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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 458 329 73.3 67.8-78.2 43 10.0 6.8-14.3 32 6.7 4.1-10.9 54 10.0 7.5-13.4
GENDER
Male 160 112 72.7 62.9-80.7 16 11.0 6.0-19.3 11 6.6 2.6-15.7 21 9.7 6.0-15.4
Female 298 217 73.8 67.7-79.1 27 9.0 5.9-13.6 21 6.8 4.2-11.0 33 10.4 7.2-14.7
RACE
White 383 272 70.6 64.4-76.1 36 10.9 7.2-16.0 28 7.3 4.2-12.4 47 11.2 8.2-15.2
Other 72 55 85.3 75.2-91.7 7 6.3 2.7-14.2 3 3.1 0.8-11.1 7 5.3 2.4-11.4
AGE
18-44 145 105 74.3 64.2-82.3 19 12.4 7.0-20.9 8 6.4 2.4-16.0 13 6.9 3.8-12.3
45+ 313 224 72.4 66.5-77.6 24 7.8 5.0-11.9 24 7.0 4.4-10.9 41 12.8 9.2-17.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 159 61.7 53.5-69.3 37 16.4 11.0-23.6 25 10.5 6.0-17.8 33 11.4 7.8-16.4
Some College + 204 170 87.4 82.0-91.3 6 2.1 0.9- 5.0 7 2.1 0.9- 4.6 21 8.4 5.2-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 201 68.8 61.8-75.0 35 11.2 7.7-16.1 27 9.5 5.6-15.8 36 10.5 7.2-15.0
$50,000+ 95 77 83.4 74.1-89.9 4 4.9 1.7-13.4 2 1.4 0.2- 7.5 12 10.3 5.7-17.9

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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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