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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 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
-Catawba County 181 173 95.7 91.1-97.9 6 2.8 1.2- 6.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
GENDER
Male 62 58 94.8 86.4-98.1 3 3.9 1.2-12.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 119 115 96.3 89.5-98.8 3 2.0 0.6- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
RACE
White 161 153 95.0 89.8-97.6 6 3.2 1.4- 7.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3
Other 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 91 86 96.4 90.7-98.7 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
45+ 90 87 94.2 83.6-98.1 2 4.1 1.0-14.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 60 95.0 86.8-98.2 3 3.6 1.1-11.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 117 113 96.1 89.1-98.7 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.6 0.2-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 100 94.1 86.5-97.5 4 3.1 1.1- 8.6 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.3
$50,000+ 65 65 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 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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