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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 660 548 86.6 83.5-89.3 34 4.3 2.8- 6.4 8 1.4 0.7- 3.0 70 7.7 5.8-10.0
GENDER
Male 269 219 84.6 79.3-88.8 14 4.8 2.6- 9.0 4 1.6 0.5- 4.4 32 9.0 6.1-13.2
Female 391 329 88.8 85.1-91.6 20 3.7 2.2- 5.9 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7 38 6.3 4.3- 9.0
RACE
White 450 376 86.7 82.7-89.9 25 4.9 2.9- 8.2 4 1.3 0.4- 3.9 45 7.0 5.1- 9.7
Other 209 171 86.5 81.0-90.6 9 3.3 1.6- 6.7 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3 25 8.5 5.3-13.3
AGE
18-44 197 184 93.5 88.7-96.4 7 3.5 1.5- 7.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 4 2.0 0.7- 5.6
45+ 454 356 80.0 75.5-83.9 27 5.1 3.3- 7.9 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 65 12.9 9.9-16.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 137 82.6 75.4-88.0 10 5.3 2.6-10.5 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8 26 10.1 6.2-15.9
Some College + 479 407 88.4 84.9-91.2 24 3.8 2.3- 6.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 44 6.6 4.7- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 263 193 78.5 72.1-83.7 24 7.2 4.5-11.5 7 3.0 1.4- 6.4 39 11.3 7.7-16.4
$50,000+ 308 286 93.6 89.6-96.1 5 2.0 0.7- 5.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 16 3.8 2.2- 6.5

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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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