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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-WHITE FEMALES

Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?*

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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 3,043 2,569 84.9 83.3-86.4 341 11.3 9.9-12.8 68 1.9 1.4- 2.5 65 1.9 1.4- 2.6
AGE
18-24 145 111 77.5 69.1-84.1 23 15.7 10.2-23.3 5 2.3 0.9- 5.5 6 4.6 1.9-10.7
25-34 591 495 84.6 80.9-87.7 74 12.1 9.3-15.6 12 1.9 1.0- 3.5 10 1.5 0.7- 2.9
35-44 790 667 84.8 81.3-87.8 90 11.2 8.7-14.4 18 1.9 1.1- 3.5 15 2.0 1.0- 4.0
45-54 841 719 85.7 82.4-88.4 89 10.8 8.4-13.9 17 1.7 1.0- 3.0 16 1.7 1.0- 3.1
55-64 520 444 87.1 83.5-90.0 50 9.5 6.9-12.9 13 2.0 1.1- 3.5 13 1.4 0.8- 2.6
65-74 116 102 89.6 81.8-94.3 8 4.5 2.1- 9.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.9 3 3.6 1.0-11.8
75+ 26 20 82.2 60.1-93.4 4 15.2 4.9-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.6 0.6-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 100 66.1 56.7-74.4 36 19.1 13.2-26.9 11 6.2 3.1-12.3 9 8.5 3.9-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 796 623 78.6 75.0-81.8 120 15.5 12.7-18.8 33 3.2 2.2- 4.7 20 2.6 1.6- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 866 725 84.2 80.8-87.1 109 13.0 10.3-16.4 11 1.1 0.5- 2.1 21 1.7 1.0- 2.7
College Graduate 1,225 1,121 91.8 89.7-93.5 76 6.3 4.8- 8.3 13 1.0 0.5- 2.0 15 0.9 0.5- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 72 58.9 46.6-70.2 25 27.7 17.5-40.9 9 7.0 3.2-14.6 9 6.4 2.9-13.2
$15,000- 24,999 373 281 74.1 68.3-79.1 61 17.5 13.3-22.6 18 4.7 2.7- 8.2 13 3.7 2.0- 6.9
$25,000- 34,999 393 308 78.2 72.6-82.9 65 18.0 13.5-23.5 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5 12 2.2 1.2- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 540 459 84.7 80.5-88.1 63 11.8 8.9-15.6 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 10 2.2 0.9- 5.3
$50,000-74,999 558 500 89.1 85.2-92.1 45 8.8 6.0-12.6 8 1.5 0.6- 3.3 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7
$75,000+ 658 595 91.7 89.1-93.7 48 6.7 4.8- 9.1 9 0.9 0.5- 1.9 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 566 465 81.7 77.2-85.5 66 13.0 9.6-17.3 22 3.5 2.2- 5.5 13 1.8 1.0- 3.3
No 2,439 2,076 85.9 84.2-87.5 268 10.7 9.3-12.2 44 1.4 1.0- 2.1 51 2.0 1.4- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 42 91.9 79.3-97.1 3 6.2 1.9-18.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,981 2,512 84.8 83.1-86.3 337 11.4 10.0-12.9 67 1.9 1.4- 2.5 65 2.0 1.5- 2.7
Currently Serving 16 15 97.0 80.8-99.6 1 3.0 0.4-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 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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