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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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%)
TOTAL 2,154 1,598 74.4 72.1-76.6 556 25.6 23.4-27.9
RACE
White 1,620 1,219 75.7 73.0-78.1 401 24.3 21.9-27.0
African American 324 232 72.6 66.6-77.9 92 27.4 22.1-33.4
Asian 26 19 81.6 62.5-92.2 7 18.4 7.8-37.5
Native American 25 18 57.1 31.0-79.8 7 42.9 20.2-69.0
Other Minorities 142 96 67.9 57.1-77.1 46 32.1 22.9-42.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 152 102 67.9 57.6-76.7 50 32.1 23.3-42.4
-English Speaking 44 36 75.8 56.0-88.5 8 24.2 11.5-44.0
-Spanish Speaking 108 66 65.5 53.2-75.9 42 34.5 24.1-46.8
Non-Hispanic 2,001 1,496 75.2 72.8-77.4 505 24.8 22.6-27.2
AGE
18-24 125 94 72.2 60.2-81.7 31 27.8 18.3-39.8
25-34 501 374 76.1 71.3-80.4 127 23.9 19.6-28.7
35-44 591 426 73.0 68.5-77.1 165 27.0 22.9-31.5
45-54 525 386 74.7 70.0-78.9 139 25.3 21.1-30.0
55-64 334 257 74.8 68.5-80.3 77 25.2 19.7-31.5
65-74 65 50 69.0 52.2-82.0 15 31.0 18.0-47.8
75+ 6 5 78.6 29.1-97.1 1 21.4 2.9-70.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 122 57.9 49.3-66.0 95 42.1 34.0-50.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 327 64.3 59.2-69.1 187 35.7 30.9-40.8
Some Post-H.S. 515 364 72.1 67.2-76.4 151 27.9 23.6-32.8
College Graduate 906 783 86.2 83.0-88.9 123 13.8 11.1-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 40 60.6 43.6-75.4 29 39.4 24.6-56.4
$15,000- 24,999 252 154 63.1 55.5-70.2 98 36.9 29.8-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 250 170 67.1 59.9-73.6 80 32.9 26.4-40.1
$35,000- 49,999 372 258 71.7 66.0-76.7 114 28.3 23.3-34.0
$50,000-74,999 410 301 72.6 67.1-77.5 109 27.4 22.5-32.9
$75,000+ 552 479 86.7 82.8-89.8 73 13.3 10.2-17.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 395 283 71.8 66.0-77.0 112 28.2 23.0-34.0
No 1,723 1,289 75.0 72.4-77.5 434 25.0 22.5-27.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 481 358 75.0 70.0-79.4 123 25.0 20.6-30.0
Non-Veteran 1,600 1,176 73.7 70.9-76.3 424 26.3 23.7-29.1
Currently Serving 73 64 87.6 75.9-94.1 9 12.4 5.9-24.1

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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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