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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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 7,332 5,792 76.9 75.4-78.2 1,540 23.1 21.8-24.6
-Alamance County 199 161 80.2 72.8-86.0 38 19.8 14.0-27.2
GENDER
Male 54 37 70.5 54.8-82.5 17 29.5 17.5-45.2
Female 145 124 86.9 79.8-91.8 21 13.1 8.2-20.2
RACE
White 138 116 85.3 77.7-90.7 22 14.7 9.3-22.3
Other 60 44 70.9 54.8-83.1 16 29.1 16.9-45.2
AGE
18-44 99 77 77.4 66.4-85.6 22 22.6 14.4-33.6
45+ 100 84 84.5 75.1-90.8 16 15.5 9.2-24.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 58 70.6 56.7-81.5 23 29.4 18.5-43.3
Some College + 118 103 87.1 78.4-92.6 15 12.9 7.4-21.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 85 76.6 65.6-84.9 26 23.4 15.1-34.4
$50,000+ 69 60 84.9 72.4-92.4 9 15.1 7.6-27.6

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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: 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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