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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-FEMALES

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace 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 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
-FEMALES 4,405 168 4.2 3.4- 5.2 207 5.3 4.2- 6.7 4,030 90.5 88.9-91.8
RACE
White 3,324 116 3.8 2.9- 5.0 139 4.7 3.4- 6.3 3,069 91.5 89.7-93.1
African American 803 38 5.8 3.8- 8.8 46 7.2 4.9-10.5 719 87.0 83.0-90.1
Other Minorities 263 13 3.9 2.1- 7.2 20 6.6 3.4-12.4 230 89.5 83.6-93.5
AGE
18-24 122 11 10.4 5.3-19.5 14 13.3 6.5-25.2 97 76.3 64.4-85.2
25-34 592 26 3.5 2.3- 5.3 26 4.3 2.6- 7.0 540 92.2 89.2-94.4
35-44 1,019 23 2.6 1.6- 4.2 49 4.0 2.9- 5.7 947 93.4 91.3-95.0
45-54 1,347 52 4.0 2.9- 5.5 56 5.1 3.5- 7.2 1,239 90.9 88.5-92.9
55-64 947 43 4.4 3.1- 6.2 51 4.8 3.4- 6.8 853 90.8 88.3-92.8
65-74 280 8 2.8 1.1- 7.0 9 2.5 1.3- 4.9 263 94.7 90.6-97.1
75+ 59 3 2.7 0.8- 9.0 1 5.7 0.8-30.8 55 91.6 72.0-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 18 7.9 4.4-13.8 34 13.7 8.9-20.4 180 78.5 70.6-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,152 81 7.6 5.4-10.6 87 9.5 6.5-13.8 984 82.9 78.3-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,382 38 3.4 2.2- 5.2 61 4.7 3.3- 6.6 1,283 91.9 89.6-93.8
College Graduate 1,635 31 1.8 1.2- 2.7 25 1.5 0.8- 2.8 1,579 96.7 95.3-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 17 6.6 3.4-12.5 21 15.1 5.7-34.2 180 78.3 62.0-88.9
$15,000- 24,999 583 39 7.0 4.4-11.0 56 10.3 6.9-15.0 488 82.7 77.3-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 500 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 36 7.6 5.1-11.1 438 87.2 83.1-90.4
$35,000- 49,999 718 25 3.4 2.1- 5.3 30 6.2 3.7-10.2 663 90.4 86.5-93.3
$50,000-74,999 828 27 3.8 2.0- 6.9 23 2.8 1.5- 5.1 778 93.4 90.0-95.7
$75,000+ 1,160 22 2.3 1.3- 3.9 21 1.9 1.1- 3.4 1,117 95.8 93.8-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 992 51 5.1 3.5- 7.5 73 7.2 5.3- 9.9 868 87.6 84.4-90.3
No 3,356 117 4.1 3.1- 5.2 129 4.7 3.5- 6.3 3,110 91.3 89.4-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 118 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 115 98.9 96.3-99.7
Non-Veteran 4,287 167 4.3 3.5- 5.4 205 5.4 4.3- 6.8 3,915 90.2 88.6-91.6

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*This question was asked only of those employed for wages or self-employed.

^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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