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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 591 504 87.1 83.8-89.8 35 5.3 3.7- 7.7 9 1.4 0.6- 3.0 43 6.2 4.4- 8.7
GENDER
Male 229 203 89.5 84.2-93.2 9 4.3 2.1- 8.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6 14 4.7 2.5- 8.8
Female 362 301 84.7 80.2-88.3 26 6.3 4.2- 9.5 6 1.4 0.5- 3.6 29 7.6 5.1-11.3
RACE
White 430 367 88.1 84.5-90.9 22 4.2 2.6- 6.6 7 1.4 0.6- 3.4 34 6.3 4.3- 9.1
Other 154 131 85.0 77.0-90.5 12 7.4 3.9-13.6 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6 9 6.3 2.9-13.0
AGE
18-44 322 288 90.2 86.0-93.2 18 4.8 2.9- 7.9 3 0.8 0.2- 3.1 13 4.2 2.3- 7.5
45+ 263 212 82.8 76.9-87.4 15 5.7 3.1-10.2 6 2.2 0.8- 5.8 30 9.3 6.1-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 126 83.3 75.8-88.8 15 9.9 5.6-16.7 4 2.0 0.6- 6.7 11 4.8 2.4- 9.2
Some College + 434 377 88.7 84.9-91.6 20 3.5 2.1- 5.6 5 1.1 0.4- 3.1 32 6.8 4.5-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 169 80.6 73.6-86.1 19 9.3 5.5-15.1 6 3.3 1.3- 8.1 17 6.8 4.0-11.5
$50,000+ 244 218 90.5 85.5-93.9 9 3.3 1.7- 6.5 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 14 5.6 3.0-10.5

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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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