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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Secondhand Smoke Policy

Worksites prohibit smoking in both public and work areas*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,332 5,792 76.9 75.4-78.2 1,540 23.1 21.8-24.6
-Rowan County 185 146 79.6 71.4-86.0 39 20.4 14.0-28.6
GENDER
Male 62 43 75.5 60.7-86.0 19 24.5 14.0-39.3
Female 123 103 83.6 74.3-90.0 20 16.4 10.0-25.7
RACE
White 152 121 81.1 72.8-87.3 31 18.9 12.7-27.2
Other 33 25 74.5 49.0-89.8 8 25.5 10.2-51.0
AGE
18-44 93 76 79.1 66.8-87.7 17 20.9 12.3-33.2
45+ 92 70 80.5 70.5-87.8 22 19.5 12.2-29.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 56 76.1 63.0-85.6 21 23.9 14.4-37.0
Some College + 108 90 82.5 70.8-90.2 18 17.5 9.8-29.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 79 73.0 60.4-82.7 26 27.0 17.3-39.6
$50,000+ 64 51 82.8 70.7-90.6 13 17.2 9.4-29.3

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*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

^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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