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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-MALES

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 2,153 1,874 86.8 84.9-88.6 148 7.3 5.9- 8.9 76 3.4 2.5- 4.4 55 2.6 1.9- 3.5
RACE
White 1,620 1,410 87.0 84.8-89.0 104 6.9 5.4- 8.7 61 3.4 2.5- 4.6 45 2.7 1.9- 3.9
African American 323 280 86.7 81.9-90.4 29 8.7 5.8-12.9 8 2.2 1.0- 4.5 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7
Asian 26 24 94.4 79.5-98.7 2 5.6 1.3-20.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 25 20 69.1 39.3-88.6 3 14.5 3.2-46.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.4 3.5-51.2
Other Minorities 142 125 85.7 74.8-92.3 9 7.4 2.7-18.4 6 6.0 2.4-14.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 152 134 86.4 76.1-92.6 10 7.2 2.8-17.4 6 5.6 2.2-13.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
-English Speaking 44 39 83.8 62.7-94.1 3 5.8 1.4-21.0 2 10.4 2.5-34.2 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 108 95 87.1 74.5-94.0 7 7.6 2.4-21.3 4 4.1 1.2-13.0 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
Non-Hispanic 2,000 1,740 86.9 84.9-88.6 138 7.3 5.9- 8.9 69 3.1 2.3- 4.1 53 2.8 2.0- 3.8
AGE
18-24 124 113 87.7 74.0-94.7 7 8.9 3.0-23.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 3 2.4 0.5-10.7
25-34 501 442 87.9 83.6-91.1 34 7.5 4.8-11.5 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2
35-44 591 507 86.2 82.4-89.2 50 8.4 6.1-11.4 17 2.9 1.5- 5.4 17 2.6 1.5- 4.7
45-54 525 453 86.9 83.1-89.9 35 6.7 4.6- 9.8 25 3.7 2.4- 5.7 12 2.7 1.4- 5.2
55-64 334 292 86.7 81.3-90.7 20 6.0 3.5-10.0 12 4.3 2.1- 8.5 10 3.0 1.4- 6.3
65-74 65 55 77.1 59.2-88.7 2 2.9 0.7-12.1 5 11.0 3.3-30.9 3 9.0 2.8-25.2
75+ 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 166 77.7 69.4-84.3 28 11.6 6.8-19.2 15 7.3 3.9-13.3 7 3.3 1.4- 7.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 417 80.9 76.5-84.6 49 9.5 6.9-13.0 31 5.7 3.8- 8.5 17 3.9 2.2- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 515 440 86.2 82.2-89.4 40 7.9 5.5-11.3 18 2.3 1.3- 3.9 17 3.6 2.0- 6.3
College Graduate 906 849 93.1 90.4-95.1 31 4.3 2.7- 6.8 12 1.5 0.7- 2.9 14 1.1 0.6- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 57 78.2 58.5-90.2 6 13.9 4.4-36.0 2 4.4 0.8-21.4 4 3.4 1.0-11.0
$15,000- 24,999 252 200 80.9 74.4-86.1 24 8.4 5.3-13.0 20 7.3 4.2-12.4 8 3.4 1.4- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 250 214 84.5 78.4-89.1 21 9.0 5.6-14.2 7 3.3 1.4- 7.7 8 3.2 1.5- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 372 303 82.1 76.8-86.3 39 9.6 6.5-13.9 17 3.9 2.3- 6.6 13 4.5 2.3- 8.5
$50,000-74,999 410 362 87.8 83.4-91.1 29 7.7 5.0-11.5 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4 9 2.3 1.1- 4.9
$75,000+ 552 512 93.2 90.3-95.3 20 4.0 2.4- 6.6 11 1.6 0.8- 3.0 9 1.3 0.5- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 395 331 82.6 77.4-86.8 38 9.4 6.5-13.2 18 4.8 2.6- 8.6 8 3.3 1.5- 6.9
No 1,722 1,513 87.9 85.7-89.8 108 6.9 5.3- 8.8 57 3.1 2.2- 4.2 44 2.2 1.5- 3.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 481 418 87.5 83.5-90.7 31 6.3 4.1- 9.5 22 4.2 2.5- 7.2 10 1.9 0.9- 3.8
Non-Veteran 1,599 1,389 86.5 84.1-88.5 112 7.5 5.9- 9.6 53 3.2 2.3- 4.4 45 2.8 2.0- 4.0
Currently Serving 73 67 91.2 79.9-96.4 5 6.0 2.2-15.3 1 2.7 0.4-17.0 0 0.0 . - .

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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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