SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home while you were there?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
1-6 days All 7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 5,841 259 4.9 3.9- 6.2 544 10.7 9.5-12.0 5,038 84.4 82.7-86.0
Female 9,589 456 4.3 3.7- 5.0 890 11.4 10.4-12.5 8,243 84.2 83.0-85.4
RACE
White 12,025 493 3.5 3.1- 4.0 1,109 11.4 10.5-12.4 10,423 85.1 84.0-86.1
African American 2,292 164 7.4 5.8- 9.5 231 12.0 9.9-14.4 1,897 80.6 77.7-83.1
Asian 103 2 7.5 1.7-28.3 4 5.9 1.7-18.5 97 86.6 68.9-94.9
Native American 312 26 6.5 4.0-10.5 52 22.0 15.8-29.7 234 71.5 63.8-78.2
Other Minorities 641 29 7.1 3.5-13.9 31 5.1 3.1- 8.2 581 87.8 81.5-92.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 616 29 6.6 3.1-13.6 19 3.9 2.1- 7.3 568 89.5 82.8-93.7
-English Speaking 229 12 12.8 3.2-39.0 12 6.6 2.9-14.4 205 80.6 59.9-92.0
-Spanish Speaking 387 17 4.4 2.4- 8.0 7 3.0 1.2- 7.3 363 92.6 87.9-95.6
Non-Hispanic 14,768 686 4.4 3.9- 5.0 1,410 11.7 10.8-12.6 12,672 83.9 82.9-84.8
AGE
18-24 466 30 7.6 4.4-12.8 78 17.0 13.0-21.9 358 75.4 69.5-80.5
25-34 1,474 54 3.8 2.7- 5.3 140 10.2 8.2-12.5 1,280 86.1 83.5-88.3
35-44 2,397 96 3.7 2.9- 4.8 242 9.9 8.5-11.4 2,059 86.4 84.6-88.0
45-54 2,998 160 4.6 3.7- 5.8 378 13.5 12.0-15.2 2,460 81.8 79.9-83.6
55-64 3,302 197 5.6 4.6- 6.6 325 10.8 9.5-12.3 2,780 83.6 81.9-85.2
65-74 2,690 120 3.9 3.1- 4.8 192 8.5 7.1-10.1 2,378 87.6 85.9-89.2
75+ 2,002 55 2.9 2.0- 4.1 74 4.6 3.3- 6.2 1,873 92.6 90.7-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,174 164 7.2 5.5- 9.3 333 18.0 15.6-20.8 1,677 74.8 71.6-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,504 277 6.2 4.8- 8.0 529 15.3 13.4-17.4 3,698 78.5 76.1-80.7
Some Post-H.S. 4,040 165 4.0 3.1- 5.1 402 11.4 10.0-13.0 3,473 84.6 82.7-86.2
College Graduate 4,678 107 2.3 1.7- 3.1 169 3.4 2.8- 4.1 4,402 94.3 93.3-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,724 180 10.3 7.9-13.5 257 19.0 15.7-22.8 1,287 70.6 66.4-74.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,469 157 7.1 4.7-10.6 318 16.8 14.2-19.7 1,994 76.1 72.4-79.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,643 88 5.8 4.3- 7.8 206 15.6 13.1-18.5 1,349 78.6 75.4-81.6
$35,000- 49,999 2,161 91 3.8 2.8- 5.2 192 11.9 9.8-14.3 1,878 84.3 81.7-86.6
$50,000-74,999 2,213 59 2.9 2.0- 4.2 163 7.7 6.2- 9.4 1,991 89.4 87.5-91.2
$75,000+ 3,180 48 1.7 1.2- 2.5 139 4.1 3.3- 5.0 2,993 94.3 93.1-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,772 374 6.6 5.6- 7.8 720 15.4 13.9-16.9 4,678 78.0 76.2-79.7
No 9,462 334 3.7 3.0- 4.6 692 9.0 8.1-10.1 8,436 87.3 86.0-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,345 81 3.7 2.7- 5.1 185 8.2 6.7- 9.9 2,079 88.1 86.1-89.9
Non-Veteran 13,078 634 4.8 4.1- 5.5 1,248 11.5 10.6-12.5 11,196 83.7 82.6-84.8

Back to Secondhand Smoke I.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook