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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?
Do not include decks, garages, or porches.)

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Not allowed anywhere inside home Allowed in some places/some times Allowed anywhere inside home No rules about smoking inside home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,443 11,591 77.0 76.0-78.0 1,064 7.0 6.5- 7.7 387 2.4 2.0- 2.8 2,401 13.5 12.7-14.4
-Eastern NC 5,175 3,838 75.2 73.4-77.0 377 7.3 6.4- 8.4 137 2.5 2.0- 3.2 823 15.0 13.5-16.5
GENDER
Male 1,873 1,378 75.4 72.2-78.2 122 6.5 5.1- 8.2 60 2.9 2.0- 4.1 313 15.3 12.8-18.1
Female 3,302 2,460 75.1 73.0-77.1 255 8.1 6.9- 9.4 77 2.2 1.6- 3.0 510 14.7 13.1-16.4
RACE
White 3,480 2,588 75.5 73.2-77.7 230 6.6 5.5- 7.9 97 2.6 2.0- 3.5 565 15.2 13.4-17.3
African American 1,186 860 71.8 67.9-75.4 106 9.6 7.5-12.1 26 2.0 1.0- 4.0 194 16.6 13.8-20.0
Other Minorities 483 369 80.0 74.7-84.5 41 7.0 4.6-10.6 12 2.6 1.3- 5.1 61 10.4 7.1-14.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 219 199 91.0 84.6-94.9 8 3.4 1.5- 7.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 11 5.4 2.4-11.9
Non-Hispanic 4,936 3,624 73.9 72.0-75.8 368 7.6 6.6- 8.7 135 2.7 2.1- 3.5 809 15.7 14.2-17.4
AGE
18-24 182 139 74.3 65.2-81.7 15 6.9 3.8-12.1 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4 24 16.2 10.1-25.2
25-34 518 427 82.9 78.7-86.5 37 6.2 4.3- 8.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 50 10.3 7.5-14.0
35-44 805 625 75.2 71.2-78.8 64 8.9 6.7-11.8 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4 100 13.3 10.6-16.6
45-54 995 720 73.1 69.5-76.4 94 8.8 6.9-11.1 40 4.2 2.8- 6.4 141 13.9 11.5-16.8
55-64 1,071 769 72.3 68.9-75.4 91 8.6 6.6-11.0 29 2.6 1.7- 4.2 182 16.5 14.0-19.3
65-74 924 682 74.3 70.9-77.5 49 4.5 3.3- 6.1 30 3.3 2.2- 5.0 163 17.8 15.1-21.0
75+ 648 455 70.6 66.3-74.6 24 4.3 2.7- 6.8 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1 158 24.0 20.3-28.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 814 543 67.7 62.6-72.4 65 8.0 5.7-11.0 38 4.6 3.0- 6.8 168 19.8 15.8-24.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,596 1,100 68.1 64.1-71.8 131 8.7 6.8-11.0 46 2.6 1.7- 4.1 319 20.6 17.3-24.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,397 1,050 77.7 74.7-80.5 120 8.7 6.9-10.8 34 2.5 1.4- 4.3 193 11.1 9.2-13.3
College Graduate 1,355 1,133 86.9 84.8-88.8 61 3.5 2.6- 4.9 19 1.0 0.6- 1.7 142 8.5 7.0-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 423 64.2 58.4-69.6 69 10.8 7.8-14.7 22 3.4 1.8- 6.3 157 21.7 17.3-26.8
$15,000- 24,999 829 570 65.6 59.7-71.0 67 8.0 5.9-10.8 31 3.7 2.3- 5.9 161 22.7 17.6-28.8
$25,000- 34,999 578 392 67.1 60.5-73.1 58 11.7 8.1-16.8 21 2.7 1.5- 4.7 107 18.4 13.8-24.2
$35,000- 49,999 739 559 78.4 74.5-81.9 57 8.2 5.9-11.4 15 1.8 0.9- 3.4 108 11.6 9.1-14.6
$50,000-74,999 763 603 81.0 76.9-84.5 42 4.3 3.0- 6.3 21 3.5 1.7- 7.0 97 11.2 8.8-14.2
$75,000+ 926 798 86.6 83.5-89.1 44 5.1 3.6- 7.3 7 0.8 0.3- 1.9 77 7.5 5.6-10.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,057 1,384 67.3 64.2-70.3 172 8.5 7.0-10.4 79 4.6 3.3- 6.3 422 19.6 17.2-22.3
No 3,040 2,399 79.5 77.2-81.7 196 6.6 5.5- 8.0 53 1.4 0.9- 2.0 392 12.5 10.7-14.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 930 716 81.4 77.9-84.4 54 4.9 3.5- 6.8 31 2.8 1.7- 4.6 129 11.0 8.7-13.7
Non-Veteran 4,242 3,120 73.9 71.8-75.9 323 7.9 6.8- 9.1 105 2.4 1.8- 3.2 694 15.9 14.2-17.7

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^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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