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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Seconhand Smoke Policy

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
-Wake County 333 288 85.8 80.9-89.6 45 14.2 10.4-19.1
GENDER
Male 138 111 81.1 73.0-87.3 27 18.9 12.7-27.0
Female 195 177 91.0 85.2-94.7 18 9.0 5.3-14.8
RACE
White 244 214 86.5 80.7-90.8 30 13.5 9.2-19.3
Other 84 69 83.1 71.8-90.5 15 16.9 9.5-28.2
AGE
18-44 208 175 83.2 76.4-88.4 33 16.8 11.6-23.6
45+ 122 111 91.0 83.4-95.3 11 9.0 4.7-16.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 36 65.4 49.2-78.6 17 34.6 21.4-50.8
Some College + 280 252 90.2 85.6-93.4 28 9.8 6.6-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 86 81.3 70.4-88.8 17 18.7 11.2-29.6
$50,000+ 177 158 89.2 82.9-93.4 19 10.8 6.6-17.1

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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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