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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 196 146 75.2 67.3-81.6 37 19.2 13.4-26.8 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 8 4.3 2.1- 8.9
GENDER
Male 69 48 68.7 55.0-79.8 16 23.8 13.9-37.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 4 6.5 2.4-16.3
Female 127 98 80.5 71.7-87.0 21 15.4 9.6-24.0 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 4 2.6 0.9- 7.2
RACE
White 166 128 76.5 67.8-83.4 28 18.0 11.8-26.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 7 4.4 2.0- 9.6
Other 30 18 67.3 46.9-82.8 9 26.2 12.7-46.6 2 2.6 0.6-10.2 1 3.9 0.5-23.0
AGE
18-44 103 74 73.0 61.8-81.8 21 21.2 13.2-32.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 6 5.2 2.2-11.8
45+ 92 72 79.2 68.5-87.0 15 15.4 8.9-25.4 3 2.5 0.7- 7.9 2 2.9 0.6-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 46 71.4 57.7-82.1 15 21.6 12.4-34.8 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3 3 5.1 1.5-16.3
Some College + 130 100 76.9 67.0-84.6 22 18.1 11.1-27.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 5 4.0 1.6- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 82 55 69.0 56.2-79.5 21 24.8 15.3-37.6 3 2.2 0.6- 7.6 3 3.9 1.2-12.6
$50,000+ 93 76 81.0 70.7-88.4 12 14.0 7.8-23.7 2 1.1 0.2- 4.4 3 3.9 1.2-11.9

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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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