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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
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
-Western NC 576 495 84.9 80.4-88.5 34 6.2 4.2- 9.3 7 0.8 0.3- 2.1 40 8.1 5.3-12.0
GENDER
Male 191 155 80.2 71.5-86.8 17 8.1 4.5-14.2 3 1.3 0.4- 4.8 16 10.3 5.5-18.6
Female 385 340 88.3 83.3-91.9 17 4.9 2.8- 8.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.5 24 6.4 3.8-10.7
RACE
White 532 458 86.3 82.0-89.7 32 5.9 3.8- 8.9 7 0.8 0.3- 2.2 35 7.0 4.6-10.6
African American 8 7 62.8 16.4-93.5 1 37.2 6.5-83.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 32 27 71.8 37.2-91.6 1 9.7 1.4-45.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 18.5 3.6-58.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 9 75.2 33.7-94.8 1 6.1 0.8-35.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 18.7 2.7-65.9
Non-Hispanic 563 484 85.3 80.9-88.8 33 6.3 4.1- 9.4 7 0.8 0.3- 2.2 39 7.6 5.0-11.4
AGE
18-24 15 15 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 58 54 93.7 81.4-98.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.8 1.1-17.8
35-44 120 99 82.8 73.4-89.4 8 6.5 3.0-13.6 2 0.4 0.1- 2.6 11 10.2 5.2-19.0
45-54 152 124 75.5 64.9-83.7 12 10.5 5.7-18.8 2 1.6 0.3- 7.8 14 12.3 6.3-22.8
55-64 182 161 90.0 84.4-93.7 10 4.6 2.3- 8.9 3 1.2 0.3- 5.0 8 4.3 2.1- 8.6
65+ 44 38 91.0 71.5-97.6 2 6.0 0.9-30.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.0 0.8-10.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 35 23 51.3 29.5-72.6 5 16.9 5.8-40.4 1 5.1 0.7-28.6 6 26.7 9.8-55.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 163 137 89.7 83.8-93.6 12 5.7 3.0-10.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 13 4.6 2.4- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 158 140 84.4 73.8-91.2 10 5.9 2.8-12.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 7 9.6 4.1-20.9
College Graduate 220 195 87.2 80.0-92.1 7 5.0 2.0-11.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 14 6.6 3.4-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 15 61.6 36.2-82.0 2 8.0 1.6-31.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 30.4 12.3-57.6
$15,000- 24,999 70 51 74.7 57.7-86.4 5 3.5 1.0-11.4 3 3.5 0.8-14.2 11 18.3 8.2-35.8
$25,000- 34,999 69 61 79.5 60.4-90.8 3 5.1 1.6-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.5 5.5-36.5
$35,000- 49,999 102 89 88.8 78.6-94.5 5 6.0 2.3-14.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 7 5.1 1.7-14.2
$50,000-74,999 119 105 89.0 80.1-94.2 10 7.5 3.6-14.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 3 2.8 0.6-12.0
$75,000+ 129 119 89.3 79.4-94.8 4 6.0 2.0-16.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 4 4.1 1.4-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 140 116 83.6 74.7-89.8 8 6.6 3.0-13.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 14 9.6 5.1-17.3
No 433 377 85.4 80.0-89.6 26 6.2 3.8- 9.8 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7 25 7.5 4.4-12.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 38 80.4 53.6-93.5 4 4.0 1.2-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.7 3.9-46.1
Non-Veteran 531 457 85.3 80.9-88.9 30 6.4 4.2- 9.7 7 0.8 0.3- 2.3 37 7.4 4.9-11.1

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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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