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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 3,046 2,802 92.0 90.7-93.1 130 4.5 3.6- 5.6 64 1.8 1.4- 2.4 50 1.7 1.2- 2.5
AGE
18-24 144 126 86.8 78.9-92.1 11 7.7 3.9-14.8 4 2.3 0.8- 6.4 3 3.1 1.0- 9.6
25-34 590 538 92.1 89.3-94.2 30 4.3 2.9- 6.5 16 2.6 1.5- 4.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4
35-44 791 735 92.3 89.2-94.6 31 4.4 2.7- 7.3 14 1.4 0.7- 2.7 11 1.9 0.9- 3.9
45-54 842 783 93.3 91.0-95.1 29 3.1 1.9- 4.9 14 1.5 0.8- 2.7 16 2.0 1.1- 3.7
55-64 522 477 91.0 87.2-93.8 24 6.1 3.7- 9.9 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3 9 1.1 0.5- 2.1
65-74 117 106 90.4 82.5-95.0 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 4 3.2 1.1- 8.8 4 4.5 1.5-12.3
75+ 26 24 95.8 81.6-99.1 1 3.1 0.4-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.1- 7.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 123 77.1 67.8-84.3 16 8.6 4.8-14.7 10 7.1 3.6-13.8 7 7.2 3.0-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 797 709 88.2 85.1-90.8 42 6.4 4.4- 9.2 30 3.1 2.1- 4.7 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0
Some Post-H.S. 866 798 92.6 89.8-94.7 41 4.7 3.0- 7.3 10 1.0 0.5- 2.0 17 1.8 1.0- 3.3
College Graduate 1,227 1,172 95.8 94.3-96.9 31 2.6 1.7- 3.9 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7 10 0.7 0.4- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 94 83.8 74.8-90.1 10 7.2 3.6-14.1 7 6.3 2.6-14.2 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4
$15,000- 24,999 373 322 83.3 77.7-87.7 20 7.1 4.2-11.9 20 6.0 3.6- 9.8 11 3.6 1.9- 6.8
$25,000- 34,999 392 357 92.3 88.6-94.9 21 5.3 3.1- 8.9 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 8 1.4 0.6- 2.9
$35,000- 49,999 540 501 92.9 89.6-95.2 23 4.0 2.5- 6.2 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4 10 2.2 0.9- 5.3
$50,000-74,999 557 525 93.4 89.6-95.9 24 5.2 3.0- 9.0 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
$75,000+ 662 625 94.8 92.5-96.4 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 8 1.1 0.5- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 569 512 91.1 88.1-93.4 28 4.2 2.7- 6.5 19 3.3 2.0- 5.5 10 1.4 0.7- 2.6
No 2,439 2,255 92.1 90.6-93.4 101 4.6 3.6- 5.9 44 1.5 1.0- 2.1 39 1.8 1.2- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 43 93.5 80.7-98.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 1 3.0 0.4-18.4
Non-Veteran 2,984 2,743 91.9 90.6-93.1 129 4.5 3.6- 5.6 63 1.8 1.4- 2.4 49 1.7 1.2- 2.5
Currently Serving 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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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