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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 377 13 3.9 1.9- 7.6 20 6.5 3.9-10.7 344 89.6 84.8-93.1
GENDER
Male 179 9 5.7 2.7-11.7 15 8.0 4.6-13.5 155 86.3 79.4-91.2
Female 198 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2 5 4.2 1.2-13.7 189 94.7 86.2-98.1
RACE
White 250 10 3.4 1.6- 7.3 9 3.4 1.6- 7.5 231 93.1 88.3-96.0
Other 126 3 4.4 1.4-13.1 11 10.5 5.5-19.2 112 85.0 75.3-91.4
AGE
18-44 154 4 4.2 1.5-10.8 7 5.7 2.4-12.7 143 90.1 82.2-94.7
45+ 215 9 3.6 1.6- 8.1 13 7.8 4.3-13.9 193 88.6 82.0-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 5 9.5 3.7-22.3 8 11.5 5.0-24.1 70 79.1 65.1-88.4
Some College + 292 8 1.9 0.8- 4.4 12 4.7 2.5- 8.9 272 93.4 89.1-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 9 9.2 4.1-19.3 14 13.0 6.9-23.1 102 77.7 66.3-86.1
$50,000+ 223 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 6 3.6 1.5- 8.6 215 95.3 90.2-97.9

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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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