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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 695 50 7.9 5.2-11.8 64 11.9 8.4-16.6 581 80.2 74.9-84.6
AGE
18-24 28 3 13.3 3.5-39.7 7 26.3 11.5-49.7 18 60.3 37.1-79.7
25-34 66 4 6.4 2.3-16.3 6 13.5 4.8-32.5 56 80.1 63.0-90.5
35-44 128 6 3.9 1.6- 9.0 11 9.9 5.3-17.9 111 86.2 77.9-91.7
45-54 171 10 8.9 3.9-19.0 14 7.5 4.0-13.7 147 83.6 73.9-90.2
55-64 148 20 11.9 6.7-20.3 13 8.2 4.5-14.5 115 79.9 70.9-86.6
65-74 88 6 6.8 3.0-14.7 10 14.4 7.5-26.0 72 78.8 67.1-87.1
75+ 61 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 2 2.9 0.7-11.0 58 94.6 83.8-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 14 22.7 10.0-43.6 13 15.4 8.0-27.3 94 62.0 45.4-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 275 20 6.7 3.8-11.4 32 17.2 10.6-26.6 223 76.2 66.9-83.4
Some Post-H.S. 166 12 7.3 3.1-16.2 15 8.7 4.6-16.0 139 83.9 74.6-90.3
College Graduate 130 4 2.1 0.7- 6.6 4 2.1 0.6- 6.9 122 95.8 90.4-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 9 7.8 3.7-15.7 15 19.1 10.3-32.5 77 73.1 59.8-83.3
$15,000- 24,999 126 16 15.4 6.6-31.8 11 14.3 5.9-30.7 99 70.3 53.6-82.9
$25,000- 34,999 88 9 11.4 5.0-23.9 15 16.2 9.0-27.4 64 72.4 58.2-83.2
$35,000- 49,999 129 6 5.7 2.0-14.9 7 5.1 2.1-11.7 116 89.2 80.1-94.5
$50,000-74,999 87 2 5.6 0.9-26.9 5 5.8 1.5-20.1 80 88.6 70.9-96.1
$75,000+ 98 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9 93 96.4 90.6-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 287 29 9.9 6.2-15.5 27 12.0 7.5-18.7 231 78.0 70.6-84.0
No 389 21 6.9 3.5-13.1 35 11.9 7.3-18.8 333 81.2 73.5-87.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 242 15 4.0 2.1- 7.6 20 6.0 3.7- 9.8 207 90.0 85.3-93.3
Non-Veteran 453 35 9.6 5.9-15.1 44 14.5 9.8-21.0 374 75.9 68.9-81.8

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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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