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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In bars, do you THINK smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas or not allowed at all?

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Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,217 1,308 9.9 9.1-10.8 5,762 42.2 41.0-43.5 6,707 40.4 39.2-41.6 1,440 7.5 6.9- 8.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,265 132 7.6 5.6-10.2 883 42.4 39.3-45.5 1,045 42.8 39.8-45.9 205 7.1 5.8- 8.8
GENDER
Males 686 64 11.5 7.8-16.6 294 43.9 38.6-49.3 274 37.7 32.6-43.1 54 7.0 4.8-10.1
Females 1,579 68 4.4 2.9- 6.6 589 41.2 37.7-44.8 771 47.1 43.7-50.6 151 7.3 5.8- 9.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 1 2.5 0.3-16.7 9 28.6 11.8-54.6 11 51.3 25.6-76.4 3 17.5 4.1-51.4
Non-Hispanic 2,229 129 7.6 5.6-10.2 873 42.7 39.6-45.8 1,027 42.7 39.7-45.9 200 7.0 5.7- 8.7
AGE
18-24 79 12 23.9 12.5-41.0 43 51.1 36.4-65.7 24 25.0 13.9-40.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 261 16 5.5 2.7-10.8 131 50.4 42.6-58.1 104 39.4 32.2-47.1 10 4.7 2.2-10.0
35-44 396 27 7.2 4.7-11.0 168 43.9 37.4-50.5 182 44.0 37.6-50.6 19 4.9 2.6- 9.1
45-54 511 31 4.5 2.7- 7.4 217 42.7 36.9-48.8 216 41.8 35.9-48.0 47 11.0 7.2-16.5
55-64 436 19 5.1 2.6- 9.6 164 36.2 30.6-42.2 218 52.3 46.1-58.5 35 6.4 4.3- 9.6
65-74 338 19 5.7 3.1-10.2 102 32.9 26.8-39.5 172 48.2 41.5-55.0 45 13.2 9.0-18.9
75+ 223 7 3.6 1.2-10.4 49 24.1 17.4-32.5 121 56.5 47.9-64.7 46 15.8 11.4-21.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 414 20 7.1 3.7-13.4 120 34.8 28.0-42.2 210 45.8 38.3-53.5 64 12.3 9.0-16.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 790 50 9.0 5.2-15.2 335 45.4 39.9-51.0 353 39.6 34.3-45.1 52 6.0 3.9- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 564 41 8.0 5.3-11.8 241 44.8 39.1-50.6 232 39.1 33.8-44.7 50 8.2 5.4-12.1
College Graduate 492 21 5.2 2.7- 9.7 185 39.3 33.2-45.7 247 51.0 44.6-57.3 39 4.6 3.1- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 411 26 6.9 4.1-11.4 159 43.7 36.6-50.9 183 41.8 35.0-48.8 43 7.7 5.0-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 485 31 9.4 5.6-15.4 203 41.1 33.9-48.7 210 43.8 36.1-51.9 41 5.7 3.8- 8.3
$25,000- 34,999 290 14 9.2 3.0-25.1 120 42.1 33.9-50.8 132 40.7 32.7-49.2 24 8.0 4.4-13.9
$35,000- 49,999 313 21 5.3 3.0- 9.3 131 46.7 39.4-54.2 142 42.9 35.8-50.4 19 5.0 2.8- 8.7
$50,000-74,999 248 13 3.4 1.7- 6.6 100 45.6 37.1-54.3 115 42.9 34.8-51.4 20 8.1 3.8-16.7
$75,000+ 233 9 4.6 1.8-11.2 93 44.1 35.7-52.9 119 48.6 40.1-57.2 12 2.7 1.4- 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 906 61 10.0 6.3-15.4 334 39.5 34.8-44.4 407 41.2 36.5-46.0 104 9.4 7.1-12.3
No 1,313 68 6.4 4.2- 9.4 534 44.3 40.3-48.4 619 43.9 39.9-48.0 92 5.4 4.0- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 24 12.7 6.3-24.1 126 43.4 35.4-51.7 116 39.8 31.9-48.2 17 4.2 2.3- 7.3
Non-Veteran 1,982 108 6.7 4.9- 9.1 757 42.2 38.9-45.6 929 43.4 40.1-46.7 188 7.7 6.2- 9.6

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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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