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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-WHITE FEMALES

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 3,045 2,530 83.3 81.6-84.9 515 16.7 15.1-18.4
AGE
18-24 145 108 74.5 65.6-81.8 37 25.5 18.2-34.4
25-34 591 485 83.2 79.4-86.4 106 16.8 13.6-20.6
35-44 790 656 83.4 79.8-86.5 134 16.6 13.5-20.2
45-54 842 714 84.7 81.4-87.6 128 15.3 12.4-18.6
55-64 521 436 84.2 80.0-87.7 85 15.8 12.3-20.0
65-74 116 101 88.7 80.7-93.6 15 11.3 6.4-19.3
75+ 26 20 82.2 60.1-93.4 6 17.8 6.6-39.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 98 64.7 55.3-73.0 58 35.3 27.0-44.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 796 610 76.1 72.2-79.5 186 23.9 20.5-27.8
Some Post-H.S. 867 716 83.1 79.6-86.1 151 16.9 13.9-20.4
College Graduate 1,226 1,106 90.4 88.1-92.2 120 9.6 7.8-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 71 58.2 45.9-69.5 44 41.8 30.5-54.1
$15,000- 24,999 374 274 70.6 64.6-76.0 100 29.4 24.0-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 393 306 77.6 72.0-82.4 87 22.4 17.6-28.0
$35,000- 49,999 540 456 84.4 80.1-87.8 84 15.6 12.2-19.9
$50,000-74,999 558 491 87.3 83.2-90.5 67 12.7 9.5-16.8
$75,000+ 659 586 90.3 87.6-92.5 73 9.7 7.5-12.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 568 453 79.1 74.5-83.1 115 20.9 16.9-25.5
No 2,439 2,049 84.5 82.6-86.1 390 15.5 13.9-17.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 42 91.9 79.3-97.1 4 8.1 2.9-20.7
Non-Veteran 2,983 2,473 83.1 81.4-84.7 510 16.9 15.3-18.6
Currently Serving 16 15 97.0 80.8-99.6 1 3.0 0.4-19.2

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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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