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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Tobacco Indicators+

Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for work areas?*

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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 1,534 1,366 86.7 83.6-89.3 86 6.1 4.4- 8.2 34 2.5 1.4- 4.3 48 4.7 3.1- 7.0
New Hanover County 100 93 81.1 51.5-94.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 4 4.8 1.5-14.7 2 13.4 2.2-51.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 108 99 91.7 84.1-95.8 5 4.2 1.7-10.0 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 3 2.7 0.8- 8.4
Cumberland 91 85 95.5 89.7-98.1 5 3.6 1.4- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Durham 111 104 96.0 91.4-98.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1
Forsyth 110 94 86.6 78.5-91.9 8 6.2 2.9-12.6 6 5.7 2.4-12.6 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0
Gaston 112 94 85.3 77.1-90.9 10 7.3 3.8-13.7 3 3.3 1.0- 9.8 5 4.2 1.7- 9.9
Guilford 103 91 88.9 80.3-94.1 5 5.4 2.0-13.7 2 1.8 0.5- 7.2 5 3.8 1.4-10.0
Mecklenburg 123 117 92.5 83.9-96.7 2 3.1 0.8-11.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 3 3.0 0.9- 9.6
Onslow 114 100 86.9 77.9-92.6 9 8.9 4.3-17.5 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0
Wake 134 121 91.7 85.7-95.3 7 3.7 1.7- 8.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 5 4.1 1.7- 9.5
Western NC 130 113 87.2 79.5-92.3 11 8.5 4.5-15.4 4 3.3 1.1- 9.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5
Piedmont NC 158 138 87.2 79.4-92.4 11 5.0 2.6- 9.3 4 3.5 1.0-11.2 5 4.3 1.6-10.8
Eastern NC 140 117 78.5 68.6-85.9 9 10.1 5.1-18.9 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5 10 9.2 4.6-17.4

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for New Hanover County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported working indoors most of the time.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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