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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 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 7,339 6,650 89.2 88.1-90.3 364 6.0 5.1- 7.0 139 2.0 1.6- 2.5 186 2.8 2.3- 3.4
-Cabarrus County 196 178 91.6 86.2-95.0 9 3.9 1.8- 8.2 2 0.9 0.2- 4.4 7 3.6 1.6- 7.9
GENDER
Male 69 61 88.7 78.3-94.4 4 4.8 1.7-12.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 3 4.9 1.6-14.4
Female 127 117 93.9 87.7-97.1 5 3.2 1.0- 9.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 4 2.6 0.9- 7.2
RACE
White 166 152 91.6 85.5-95.3 7 4.0 1.7- 9.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 6 3.6 1.5- 8.4
Other 30 26 91.2 76.2-97.1 2 3.6 0.8-14.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 1 3.9 0.5-23.0
AGE
18-44 103 91 90.6 83.1-95.0 5 3.9 1.4-10.0 2 1.4 0.3- 6.9 5 4.1 1.6-10.1
45+ 92 86 93.1 83.5-97.3 4 4.0 1.2-12.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.9 0.6-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 56 86.4 74.2-93.3 6 8.5 3.5-19.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.2 1.5-16.5
Some College + 131 122 94.0 87.6-97.2 3 1.8 0.4- 7.4 2 1.3 0.3- 6.3 4 2.9 1.0- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 83 72 87.6 77.3-93.6 7 8.0 3.5-17.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 3 3.9 1.1-12.4
$50,000+ 92 88 95.6 87.9-98.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 2 2.5 0.6-10.0

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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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