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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 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 MALES 386 38 8.7 5.9-12.6 43 13.0 9.2-18.1 305 78.2 72.6-83.0
AGE
18-24 13 2 13.6 3.0-44.6 5 42.3 16.6-72.9 6 44.2 16.6-75.8
25-34 51 6 10.1 4.2-22.5 6 10.1 4.2-22.2 39 79.8 65.8-89.0
35-44 97 5 5.5 2.1-14.0 10 11.9 6.3-21.3 82 82.6 72.1-89.7
45-54 134 15 8.8 4.8-15.6 13 10.2 5.3-18.8 106 81.0 71.7-87.8
55-64 67 8 9.5 4.5-19.1 6 7.8 2.8-19.8 53 82.7 70.3-90.6
65-74 15 1 9.1 1.3-43.5 0 0.0 . - . 14 90.9 56.5-98.7
75+ 4 1 29.7 4.2-80.4 2 41.3 9.0-83.3 1 29.1 4.1-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 26 5 21.3 7.5-47.6 7 31.0 14.5-54.3 14 47.7 27.0-69.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 148 16 10.0 5.5-17.5 17 11.7 6.6-19.9 115 78.4 68.9-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 105 10 9.4 4.7-18.0 15 18.9 10.5-31.5 80 71.7 59.3-81.5
College Graduate 105 7 3.6 1.6- 7.8 4 5.3 2.0-13.3 94 91.2 83.4-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 16 2 23.0 5.2-62.2 5 34.2 12.7-64.9 9 42.8 18.3-71.4
$15,000- 24,999 50 6 10.8 4.2-24.8 8 22.6 10.8-41.2 36 66.6 48.2-81.1
$25,000- 34,999 47 12 22.5 11.7-38.8 7 15.4 7.0-30.4 28 62.1 45.4-76.4
$35,000- 49,999 86 7 7.1 3.2-15.1 8 9.6 4.4-19.6 71 83.2 72.5-90.3
$50,000-74,999 73 7 8.6 3.3-20.8 10 17.1 7.8-33.3 56 74.3 58.3-85.6
$75,000+ 89 3 1.8 0.5- 5.8 3 5.0 1.0-20.8 83 93.2 80.0-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 91 7 8.1 3.3-18.6 16 21.9 12.7-35.0 68 70.1 56.7-80.7
No 285 31 9.1 5.9-13.6 27 10.8 6.9-16.5 227 80.1 73.7-85.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 135 11 8.3 4.1-15.8 12 9.2 4.7-17.1 112 82.5 73.3-89.0
Non-Veteran 251 27 8.9 5.6-13.8 31 14.7 9.8-21.3 193 76.5 69.2-82.4

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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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