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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I

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

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Not allowed anywhere inside my home Allowed in some places/some times Allowed anywhere inside my home No rules about smoking inside my home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,854 4,354 77.2 75.6-78.8 353 6.4 5.6- 7.5 156 2.3 1.8- 2.8 991 14.1 12.8-15.5
Female 9,589 7,237 76.9 75.6-78.1 711 7.6 6.9- 8.4 231 2.5 2.0- 3.1 1,410 13.0 12.1-14.0
RACE
White 12,022 9,051 76.8 75.6-77.9 788 6.9 6.3- 7.7 305 2.6 2.1- 3.1 1,878 13.7 12.8-14.7
African American 2,304 1,641 72.4 69.5-75.1 209 9.3 7.6-11.3 55 1.8 1.2- 2.6 399 16.5 14.3-19.0
Asian 103 90 87.5 76.3-93.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 12.5 6.2-23.7
Native American 315 204 63.7 55.9-70.8 36 13.6 8.5-21.0 13 5.3 2.8-10.0 62 17.4 12.7-23.3
Other Minorities 641 559 90.0 86.7-92.5 29 3.0 1.9- 4.8 11 1.8 0.9- 3.6 42 5.2 3.4- 7.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 617 554 91.2 87.9-93.6 19 2.2 1.3- 3.9 7 1.3 0.5- 2.9 37 5.3 3.4- 8.2
-English Speaking 229 193 88.9 82.7-93.1 9 2.5 1.2- 5.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 25 8.1 4.6-14.0
-Spanish Speaking 388 361 92.0 87.9-94.8 10 2.1 1.0- 4.3 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 12 4.3 2.3- 8.1
Non-Hispanic 14,780 11,007 75.8 74.8-76.9 1,043 7.5 6.8- 8.1 378 2.5 2.1- 2.9 2,352 14.2 13.4-15.1
AGE
18-24 468 357 76.5 71.1-81.2 38 6.2 4.2- 9.0 12 3.1 1.5- 6.2 61 14.2 10.4-19.1
25-34 1,479 1,225 82.6 79.9-85.0 116 8.6 6.8-10.9 16 1.1 0.6- 1.8 122 7.7 6.1- 9.5
35-44 2,397 1,919 80.5 78.5-82.4 157 6.4 5.3- 7.7 47 1.9 1.3- 2.6 274 11.2 9.7-12.9
45-54 3,001 2,208 75.3 73.3-77.2 262 8.3 7.1- 9.6 107 3.5 2.8- 4.5 424 12.9 11.5-14.4
55-64 3,311 2,417 73.7 71.8-75.6 241 6.8 5.9- 7.9 92 2.7 2.1- 3.5 561 16.7 15.2-18.4
65-74 2,684 1,984 73.6 71.4-75.6 163 6.5 5.4- 7.8 72 2.4 1.8- 3.2 465 17.5 15.8-19.5
75+ 2,001 1,404 69.8 67.1-72.3 80 4.3 3.2- 5.7 38 2.2 1.4- 3.4 479 23.7 21.4-26.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,183 1,386 66.8 63.6-69.9 187 7.9 6.3- 9.8 98 4.3 3.3- 5.5 512 21.0 18.4-23.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,511 3,119 70.3 68.0-72.5 348 8.6 7.4-10.0 143 3.0 2.2- 4.1 901 18.1 16.3-20.0
Some Post-H.S. 4,039 3,066 78.4 76.5-80.1 344 9.1 7.9-10.6 92 2.2 1.6- 3.0 537 10.3 9.1-11.6
College Graduate 4,676 3,989 87.3 85.9-88.6 185 3.3 2.7- 4.1 54 1.0 0.7- 1.5 448 8.3 7.3- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,734 1,041 62.1 58.1-65.9 176 9.7 7.8-12.0 80 5.1 3.2- 8.2 437 23.1 20.2-26.4
$15,000- 24,999 2,467 1,669 68.7 65.4-71.9 221 10.4 8.4-12.7 89 3.2 2.4- 4.3 488 17.7 15.2-20.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,644 1,142 69.7 66.2-73.0 153 11.4 9.0-14.2 56 2.8 2.0- 3.9 293 16.1 13.8-18.8
$35,000- 49,999 2,160 1,634 76.5 73.9-79.0 163 8.1 6.6- 9.9 50 2.6 1.7- 3.9 313 12.7 10.9-14.9
$50,000-74,999 2,213 1,786 82.5 80.3-84.6 121 5.1 4.1- 6.4 39 1.6 1.0- 2.7 267 10.7 9.1-12.6
$75,000+ 3,183 2,791 88.9 87.2-90.4 118 3.3 2.6- 4.1 25 0.9 0.5- 1.4 249 7.0 5.7- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,779 3,959 69.4 67.6-71.2 485 9.3 8.1-10.5 199 3.4 2.8- 4.2 1,136 17.9 16.5-19.4
No 9,471 7,491 80.6 79.4-81.8 561 6.0 5.4- 6.8 180 1.9 1.5- 2.4 1,239 11.5 10.5-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,341 1,754 78.8 76.5-80.8 144 5.7 4.6- 7.0 56 2.0 1.4- 2.9 387 13.6 11.9-15.4
Non-Veteran 13,095 9,834 76.8 75.6-77.9 920 7.3 6.6- 8.0 330 2.4 2.0- 2.9 2,011 13.5 12.6-14.5

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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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