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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

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%)
North Carolina 6,254 5,043 80.6 79.3-81.8 895 14.5 13.4-15.7 160 2.5 2.0- 3.1 156 2.4 1.9- 2.9
-Rowan County 168 120 68.4 59.1-76.4 40 27.0 19.4-36.3 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9 4 2.5 0.8- 7.3
GENDER
Male 62 41 62.7 47.7-75.7 16 30.5 18.4-46.2 3 3.7 1.1-11.5 2 3.0 0.6-12.9
Female 106 79 73.9 63.3-82.2 24 23.6 15.6-34.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 2 2.0 0.4- 8.8
RACE
White 138 105 75.0 65.4-82.6 28 20.4 13.4-29.7 3 2.3 0.7- 7.3 2 2.3 0.6- 9.0
Other 30 15 43.9 24.5-65.4 12 51.7 30.6-72.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 2 3.1 0.7-12.2
AGE
18-44 98 67 65.1 52.8-75.7 26 29.9 19.8-42.5 3 2.1 0.6- 7.1 2 2.9 0.7-11.0
45+ 70 53 74.3 60.7-84.4 14 21.8 12.4-35.5 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 49 58.4 44.5-71.1 25 37.4 25.0-51.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 2 2.7 0.5-12.5
Some College + 91 71 78.6 68.1-86.4 15 16.3 9.6-26.3 3 2.8 0.8- 9.1 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 54 57.9 44.8-69.9 28 36.5 24.8-49.9 2 1.8 0.4- 8.0 3 3.9 1.1-12.6
$50,000+ 64 53 83.1 71.0-90.7 8 12.9 6.3-24.6 2 3.0 0.7-12.0 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1

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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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