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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Seconhand Smoke Policy (Asked July--December Only)

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?

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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 7,583 5,655 75.2 73.7-76.5 549 8.2 7.3- 9.2 374 4.2 3.6- 4.8 1,005 12.4 11.4-13.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 168 119 70.0 59.9-78.5 14 7.6 4.1-13.5 13 7.9 4.2-14.3 22 14.5 8.1-24.7
Buncombe 187 144 75.6 65.9-83.3 12 6.5 3.4-12.3 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 25 15.3 8.7-25.3
Cabarrus 189 153 84.0 77.9-88.7 10 3.4 1.7- 6.6 11 4.9 2.6- 9.0 15 7.7 4.5-12.7
Catawba 170 124 76.1 68.1-82.7 11 5.7 2.9-11.0 10 5.1 2.4-10.6 25 13.0 8.4-19.7
Cumberland 222 173 69.2 58.9-77.8 16 12.1 6.4-21.8 9 3.4 1.4- 7.8 24 15.3 8.9-25.0
Davidson 215 151 74.5 67.0-80.8 13 5.8 3.2-10.4 17 6.6 3.9-10.7 34 13.1 8.6-19.5
Durham 202 163 84.8 77.8-89.9 12 4.4 2.4- 8.2 6 1.7 0.7- 3.8 21 9.0 5.0-15.7
Forsyth 199 143 74.4 66.5-81.0 14 7.8 4.3-13.7 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9 28 12.8 8.1-19.5
Gaston 190 140 69.4 59.4-77.8 14 8.2 4.5-14.3 8 3.5 1.6- 7.4 28 19.0 11.8-29.3
Guilford 220 166 73.8 64.9-81.0 18 10.6 5.5-19.5 11 6.1 2.9-12.3 25 9.5 6.0-14.7
Iredell 216 169 79.4 70.9-86.0 10 6.8 2.5-17.1 10 4.0 2.0- 8.0 27 9.8 6.3-14.9
Johnston 230 181 82.4 76.6-87.1 14 4.6 2.6- 8.0 8 2.7 1.3- 5.8 27 10.2 6.8-15.2
Mecklenburg 458 375 82.8 78.3-86.6 39 9.5 6.7-13.3 11 1.5 0.7- 3.2 33 6.1 4.0- 9.2
New Hanover 190 164 84.4 73.2-91.5 9 7.8 2.6-21.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2 13 6.6 3.3-12.9
Onslow 183 141 80.4 71.6-87.0 11 5.7 2.7-11.8 11 7.2 2.9-16.7 20 6.7 4.0-10.9
Orange 172 145 85.5 78.0-90.7 5 2.8 1.0- 7.5 5 2.2 0.8- 5.9 17 9.4 5.2-16.5
Pitt 194 155 86.1 80.5-90.3 10 3.6 1.8- 7.2 6 2.2 0.9- 5.1 23 8.1 5.1-12.7
Randolph 188 133 65.0 52.7-75.6 9 6.1 2.8-12.7 16 11.0 4.9-22.8 30 17.9 9.4-31.3
Robeson 190 133 69.4 60.5-77.0 15 8.3 4.6-14.7 10 5.6 2.7-11.3 32 16.7 11.0-24.5
Rowan 204 140 67.7 58.5-75.7 26 17.0 10.5-26.4 12 3.5 1.9- 6.5 26 11.8 7.3-18.4
Union 194 160 79.4 68.3-87.4 10 5.6 2.6-11.7 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 18 12.3 5.6-24.7
Wake 357 303 86.3 81.6-89.9 17 4.5 2.7- 7.6 7 2.0 0.8- 4.7 30 7.2 4.7-10.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 217 146 73.3 65.8-79.7 15 6.1 3.4-10.7 11 3.3 1.6- 6.8 45 17.2 12.3-23.5
Northeast Partnership II*** 245 166 64.0 55.7-71.5 22 8.8 5.5-13.9 19 9.3 5.2-16.4 38 17.9 12.1-25.5
