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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,189 76 7.2 5.5- 9.5 89 10.0 7.7-12.9 1,024 82.8 79.4-85.6
GENDER
Males 386 38 8.7 5.9-12.6 43 13.0 9.2-18.1 305 78.2 72.6-83.0
Females 803 38 5.8 3.8- 8.8 46 7.2 4.9-10.5 719 87.0 83.0-90.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,182 76 7.2 5.5- 9.5 89 10.1 7.7-12.9 1,017 82.7 79.4-85.6
AGE
18-24 37 6 17.7 7.0-37.9 9 33.2 17.0-54.7 22 49.1 29.4-69.1
25-34 193 17 8.4 4.9-13.9 16 7.8 4.4-13.3 160 83.8 77.0-88.9
35-44 302 8 3.7 1.6- 8.3 20 8.2 4.9-13.3 274 88.1 82.2-92.2
45-54 376 27 7.0 4.5-10.7 26 9.0 5.5-14.3 323 84.0 78.3-88.5
55-64 201 13 5.8 3.1-10.5 14 7.6 4.0-14.1 174 86.6 79.6-91.5
65-74 53 3 8.2 2.2-25.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7 49 90.3 73.6-96.9
75+ 11 1 13.1 1.7-57.2 2 18.3 3.9-55.4 8 68.6 30.1-91.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 6 12.0 4.5-28.6 10 22.4 11.8-38.3 58 65.6 49.5-78.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 402 37 9.7 6.3-14.7 41 11.6 7.7-17.0 324 78.7 72.3-83.9
Some Post-H.S. 353 18 6.9 4.1-11.4 31 12.3 7.9-18.7 304 80.8 74.0-86.1
College Graduate 357 15 3.7 2.1- 6.3 7 3.6 1.5- 8.1 335 92.8 88.3-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 79 6 10.2 3.1-28.9 10 15.8 7.3-30.9 63 74.0 57.1-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 226 16 8.2 4.6-14.2 25 17.1 10.5-26.7 185 74.7 65.2-82.3
$25,000- 34,999 185 22 14.3 8.9-22.2 14 10.7 6.1-17.9 149 75.0 66.1-82.2
$35,000- 49,999 218 12 6.0 3.3-10.8 16 10.6 6.0-18.0 190 83.4 75.7-89.0
$50,000-74,999 207 9 4.9 2.0-11.2 14 9.6 4.7-18.7 184 85.5 76.3-91.6
$75,000+ 199 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4 5 3.4 0.9-11.9 188 94.2 87.1-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 228 15 7.4 3.9-13.5 27 15.6 9.9-23.7 186 77.0 68.4-83.9
No 933 61 7.4 5.4-10.0 62 9.0 6.5-12.2 810 83.7 79.9-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 11 7.0 3.5-13.5 13 8.0 4.2-14.8 149 85.0 77.0-90.5
Non-Veteran 1,016 65 7.3 5.3- 9.8 76 10.4 7.8-13.7 875 82.3 78.6-85.5

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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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