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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 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%)
North Carolina 6,256 5,635 89.7 88.6-90.7 345 5.9 5.1- 6.8 158 2.4 2.0- 3.0 118 2.0 1.6- 2.5
-Rowan County 168 151 91.9 86.6-95.3 10 5.0 2.4- 9.9 6 2.8 1.2- 6.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
GENDER
Male 62 54 89.9 79.7-95.3 3 4.9 1.4-15.3 5 5.2 2.0-12.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 106 97 93.9 88.1-97.0 7 5.0 2.3-10.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
RACE
White 138 125 92.2 86.5-95.7 8 4.5 2.1- 9.4 5 3.2 1.3- 8.0 0 0.0 . - .
Other 30 26 90.8 72.2-97.4 2 6.7 1.3-28.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
AGE
18-44 98 88 91.8 84.1-95.9 7 6.1 2.6-13.6 3 2.1 0.6- 7.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 70 63 92.2 83.6-96.5 3 3.0 0.9- 9.3 3 4.1 1.2-12.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 69 91.6 82.3-96.3 6 6.4 2.5-15.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Some College + 91 82 92.2 85.1-96.1 4 3.5 1.2- 9.4 5 4.3 1.7-10.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 76 91.2 83.3-95.6 7 5.8 2.4-13.3 3 2.5 0.7- 8.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
$50,000+ 64 60 93.6 83.0-97.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 3 4.0 1.2-12.5 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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