Northeast Partnership I*** 197 129 62.3 51.1-72.3 15 12.1 5.1-25.9 16 4.9 2.8- 8.2 37 20.8 13.1-31.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 222 145 70.7 63.2-77.1 23 9.4 5.8-14.7 14 5.5 3.1- 9.8 40 14.4 10.1-20.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 215 147 73.1 65.6-79.5 15 6.7 3.7-11.7 13 5.5 2.8-10.5 40 14.8 10.3-20.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 208 154 71.5 61.1-80.0 25 12.3 7.8-18.9 10 3.8 1.9- 7.4 19 12.5 5.7-25.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 189 126 65.4 55.1-74.4 13 9.9 4.7-19.9 15 7.2 3.4-14.9 35 17.5 11.5-25.6
Chatham/Lee/Moore 238 191 78.7 70.4-85.2 14 6.3 3.0-12.9 11 6.5 3.0-13.5 22 8.4 5.1-13.7
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 266 188 69.5 61.1-76.8 28 13.5 8.1-21.8 9 2.4 1.2- 4.9 41 14.5 9.6-21.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 195 113 58.2 48.5-67.3 23 13.5 7.7-22.5 12 3.8 2.0- 7.2 47 24.5 17.0-34.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 210 154 72.3 62.5-80.4 14 8.5 4.1-16.7 11 7.3 2.7-18.2 31 11.9 7.8-17.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 180 138 78.8 69.9-85.6 9 4.6 2.1- 9.6 5 2.1 0.6- 7.2 28 14.6 8.8-23.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 263 183 68.4 60.4-75.5 24 13.3 8.4-20.5 17 4.8 2.6- 8.6 39 13.5 9.1-19.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 512 333 62.6 56.5-68.3 44 10.1 6.7-14.9 40 7.1 4.6-10.9 95 20.2 15.7-25.5
No 7,071 5,322 75.9 74.5-77.3 505 8.1 7.2- 9.1 334 4.0 3.4- 4.6 910 12.0 10.9-13.1
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 2,539 1,859 72.5 69.9-74.9 195 8.8 7.2-10.6 128 4.6 3.6- 5.8 357 14.2 12.3-16.3
Piedmont 4,240 3,221 77.8 76.0-79.4 291 7.5 6.4- 8.7 207 4.0 3.3- 4.8 521 10.8 9.6-12.1
Western NC 804 575 70.1 65.3-74.5 63 10.2 7.5-13.8 39 4.1 2.6- 6.4 127 15.6 12.2-19.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 450 327 70.7 64.6-76.2 36 11.1 7.5-16.2 23 4.1 2.4- 6.7 64 14.1 10.2-19.1
Northwest 1,465 1,043 72.1 68.7-75.4 114 9.0 7.0-11.5 85 4.5 3.3- 6.0 223 14.4 12.0-17.3
Charlotte 1,195 942 79.7 76.5-82.6 89 8.0 6.2-10.3 40 2.4 1.6- 3.7 124 9.8 7.7-12.4
Greensboro 940 705 73.0 68.3-77.1 57 7.8 5.2-11.7 59 7.2 4.9-10.2 119 12.1 9.4-15.4
Southern Regional 771 571 71.8 66.7-76.3 64 10.6 7.6-14.6 39 5.1 3.3- 7.8 97 12.5 9.4-16.5
Coastal 402 322 76.4 68.9-82.6 31 8.6 5.3-13.6 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3 37 12.7 7.6-20.4
Wake 1,076 846 82.5 79.4-85.3 60 5.2 3.7- 7.1 40 2.6 1.7- 3.9 130 9.7 7.7-12.2
Area L 321 208 64.3 56.8-71.1 33 12.5 7.8-19.4 21 5.4 3.3- 8.6 59 17.9 12.9-24.3
Eastern 963 691 73.2 69.3-76.7 65 6.6 4.8- 8.9 55 5.5 3.8- 8.0 152 14.7 12.1-17.8

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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.

**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, Edgecombe, 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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