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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 402 296 73.9 67.2-79.7 37 10.4 6.7-15.8 14 3.2 1.4- 7.2 55 12.4 8.6-17.7
GENDER
Male 168 114 65.9 54.7-75.5 20 13.1 7.1-23.1 6 4.5 1.4-13.5 28 16.5 9.8-26.4
Female 234 182 81.6 75.0-86.9 17 7.8 4.4-13.6 8 2.0 0.9- 4.1 27 8.6 5.5-13.2
RACE
White 347 252 71.6 64.5-77.9 34 10.5 7.1-15.2 12 3.8 1.5- 8.9 49 14.1 9.5-20.5
Other 55 44 82.2 62.0-92.9 3 10.1 2.2-36.2 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 6 6.5 2.6-15.2
AGE
18-44 109 84 75.9 63.3-85.2 10 9.9 4.4-20.8 3 3.5 0.8-13.5 12 10.7 5.0-21.5
45+ 290 210 71.9 65.6-77.5 27 11.0 7.2-16.3 11 2.9 1.5- 5.4 42 14.2 10.3-19.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 149 71.1 60.9-79.5 22 12.1 6.6-21.3 10 3.0 1.4- 6.3 31 13.8 8.0-22.8
Some College + 189 146 77.1 68.3-84.1 15 8.5 4.7-15.0 4 3.5 0.8-13.7 24 10.9 6.8-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 154 75.1 65.9-82.5 22 12.0 6.3-21.9 11 3.0 1.6- 5.7 27 9.8 6.3-14.8
$50,000+ 123 94 75.6 65.6-83.5 13 12.2 6.7-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 16 12.1 7.0-20.3

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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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