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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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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  Total
Respond.^
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
-Forsyth County 400 290 75.4 69.7-80.4 30 8.6 5.3-13.7 12 1.9 1.0- 3.6 68 14.0 10.5-18.5
GENDER
Male 158 111 75.6 66.8-82.7 11 7.6 3.7-15.2 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6 33 15.9 10.4-23.5
Female 242 179 75.2 67.4-81.7 19 9.7 5.0-17.8 9 3.0 1.4- 6.2 35 12.1 8.3-17.4
RACE
White 303 225 78.5 72.6-83.4 18 6.6 3.6-11.8 11 2.6 1.3- 4.9 49 12.3 9.0-16.7
Other 97 65 68.0 54.7-79.0 12 13.5 6.2-27.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 19 18.1 10.3-29.9
AGE
18-44 107 84 80.3 68.7-88.3 7 9.7 4.0-21.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 15 9.6 4.9-17.8
45+ 289 203 71.6 65.3-77.2 22 7.6 4.9-11.7 11 3.1 1.6- 5.9 53 17.7 13.1-23.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 86 70.6 60.1-79.3 8 8.1 3.2-19.0 5 3.1 1.2- 8.1 34 18.2 12.3-26.0
Some College + 267 204 77.7 70.5-83.5 22 8.9 5.0-15.3 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 34 12.1 8.0-17.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 168 109 64.9 54.0-74.5 18 15.9 8.5-27.8 5 2.5 0.9- 6.7 36 16.7 10.8-24.9
$50,000+ 183 143 81.3 74.3-86.7 11 5.4 2.7-10.3 5 1.6 0.7- 3.9 24 11.7 7.5-17.8

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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.

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