 5.8- 9.1 97 5.8 4.6- 7.3 299 20.1 17.7-22.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,434 1,494 63.7 61.1-66.2 255 10.4 8.9-12.1 229 10.1 8.5-11.9 456 15.8 14.1-17.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,320 2,783 65.8 64.0-67.5 415 9.9 8.9-11.2 420 9.3 8.2-10.4 702 15.0 13.8-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,708 2,631 72.9 71.1-74.6 338 8.8 7.7- 9.9 251 6.1 5.2- 7.1 488 12.2 11.0-13.6
College Graduate 4,274 3,491 83.1 81.7-84.4 219 4.4 3.7- 5.1 160 3.8 3.1- 4.7 404 8.7 7.8- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,704 965 58.9 55.7-62.1 190 11.0 9.1-13.1 192 11.3 9.5-13.5 357 18.8 16.6-21.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,496 1,579 64.2 61.7-66.6 269 11.3 9.7-13.1 220 8.9 7.5-10.5 428 15.7 14.0-17.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,710 1,160 68.2 65.4-70.8 158 9.2 7.6-11.1 140 8.3 6.8-10.0 252 14.3 12.4-16.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,947 1,363 70.8 68.3-73.2 176 8.8 7.4-10.4 130 6.6 5.4- 8.0 278 13.8 12.0-15.8
$50,000-74,999 1,776 1,379 77.7 75.3-80.0 115 6.5 5.2- 8.0 87 4.7 3.7- 6.0 195 11.1 9.4-13.0
$75,000+ 1,996 1,689 86.2 84.4-87.8 83 3.6 2.8- 4.7 69 2.9 2.2- 3.8 155 7.2 6.0- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,758 3,036 64.6 62.8-66.3 478 10.2 9.1-11.3 449 9.6 8.6-10.8 795 15.6 14.4-17.0
No 9,773 7,225 75.7 74.6-76.7 740 7.3 6.7- 7.9 593 5.8 5.2- 6.4 1,215 11.2 10.5-12.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,901 1,262 68.8 66.3-71.2 145 7.2 6.0- 8.8 152 7.3 6.0- 8.9 342 16.6 14.8-18.7
Non-Veteran 12,694 9,013 72.8 71.9-73.8 1,086 8.3 7.7- 9.0 898 6.9 6.4- 7.5 1,697 11.9 11.3-12.6
Currently Serving 164 137 83.3 75.3-89.0 3 2.2 0.6- 8.0 11 7.2 3.7-13.6 13 7.4 3.8-13.6

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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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