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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 51 5 11.0 3.7-28.7 6 13.4 5.2-30.3 40 75.6 57.3-87.7
25-34 194 11 9.0 4.3-17.6 19 9.8 5.9-15.8 164 81.3 72.8-87.6
35-44 272 12 4.0 1.9- 8.0 29 10.1 6.5-15.3 231 85.9 80.1-90.2
45-54 342 25 4.8 3.0- 7.5 44 14.6 10.0-20.8 273 80.6 74.4-85.6
55-64 296 33 11.2 7.4-16.4 35 13.8 9.1-20.3 228 75.1 68.0-81.0
65-74 256 20 7.1 4.1-12.0 18 10.2 5.6-17.9 218 82.6 74.9-88.4
75+ 170 5 2.9 1.1- 7.8 14 13.2 6.6-24.6 151 83.9 72.9-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 25 8.6 5.3-13.5 47 18.6 13.3-25.3 223 72.9 65.6-79.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 527 46 9.1 6.2-13.2 58 13.1 9.2-18.5 423 77.7 71.9-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 403 22 5.4 2.6-10.8 43 12.8 8.9-17.9 338 81.8 75.6-86.7
College Graduate 370 21 5.5 2.4-11.8 19 5.9 3.2-10.9 330 88.6 81.9-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 35 12.4 8.0-18.7 43 16.5 11.4-23.1 238 71.1 63.6-77.6
$15,000- 24,999 365 28 8.1 4.2-15.0 51 19.2 13.2-27.0 286 72.7 64.4-79.7
$25,000- 34,999 208 14 10.1 4.5-21.4 27 13.1 8.4-19.9 167 76.8 66.7-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 188 15 6.1 3.4-10.4 11 6.6 2.9-14.6 162 87.3 79.7-92.3
$50,000-74,999 163 4 1.5 0.5- 4.8 12 8.3 4.1-16.3 147 90.2 82.2-94.8
$75,000+ 136 4 1.4 0.5- 4.2 5 3.8 1.4-10.1 127 94.8 88.7-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 629 61 8.7 6.4-11.9 89 18.5 14.3-23.6 479 72.8 67.5-77.5
No 936 52 6.4 4.2- 9.7 71 8.5 6.3-11.5 813 85.1 81.2-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 5 24.4 9.8-49.1 45 74.9 50.6-89.7
Non-Veteran 1,546 113 7.3 5.5- 9.7 162 11.6 9.5-14.0 1,271 81.1 78.1-83.8

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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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