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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 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 AMERICAN FEMALES 803 38 5.8 3.8- 8.8 46 7.2 4.9-10.5 719 87.0 83.0-90.1
AGE
18-24 24 4 22.1 7.0-51.7 4 23.3 7.5-53.2 16 54.6 30.1-77.0
25-34 142 11 7.2 3.8-13.0 10 6.2 3.1-12.1 121 86.6 79.4-91.6
35-44 205 3 1.8 0.5- 6.9 10 4.1 2.0- 8.2 192 94.1 89.0-96.9
45-54 242 12 5.1 2.7- 9.2 13 7.7 3.6-15.6 217 87.2 79.7-92.3
55-64 134 5 2.4 0.8- 6.7 8 7.4 3.2-16.3 121 90.2 81.5-95.0
65-74 38 2 7.6 1.3-34.0 1 2.5 0.3-15.8 35 89.9 66.7-97.5
75+ 7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 48 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 3 13.0 3.4-38.8 44 85.0 60.9-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 254 21 9.4 5.0-17.2 24 11.5 6.5-19.5 209 79.1 70.0-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 248 8 4.9 2.3-10.0 16 6.9 3.8-12.1 224 88.3 82.0-92.5
College Graduate 252 8 3.8 1.8- 7.8 3 2.2 0.4-10.4 241 94.0 87.8-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 4 3.7 1.0-13.1 5 6.5 1.9-19.4 54 89.8 77.0-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 176 10 6.8 3.3-13.8 17 14.3 7.2-26.4 149 78.9 67.3-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 138 10 8.8 4.5-16.4 7 7.5 3.4-15.7 121 83.7 74.5-90.1
$35,000- 49,999 132 5 4.6 1.8-11.0 8 11.9 5.2-24.8 119 83.5 71.3-91.2
$50,000-74,999 134 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8 128 96.9 92.7-98.7
$75,000+ 110 3 3.1 1.0- 9.5 2 1.4 0.3- 7.0 105 95.5 88.7-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 137 8 6.5 2.8-14.2 11 7.7 3.8-15.0 118 85.8 76.9-91.7
No 648 30 5.9 3.7- 9.4 35 7.3 4.7-11.3 583 86.8 82.1-90.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 37 98.7 90.9-99.8
Non-Veteran 765 38 6.1 4.0- 9.2 45 7.5 5.0-11.0 682 86.4 82.2-89.7

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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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