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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Seconhand Smoke Policy (Asked July--December Only)

Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for indoor public or common areas,
such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed Allowed in some areas Allowed in all areas
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,139 2,647 83.7 81.9-85.4 440 14.7 13.1-16.5 52 1.5 1.0- 2.2
-Eastern NC 1,019 848 81.8 78.3-84.9 154 16.5 13.5-19.9 17 1.7 0.9- 3.2
GENDER
Male 308 234 73.6 66.5-79.7 68 24.5 18.6-31.5 6 1.9 0.6- 5.7
Female 711 614 87.8 84.7-90.3 86 10.7 8.3-13.6 11 1.5 0.8- 3.1
RACE
White 662 572 85.3 81.2-88.6 80 13.6 10.4-17.6 10 1.2 0.5- 2.5
African American 254 194 75.3 67.1-82.0 55 22.9 16.4-31.1 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6
Other Minorities 102 81 78.5 65.4-87.5 19 17.4 9.6-29.2 2 4.2 0.9-18.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 52 41 80.7 63.1-91.1 9 13.3 5.4-29.0 2 6.0 1.2-24.8
Non-Hispanic 967 807 81.9 78.3-85.1 145 16.8 13.7-20.4 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3
AGE
18-24 46 37 81.7 63.7-91.9 9 18.3 8.1-36.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 141 113 76.0 66.3-83.6 25 21.8 14.5-31.5 3 2.1 0.7- 6.8
35-44 248 198 76.7 68.9-83.0 46 20.7 14.9-28.1 4 2.6 0.7- 9.1
45-54 320 274 86.7 81.8-90.5 43 12.2 8.6-17.0 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7
55-64 204 178 89.2 83.7-93.0 23 10.0 6.4-15.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
65-74 46 34 72.0 52.9-85.5 8 17.3 7.7-34.5 4 10.6 2.9-32.3
75+ 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 55 71.3 51.7-85.2 16 23.6 11.1-43.2 2 5.1 0.9-25.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 222 73.0 65.8-79.1 72 24.5 18.6-31.6 9 2.5 1.1- 5.4
Some Post-H.S. 286 245 83.8 77.1-88.8 37 15.0 10.1-21.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.8
College Graduate 356 325 90.8 86.5-93.9 29 8.7 5.7-13.0 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 33 72.3 56.5-84.0 17 25.2 14.2-40.5 1 2.5 0.3-15.8
$15,000- 24,999 142 109 71.7 59.5-81.4 29 23.4 14.8-35.1 4 4.8 1.4-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 138 113 80.7 67.3-89.5 22 18.4 9.8-32.0 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 165 138 86.1 76.2-92.2 24 12.3 6.5-22.2 3 1.6 0.4- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 192 163 80.9 72.6-87.2 29 19.1 12.8-27.4 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 226 205 87.1 79.9-92.0 19 12.2 7.5-19.4 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 241 198 81.1 73.4-86.9 35 15.8 10.4-23.4 8 3.1 1.4- 6.8
No 757 632 81.8 77.6-85.4 116 16.8 13.4-21.0 9 1.3 0.5- 3.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 106 82.4 72.0-89.5 20 16.7 9.7-27.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
Non-Veteran 890 741 81.7 77.8-85.0 134 16.5 13.3-20.2 15 1.8 0.9- 3.6

Back to Seconhand Smoke Policy (Asked July--December Only).

*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.

** 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.

***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.

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