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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 15,406 258 1.7 1.4- 2.1 5,164 35.3 34.1-36.5 9,722 61.7 60.4-62.9 262 1.4 1.1- 1.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 378 7 1.0 0.4- 2.3 130 40.4 32.5-49.0 233 56.7 48.4-64.7 8 1.9 0.7- 4.8
Buncombe 341 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 102 32.9 26.8-39.8 228 64.2 57.4-70.5 6 1.8 0.6- 5.4
Cabarrus 357 11 2.6 1.4- 5.0 110 29.4 23.6-35.9 227 66.4 59.6-72.5 9 1.6 0.8- 3.5
Catawba 440 7 1.6 0.6- 4.3 128 32.7 27.0-38.9 299 64.2 57.9-69.9 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9
Cumberland 466 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 164 40.8 34.4-47.7 291 57.8 51.0-64.3 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Davidson 397 8 1.5 0.7- 3.2 154 39.1 32.6-46.0 228 57.8 50.9-64.3 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7
Durham 386 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0 115 31.4 24.8-38.9 263 67.2 59.8-73.9 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
Forsyth 399 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5 167 45.3 39.0-51.8 216 51.1 44.8-57.5 9 2.5 1.1- 5.5
Gaston 399 11 2.3 1.1- 4.5 133 34.4 28.0-41.4 252 62.9 55.9-69.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Guilford 415 5 1.2 0.4- 3.7 128 33.2 26.7-40.3 277 64.3 57.1-70.9 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Iredell 419 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 139 36.6 30.7-42.9 268 60.4 54.1-66.3 7 2.2 0.9- 5.2
Johnston 456 11 2.2 1.1- 4.4 180 41.0 34.6-47.6 259 55.2 48.6-61.7 6 1.6 0.6- 4.4
Mecklenburg 656 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8 186 28.0 23.9-32.5 453 69.8 65.2-74.0 8 1.3 0.5- 3.4
New Hanover 365 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 95 29.4 22.4-37.5 264 69.3 61.3-76.3 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7
Onslow 402 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 162 43.8 37.5-50.4 225 52.6 46.1-59.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9
Orange 369 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9 103 32.7 25.4-40.9 258 65.6 57.5-72.8 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Pitt 387 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 122 31.4 24.9-38.7 259 67.5 60.2-74.0 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Randolph 388 7 1.9 0.8- 4.6 143 39.7 32.5-47.3 232 57.4 49.9-64.5 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8
Robeson 378 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 146 37.3 30.2-45.1 218 60.3 52.5-67.7 10 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Rowan 433 10 1.7 0.9- 3.4 150 38.8 32.0-46.1 265 57.9 50.7-64.7 8 1.6 0.7- 3.7
Union 401 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 115 29.7 24.0-36.1 275 68.3 61.8-74.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Wake 570 8 1.5 0.7- 3.6 165 29.0 24.4-34.1 394 69.1 64.0-73.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Wayne 439 8 1.2 0.6- 2.6 164 40.3 33.2-47.8 258 57.2 49.7-64.3 9 1.3 0.7- 2.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,163 82 1.6 1.1- 2.2 1,818 37.0 35.0-39.0 3,171 60.2 58.1-62.2 92 1.2 1.0- 1.6
Piedmont 7,402 128 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,447 34.7 33.0-36.4 4,714 62.3 60.5-64.0 113 1.4 1.1- 1.8
Western NC 2,841 48 1.9 1.3- 2.9 899 34.4 32.0-37.0 1,837 62.1 59.5-64.6 57 1.6 1.1- 2.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,869 32 2.0 1.2- 3.4 578 33.5 30.5-36.6 1,224 63.0 59.8-66.0 35 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Northwest 3,222 57 1.7 1.2- 2.5 1,133 40.0 37.5-42.6 1,970 56.4 53.8-58.9 62 1.9 1.4- 2.7
Charlotte 2,043 41 1.4 1.0- 2.0 621 30.6 27.9-33.4 1,346 66.4 63.5-69.2 35 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Greensboro 1,760 26 2.3 0.9- 5.8 574 33.8 30.2-37.7 1,134 62.4 58.4-66.3 26 1.5 0.8- 2.6
Southern Regional 1,497 23 1.7 0.8- 3.3 514 35.3 31.6-39.1 930 62.0 58.1-65.7 30 1.1 0.6- 1.8
Coastal 759 13 1.6 0.9- 3.1 244 33.4 28.8-38.3 491 63.6 58.7-68.3 11 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Wake 1,671 26 1.5 0.8- 2.5 576 35.3 31.7-39.0 1,053 62.6 58.9-66.2 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Area L 457 8 2.4 1.0- 6.0 167 40.7 34.8-46.9 275 56.0 49.9-62.0 7 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Eastern 2,128 32 1.4 0.9- 2.3 757 37.0 33.9-40.2 1,299 60.1 56.8-63.3 40 1.5 1.0- 2.1

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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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