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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,419 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2 386 29.9 26.8-33.2 1,020 69.0 65.6-72.1
GENDER
Male 536 *** *** *** 168 34.1 29.0-39.6 359 63.9 58.4-69.1
Female 883 *** *** *** 218 26.1 22.5-30.1 661 73.5 69.5-77.1
RACE
White 1,163 *** *** *** 298 28.6 25.2-32.2 854 70.2 66.5-73.6
Other minorities 247 *** *** *** 85 37.1 29.3-45.7 160 62.3 53.7-70.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,356 *** *** *** 368 30.0 26.8-33.4 975 68.8 65.4-72.1
AGE
18-34 198 *** *** *** 59 32.6 25.1-41.1 135 66.1 57.6-73.6
35-54 376 *** *** *** 108 31.2 25.8-37.2 266 67.5 61.4-73.0
55-64 320 *** *** *** 82 27.4 21.8-33.8 237 72.3 65.9-77.9
65-74 318 *** *** *** 84 27.4 21.9-33.7 229 70.6 64.2-76.3
75+ 201 *** *** *** 50 26.1 18.9-34.8 150 73.6 64.9-80.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 183 *** *** *** 67 36.4 27.9-45.9 113 61.6 52.1-70.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 426 *** *** *** 146 37.1 30.9-43.7 273 60.9 54.2-67.1
Some Post-H.S. 366 *** *** *** 100 29.2 23.8-35.2 263 70.3 64.3-75.7
College Graduate 442 *** *** *** 71 15.4 11.8-19.9 371 84.6 80.1-88.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 *** *** *** 72 37.9 29.2-47.4 122 59.3 49.8-68.2
$15,000- 24,999 271 *** *** *** 96 37.9 30.5-45.9 169 59.0 51.0-66.6
$25,000- 34,999 157 *** *** *** 51 34.7 25.9-44.8 106 65.3 55.2-74.1
$35,000- 49,999 156 *** *** *** 36 26.7 18.7-36.5 119 72.8 63.0-80.8
$50,000+ 396 *** *** *** 70 21.4 16.6-27.2 325 78.4 72.6-83.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 421 *** *** *** 145 37.8 31.9-44.1 272 61.4 55.1-67.3
No 990 *** *** *** 238 26.9 23.3-30.9 744 71.9 67.9-75.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 167 *** *** *** 52 33.3 25.3-42.3 112 65.0 55.9-73.1
Non-Veteran 1,252 *** *** *** 334 29.5 26.2-33.1 908 69.4 65.8-72.8

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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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