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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Worksites prohibit smoking in both public and work areas*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,253 2,579 77.3 75.2-79.4 674 22.7 20.6-24.8
-Western NC 308 249 79.5 72.6-84.9 59 20.5 15.1-27.4
GENDER
Male 101 71 72.6 60.2-82.3 30 27.4 17.7-39.8
Female 207 178 84.6 77.0-90.0 29 15.4 10.0-23.0
RACE
White 270 219 80.4 73.1-86.1 51 19.6 13.9-26.9
African American 16 14 83.1 46.8-96.5 2 16.9 3.5-53.2
Other Minorities 22 16 63.8 36.1-84.6 6 36.2 15.4-63.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 6 56.3 24.4-83.8 4 43.7 16.2-75.6
Non-Hispanic 298 243 80.5 73.6-86.0 55 19.5 14.0-26.4
AGE
18-24 14 10 75.1 46.7-91.2 4 24.9 8.8-53.3
25-34 36 24 64.5 43.6-81.0 12 35.5 19.0-56.4
35-44 74 67 86.5 73.1-93.8 7 13.5 6.2-26.9
45-54 97 79 85.2 74.8-91.8 18 14.8 8.2-25.2
55-64 66 53 79.7 65.4-89.1 13 20.3 10.9-34.6
65-74 18 14 81.5 56.5-93.7 4 18.5 6.3-43.5
75+ 3 2 54.1 8.1-94.0 1 45.9 6.0-91.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 22 13 60.6 32.3-83.2 9 39.4 16.8-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 86 64 76.1 62.4-86.0 22 23.9 14.0-37.6
Some Post-H.S. 87 69 72.8 59.1-83.1 18 27.2 16.9-40.9
College Graduate 113 103 94.2 88.0-97.3 10 5.8 2.7-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 11 8 62.5 21.1-91.2 3 37.5 8.8-78.9
$15,000- 24,999 46 31 62.5 41.5-79.7 15 37.5 20.3-58.5
$25,000- 34,999 49 34 68.8 49.1-83.4 15 31.2 16.6-50.9
$35,000- 49,999 65 52 81.0 67.9-89.6 13 19.0 10.4-32.1
$50,000-74,999 53 49 95.8 86.5-98.8 4 4.2 1.2-13.5
$75,000+ 45 42 92.4 76.5-97.9 3 7.6 2.1-23.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 82 67 79.7 66.2-88.8 15 20.3 11.2-33.8
No 221 179 80.0 71.7-86.3 42 20.0 13.7-28.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 17 67.2 42.9-84.8 7 32.8 15.2-57.1
Non-Veteran 284 232 80.6 73.4-86.2 52 19.4 13.8-26.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

^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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