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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 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 1,620 1,410 87.0 84.8-89.0 104 6.9 5.4- 8.7 61 3.4 2.5- 4.6 45 2.7 1.9- 3.9
AGE
18-24 81 73 88.1 75.4-94.8 4 5.8 1.9-16.5 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 3 4.3 0.9-17.9
25-34 351 307 86.8 81.1-91.0 25 8.3 4.8-14.0 11 3.2 1.6- 6.3 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6
35-44 439 383 88.3 84.2-91.4 31 7.4 4.9-11.1 13 2.3 1.2- 4.4 12 2.0 1.0- 3.9
45-54 412 355 85.9 81.3-89.6 27 7.3 4.7-11.1 20 3.7 2.2- 6.0 10 3.1 1.5- 6.4
55-64 276 240 87.3 81.6-91.5 15 4.6 2.5- 8.4 12 5.4 2.7-10.5 9 2.7 1.3- 5.6
65-74 54 45 80.5 64.0-90.5 2 3.5 0.8-14.2 4 5.3 1.7-15.0 3 10.7 3.4-29.2
75+ 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 85 59 70.6 57.9-80.7 13 12.2 6.5-21.6 8 9.1 4.2-18.4 5 8.2 2.9-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 364 296 81.3 75.9-85.6 31 9.3 6.1-13.7 25 6.2 3.9- 9.6 12 3.3 1.7- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 389 325 84.2 79.4-88.1 34 9.0 6.0-13.3 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2 14 3.8 2.1- 6.9
College Graduate 782 730 92.8 89.7-95.0 26 4.2 2.5- 7.1 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 29 23 87.1 70.8-94.9 2 5.4 1.1-22.7 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 3 5.5 1.7-17.0
$15,000- 24,999 125 94 76.0 65.9-83.9 11 9.7 5.0-17.9 15 9.9 5.5-17.0 5 4.4 1.3-13.7
$25,000- 34,999 181 154 83.4 75.8-89.0 16 9.4 5.4-15.8 5 4.2 1.6-10.6 6 3.0 1.3- 6.7
$35,000- 49,999 281 229 82.3 76.1-87.1 29 10.0 6.3-15.3 13 3.5 1.9- 6.4 10 4.3 2.0- 8.7
$50,000-74,999 325 286 87.5 82.5-91.3 22 7.2 4.4-11.6 9 2.4 1.2- 5.1 8 2.9 1.3- 6.1
$75,000+ 486 449 93.1 89.9-95.3 17 3.7 2.1- 6.5 11 1.8 0.9- 3.5 9 1.5 0.6- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 239 82.5 76.8-87.1 28 9.8 6.5-14.4 16 5.2 3.0- 9.0 5 2.5 0.9- 6.4
No 1,304 1,148 88.0 85.6-90.1 74 6.3 4.7- 8.4 44 3.0 2.1- 4.3 38 2.7 1.8- 4.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 383 330 87.6 83.0-91.0 22 4.8 2.9- 7.9 21 5.1 2.9- 8.9 10 2.5 1.2- 5.0
Non-Veteran 1,188 1,035 86.6 83.9-88.9 78 7.5 5.7- 9.8 40 3.0 2.1- 4.3 35 2.9 1.9- 4.3
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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