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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Secondhand Smoke I

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Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,217 1,308 9.9 9.1-10.8 5,762 42.2 41.0-43.5 6,707 40.4 39.2-41.6 1,440 7.5 6.9- 8.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 375 40 10.6 7.3-15.3 124 41.2 33.2-49.6 165 38.5 31.4-46.0 46 9.8 5.9-15.6
Buncombe 334 28 7.9 4.6-13.1 126 47.1 40.3-54.0 144 35.3 29.6-41.5 36 9.7 6.3-14.8
Cabarrus 355 38 10.8 7.2-15.9 125 45.1 37.6-52.8 160 36.6 30.3-43.4 32 7.5 4.7-12.0
Catawba 438 33 9.2 5.9-14.2 154 37.1 31.3-43.3 215 45.5 39.6-51.6 36 8.1 5.4-12.0
Cumberland 460 49 13.0 8.0-20.4 178 43.8 37.5-50.3 196 37.9 32.2-43.9 37 5.3 3.6- 7.9
Davidson 393 39 11.6 7.1-18.2 145 42.2 35.6-49.2 162 37.2 31.1-43.8 47 9.0 6.4-12.4
Durham 385 22 4.4 2.6- 7.3 147 40.7 33.5-48.3 187 49.3 41.9-56.8 29 5.6 3.5- 8.8
Forsyth 397 43 12.3 8.3-17.8 177 46.3 40.0-52.7 149 33.5 28.0-39.6 28 7.9 5.0-12.3
Gaston 396 35 8.3 5.7-11.8 148 46.5 39.3-53.8 176 38.5 32.2-45.2 37 6.8 4.6- 9.9
Guilford 412 33 10.8 6.2-18.2 144 35.2 29.1-41.8 214 51.0 43.9-58.0 21 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Iredell 414 31 6.9 4.5-10.5 169 47.5 41.4-53.7 182 39.1 33.5-45.0 32 6.4 4.2- 9.6
Johnston 450 46 11.3 7.4-16.8 184 45.1 38.6-51.8 178 35.7 30.0-41.9 42 7.9 5.1-12.0
Mecklenburg 653 45 8.1 5.6-11.5 231 37.1 32.4-42.0 331 49.5 44.7-54.4 46 5.3 3.7- 7.6
New Hanover 358 23 7.4 4.6-11.7 121 39.6 32.2-47.6 182 46.8 39.6-54.2 32 6.1 4.2- 9.0
Onslow 396 63 20.2 15.0-26.7 145 39.4 33.4-45.9 143 31.0 25.5-37.2 45 9.3 6.4-13.4
Orange 368 18 8.3 3.4-19.1 138 38.1 31.6-45.1 186 46.4 39.5-53.5 26 7.1 4.3-11.6
Pitt 382 27 8.3 4.8-13.8 148 40.1 33.5-47.1 170 45.6 38.5-52.8 37 6.0 4.1- 8.6
Randolph 383 31 11.8 6.9-19.5 162 45.0 37.9-52.4 151 34.9 28.6-41.7 39 8.2 5.5-12.3
Robeson 371 32 7.7 5.1-11.4 142 41.6 33.9-49.8 155 43.3 34.5-52.5 42 7.4 5.1-10.5
Rowan 431 44 12.1 7.6-18.7 154 42.5 35.5-49.8 191 37.2 30.9-43.8 42 8.3 5.3-12.6
Union 395 38 9.7 6.8-13.8 137 40.9 34.1-48.1 184 41.6 34.9-48.7 36 7.7 5.0-11.8
Wake 567 39 6.4 4.3- 9.6 230 45.4 40.1-50.7 267 44.1 39.0-49.4 31 4.1 2.6- 6.4
Wayne 428 32 7.9 4.9-12.6 184 45.6 38.2-53.2 160 36.2 28.9-44.2 52 10.3 6.4-16.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,079 449 11.0 9.5-12.8 1,987 42.6 40.6-44.7 2,125 38.3 36.3-40.3 518 8.0 7.1- 9.1
Piedmont 7,343 616 9.2 8.2-10.4 2,764 41.9 40.2-43.7 3,327 41.9 40.2-43.6 636 6.9 6.2- 7.8
Western NC 2,795 243 10.3 8.5-12.4 1,011 42.7 40.1-45.4 1,255 38.4 36.0-40.9 286 8.6 7.1-10.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,843 156 9.9 8.0-12.2 668 42.9 39.7-46.1 824 39.0 36.1-41.9 195 8.2 6.8-10.0
Northwest 3,187 300 11.8 9.9-13.9 1,208 43.1 40.5-45.6 1,383 36.3 34.0-38.8 296 8.8 7.4-10.5
Charlotte 2,024 174 8.5 7.0-10.3 718 40.0 37.0-43.2 947 43.9 40.9-46.9 185 7.6 6.2- 9.2
Greensboro 1,747 132 9.5 7.0-12.6 648 38.9 35.1-42.8 809 44.5 40.6-48.4 158 7.2 5.7- 9.0
Southern Regional 1,473 131 10.8 8.1-14.3 571 43.9 40.0-47.8 644 40.0 36.3-43.8 127 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Coastal 744 56 9.0 6.5-12.2 276 40.0 35.2-45.1 337 40.4 35.6-45.4 75 10.6 7.7-14.5
Wake 1,659 128 7.7 5.9- 9.9 673 45.4 41.7-49.2 738 41.7 38.2-45.4 120 5.2 3.9- 6.8
Area L 452 33 8.8 5.5-13.8 171 42.9 36.9-49.2 195 39.1 33.6-44.9 53 9.2 6.4-13.0
Eastern 2,088 198 13.1 10.4-16.4 829 41.1 37.9-44.4 830 36.8 33.6-40.1 231 9.0 7.5-10.9

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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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