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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I

Inside indoor workplaces, do you THINK smoking should be allowed in all areas,
some areas or not allowed at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,414 173 1.2 1.0- 1.5 3,651 24.3 23.2-25.4 11,293 73.0 71.9-74.1 297 1.4 1.2- 1.7
GENDER
Male 5,828 116 1.8 1.4- 2.4 1,736 30.3 28.5-32.1 3,824 66.1 64.2-67.9 152 1.8 1.4- 2.2
Female 9,586 57 0.6 0.4- 0.9 1,915 18.7 17.6-19.9 7,469 79.5 78.3-80.7 145 1.1 0.8- 1.5
RACE
White 12,007 139 1.2 1.0- 1.6 2,836 24.3 23.2-25.5 8,791 72.8 71.6-74.0 241 1.6 1.3- 2.0
African American 2,292 25 1.4 0.9- 2.4 582 26.4 23.7-29.4 1,645 71.0 68.1-73.9 40 1.1 0.7- 1.6
Asian 102 0 0.0 . - . 17 22.9 12.6-38.0 84 76.8 61.8-87.1 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Native American 314 5 3.0 1.2- 7.5 94 29.0 22.7-36.3 209 67.0 59.5-73.7 6 1.0 0.4- 2.7
Other Minorities 642 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5 111 19.5 15.1-24.9 520 79.2 73.8-83.7 7 0.8 0.2- 2.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 618 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 111 20.1 15.4-25.7 500 78.9 73.2-83.6 5 0.7 0.2- 2.7
-English Speaking 229 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 49 18.8 12.2-28.0 176 80.1 70.9-86.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
-Spanish Speaking 389 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 62 20.5 14.9-27.6 324 78.4 71.4-84.1 2 0.8 0.1- 3.9
Non-Hispanic 14,750 169 1.3 1.0- 1.6 3,529 24.7 23.6-25.8 10,767 72.5 71.4-73.7 285 1.5 1.2- 1.8
AGE
18-24 468 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9 114 27.9 22.7-33.7 344 70.2 64.3-75.4 3 0.8 0.2- 3.3
25-34 1,479 10 1.1 0.5- 2.2 311 21.2 18.7-24.1 1,149 77.0 74.1-79.7 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5
35-44 2,392 25 1.1 0.7- 1.8 579 24.2 22.1-26.5 1,771 74.0 71.6-76.2 17 0.7 0.4- 1.2
45-54 2,997 42 1.5 1.0- 2.2 765 25.9 23.9-28.0 2,163 71.5 69.3-73.5 27 1.2 0.7- 1.9
55-64 3,300 34 1.2 0.8- 1.9 837 25.5 23.6-27.4 2,382 71.9 69.9-73.8 47 1.4 1.0- 2.1
65-74 2,683 28 1.1 0.7- 1.9 610 23.0 21.1-25.1 1,979 73.1 71.0-75.2 66 2.7 2.0- 3.7
75+ 1,994 25 1.4 0.8- 2.5 409 21.8 19.5-24.3 1,433 71.2 68.5-73.7 127 5.6 4.5- 6.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,180 50 2.8 1.9- 4.2 638 31.0 27.8-34.5 1,406 63.9 60.4-67.2 86 2.3 1.7- 3.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,504 43 1.0 0.7- 1.5 1,377 32.4 30.1-34.7 2,984 65.1 62.7-67.4 100 1.5 1.1- 1.9
Some Post-H.S. 4,033 49 1.1 0.8- 1.6 978 24.9 22.9-27.1 2,944 72.4 70.2-74.5 62 1.5 1.0- 2.5
College Graduate 4,665 31 0.8 0.4- 1.4 652 12.6 11.4-13.9 3,934 85.7 84.3-87.0 48 0.9 0.6- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,729 39 2.0 1.3- 3.0 563 34.9 31.0-39.0 1,080 61.3 57.2-65.3 47 1.8 1.2- 2.7
$15,000- 24,999 2,472 27 1.3 0.8- 2.3 704 28.8 25.7-32.0 1,690 68.4 65.0-71.5 51 1.5 1.0- 2.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,640 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0 441 30.4 26.8-34.3 1,150 67.2 63.3-70.8 33 1.4 0.9- 2.1
$35,000- 49,999 2,156 22 0.9 0.6- 1.6 524 26.1 23.4-28.9 1,572 71.4 68.6-74.1 38 1.6 1.0- 2.5
$50,000-74,999 2,207 27 1.0 0.6- 1.7 443 20.6 18.1-23.4 1,719 77.6 74.8-80.1 18 0.7 0.4- 1.3
$75,000+ 3,177 19 1.1 0.6- 2.0 501 15.8 14.1-17.6 2,636 82.5 80.6-84.3 21 0.6 0.4- 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,764 87 1.7 1.3- 2.3 1,539 27.0 25.3-28.8 3,985 69.1 67.3-71.0 153 2.1 1.6- 2.8
No 9,468 83 1.0 0.7- 1.4 2,068 22.9 21.6-24.3 7,178 75.0 73.6-76.3 139 1.1 0.9- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,328 47 2.0 1.4- 3.0 655 28.9 26.1-31.9 1,553 66.9 63.9-69.7 73 2.1 1.6- 2.8
Non-Veteran 13,079 124 1.1 0.8- 1.4 2,996 23.6 22.4-24.7 9,735 74.0 72.8-75.2 224 1.3 1.1- 1.6

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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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