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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-FEMALES

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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 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
-FEMALES 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 7,363 311 3.4 2.9- 4.0 671 11.7 10.5-13.1 6,381 84.8 83.4-86.1
African American 1,597 114 7.1 5.3- 9.3 167 12.1 9.9-14.6 1,316 80.9 77.8-83.6
Other Minorities 595 30 5.8 2.8-11.7 48 7.5 4.9-11.2 517 86.7 81.0-91.0
AGE
18-24 267 14 5.6 2.7-11.5 43 16.3 11.2-23.1 210 78.1 70.6-84.1
25-34 920 37 4.1 2.7- 6.1 90 10.7 8.3-13.6 793 85.3 82.0-88.0
35-44 1,463 54 3.3 2.3- 4.6 157 10.7 8.9-12.8 1,252 86.0 83.7-88.0
45-54 1,835 100 4.5 3.5- 5.7 231 14.2 12.2-16.5 1,504 81.3 78.9-83.6
55-64 1,967 126 5.4 4.4- 6.6 198 11.8 9.9-14.0 1,643 82.8 80.5-84.9
65-74 1,713 77 4.1 3.1- 5.3 113 8.6 6.8-10.8 1,523 87.4 85.0-89.4
75+ 1,349 45 3.6 2.4- 5.3 54 5.6 3.8- 8.1 1,250 90.8 88.1-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,313 105 7.0 5.4- 9.1 190 17.6 14.7-20.9 1,018 75.3 71.7-78.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,788 173 6.0 4.6- 7.9 325 15.5 13.2-18.2 2,290 78.5 75.6-81.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,695 108 3.5 2.6- 4.6 275 13.1 11.2-15.3 2,312 83.4 81.1-85.5
College Graduate 2,773 68 2.3 1.5- 3.6 99 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,606 94.2 92.8-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,220 131 10.8 7.5-15.3 167 20.0 15.7-25.3 922 69.2 63.7-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,592 99 6.2 4.6- 8.5 200 16.7 13.8-20.0 1,293 77.1 73.5-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,017 49 5.2 3.3- 8.3 119 13.9 11.2-17.2 849 80.9 77.0-84.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,280 47 3.4 2.2- 5.5 124 14.7 11.5-18.6 1,109 81.8 77.8-85.3
$50,000-74,999 1,262 33 2.0 1.4- 3.0 97 8.2 6.4-10.4 1,132 89.8 87.5-91.7
$75,000+ 1,699 28 1.4 0.9- 2.3 72 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,599 95.0 93.6-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,636 247 6.9 5.5- 8.7 449 16.2 14.3-18.3 2,940 76.9 74.4-79.1
No 5,839 205 3.1 2.6- 3.8 426 9.0 7.8-10.3 5,208 87.9 86.5-89.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 7 2.3 1.0- 5.3 21 13.8 7.5-24.0 178 83.9 74.0-90.4
Non-Veteran 9,383 449 4.4 3.7- 5.1 869 11.4 10.4-12.5 8,065 84.3 83.0-85.4

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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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