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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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 15,430 715 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,434 11.1 10.3-11.9 13,281 84.3 83.3-85.3
-Mecklenburg County 659 18 2.3 1.3- 4.2 44 6.7 4.7- 9.5 597 91.0 87.9-93.3
GENDER
Male 268 12 3.4 1.6- 6.9 19 6.7 4.1-10.7 237 89.9 85.2-93.3
Female 391 6 1.3 0.5- 3.1 25 6.7 3.9-11.1 360 92.1 87.6-95.0
RACE
White 451 13 2.7 1.3- 5.5 27 6.0 3.9- 9.1 411 91.3 87.6-94.0
Other 207 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 17 7.6 4.2-13.3 185 90.5 84.7-94.3
AGE
18-44 197 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 7 3.9 1.7- 9.1 189 95.1 89.6-97.8
45+ 453 17 3.7 2.2- 6.4 37 9.5 6.7-13.4 399 86.7 82.5-90.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 8 3.6 1.6- 7.7 17 10.4 5.8-18.0 151 86.0 78.3-91.3
Some College + 479 10 1.8 0.7- 4.2 27 5.0 3.3- 7.6 442 93.2 90.1-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 263 14 3.6 1.9- 6.7 30 12.6 8.2-18.9 219 83.8 77.3-88.7
$50,000+ 308 2 1.1 0.2- 5.5 11 3.2 1.6- 6.3 295 95.7 91.9-97.8

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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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