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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 1,232 1,028 81.7 78.3-84.7 114 10.3 8.0-13.1 17 0.9 0.5- 1.7 73 7.1 5.1- 9.7
Female 2,112 1,927 90.9 88.9-92.5 87 4.3 3.2- 5.7 10 0.3 0.1- 0.6 88 4.6 3.5- 6.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 49 84.0 66.9-93.2 10 15.3 6.3-32.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
Non-Hispanic 3,283 2,905 86.8 84.9-88.5 191 6.7 5.5- 8.2 27 0.6 0.4- 1.0 160 5.9 4.7- 7.3
AGE
18-24 79 71 87.9 75.1-94.6 3 2.6 0.8- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.5 3.6-22.8
25-34 335 288 85.6 80.1-89.7 26 9.1 5.7-14.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 20 5.0 2.9- 8.3
35-44 742 655 86.2 82.3-89.4 43 7.4 5.0-10.9 7 0.7 0.3- 1.8 37 5.6 3.8- 8.3
45-54 985 861 85.7 82.3-88.5 75 8.8 6.5-11.8 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3 41 4.9 3.4- 7.1
55-64 868 785 89.6 86.6-92.0 36 3.7 2.4- 5.5 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6 38 6.0 4.0- 8.7
65+ 315 277 86.9 80.8-91.2 16 4.8 2.6- 8.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.5 20 6.9 3.8-12.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 78 73.5 60.9-83.2 20 14.6 8.3-24.2 3 2.1 0.5- 8.8 9 9.8 3.9-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 592 81.2 76.4-85.3 62 10.9 7.7-15.2 8 0.9 0.4- 2.3 46 6.9 4.6-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 835 731 86.3 81.8-89.7 63 7.0 4.9-10.1 6 0.4 0.1- 1.1 35 6.3 3.8-10.3
College Graduate 1,686 1,550 90.1 87.8-92.0 55 4.8 3.4- 6.8 10 0.4 0.2- 1.0 71 4.7 3.5- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 57 64.6 48.2-78.1 9 15.4 6.9-30.9 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 11 17.9 8.9-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 252 198 81.7 74.3-87.3 26 10.1 5.8-16.9 7 1.8 0.7- 4.6 21 6.5 3.8-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 264 225 81.8 73.1-88.1 19 9.1 4.6-17.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 18 8.8 4.8-15.6
$35,000-49,999 438 384 86.2 80.7-90.4 31 8.2 5.1-12.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 18 5.0 2.6- 9.5
$50,000- 74,999 642 560 82.7 77.5-86.9 47 9.2 6.1-13.4 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 32 7.7 4.9-11.9
$75,000+ 1,334 1,227 90.7 88.2-92.7 56 5.2 3.6- 7.4 7 0.4 0.1- 1.0 44 3.8 2.6- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 742 644 85.9 82.0-89.1 45 6.7 4.5- 9.9 8 1.1 0.4- 2.9 45 6.2 4.2- 9.0
No 2,591 2,302 86.8 84.7-88.8 155 7.1 5.7- 8.8 19 0.5 0.3- 0.8 115 5.6 4.3- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 305 262 81.2 72.4-87.7 26 11.4 6.3-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 17 7.4 3.8-13.9
Non-Veteran 3,039 2,693 87.2 85.3-88.9 175 6.6 5.4- 8.0 27 0.6 0.4- 1.0 144 5.6 4.4- 7.0

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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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