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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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
-Gaston County 182 13 8.7 4.1-17.8 16 8.6 4.9-14.6 153 82.6 73.6-89.0
GENDER
Male 86 7 7.1 3.0-15.8 10 9.5 4.7-18.1 69 83.5 73.1-90.4
Female 96 6 10.9 3.3-30.8 6 7.5 2.9-18.2 84 81.6 64.5-91.6
RACE
White 152 13 11.9 5.6-23.4 14 10.6 5.9-18.3 125 77.5 66.5-85.6
Other 30 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.1 0.6-13.3 28 96.9 86.7-99.4
AGE
18-44 77 6 10.8 4.1-25.6 6 6.3 2.5-14.9 65 82.9 68.9-91.4
45+ 103 7 5.4 2.4-11.6 10 12.7 6.5-23.2 86 81.9 71.4-89.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 9 9.5 4.4-19.4 7 7.4 3.1-16.7 52 83.1 71.2-90.7
Some College + 113 4 8.2 2.4-24.9 9 9.5 4.6-18.5 100 82.3 68.6-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 8 9.2 4.1-19.3 8 9.7 4.3-20.5 53 81.1 68.1-89.6
$50,000+ 94 5 10.8 3.4-29.3 6 7.0 2.8-16.6 83 82.2 66.2-91.6

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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.

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