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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?
Do not include decks, garages, or porches.

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,304 1,641 72.4 69.5-75.1 209 9.3 7.6-11.3 55 1.8 1.2- 2.6 399 16.5 14.3-19.0
GENDER
Males 703 501 72.7 67.5-77.3 56 8.2 5.7-11.7 17 1.8 0.9- 3.7 129 17.3 13.4-22.0
Females 1,601 1,140 72.1 69.0-75.0 153 10.3 8.2-12.7 38 1.8 1.2- 2.6 270 15.9 13.7-18.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 24 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,268 1,608 72.1 69.2-74.8 209 9.4 7.7-11.4 55 1.8 1.2- 2.7 396 16.7 14.4-19.2
AGE
18-24 79 59 68.9 53.3-81.1 6 6.9 2.7-16.6 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 13 22.2 11.5-38.4
25-34 261 203 76.4 68.4-82.9 31 14.1 8.6-22.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 24 8.4 5.4-12.9
35-44 402 317 78.8 73.3-83.4 29 6.8 4.4-10.4 5 1.5 0.6- 4.0 51 12.9 9.3-17.7
45-54 515 353 72.1 66.7-76.8 56 10.2 7.3-14.0 18 1.9 1.1- 3.3 88 15.8 12.2-20.4
55-64 448 290 66.5 60.7-71.9 46 8.4 5.9-11.9 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8 102 23.7 18.9-29.2
65-74 346 241 65.1 58.3-71.4 24 9.6 6.1-14.8 9 2.9 1.3- 6.2 72 22.4 17.1-28.7
75+ 232 161 69.6 61.5-76.6 15 7.5 4.1-13.6 8 3.0 1.2- 6.9 48 19.9 14.3-27.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 420 264 56.0 48.2-63.6 34 9.1 6.1-13.4 17 3.3 1.8- 6.0 105 31.5 24.0-40.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 807 535 67.5 62.1-72.4 81 11.2 8.0-15.4 20 1.6 0.9- 2.9 171 19.7 15.7-24.4
Some Post-H.S. 572 423 77.9 73.1-82.0 70 10.9 8.0-14.8 10 1.9 0.7- 5.0 69 9.3 6.9-12.4
College Graduate 500 414 83.9 78.9-88.0 24 4.3 2.2- 8.2 8 1.0 0.4- 2.7 54 10.7 7.5-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 419 259 61.0 54.2-67.5 42 9.2 6.3-13.2 14 3.1 1.6- 5.9 104 26.6 21.0-33.2
$15,000- 24,999 493 333 65.2 57.3-72.3 46 15.1 9.8-22.5 14 2.1 1.0- 4.2 100 17.6 12.4-24.4
$25,000- 34,999 296 186 64.2 55.9-71.7 43 17.6 11.9-25.3 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 60 16.7 12.2-22.3
$35,000- 49,999 317 252 80.8 74.4-85.9 30 6.9 4.3-11.0 7 1.8 0.7- 4.5 28 10.5 6.6-16.4
$50,000-74,999 250 202 82.5 75.3-87.9 12 3.3 1.5- 7.1 5 2.6 0.6-10.8 31 11.6 7.6-17.3
$75,000+ 236 207 90.2 85.0-93.7 11 2.8 1.5- 5.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 17 6.7 3.8-11.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 921 595 66.3 61.7-70.6 88 10.1 7.7-13.1 27 2.7 1.5- 4.9 211 21.0 17.5-24.9
No 1,331 1,008 75.6 71.8-79.1 116 8.9 6.8-11.7 26 1.3 0.8- 2.1 181 14.2 11.3-17.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 293 228 83.2 77.5-87.7 19 5.1 2.8- 8.9 8 1.3 0.5- 3.1 38 10.4 6.9-15.2
Non-Veteran 2,011 1,413 70.3 67.1-73.3 190 10.1 8.2-12.4 47 1.9 1.2- 2.9 361 17.7 15.2-20.5

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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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