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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,506 169 9.0 7.3-11.0 171 8.9 7.2-10.9 2,166 82.1 79.5-84.4
GENDER
Male 1,014 103 11.4 8.9-14.6 93 11.1 8.5-14.4 818 77.5 73.5-81.0
Female 1,492 66 6.2 4.3- 8.9 78 6.3 4.5- 8.7 1,348 87.5 84.3-90.1
RACE
White 1,666 100 8.2 6.1-10.7 97 7.0 5.2- 9.3 1,469 84.9 81.8-87.5
African American 581 44 10.5 7.1-15.3 44 12.8 8.7-18.5 493 76.7 70.6-81.9
Other Minorities 246 24 10.9 6.7-17.2 29 11.7 7.2-18.6 193 77.4 69.4-83.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 120 12 12.0 6.3-21.8 13 10.8 5.6-19.9 95 77.2 66.0-85.4
Non-Hispanic 2,382 156 8.8 7.0-10.8 158 8.7 7.0-10.9 2,068 82.5 79.8-84.9
AGE
18-24 100 16 17.6 9.9-29.3 18 20.6 12.4-32.0 66 61.8 49.3-72.9
25-34 367 31 9.8 6.6-14.4 24 8.4 5.4-12.8 312 81.7 76.2-86.2
35-44 596 23 5.1 3.2- 8.0 37 7.0 4.6-10.4 536 88.0 84.0-91.1
45-54 728 49 8.1 6.0-11.0 42 5.6 3.8- 8.0 637 86.3 82.9-89.1
55-64 499 39 8.4 6.0-11.8 40 8.2 5.6-11.9 420 83.3 78.9-87.0
65-74 155 7 4.4 1.7-10.7 5 2.4 1.0- 5.9 143 93.2 87.0-96.5
75+ 44 4 10.4 2.8-32.0 3 10.5 3.0-30.5 37 79.1 58.3-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 21 10.1 5.9-16.6 41 22.8 15.5-32.2 144 67.1 57.3-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 741 80 15.0 11.0-20.2 73 10.8 7.8-14.8 588 74.2 68.6-79.1
Some Post-H.S. 744 45 7.9 5.6-11.1 42 8.4 5.4-12.8 657 83.7 79.0-87.5
College Graduate 811 23 3.3 2.0- 5.4 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5 773 95.3 93.1-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 14 16.1 8.0-29.8 16 12.4 6.3-22.9 104 71.5 57.8-82.1
$15,000- 24,999 335 27 6.9 4.3-10.9 44 16.8 11.1-24.5 264 76.3 68.5-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 272 23 8.8 5.3-14.1 24 8.3 4.6-14.4 225 82.9 75.9-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 410 37 11.9 8.1-17.3 29 9.3 5.9-14.4 344 78.7 72.5-83.9
$50,000-74,999 492 34 10.7 6.3-17.4 20 4.9 2.4- 9.7 438 84.5 77.4-89.6
$75,000+ 676 26 5.4 3.5- 8.3 22 5.2 2.9- 9.3 628 89.4 85.0-92.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 587 38 6.9 4.8- 9.9 58 17.1 12.5-23.0 491 75.9 70.1-80.9
No 1,876 131 9.8 7.8-12.3 109 6.5 4.9- 8.5 1,636 83.7 80.8-86.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 435 26 5.8 3.7- 9.0 19 3.0 1.7- 5.1 390 91.2 87.7-93.8
Non-Veteran 2,069 143 9.8 7.8-12.2 151 10.1 8.1-12.5 1,775 80.1 77.1-82.9

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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.

**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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