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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,684 2,353 85.0 82.8-87.0 184 8.6 7.0-10.4 25 0.7 0.4- 1.2 122 5.7 4.4- 7.2
GENDER
Male 985 819 80.8 76.7-84.3 98 11.9 9.1-15.4 16 1.0 0.5- 1.8 52 6.4 4.3- 9.2
Female 1,699 1,534 88.6 86.3-90.6 86 5.8 4.4- 7.5 9 0.5 0.2- 1.2 70 5.1 3.7- 6.8
RACE
White 2,108 1,869 86.6 84.2-88.7 120 6.4 5.0- 8.1 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2 101 6.3 4.8- 8.3
African American 414 353 83.8 78.0-88.2 45 12.8 8.8-18.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 13 3.1 1.7- 5.9
Other Minorities 146 118 74.9 62.6-84.2 16 17.3 9.2-30.1 4 2.4 0.8- 6.9 8 5.4 2.3-12.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 82 53 58.6 42.4-73.1 23 35.5 21.6-52.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 5 4.6 1.6-12.9
Non-Hispanic 2,594 2,293 86.6 84.5-88.4 160 7.0 5.7- 8.6 24 0.7 0.4- 1.2 117 5.7 4.5- 7.3
AGE
18-24 62 52 81.4 67.1-90.4 4 7.3 2.6-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 11.4 4.7-25.1
25-34 287 245 84.6 78.5-89.3 27 10.9 6.8-17.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 14 4.1 2.3- 7.1
35-44 629 550 83.8 79.4-87.4 45 9.7 6.9-13.6 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7 29 5.5 3.6- 8.3
45-54 807 710 87.6 84.3-90.2 60 7.7 5.6-10.5 9 0.7 0.3- 1.4 28 4.1 2.6- 6.3
55-64 642 568 85.9 81.7-89.2 34 6.0 3.9- 9.1 8 1.0 0.5- 2.2 32 7.1 4.7-10.6
65+ 227 203 87.1 79.5-92.1 10 4.1 1.9- 8.7 2 1.9 0.4- 8.5 12 7.0 3.4-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 64 55.9 39.9-70.7 23 37.0 22.4-54.4 3 2.0 0.4- 8.9 6 5.1 1.9-13.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 521 426 79.1 73.6-83.8 58 13.2 9.5-18.1 8 1.1 0.5- 2.7 29 6.5 4.1-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 630 547 84.4 78.9-88.7 52 8.4 5.6-12.3 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 26 6.7 3.7-11.9
College Graduate 1,431 1,311 90.2 88.0-92.1 50 4.3 3.1- 5.9 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 61 4.9 3.6- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 60 72.1 55.3-84.4 10 21.8 11.1-38.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 4 5.8 1.6-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 206 156 72.0 61.7-80.4 32 19.4 12.1-29.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 14 7.8 4.2-14.2
$25,000- 34,999 216 182 78.0 66.2-86.5 21 16.9 9.0-29.5 4 1.7 0.5- 5.8 9 3.4 1.5- 7.3
$35,000- 49,999 360 311 84.7 77.9-89.7 29 9.2 5.5-15.2 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0 14 5.2 2.5-10.5
$50,000-74,999 494 432 83.2 77.4-87.7 30 8.3 5.1-13.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 30 8.1 5.1-12.7
$75,000+ 1,075 980 90.6 88.3-92.6 53 5.0 3.6- 6.8 5 0.4 0.1- 1.2 37 4.0 2.8- 5.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 549 476 85.1 80.2-89.0 42 9.2 6.0-13.7 7 1.3 0.5- 3.4 24 4.5 2.8- 7.1
No 2,127 1,869 85.0 82.4-87.2 142 8.4 6.7-10.5 18 0.6 0.4- 1.1 98 5.9 4.5- 7.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 214 182 83.6 74.7-89.8 21 11.0 5.9-19.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 9 4.8 2.1-10.6
Non-Veteran 2,470 2,171 85.2 82.8-87.2 163 8.4 6.8-10.3 23 0.7 0.4- 1.3 113 5.7 4.4- 7.4

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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.

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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