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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 379 289 77.1 70.6-82.5 31 8.8 5.5-13.6 14 2.3 1.3- 4.2 45 11.8 7.6-17.7
GENDER
Male 135 104 76.2 64.5-84.9 12 9.7 4.7-18.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 17 13.5 6.8-25.0
Female 244 185 78.0 71.4-83.4 19 7.9 4.6-13.1 12 4.1 2.2- 7.6 28 10.0 6.5-15.1
RACE
White 318 240 76.7 69.6-82.6 25 7.7 4.9-12.0 14 2.9 1.6- 5.2 39 12.7 7.9-19.7
Other 61 49 78.9 60.1-90.3 6 13.3 4.2-34.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.8 2.9-19.2
AGE
18-44 155 127 80.2 69.8-87.7 15 10.4 5.6-18.5 2 0.7 0.1- 3.2 11 8.7 3.7-19.2
45+ 222 160 72.5 64.8-79.0 16 6.5 3.7-11.2 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7 34 16.3 10.9-23.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 135 70.9 60.4-79.6 17 11.2 5.9-20.4 10 3.6 1.8- 7.3 31 14.2 7.9-24.2
Some College + 185 153 83.0 75.2-88.8 14 6.4 3.6-11.2 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 14 9.4 5.0-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 143 75.1 65.4-82.8 18 8.0 4.5-13.6 8 2.0 1.0- 4.3 30 14.9 8.5-24.8
$50,000+ 125 101 80.1 68.8-88.0 10 10.4 4.4-22.4 4 2.3 0.8- 6.2 10 7.3 3.4-15.1

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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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