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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,292 164 7.4 5.8- 9.5 231 12.0 9.9-14.4 1,897 80.6 77.7-83.1
GENDER
Males 695 50 7.9 5.2-11.8 64 11.9 8.4-16.6 581 80.2 74.9-84.6
Females 1,597 114 7.1 5.3- 9.3 167 12.1 9.9-14.6 1,316 80.9 77.8-83.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,256 164 7.5 5.9- 9.6 229 12.1 10.0-14.6 1,863 80.4 77.5-82.9
AGE
18-24 79 8 12.3 5.0-27.3 13 20.5 10.9-35.3 58 67.2 51.6-79.7
25-34 260 15 7.9 4.4-13.8 25 11.3 6.4-19.0 220 80.8 72.7-87.0
35-44 400 18 3.9 2.2- 6.8 40 10.0 6.9-14.4 342 86.1 81.3-89.8
45-54 513 35 6.8 3.9-11.5 58 11.2 8.1-15.3 420 82.0 76.7-86.4
55-64 444 53 11.5 8.2-16.0 48 11.2 8.0-15.6 343 77.3 71.8-81.9
65-74 344 26 7.0 4.4-10.9 28 11.8 7.6-17.9 290 81.1 74.8-86.2
75+ 231 6 2.8 1.1- 6.9 16 9.5 5.0-17.4 209 87.7 79.8-92.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 416 39 14.4 8.1-24.4 60 17.2 12.6-23.2 317 68.3 59.8-75.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 802 66 7.8 5.6-10.8 90 15.3 11.1-20.7 646 76.9 71.4-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 569 34 6.2 3.6-10.6 58 11.1 8.1-15.1 477 82.7 77.7-86.8
College Graduate 500 25 4.1 2.1- 8.1 23 4.4 2.5- 7.6 452 91.5 87.1-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 417 44 10.6 7.2-15.3 58 17.5 12.6-23.8 315 71.9 65.2-77.8
$15,000- 24,999 491 44 11.2 6.4-19.0 62 17.1 11.5-24.5 385 71.7 63.3-78.8
$25,000- 34,999 296 23 10.6 6.0-18.3 42 14.4 10.1-20.1 231 75.0 67.0-81.6
$35,000- 49,999 317 21 5.8 3.2-10.4 18 5.8 3.2-10.4 278 88.4 82.7-92.3
$50,000-74,999 250 6 3.5 0.8-13.6 17 7.1 3.5-13.7 227 89.4 80.7-94.4
$75,000+ 234 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 7 3.1 1.3- 6.8 220 95.6 91.9-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 916 90 9.3 7.0-12.3 116 15.4 12.1-19.4 710 75.3 70.9-79.2
No 1,325 73 6.6 4.5- 9.7 106 10.0 7.5-13.4 1,146 83.3 79.4-86.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 293 16 3.5 1.9- 6.6 25 8.5 5.2-13.6 252 88.0 82.5-91.9
Non-Veteran 1,999 148 8.2 6.3-10.6 206 12.7 10.3-15.4 1,645 79.2 75.9-82.1

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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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