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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Secondhand Smoke Policy

Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?*

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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 7,332 5,928 79.3 77.9-80.6 1,020 14.9 13.8-16.0 154 2.3 1.8- 2.8 230 3.6 2.9- 4.3
-Alamance County 199 164 82.7 75.6-88.0 27 14.4 9.5-21.2 6 2.0 0.8- 4.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
GENDER
Male 54 39 75.0 60.0-85.7 12 21.7 11.8-36.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 2 2.3 0.6- 9.2
Female 145 125 88.0 81.1-92.6 15 9.3 5.3-15.8 5 2.7 1.1- 7.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 138 117 86.3 78.9-91.4 14 9.5 5.3-16.4 5 2.7 1.0- 6.8 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9
Other 60 46 76.0 60.4-86.7 13 23.1 12.5-38.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 99 79 80.5 70.0-87.9 19 19.0 11.6-29.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 100 85 86.1 77.0-92.0 8 7.1 3.3-15.0 5 4.3 1.7-10.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 58 70.6 56.7-81.5 18 24.5 14.6-38.3 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9
Some College + 118 106 91.3 84.3-95.3 9 7.1 3.5-13.9 3 1.6 0.4- 5.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 86 78.8 68.3-86.5 17 15.7 9.0-25.8 6 3.8 1.6- 8.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0
$50,000+ 69 62 88.2 76.1-94.6 7 11.8 5.4-23.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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: 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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