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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I

Which of the following best describes your indoor place of works' official smoking policy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed Allowed in some areas Allowed in all areas No official policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,283 3,751 85.4 83.7-87.0 299 8.6 7.4-10.1 35 0.6 0.4- 0.9 198 5.4 4.4- 6.5
GENDER
Male 1,502 1,249 81.2 78.1-84.0 149 11.6 9.3-14.4 20 0.8 0.5- 1.4 84 6.3 4.7- 8.4
Female 2,781 2,502 88.9 87.1-90.5 150 6.1 4.9- 7.6 15 0.4 0.2- 0.8 114 4.5 3.6- 5.8
RACE
White 3,344 2,955 86.7 84.8-88.4 201 7.0 5.8- 8.5 27 0.6 0.4- 0.9 161 5.7 4.6- 7.1
African American 654 560 84.0 79.5-87.7 69 12.1 8.8-16.4 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5 21 3.7 2.3- 6.1
Asian 65 58 89.2 76.0-95.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 2 2.8 0.6-12.1 4 6.5 1.9-19.9
Native American 80 68 86.9 71.2-94.7 6 6.1 2.0-17.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 5 5.5 1.1-24.2
Other Minorities 115 89 70.7 56.3-81.8 19 25.0 14.5-39.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 6 3.5 1.2- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 134 99 70.2 57.4-80.5 28 24.9 15.5-37.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 6 4.1 1.5-10.6
-English Speaking 86 77 90.7 77.8-96.5 7 7.0 2.2-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.3 0.4-11.3
-Spanish Speaking 48 22 36.4 17.2-61.3 21 54.6 32.2-75.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 4 7.0 2.0-22.0
Non-Hispanic 4,136 3,640 86.4 84.7-87.9 270 7.6 6.5- 9.0 34 0.6 0.4- 0.9 192 5.4 4.5- 6.6
AGE
18-24 116 98 85.0 75.5-91.2 9 6.3 2.9-13.3 0 0.0 . - . 9 8.7 4.1-17.5
25-34 489 419 85.0 80.1-88.8 44 10.7 7.4-15.4 2 0.3 0.0- 1.6 24 4.0 2.5- 6.4
35-44 971 846 83.7 80.1-86.7 71 10.2 7.6-13.4 9 0.8 0.4- 1.8 45 5.3 3.7- 7.6
45-54 1,250 1,087 85.6 82.7-88.1 99 8.8 6.8-11.3 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2 53 5.0 3.6- 6.9
55-64 1,058 948 88.8 86.0-91.1 53 4.7 3.3- 6.7 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6 46 5.7 4.0- 8.0
65-74 295 267 89.5 83.5-93.5 13 4.0 2.0- 8.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 14 5.4 2.7-10.4
75+ 60 49 83.9 68.9-92.4 4 7.1 2.3-19.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 6 7.7 2.4-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 181 123 57.9 46.1-68.9 37 30.3 20.0-43.1 4 1.9 0.6- 6.3 17 9.8 5.2-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 950 775 80.8 76.8-84.3 107 12.8 9.9-16.4 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6 56 5.6 3.9- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,072 947 86.9 83.2-89.9 78 7.0 5.0- 9.6 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8 41 5.8 3.7- 9.1
College Graduate 2,074 1,901 89.9 87.8-91.6 76 5.1 3.8- 6.8 13 0.5 0.3- 1.0 84 4.5 3.5- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 105 67.7 55.9-77.7 20 19.9 12.0-31.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.6 13 11.2 5.8-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 401 309 76.8 69.8-82.6 52 14.3 9.6-20.8 7 0.9 0.3- 2.4 33 7.9 5.0-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 389 330 79.7 71.8-85.8 33 13.1 7.9-21.1 5 1.0 0.3- 3.1 21 6.2 3.6-10.6
$35,000- 49,999 598 520 86.6 81.9-90.3 46 8.3 5.5-12.4 7 0.6 0.2- 1.3 25 4.5 2.5- 7.9
$50,000-74,999 794 700 84.5 80.2-88.1 55 8.6 6.0-12.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 36 6.5 4.2- 9.9
$75,000+ 1,534 1,403 90.1 87.7-92.0 75 6.0 4.5- 8.1 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8 49 3.6 2.6- 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 934 802 83.8 79.8-87.1 70 9.5 6.8-13.1 10 0.9 0.4- 2.2 52 5.8 4.1- 8.2
No 3,334 2,936 85.8 83.8-87.6 228 8.4 7.0-10.1 25 0.5 0.3- 0.8 145 5.2 4.2- 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 410 357 84.7 78.0-89.6 33 9.7 5.8-16.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 18 5.3 2.8- 9.9
Non-Veteran 3,873 3,394 85.5 83.7-87.1 266 8.5 7.2-10.0 33 0.6 0.4- 1.0 180 5.4 4.4- 6.5

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Asked of those who work indoors MOST of the time.

^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.

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