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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Secondhand 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 16,780 12,461 75.1 74.2-76.0 1,382 8.6 8.0- 9.2 886 5.1 4.7- 5.6 2,051 11.2 10.6-11.9
-Alamance County 447 328 75.8 70.8-80.2 33 7.2 4.9-10.6 23 5.0 3.2- 7.9 63 11.9 8.9-15.9
GENDER
Male 141 103 78.0 69.1-84.8 8 5.2 2.4-11.2 11 6.0 3.2-11.2 19 10.8 6.2-18.1
Female 306 225 74.2 68.1-79.6 25 8.7 5.6-13.3 12 4.3 2.2- 8.3 44 12.8 9.1-17.6
RACE
White 339 252 77.2 71.6-82.0 19 4.6 2.8- 7.5 18 5.1 3.0- 8.5 50 13.0 9.3-17.9
Other 106 74 72.4 61.2-81.4 14 13.2 7.3-22.6 5 4.9 1.9-12.0 13 9.5 5.1-17.2
AGE
18-44 167 125 78.3 70.5-84.4 12 6.5 3.5-12.1 12 6.1 3.2-11.0 18 9.1 5.4-15.0
45+ 279 202 72.9 66.3-78.6 21 8.0 5.0-12.6 11 3.8 2.0- 7.3 45 15.2 10.8-21.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 142 69.6 61.2-76.8 23 10.0 6.3-15.7 13 5.5 2.9-10.1 34 15.0 9.9-21.9
Some College + 232 185 82.3 76.0-87.1 10 4.7 2.3- 9.4 8 3.8 1.7- 8.1 29 9.2 6.1-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 182 73.2 66.1-79.3 23 9.5 5.9-15.0 9 2.7 1.3- 5.6 43 14.6 10.3-20.3
$50,000+ 114 89 80.9 71.3-87.9 6 4.2 1.8- 9.6 5 4.6 1.7-11.6 14 10.3 5.3-19.0

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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