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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 181 147 75.4 65.7-83.0 31 22.7 15.2-32.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
GENDER
Male 62 48 76.5 60.4-87.4 13 22.2 11.6-38.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 119 99 74.5 61.9-84.1 18 23.0 13.8-35.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
RACE
White 161 133 78.4 68.0-86.1 25 19.4 12.0-29.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3
Other 20 14 55.3 29.5-78.5 6 44.7 21.5-70.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 91 70 70.4 57.1-81.0 19 27.5 17.2-41.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
45+ 90 77 85.0 74.6-91.6 12 13.3 7.2-23.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 48 68.7 52.5-81.3 15 29.9 17.5-46.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 117 99 79.9 67.4-88.5 16 17.8 9.7-30.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 85 70.7 56.6-81.7 18 25.7 15.1-40.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.3
$50,000+ 65 56 86.4 74.0-93.4 9 13.6 6.6-26.0 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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