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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Secondhand Smoke Policy

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Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,780 12,461 75.1 74.2-76.0 1,382 8.6 8.0- 9.2 886 5.1 4.7- 5.6 2,051 11.2 10.6-11.9
-Catawba County 437 330 75.6 70.3-80.2 28 7.4 5.0-10.8 21 5.7 3.2- 9.9 58 11.3 8.4-15.2
GENDER
Male 168 123 72.7 63.8-80.0 11 7.0 3.7-12.7 14 9.5 4.8-18.0 20 10.8 6.7-17.1
Female 269 207 78.1 71.6-83.4 17 7.7 4.7-12.5 7 2.4 0.9- 6.1 38 11.8 8.0-17.0
RACE
White 391 292 73.8 67.9-78.9 24 7.2 4.7-10.9 19 6.1 3.3-10.9 56 12.9 9.5-17.2
Other 45 37 87.3 74.7-94.1 4 8.4 3.1-20.8 2 3.1 0.7-12.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0
AGE
18-44 156 122 78.6 70.0-85.2 13 7.1 4.0-12.3 5 5.1 1.8-13.6 16 9.2 5.3-15.5
45+ 278 207 72.9 66.6-78.5 15 7.9 4.7-13.0 15 5.4 3.1- 9.2 41 13.8 9.9-18.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 158 70.2 62.8-76.7 19 9.7 6.1-15.3 12 5.9 3.1-10.8 39 14.1 9.8-20.0
Some College + 209 172 81.5 73.4-87.6 9 4.8 2.4- 9.3 9 5.5 2.0-14.3 19 8.2 4.8-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 181 66.9 59.4-73.6 26 11.7 7.8-17.1 16 8.0 4.1-15.0 44 13.4 9.5-18.6
$50,000+ 102 90 86.5 76.6-92.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 8 9.8 4.6-19.7

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^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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