SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seconhand Smoke Policy-MALES

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some places Allowed anywhere No rules about smoking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,412 3,731 71.8 70.3-73.2 411 7.3 6.5- 8.2 458 7.9 7.1- 8.8 812 13.0 12.0-14.0
RACE
White 4,102 2,820 71.2 69.5-72.8 285 6.8 5.9- 7.8 356 8.1 7.1- 9.1 641 14.0 12.8-15.3
African American 858 556 67.1 63.3-70.8 89 9.4 7.3-11.9 75 9.2 7.1-11.9 138 14.3 11.8-17.3
Asian 38 32 84.5 66.8-93.7 3 9.6 2.9-27.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 2 4.3 0.7-21.0
Native American 90 55 68.7 56.4-78.8 9 7.5 3.6-14.9 16 17.0 9.7-27.9 10 6.8 3.0-14.7
Other Minorities 296 250 85.4 79.7-89.7 22 7.6 4.7-11.9 8 3.9 1.6- 9.1 16 3.1 1.7- 5.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 299 259 87.4 82.2-91.3 22 7.4 4.6-11.6 8 3.3 1.4- 7.5 10 1.9 0.9- 4.0
-English Speaking 100 86 89.5 81.3-94.3 5 4.5 1.8-11.1 3 3.0 0.8-10.4 6 3.0 1.1- 7.9
-Spanish Speaking 199 173 86.7 80.0-91.4 17 8.4 4.9-13.9 5 3.4 1.2- 9.2 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4
Non-Hispanic 5,106 3,468 70.4 68.8-71.8 388 7.3 6.5- 8.2 450 8.4 7.5- 9.3 800 14.0 12.9-15.1
AGE
18-24 327 242 76.1 70.2-81.1 26 8.9 5.8-13.4 25 6.9 4.3-11.0 34 8.1 5.4-11.9
25-34 878 704 79.8 76.2-83.0 61 6.0 4.5- 8.0 41 6.0 4.0- 9.0 72 8.1 6.2-10.6
35-44 1,066 760 74.5 71.4-77.4 86 7.5 5.8- 9.5 84 7.3 5.7- 9.2 136 10.7 8.8-13.0
45-54 1,027 692 71.9 68.6-74.9 77 6.3 4.8- 8.1 104 9.3 7.5-11.6 154 12.5 10.4-15.0
55-64 981 631 66.0 62.2-69.5 79 8.9 6.8-11.5 95 9.0 7.0-11.5 176 16.2 13.6-19.2
65-74 683 425 64.9 60.6-69.0 49 7.3 5.2-10.1 71 9.3 7.1-12.0 138 18.6 15.4-22.1
75+ 432 261 61.1 55.5-66.4 33 7.8 5.3-11.4 37 7.4 5.1-10.5 101 23.7 19.2-28.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 933 552 62.8 58.8-66.7 92 9.5 7.4-12.2 113 12.2 9.7-15.2 176 15.5 13.0-18.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,534 958 65.2 62.3-68.0 142 9.3 7.7-11.2 175 10.4 8.8-12.2 259 15.2 13.2-17.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,274 886 73.2 70.3-75.9 99 7.9 6.3- 9.8 98 6.2 4.9- 7.7 191 12.8 10.9-15.0
College Graduate 1,660 1,330 82.4 80.2-84.5 75 3.7 2.9- 4.8 71 4.4 3.2- 5.9 184 9.5 8.0-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 495 258 56.9 51.0-62.7 51 10.2 7.2-14.3 70 13.5 10.2-17.8 116 19.3 15.5-23.9
$15,000- 24,999 809 486 62.2 57.9-66.3 83 10.8 8.3-13.8 89 10.6 8.2-13.8 151 16.4 13.5-19.6
$25,000- 34,999 655 420 66.4 62.0-70.4 60 8.6 6.4-11.5 71 9.6 7.4-12.4 104 15.4 12.4-18.8
$35,000- 49,999 809 541 69.5 65.6-73.1 70 8.4 6.4-11.1 63 6.6 5.0- 8.7 135 15.5 12.8-18.7
$50,000-74,999 775 586 77.0 73.4-80.3 47 5.7 4.1- 7.8 36 4.8 3.3- 6.8 106 12.6 10.1-15.5
$75,000+ 884 742 86.3 83.6-88.6 31 3.1 2.0- 4.6 33 3.3 2.2- 4.8 78 7.4 5.7- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,641 988 62.0 59.1-64.9 158 10.0 8.3-11.9 193 11.7 9.9-13.8 302 16.3 14.3-18.5
No 3,682 2,685 75.8 74.2-77.4 248 6.3 5.4- 7.3 256 6.3 5.4- 7.3 493 11.6 10.4-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,736 1,134 68.2 65.5-70.7 136 7.4 6.1- 9.0 142 7.5 6.1- 9.1 324 16.9 15.0-19.1
Non-Veteran 3,544 2,489 73.0 71.2-74.7 272 7.4 6.5- 8.5 305 8.1 7.1- 9.3 478 11.5 10.3-12.7
Currently Serving 130 107 82.4 73.5-88.8 3 2.5 0.6- 9.0 10 8.0 4.0-15.2 10 7.1 3.4-14.3

Back to Seconhand Smoke Policy.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook