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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 179 149 79.7 70.3-86.7 18 11.1 6.5-18.5 3 2.5 0.8- 7.6 9 6.7 2.6-16.2
GENDER
Male 57 41 68.5 52.1-81.3 9 14.9 7.6-27.2 3 5.9 1.9-16.9 4 10.7 2.9-32.3
Female 122 108 88.0 77.5-94.0 9 8.3 3.3-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.7 1.4- 9.2
RACE
White 146 122 79.7 69.0-87.3 12 8.2 4.4-14.9 3 3.3 1.1- 9.8 9 8.8 3.5-20.6
Other 31 25 78.7 54.6-91.9 6 21.3 8.1-45.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 97 80 77.5 64.2-86.9 9 10.5 4.9-20.9 3 3.8 1.2-11.4 5 8.2 2.6-23.0
45+ 82 69 83.8 72.1-91.2 9 12.3 5.9-24.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.8 1.3-10.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 72 71.1 56.4-82.3 14 17.4 9.5-29.7 3 4.6 1.5-13.5 4 6.9 1.5-26.8
Some College + 86 77 90.0 80.8-95.1 4 3.6 1.1-10.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.4 2.6-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 92 73 76.1 61.6-86.3 12 11.7 6.2-21.1 2 3.1 0.8-11.5 5 9.1 2.6-27.7
$50,000+ 69 62 88.0 76.3-94.4 3 5.0 1.6-14.9 1 2.5 0.3-15.5 3 4.4 1.4-13.6

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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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