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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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

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  Total
Respond.^
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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 50 41 82.8 65.4-92.4 4 10.2 3.1-28.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.0 2.3-19.3
25-34 193 152 78.4 70.0-85.0 22 11.9 6.7-20.2 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0 16 7.9 4.6-13.0
35-44 273 216 78.0 71.0-83.7 22 8.8 5.3-14.2 3 1.2 0.3- 4.0 32 12.1 7.9-18.0
45-54 342 232 69.5 62.8-75.5 40 11.2 7.7-15.9 13 2.6 1.3- 4.8 57 16.8 12.0-22.9
55-64 300 189 61.7 54.5-68.4 32 9.3 6.2-13.6 7 1.8 0.7- 4.2 72 27.3 21.1-34.4
65-74 257 189 69.5 61.2-76.7 17 9.2 5.3-15.5 4 1.0 0.4- 2.6 47 20.4 14.2-28.3
75+ 170 109 59.9 49.9-69.0 14 10.5 5.5-19.0 7 3.2 1.3- 7.7 40 26.4 18.7-36.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 189 61.7 54.1-68.8 24 9.4 5.8-14.8 13 3.6 1.9- 6.7 70 25.3 19.3-32.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 528 347 66.8 61.0-72.1 53 9.9 7.0-13.9 17 3.1 1.7- 5.5 111 20.2 16.0-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 405 297 75.5 69.4-80.7 54 13.9 9.6-19.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 52 10.5 7.5-14.5
College Graduate 370 305 81.1 74.2-86.6 22 7.0 3.6-13.2 6 0.9 0.3- 2.2 37 11.0 7.1-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 197 59.0 51.6-66.1 36 11.3 7.5-16.5 10 3.7 1.6- 8.0 74 26.0 20.0-33.2
$15,000- 24,999 365 248 66.1 58.6-72.8 33 13.3 8.4-20.4 12 2.6 1.2- 5.5 72 18.0 13.4-23.8
$25,000- 34,999 208 136 65.4 55.8-73.9 30 18.1 11.0-28.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 40 16.1 11.2-22.6
$35,000- 49,999 188 147 77.9 68.8-85.0 20 8.3 4.9-13.8 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1 17 12.4 6.7-21.6
$50,000-74,999 163 135 83.3 74.7-89.4 7 5.0 1.9-12.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 18 10.7 6.1-18.1
$75,000+ 138 119 88.4 80.1-93.5 7 3.2 1.4- 6.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 11 7.9 3.6-16.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 630 400 63.0 57.7-68.0 68 12.4 9.2-16.3 16 2.1 1.2- 3.6 146 22.6 18.5-27.3
No 939 718 76.7 72.7-80.3 82 9.4 6.8-12.7 20 1.5 0.9- 2.7 119 12.4 9.9-15.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 45 82.1 59.1-93.6 3 2.8 0.8- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.1 4.5-40.0
Non-Veteran 1,550 1,095 71.7 68.5-74.7 150 10.6 8.5-13.1 38 1.8 1.2- 2.7 267 15.9 13.7-18.4

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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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