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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

In indoor workplaces, do you think smoking should be allowed in all areas, only some areas,
or not allowed at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
All areas Some areas Not allowed at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,409 162 1.7 1.4- 2.1 2,854 29.8 28.6-31.0 7,393 68.5 67.3-69.7
-Piedmont NC 5,564 99 1.9 1.5- 2.4 1,514 29.6 28.0-31.3 3,951 68.5 66.8-70.2
GENDER
Male 2,179 66 3.2 2.4- 4.3 712 35.4 32.7-38.1 1,401 61.4 58.7-64.1
Female 3,385 33 0.7 0.5- 1.1 802 24.5 22.6-26.5 2,550 74.8 72.8-76.8
RACE
White 4,083 72 2.0 1.5- 2.6 1,110 29.4 27.5-31.3 2,901 68.6 66.7-70.5
African American 1,008 21 2.0 1.2- 3.5 283 32.0 28.1-36.1 704 66.0 61.8-69.9
Other minorities 427 *** *** *** 109 26.5 21.2-32.5 312 72.6 66.5-77.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 358 *** *** *** 82 22.8 18.2-28.2 274 76.5 71.1-81.2
Non-Hispanic 5,188 96 2.0 1.5- 2.5 1,428 30.2 28.5-31.9 3,664 67.9 66.1-69.6
AGE
18-34 935 *** *** *** 292 34.6 30.9-38.5 630 63.8 59.9-67.6
35-54 1,869 32 2.0 1.3- 3.0 507 28.6 26.0-31.2 1,330 69.4 66.7-72.0
55-64 1,097 23 2.2 1.3- 3.6 292 27.1 23.9-30.7 782 70.7 67.1-74.1
65-74 933 18 2.1 1.2- 3.7 231 26.2 22.7-30.1 684 71.6 67.7-75.2
75+ 679 *** *** *** 177 24.4 20.7-28.5 489 74.1 70.0-77.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 652 20 4.0 2.5- 6.6 233 40.4 35.4-45.6 399 55.5 50.4-60.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,517 42 2.3 1.6- 3.3 507 34.0 31.0-37.2 968 63.7 60.5-66.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,504 17 1.3 0.7- 2.2 446 31.5 28.4-34.6 1,041 67.3 64.1-70.3
College Graduate 1,872 19 0.9 0.5- 1.5 324 17.1 15.1-19.4 1,529 81.9 79.6-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 595 *** *** *** 224 41.3 36.1-46.7 356 55.3 50.0-60.6
$15,000- 24,999 913 22 3.1 1.9- 5.2 307 35.7 31.5-40.0 584 61.2 56.8-65.4
$25,000- 34,999 572 *** *** *** 168 29.7 25.2-34.7 390 68.1 63.0-72.7
$35,000- 49,999 693 *** *** *** 205 32.9 28.4-37.7 479 65.8 61.0-70.4
$50,000+ 1,880 22 1.0 0.6- 1.7 344 19.6 17.3-22.1 1,514 79.4 76.8-81.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,399 38 2.8 1.9- 4.3 458 36.0 32.7-39.6 903 61.1 57.6-64.5
No 4,142 61 1.6 1.2- 2.2 1,047 27.9 26.0-29.8 3,034 70.5 68.6-72.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 663 19 2.2 1.3- 3.9 212 32.2 28.0-36.7 432 65.6 61.0-69.8
Non-Veteran 4,898 80 1.8 1.4- 2.4 1,302 29.3 27.5-31.1 3,516 68.9 67.1-70.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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