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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace while you were there?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-6 days All 7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
-Alamance County 176 5 12.1 3.8-32.4 16 11.2 5.5-21.5 155 76.7 60.7-87.5
GENDER
Male 64 4 22.2 7.3-51.0 3 10.2 2.6-32.3 57 67.6 43.1-85.2
Female 112 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 13 12.3 7.0-20.8 98 87.4 78.9-92.8
RACE
White 138 4 9.9 2.2-35.0 8 8.7 3.0-23.0 126 81.4 61.4-92.3
Other 37 1 20.1 3.3-65.0 8 19.9 8.6-39.7 28 60.0 32.6-82.3
AGE
18-44 75 2 17.2 4.7-46.7 8 13.1 5.0-30.2 65 69.7 47.0-85.6
45+ 100 3 4.2 1.1-14.5 8 8.4 3.9-17.0 89 87.4 77.1-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 66 2 20.8 5.8-52.7 16 22.1 10.5-40.5 48 57.2 35.8-76.2
Some College + 110 3 3.3 0.9-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 107 96.7 88.6-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 1 12.8 2.0-51.8 12 17.3 8.9-31.0 57 69.8 46.9-85.9
$50,000+ 96 4 13.6 3.1-43.8 3 2.8 0.9- 8.6 89 83.5 56.9-95.1

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*This question was asked only of those employed for wages or self-employed.

^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.

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