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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-FEMALES

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 home Allowed in some places/some times Allowed anywhere inside home No rules about smoking inside home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 7,358 5,579 76.8 75.3-78.3 521 7.3 6.5- 8.3 179 2.7 2.1- 3.6 1,079 13.1 12.0-14.3
African American 1,601 1,140 72.1 69.0-75.0 153 10.3 8.2-12.7 38 1.8 1.2- 2.6 270 15.9 13.7-18.4
Other Minorities 595 489 86.7 82.9-89.8 37 4.6 2.9- 7.0 12 2.2 1.0- 4.6 57 6.5 4.5- 9.4
AGE
18-24 268 209 78.4 70.9-84.4 21 6.9 4.0-11.7 6 4.0 1.5-10.6 32 10.6 6.6-16.6
25-34 922 763 82.5 79.1-85.4 76 8.6 6.5-11.3 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1 74 7.9 5.9-10.5
35-44 1,463 1,190 81.4 78.8-83.7 100 6.6 5.2- 8.3 26 2.0 1.2- 3.2 147 10.1 8.3-12.1
45-54 1,833 1,362 75.5 72.9-77.9 179 9.3 7.7-11.1 62 3.5 2.5- 4.8 230 11.7 10.0-13.7
55-64 1,971 1,430 72.5 69.9-74.9 165 8.3 6.9- 9.9 53 2.4 1.7- 3.4 323 16.8 14.8-19.1
65-74 1,710 1,300 74.3 71.5-76.9 100 6.8 5.4- 8.5 44 2.4 1.6- 3.4 266 16.5 14.3-19.1
75+ 1,346 930 67.7 64.3-70.9 63 5.0 3.6- 6.9 28 2.6 1.5- 4.4 325 24.7 21.9-27.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,315 847 65.9 62.1-69.6 122 8.1 6.4-10.2 59 5.1 3.6- 7.1 287 20.9 17.9-24.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,789 1,937 70.3 67.5-73.0 224 8.2 6.9- 9.7 83 3.4 2.1- 5.4 545 18.1 16.1-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,694 2,048 76.4 73.9-78.7 242 11.0 9.2-13.1 52 2.1 1.3- 3.2 352 10.5 9.2-12.0
College Graduate 2,771 2,387 88.1 86.0-89.8 123 3.7 2.8- 4.8 37 1.0 0.7- 1.5 224 7.3 5.7- 9.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,224 757 59.7 54.7-64.4 137 11.5 9.0-14.4 47 5.1 2.4-10.8 283 23.7 20.2-27.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,589 1,093 68.5 64.8-72.0 139 11.0 8.7-13.9 59 3.6 2.5- 5.1 298 16.9 14.4-19.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,017 731 72.2 68.2-75.9 98 11.4 8.6-14.9 27 2.4 1.4- 4.0 161 14.1 11.7-16.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,279 978 75.0 71.2-78.5 102 8.3 6.5-10.5 36 3.7 2.2- 6.0 163 13.0 10.2-16.3
$50,000-74,999 1,262 1,022 83.3 80.6-85.7 79 5.8 4.4- 7.6 17 1.4 0.7- 3.0 144 9.4 7.8-11.5
$75,000+ 1,702 1,501 89.4 86.9-91.5 73 3.6 2.7- 4.7 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8 114 6.1 4.3- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,638 2,510 69.0 66.7-71.2 333 10.5 9.0-12.2 122 3.1 2.5- 3.9 673 17.3 15.7-19.1
No 5,839 4,645 80.7 79.1-82.2 365 6.2 5.4- 7.2 105 2.1 1.5- 3.1 724 10.9 9.8-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 207 171 84.7 76.4-90.4 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 19 9.8 4.9-18.6
Non-Veteran 9,382 7,066 76.7 75.4-78.0 697 7.7 6.9- 8.5 228 2.5 2.0- 3.2 1,391 13.1 12.1-14.1

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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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