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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 333 312 92.7 88.6-95.5 14 4.4 2.5- 7.7 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3
GENDER
Male 138 126 90.1 82.8-94.5 9 6.5 3.3-12.5 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4
Female 195 186 95.7 91.4-97.9 5 2.1 0.9- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.2 0.7- 6.5
RACE
White 244 229 92.4 87.3-95.6 10 4.8 2.5- 9.2 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 4 2.2 0.8- 6.2
Other 84 78 93.1 83.0-97.4 4 3.9 1.4-10.4 1 2.8 0.4-17.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
AGE
18-44 208 193 91.5 85.6-95.2 10 4.7 2.4- 9.1 2 1.9 0.4- 7.9 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1
45+ 122 116 94.4 87.2-97.7 4 4.2 1.5-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.3 0.2- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 43 78.0 61.8-88.6 4 8.4 3.0-21.5 2 6.8 1.6-24.7 4 6.8 2.1-20.0
Some College + 280 269 95.9 92.4-97.8 10 3.6 1.8- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 103 95 90.1 79.5-95.5 4 2.4 0.9- 6.4 2 4.2 1.0-16.1 2 3.4 0.8-12.8
$50,000+ 177 167 93.5 87.9-96.6 9 6.2 3.1-11.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0

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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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