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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 839 685 83.8 80.6-86.5 58 6.1 4.6- 8.2 27 3.3 2.0- 5.4 69 6.8 5.1- 8.9
GENDER
Male 323 258 83.2 78.1-87.2 25 6.6 4.3-10.1 15 4.5 2.4- 8.4 25 5.7 3.7- 8.7
Female 516 427 84.4 80.5-87.7 33 5.6 3.9- 8.1 12 2.0 1.1- 3.9 44 7.9 5.5-11.3
RACE
White 630 520 84.2 80.6-87.2 43 6.3 4.5- 8.7 21 3.3 1.9- 5.6 46 6.3 4.4- 8.8
Other 201 159 83.0 76.0-88.3 15 6.0 3.3-10.8 6 3.6 1.3- 9.4 21 7.4 4.5-12.2
AGE
18-44 406 346 86.5 82.0-89.9 26 5.4 3.5- 8.3 10 2.9 1.3- 6.3 24 5.2 3.2- 8.3
45+ 431 337 79.4 74.9-83.3 32 7.3 5.0-10.6 17 4.0 2.3- 6.7 45 9.3 6.8-12.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 163 80.4 73.0-86.1 14 6.3 3.4-11.5 11 5.0 2.3-10.5 23 8.3 5.0-13.2
Some College + 626 520 85.1 81.7-88.0 44 6.1 4.4- 8.4 16 2.6 1.4- 4.9 46 6.2 4.4- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 339 253 77.8 71.6-83.0 30 7.2 4.7-11.0 17 5.3 2.7-10.1 39 9.7 6.5-14.3
$50,000+ 390 344 88.4 84.5-91.5 23 6.2 4.0- 9.4 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 16 3.6 2.1- 5.9

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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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