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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Secondhand Smoke Policy

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
-Catawba County 181 146 75.1 65.5-82.8 35 24.9 17.2-34.5
GENDER
Male 62 48 76.5 60.4-87.4 14 23.5 12.6-39.6
Female 119 98 74.1 61.5-83.7 21 25.9 16.3-38.5
RACE
White 161 132 78.1 67.8-85.8 29 21.9 14.2-32.2
Other 20 14 55.3 29.5-78.5 6 44.7 21.5-70.5
AGE
18-44 91 69 70.0 56.8-80.6 22 30.0 19.4-43.2
45+ 90 77 85.0 74.6-91.6 13 15.0 8.4-25.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 48 68.7 52.5-81.3 16 31.3 18.7-47.5
Some College + 117 98 79.5 67.0-88.1 19 20.5 11.9-33.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 84 70.3 56.2-81.3 22 29.7 18.7-43.8
$50,000+ 65 56 86.4 74.0-93.4 9 13.6 6.6-26.0

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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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