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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

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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%)
North Carolina 14,761 10,413 72.3 71.5-73.2 1,234 8.1 7.6- 8.7 1,062 7.0 6.5- 7.5 2,052 12.6 12.0-13.2
-Rowan County 440 297 67.8 62.5-72.7 37 8.8 6.1-12.7 38 8.0 5.5-11.4 68 15.4 11.8-19.8
GENDER
Male 153 105 68.8 59.7-76.6 14 9.0 4.9-16.0 12 7.3 3.7-13.9 22 14.9 9.4-22.7
Female 287 192 66.9 60.6-72.8 23 8.7 5.5-13.4 26 8.5 5.6-12.7 46 15.8 11.6-21.2
RACE
White 367 247 68.3 62.6-73.5 29 7.4 4.9-11.1 33 8.5 5.7-12.5 58 15.8 11.9-20.7
Other 71 48 64.6 50.3-76.7 8 15.0 7.1-29.1 5 6.1 2.2-15.7 10 14.2 7.0-26.7
AGE
18-44 174 127 72.0 63.5-79.2 15 9.5 5.4-16.3 13 7.2 3.7-13.7 19 11.3 6.8-18.2
45+ 265 169 64.1 57.1-70.5 22 8.4 5.1-13.4 25 8.7 5.6-13.1 49 18.9 13.9-25.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 144 61.9 54.3-69.0 24 11.2 7.1-17.3 26 9.9 6.2-15.4 42 17.0 12.1-23.4
Some College + 204 153 75.3 68.1-81.4 13 5.8 3.2-10.4 12 5.6 3.0-10.0 26 13.3 8.7-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 154 59.5 52.1-66.5 25 10.9 7.0-16.7 24 9.4 5.8-14.9 50 20.1 14.9-26.6
$50,000+ 103 88 85.8 76.2-91.9 4 2.6 0.9- 6.8 4 3.9 1.5-10.3 7 7.7 3.2-17.4

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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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