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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Worksites prohibit smoking in both public and work areas*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,255 4,934 78.6 77.3-79.9 1,321 21.4 20.1-22.7
-Rowan County 168 117 67.0 57.8-75.1 51 33.0 24.9-42.2
GENDER
Male 62 39 61.3 46.4-74.3 23 38.7 25.7-53.6
Female 106 78 72.6 62.0-81.2 28 27.4 18.8-38.0
RACE
White 138 102 73.3 63.7-81.0 36 26.7 19.0-36.3
Other 30 15 43.9 24.5-65.4 15 56.1 34.6-75.5
AGE
18-44 98 65 63.6 51.3-74.3 33 36.4 25.7-48.7
45+ 70 52 73.3 59.7-83.6 18 26.7 16.4-40.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 49 58.4 44.5-71.1 28 41.6 28.9-55.5
Some College + 91 68 75.9 65.2-84.1 23 24.1 15.9-34.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 52 56.5 43.6-68.6 35 43.5 31.4-56.4
$50,000+ 64 53 83.1 71.0-90.7 11 16.9 9.3-29.0

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*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

^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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