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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Secondhand Smoke I

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?
(Do not include decks, garages, or porches.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere inside home Allowed in some places/some times Allowed anywhere inside home No rules about smoking inside home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,443 11,591 77.0 76.0-78.0 1,064 7.0 6.5- 7.7 387 2.4 2.0- 2.8 2,401 13.5 12.7-14.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 379 287 74.2 66.4-80.7 15 2.8 1.6- 5.0 9 3.9 1.3-11.1 68 19.1 13.6-26.3
Buncombe 340 265 76.0 69.2-81.8 18 6.9 4.0-11.5 8 1.6 0.7- 3.7 49 15.5 10.6-22.0
Cabarrus 361 277 79.6 73.6-84.5 21 6.4 3.7-10.8 12 3.7 1.8- 7.7 51 10.3 7.1-14.6
Catawba 437 337 77.4 71.5-82.3 27 8.1 4.7-13.7 9 2.4 1.1- 5.0 64 12.1 9.0-16.2
Cumberland 468 358 75.3 68.1-81.4 31 5.9 3.9- 8.8 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4 63 16.3 10.7-24.1
Davidson 398 281 70.5 63.6-76.5 33 11.7 7.0-18.8 14 3.2 1.4- 7.2 70 14.7 11.1-19.2
Durham 387 310 81.9 76.3-86.4 15 3.5 1.8- 6.7 10 3.4 1.6- 7.2 52 11.2 7.8-15.7
Forsyth 400 290 75.4 69.7-80.4 30 8.6 5.3-13.7 12 1.9 1.0- 3.6 68 14.0 10.5-18.5
Gaston 402 296 73.9 67.2-79.7 37 10.4 6.7-15.8 14 3.2 1.4- 7.2 55 12.4 8.6-17.7
Guilford 415 334 82.9 77.7-87.0 22 5.6 3.4- 9.3 5 1.1 0.3- 3.6 54 10.4 7.3-14.6
Iredell 420 337 82.3 77.1-86.6 26 6.1 3.7-10.1 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0 50 10.3 7.1-14.7
Johnston 457 336 74.8 68.5-80.2 36 7.7 5.2-11.4 18 4.0 2.3- 7.0 67 13.4 9.1-19.4
Mecklenburg 660 548 86.6 83.5-89.3 34 4.3 2.8- 6.4 8 1.4 0.7- 3.0 70 7.7 5.8-10.0
New Hanover 366 307 84.2 78.3-88.7 20 4.8 2.8- 8.1 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 32 8.5 5.0-14.1
Onslow 403 321 80.0 73.9-84.9 23 6.8 3.6-12.7 6 1.1 0.4- 2.9 53 12.1 8.6-16.6
Orange 367 304 84.5 78.7-88.9 20 6.5 3.3-12.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 39 8.3 5.7-11.7
Pitt 387 288 80.2 74.6-84.9 31 5.9 3.9- 8.8 9 1.4 0.7- 2.8 59 12.4 8.5-17.8
Randolph 391 277 73.3 66.4-79.2 24 7.4 3.9-13.4 10 2.1 1.1- 4.1 80 17.2 12.5-23.2
Robeson 380 253 68.3 61.1-74.7 41 10.5 7.0-15.5 12 3.8 1.7- 8.0 74 17.4 13.1-22.7
Rowan 436 317 66.8 59.0-73.8 29 8.3 5.0-13.4 7 2.1 0.9- 4.9 83 22.8 16.3-31.0
Union 403 325 81.8 75.8-86.7 26 6.2 3.9- 9.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7 49 11.3 7.2-17.2
Wake 568 479 87.8 84.0-90.8 23 3.4 2.0- 5.8 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4 54 7.5 5.1-10.8
Wayne 441 314 73.2 66.6-78.8 33 8.1 5.0-12.8 17 2.5 1.5- 4.2 77 16.3 11.9-22.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,175 3,838 75.2 73.4-77.0 377 7.3 6.4- 8.4 137 2.5 2.0- 3.2 823 15.0 13.5-16.5
Piedmont 7,422 5,699 78.9 77.5-80.2 474 6.7 5.9- 7.6 159 2.2 1.7- 2.8 1,090 12.3 11.2-13.4
Western NC 2,846 2,054 72.7 70.2-75.0 213 8.0 6.8- 9.5 91 3.1 2.4- 4.1 488 16.1 14.1-18.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,867 1,372 74.6 71.7-77.2 138 8.0 6.5- 9.8 51 2.4 1.7- 3.5 306 15.0 12.8-17.5
Northwest 3,235 2,348 71.1 68.6-73.6 235 8.5 7.1-10.1 97 3.6 2.4- 5.2 555 16.8 14.9-19.0
Charlotte 2,055 1,605 80.9 78.7-83.0 141 6.8 5.5- 8.4 43 2.0 1.4- 3.0 266 10.2 8.7-12.0
Greensboro 1,763 1,364 80.0 77.1-82.6 97 5.8 4.3- 7.8 31 1.8 1.0- 3.0 271 12.4 10.4-14.6
Southern Regional 1,507 1,111 76.3 72.8-79.5 117 6.0 4.8- 7.5 42 2.9 1.8- 4.6 237 14.8 12.0-18.1
Coastal 760 593 79.4 75.3-82.9 45 5.2 3.6- 7.5 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7 105 13.3 10.3-17.0
Wake 1,671 1,304 81.1 78.1-83.8 104 6.2 4.6- 8.3 43 1.7 1.2- 2.5 220 11.0 8.9-13.6
Area L 459 322 69.2 63.2-74.7 35 9.4 6.3-13.6 12 2.9 1.1- 7.3 90 18.5 14.1-23.7
Eastern 2,126 1,572 74.5 71.6-77.2 152 8.2 6.5-10.2 51 2.2 1.4- 3.5 351 15.1 13.1-17.4

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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