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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Secondhand Smoke I

Inside indoor workplaces, do you THINK smoking should be allowed in all areas,
some areas or not allowed at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
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 15,414 173 1.2 1.0- 1.5 3,651 24.3 23.2-25.4 11,293 73.0 71.9-74.1 297 1.4 1.2- 1.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 376 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9 98 33.3 25.4-42.2 266 64.0 55.2-71.9 9 2.3 0.8- 5.9
Buncombe 342 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 70 19.1 14.8-24.4 267 79.0 73.4-83.7 3 1.4 0.3- 5.8
Cabarrus 357 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1 82 21.0 16.1-26.9 262 76.4 70.4-81.6 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9
Catawba 439 3 0.9 0.2- 4.4 74 20.8 15.6-27.1 352 76.7 70.4-82.1 10 1.6 0.8- 3.1
Cumberland 465 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 112 22.8 18.3-27.9 343 75.7 70.5-80.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Davidson 397 5 0.9 0.4- 2.3 128 34.0 27.9-40.6 263 64.7 58.1-70.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Durham 387 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 60 16.3 11.2-23.0 316 82.6 76.0-87.7 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8
Forsyth 401 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 121 31.3 25.8-37.3 270 65.8 59.7-71.5 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3
Gaston 399 7 1.6 0.7- 3.9 99 26.4 20.6-33.2 288 71.4 64.6-77.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5
Guilford 415 4 1.1 0.3- 3.7 79 17.0 12.8-22.3 325 80.7 75.2-85.1 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Iredell 419 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 96 23.4 18.6-29.0 309 73.4 67.7-78.4 12 3.0 1.5- 5.7
Johnston 456 7 1.5 0.6- 3.7 112 23.9 18.8-30.0 330 73.5 67.4-78.8 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Mecklenburg 659 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 113 17.6 14.1-21.7 528 80.6 76.5-84.2 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9
New Hanover 365 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 62 15.9 10.9-22.6 296 82.5 75.8-87.7 5 1.1 0.5- 2.7
Onslow 401 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4 86 20.7 16.0-26.4 299 75.9 70.0-80.9 9 1.4 0.6- 3.2
Orange 370 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 69 20.6 13.8-29.5 294 77.6 68.8-84.4 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Pitt 388 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 87 19.8 15.3-25.2 298 79.9 74.5-84.4 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Randolph 390 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7 118 31.4 24.5-39.4 260 65.7 57.9-72.8 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Robeson 379 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 120 30.5 24.0-37.8 248 67.8 60.4-74.4 9 1.3 0.6- 2.6
Rowan 434 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 118 34.0 27.2-41.6 302 64.1 56.6-71.0 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Union 401 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1 81 19.8 14.9-25.9 312 78.9 72.8-83.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Wake 570 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 87 15.3 11.8-19.5 469 82.3 77.9-86.0 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Wayne 441 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0 99 24.9 18.5-32.5 326 73.0 65.4-79.4 12 1.4 0.8- 2.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,164 59 1.3 0.9- 1.9 1,261 26.5 24.6-28.5 3,741 70.9 68.9-72.9 103 1.3 1.0- 1.7
Piedmont 7,406 76 1.1 0.8- 1.5 1,684 22.9 21.4-24.4 5,508 74.6 73.0-76.1 138 1.4 1.1- 1.9
Western NC 2,844 38 1.6 1.0- 2.5 706 26.0 23.7-28.5 2,044 70.7 68.2-73.1 56 1.7 1.1- 2.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,870 25 1.8 1.0- 3.1 444 22.9 20.5-25.5 1,366 73.8 71.0-76.4 35 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Northwest 3,227 33 1.0 0.6- 1.6 859 31.2 28.8-33.7 2,270 65.9 63.4-68.4 65 1.9 1.3- 2.6
Charlotte 2,043 25 0.9 0.5- 1.4 447 22.6 20.1-25.3 1,537 75.5 72.8-78.0 34 1.0 0.7- 1.6
Greensboro 1,763 14 0.9 0.4- 1.8 409 23.4 20.1-27.0 1,307 74.2 70.5-77.5 33 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Southern Regional 1,497 17 1.2 0.7- 2.3 381 25.3 22.0-28.9 1,069 72.2 68.6-75.5 30 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Coastal 759 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 167 23.1 19.1-27.6 574 75.1 70.6-79.1 11 1.2 0.6- 2.2
Wake 1,671 20 1.4 0.7- 2.5 318 17.9 15.3-20.9 1,302 79.3 76.2-82.1 31 1.4 0.8- 2.6
Area L 457 6 2.3 0.6- 8.6 131 30.5 25.3-36.3 308 66.0 59.9-71.6 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2
Eastern 2,127 26 1.7 1.0- 2.8 495 26.4 23.2-30.0 1,560 70.3 66.7-73.6 46 1.6 1.1- 2.3

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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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