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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 185 164 88.4 80.8-93.3 10 7.0 3.1-14.9 9 3.5 1.7- 7.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3
GENDER
Male 62 52 87.4 73.5-94.5 4 7.2 2.0-23.2 5 4.5 1.7-11.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Female 123 112 89.4 79.9-94.7 6 6.9 2.6-16.7 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
RACE
White 152 136 89.4 81.9-94.0 9 6.3 2.8-13.4 5 3.0 1.1- 7.6 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5
Other 33 28 85.1 57.7-96.0 1 9.5 1.4-44.8 4 5.4 1.8-15.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 93 83 87.1 75.2-93.8 5 9.2 3.5-21.7 4 2.7 0.9- 8.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
45+ 92 81 90.6 82.6-95.2 5 3.4 1.2- 9.4 5 4.8 1.9-11.9 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 63 84.6 72.7-91.9 7 8.6 3.4-20.2 5 4.4 1.6-11.7 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5
Some College + 108 101 91.5 79.1-96.8 3 5.8 1.4-20.4 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 92 84.7 72.1-92.3 6 9.8 3.7-23.6 5 3.5 1.3- 9.1 2 2.0 0.5- 7.8
$50,000+ 64 56 90.0 79.4-95.5 4 5.1 1.5-15.7 4 4.9 1.7-13.1 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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