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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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 15,430 715 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,434 11.1 10.3-11.9 13,281 84.3 83.3-85.3
-Eastern NC 5,172 239 4.1 3.4- 4.9 521 12.7 11.2-14.4 4,412 83.2 81.4-84.8
GENDER
Male 1,871 71 3.2 2.3- 4.5 191 13.7 11.2-16.7 1,609 83.0 79.9-85.7
Female 3,301 168 4.9 4.0- 5.9 330 11.8 10.3-13.6 2,803 83.3 81.4-85.1
RACE
White 3,481 121 2.7 2.1- 3.5 357 13.2 11.3-15.4 3,003 84.1 81.8-86.1
African American 1,184 86 7.0 5.4- 9.2 111 12.2 9.4-15.6 987 80.8 77.1-84.0
Other Minorities 481 32 5.7 3.4- 9.3 49 11.1 7.7-15.9 400 83.2 77.8-87.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 219 9 4.4 1.9-10.2 6 3.0 1.1- 8.4 204 92.5 86.0-96.1
Non-Hispanic 4,933 230 4.1 3.4- 4.8 513 13.5 11.9-15.3 4,190 82.4 80.6-84.1
AGE
18-24 182 7 3.2 1.4- 7.2 32 21.7 14.6-30.8 143 75.1 65.9-82.5
25-34 517 18 3.7 2.1- 6.3 47 9.5 6.9-13.0 452 86.8 82.8-90.0
35-44 803 41 4.7 3.2- 6.7 86 12.7 9.9-16.2 676 82.6 79.0-85.8
45-54 994 51 3.9 2.8- 5.3 138 15.2 12.5-18.4 805 80.9 77.6-83.8
55-64 1,068 67 6.0 4.5- 7.9 115 11.6 9.4-14.3 886 82.4 79.4-85.1
65-74 927 29 2.8 1.9- 4.3 68 8.0 6.1-10.5 830 89.2 86.5-91.4
75+ 650 24 3.4 2.1- 5.4 32 5.7 3.9- 8.3 594 90.9 87.9-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 815 59 6.3 4.4- 8.9 129 20.6 16.2-25.7 627 73.2 67.9-77.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,592 87 4.7 3.5- 6.3 201 16.9 13.7-20.7 1,304 78.4 74.5-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,399 58 3.3 2.4- 4.7 147 11.9 9.7-14.6 1,194 84.7 81.9-87.2
College Graduate 1,353 34 2.5 1.6- 4.0 44 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,275 94.6 92.9-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 669 62 7.8 5.3-11.3 104 18.8 14.4-24.1 503 73.4 67.8-78.4
$15,000- 24,999 834 46 4.6 3.2- 6.6 108 19.6 14.6-25.9 680 75.8 69.7-81.0
$25,000- 34,999 577 30 3.8 2.4- 6.0 80 19.1 14.1-25.3 467 77.1 70.9-82.3
$35,000- 49,999 738 30 3.4 2.3- 5.0 64 10.5 7.8-14.0 644 86.1 82.5-89.1
$50,000-74,999 762 21 2.9 1.7- 4.8 59 7.4 5.2-10.4 682 89.7 86.4-92.3
$75,000+ 924 15 2.7 1.4- 5.2 48 6.2 4.0- 9.3 861 91.1 87.5-93.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,054 133 5.6 4.5- 6.9 275 18.0 15.4-21.0 1,646 76.4 73.4-79.2
No 3,039 104 3.3 2.5- 4.4 233 9.8 8.0-11.9 2,702 86.9 84.7-88.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 932 27 2.3 1.4- 3.7 73 8.0 5.9-10.8 832 89.7 86.8-92.1
Non-Veteran 4,237 212 4.5 3.7- 5.4 447 13.8 12.0-15.7 3,578 81.7 79.7-83.6

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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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