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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-WHITE MALES

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 1,621 1,255 78.0 75.5-80.4 255 15.4 13.4-17.7 54 3.0 2.2- 4.2 57 3.6 2.6- 4.8
AGE
18-24 81 64 74.1 60.4-84.3 10 17.3 9.1-30.3 3 4.0 1.2-12.4 4 4.6 1.1-17.6
25-34 351 278 79.9 74.0-84.7 55 16.0 11.6-21.8 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4 10 2.5 1.2- 5.0
35-44 438 329 77.8 73.1-81.8 80 16.6 13.0-20.8 12 2.2 1.1- 4.4 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9
45-54 412 318 77.8 72.5-82.3 67 15.5 11.7-20.3 16 3.1 1.8- 5.3 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0
55-64 277 217 77.9 71.1-83.4 36 12.6 8.5-18.3 11 5.5 2.7-10.9 13 4.0 2.1- 7.4
65-74 55 43 76.0 59.6-87.1 6 10.5 4.2-24.0 4 5.2 1.7-14.7 2 8.3 2.1-27.9
75+ 5 4 76.1 25.2-96.8 1 23.9 3.2-74.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 85 52 64.3 51.5-75.4 20 18.9 11.4-29.7 8 8.0 3.6-16.5 5 8.8 3.2-21.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 364 242 66.8 60.8-72.3 87 23.4 18.6-28.9 18 4.6 2.7- 7.9 17 5.2 3.0- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 389 272 71.2 65.7-76.2 85 21.2 16.9-26.4 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8 19 5.0 2.9- 8.3
College Graduate 783 689 87.6 84.2-90.4 63 8.9 6.5-12.1 15 1.9 1.0- 3.7 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 20 78.0 59.7-89.4 5 12.0 4.4-28.6 2 3.7 0.9-14.4 3 6.3 1.9-19.3
$15,000- 24,999 125 76 61.9 51.1-71.7 27 22.3 14.7-32.3 15 10.2 5.6-17.7 7 5.7 2.1-14.6
$25,000- 34,999 181 125 68.6 60.0-76.0 46 24.9 18.2-33.0 3 2.0 0.6- 7.0 7 4.6 2.0-10.1
$35,000- 49,999 280 203 74.4 68.1-79.9 52 16.4 12.1-21.8 10 2.6 1.3- 5.2 15 6.5 3.7-11.3
$50,000-74,999 325 247 75.0 68.8-80.3 60 19.3 14.5-25.3 10 2.9 1.4- 5.6 8 2.8 1.3- 6.1
$75,000+ 487 433 89.5 85.8-92.4 36 7.6 5.2-11.0 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 12 2.0 1.0- 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 214 76.3 70.3-81.4 52 15.1 11.2-20.0 12 4.8 2.5- 8.8 10 3.9 1.9- 7.8
No 1,304 1,019 78.4 75.5-81.0 198 15.5 13.1-18.1 41 2.6 1.8- 3.8 46 3.5 2.5- 5.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 383 291 76.9 71.4-81.7 64 16.2 12.2-21.1 16 4.1 2.1- 7.7 12 2.8 1.4- 5.3
Non-Veteran 1,189 919 77.7 74.7-80.5 187 15.5 13.2-18.3 38 2.8 2.0- 4.0 45 3.9 2.8- 5.5
Currently Serving 49 45 94.2 85.0-97.9 4 5.8 2.1-15.0 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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