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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,102 2,820 71.2 69.5-72.8 285 6.8 5.9- 7.8 356 8.1 7.1- 9.1 641 14.0 12.8-15.3
AGE
18-24 200 148 74.9 67.2-81.2 17 9.8 5.9-15.9 13 5.7 3.0-10.6 22 9.6 5.9-15.4
25-34 603 487 80.0 75.5-83.8 34 4.8 3.2- 7.2 30 6.2 3.8- 9.8 52 9.0 6.6-12.3
35-44 791 554 72.4 68.7-75.8 60 6.8 5.0- 9.0 70 8.8 6.8-11.4 107 12.0 9.6-14.8
45-54 794 544 72.5 68.7-75.9 51 5.5 4.0- 7.6 81 9.2 7.2-11.7 118 12.8 10.4-15.8
55-64 782 509 67.3 63.1-71.2 58 8.7 6.3-11.8 74 8.3 6.2-11.0 141 15.8 13.0-19.0
65-74 564 352 65.7 61.0-70.0 40 6.6 4.6- 9.3 60 9.4 7.1-12.4 112 18.3 15.0-22.3
75+ 359 218 61.4 55.3-67.2 25 7.2 4.6-11.1 28 6.3 4.1- 9.4 88 25.1 20.0-30.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 511 262 53.2 47.8-58.5 47 9.0 6.3-12.8 76 14.8 11.3-19.1 126 23.0 18.9-27.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,130 703 64.1 60.7-67.4 99 9.1 7.3-11.5 130 10.6 8.7-12.8 198 16.1 13.7-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,011 696 72.4 69.1-75.4 75 7.5 5.8- 9.7 80 6.2 4.8- 8.0 160 13.9 11.7-16.5
College Graduate 1,445 1,157 82.0 79.5-84.2 63 3.6 2.7- 4.8 69 5.0 3.7- 6.8 156 9.3 7.8-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 144 53.1 45.7-60.3 26 9.0 5.3-14.9 47 14.3 10.3-19.5 77 23.6 18.2-30.1
$15,000- 24,999 480 259 52.7 47.2-58.2 51 12.7 9.3-17.2 60 11.5 8.4-15.4 110 23.1 18.7-28.2
$25,000- 34,999 495 308 63.6 58.5-68.4 43 8.1 5.8-11.4 57 10.8 8.1-14.4 87 17.4 13.8-21.7
$35,000- 49,999 652 437 69.2 64.8-73.3 57 8.8 6.5-11.9 51 6.6 4.8- 9.0 107 15.4 12.3-19.1
$50,000-74,999 648 491 77.5 73.7-81.0 34 4.9 3.3- 7.2 34 5.2 3.6- 7.4 89 12.4 9.8-15.5
$75,000+ 788 658 85.8 82.9-88.3 28 3.1 2.0- 4.7 31 3.5 2.4- 5.2 71 7.6 5.8- 9.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,224 736 61.4 58.0-64.6 106 9.8 7.8-12.2 145 11.3 9.4-13.6 237 17.5 15.1-20.2
No 2,808 2,037 75.2 73.3-77.1 175 5.6 4.7- 6.6 203 6.6 5.6- 7.8 393 12.6 11.3-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,435 938 68.3 65.4-71.0 105 7.0 5.6- 8.6 119 7.3 6.0- 9.0 273 17.4 15.3-19.8
Non-Veteran 2,579 1,813 72.4 70.3-74.5 177 6.8 5.7- 8.1 228 8.4 7.1- 9.8 361 12.4 11.0-14.0
Currently Serving 86 68 78.9 66.9-87.3 3 3.8 1.0-13.5 8 9.4 4.4-19.0 7 7.9 3.2-18.5

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^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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