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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace while you were there?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-6 days All 7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 176 5 12.1 3.8-32.4 16 11.2 5.5-21.5 155 76.7 60.7-87.5
Buncombe 164 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 6 4.7 1.8-11.9 156 94.3 87.4-97.5
Cabarrus 186 7 4.0 1.7- 9.2 10 5.5 2.5-11.9 169 90.4 83.5-94.6
Catawba 246 10 2.3 1.1- 4.6 20 12.3 7.1-20.3 216 85.5 77.6-90.9
Cumberland 230 8 3.5 1.5- 7.9 15 10.1 5.4-18.1 207 86.4 78.4-91.8
Davidson 194 19 8.7 5.1-14.5 22 12.8 7.8-20.2 153 78.5 70.4-84.9
Durham 226 7 3.6 1.6- 8.0 9 3.9 1.7- 8.7 210 92.5 87.0-95.8
Forsyth 221 17 9.2 5.2-15.6 10 4.9 2.2-10.5 194 85.9 78.7-90.9
Gaston 182 13 8.7 4.1-17.8 16 8.6 4.9-14.6 153 82.6 73.6-89.0
Guilford 222 16 8.1 4.6-13.9 12 5.6 3.1-10.2 194 86.3 79.8-90.9
Iredell 222 16 8.0 4.4-14.2 6 4.1 1.7- 9.2 200 87.9 81.1-92.5
Johnston 270 22 10.1 5.9-16.7 21 12.8 6.8-22.8 227 77.1 67.5-84.6
Mecklenburg 377 13 3.9 1.9- 7.6 20 6.5 3.9-10.7 344 89.6 84.8-93.1
New Hanover 168 5 6.6 2.1-18.7 4 3.1 0.9- 9.5 159 90.3 79.2-95.8
Onslow 217 9 4.6 2.2- 9.6 6 4.3 1.9- 9.9 202 91.0 84.8-94.9
Orange 216 8 6.8 2.5-16.9 4 1.3 0.4- 3.7 204 91.9 82.5-96.5
Pitt 208 8 2.5 1.1- 5.6 12 9.1 4.1-18.9 188 88.4 79.2-93.9
Randolph 191 14 8.1 4.5-14.0 17 7.4 4.3-12.4 160 84.6 77.8-89.6
Robeson 170 16 14.4 8.2-24.1 15 8.2 4.5-14.5 139 77.4 67.6-84.9
Rowan 206 18 16.2 9.4-26.5 12 9.1 3.4-22.2 176 74.7 62.8-83.8
Union 228 8 4.6 2.1- 9.8 6 2.8 1.2- 6.3 214 92.5 87.1-95.8
Wake 349 10 3.3 1.6- 6.4 6 3.3 1.2- 8.9 333 93.4 88.3-96.4
Wayne 217 14 11.6 5.3-23.6 24 13.2 7.1-23.4 179 75.2 63.1-84.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,506 169 9.0 7.3-11.0 171 8.9 7.2-10.9 2,166 82.1 79.5-84.4
Piedmont 3,937 213 6.1 5.1- 7.3 232 7.0 5.8- 8.5 3,492 86.9 85.2-88.4
Western NC 1,292 64 5.4 3.9- 7.4 98 9.1 7.0-11.6 1,130 85.6 82.6-88.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 837 36 5.0 3.2- 7.9 63 8.8 6.3-12.2 738 86.2 82.3-89.4
Northwest 1,633 112 7.3 5.7- 9.2 119 10.9 8.3-14.1 1,402 81.9 78.5-84.8
Charlotte 1,075 48 5.3 3.7- 7.7 63 7.0 5.1- 9.5 964 87.7 84.6-90.2
Greensboro 919 54 9.1 6.4-12.8 55 6.3 4.4- 8.9 810 84.6 80.5-88.0
Southern Regional 724 55 8.6 6.3-11.6 49 7.6 5.0-11.3 620 83.8 79.6-87.3
Coastal 322 19 8.9 5.1-14.9 18 9.0 5.0-15.6 285 82.1 74.8-87.7
Wake 984 44 4.0 2.7- 5.8 49 5.6 3.7- 8.5 891 90.4 87.3-92.8
Area L 211 18 9.3 5.3-15.8 14 10.7 5.4-20.1 179 80.0 70.7-86.9
Eastern 1,030 60 9.2 6.2-13.5 71 8.1 5.9-10.9 899 82.8 78.3-86.4

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*This question was asked only of those employed for wages or self-employed.

^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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