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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Seconhand Smoke Policy (Asked July--December Only)

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
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,172 2,935 91.7 90.1-93.0 183 6.6 5.5- 8.0 54 1.7 1.1- 2.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 70 63 88.8 75.4-95.4 5 8.9 3.1-23.0 2 2.3 0.6- 9.0
Buncombe 86 83 94.7 83.3-98.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 2 3.1 0.6-14.2
Cabarrus 85 77 88.3 77.0-94.4 7 10.8 4.9-22.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Catawba 63 58 91.2 78.8-96.7 3 5.4 1.5-18.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.9
Cumberland 96 92 97.1 90.9-99.1 3 2.3 0.6- 8.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
Davidson 74 68 92.6 82.6-97.1 4 6.2 2.2-16.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
Durham 106 101 85.8 63.2-95.5 3 4.8 1.3-16.8 2 9.4 1.8-37.4
Forsyth 89 82 90.7 80.4-95.9 6 8.8 3.8-19.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Gaston 83 76 92.6 84.3-96.6 5 5.3 2.1-12.9 2 2.1 0.5- 9.0
Guilford 98 93 95.2 87.8-98.2 4 3.5 1.1-10.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
Iredell 89 81 84.3 69.7-92.6 4 10.8 3.9-26.7 4 4.9 1.7-13.5
Johnston 98 93 94.5 86.7-97.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 4 3.8 1.3-10.3
Mecklenburg 243 230 94.0 89.4-96.7 12 5.6 3.0-10.2 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
New Hanover 81 76 95.2 86.7-98.3 4 4.5 1.4-13.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
Onslow 75 73 91.3 71.5-97.8 2 8.7 2.2-28.5 0 0.0 . - .
Orange 102 100 98.4 93.6-99.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Pitt 93 84 87.1 74.8-93.9 7 10.6 4.5-23.0 2 2.4 0.5-10.0
Randolph 75 65 78.3 52.1-92.3 8 20.5 6.8-47.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
Robeson 76 67 90.0 80.1-95.2 9 10.0 4.8-19.9 0 0.0 . - .
Rowan 71 68 96.5 87.8-99.1 2 3.1 0.7-12.3 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Union 90 84 88.2 72.4-95.6 4 5.9 1.7-18.3 2 5.9 1.2-24.1
Wake 179 174 96.5 91.4-98.6 5 3.5 1.4- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 78 71 91.6 82.1-96.3 5 6.1 2.3-14.9 2 2.4 0.5-10.3
Northeast Partnership II*** 90 77 84.8 74.1-91.6 8 8.5 4.1-16.9 5 6.6 2.4-16.7
Northeast Partnership I*** 69 61 89.6 77.9-95.4 6 8.4 3.2-20.3 2 2.0 0.4- 9.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 95 86 89.5 79.3-95.0 9 10.5 5.0-20.7 0 0.0 . - .
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 97 90 88.4 74.2-95.3 5 10.0 3.6-25.0 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 70 64 88.5 72.9-95.7 5 7.3 2.5-19.5 1 4.2 0.6-24.2
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 79 78 99.5 96.4-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 0 0.0 . - .
Chatham/Lee/Moore 85 81 95.1 86.9-98.3 4 4.9 1.7-13.1 0 0.0 . - .
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 88 68 78.7 65.7-87.6 19 20.3 11.5-33.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 58 51 91.9 81.9-96.6 4 4.3 1.2-13.9 3 3.8 1.2-11.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 67 62 91.5 80.4-96.5 4 5.9 2.2-15.1 1 2.6 0.4-16.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 76 69 87.6 71.6-95.2 6 11.8 4.3-28.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 98 89 93.1 84.9-97.0 7 6.5 2.7-14.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 185 161 87.1 80.4-91.8 16 7.8 4.6-13.1 8 5.0 2.2-10.9
No 2,987 2,774 91.9 90.3-93.3 167 6.5 5.4- 8.0 46 1.5 0.9- 2.5
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 1,031 940 90.3 87.4-92.6 71 7.7 5.6-10.4 20 2.0 1.2- 3.6
Piedmont 1,842 1,719 92.3 90.3-94.0 96 6.1 4.8- 7.8 27 1.6 0.8- 3.1
Western NC 299 276 91.7 86.1-95.1 16 6.7 3.5-12.3 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 184 172 93.7 87.9-96.9 8 4.9 2.2-10.5 4 1.4 0.3- 5.4
Northwest 545 500 90.1 85.7-93.2 30 7.8 4.9-12.2 15 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Charlotte 558 516 91.8 88.4-94.3 35 7.0 4.7-10.2 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Greensboro 410 385 93.1 87.6-96.2 19 5.8 2.9-11.4 6 1.1 0.4- 3.1
Southern Regional 301 267 90.0 84.8-93.6 32 9.3 5.8-14.4 2 0.7 0.2- 3.3
Coastal 158 147 92.0 83.5-96.3 9 5.6 2.5-12.0 2 2.4 0.4-13.6
Wake 488 469 94.0 88.7-96.9 13 3.8 2.0- 7.0 6 2.2 0.5- 9.0
Area L 136 121 89.2 81.0-94.1 14 10.3 5.5-18.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
Eastern 392 358 88.9 83.2-92.9 23 8.2 4.7-13.9 11 2.9 1.4- 5.6

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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.

**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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