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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-MALES

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
-MALES 5,854 4,354 77.2 75.6-78.8 353 6.4 5.6- 7.5 156 2.3 1.8- 2.8 991 14.1 12.8-15.5
RACE
White 4,664 3,472 76.7 74.8-78.4 267 6.5 5.5- 7.6 126 2.4 1.9- 3.0 799 14.5 13.0-16.0
African American 703 501 72.7 67.5-77.3 56 8.2 5.7-11.7 17 1.8 0.9- 3.7 129 17.3 13.4-22.0
Other Minorities 464 364 85.6 81.3-89.0 28 4.0 2.5- 6.6 12 2.1 1.0- 4.2 60 8.3 5.7-11.8
AGE
18-24 200 148 74.9 66.7-81.6 17 5.5 3.1- 9.4 6 2.3 0.9- 5.4 29 17.4 11.5-25.4
25-34 557 462 82.8 78.4-86.4 40 8.7 5.9-12.5 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5 48 7.4 5.3-10.4
35-44 934 729 79.7 76.5-82.6 57 6.2 4.6- 8.4 21 1.7 1.0- 2.8 127 12.3 10.0-15.1
45-54 1,168 846 75.1 71.9-78.0 83 7.2 5.6- 9.4 45 3.6 2.5- 5.2 194 14.1 11.9-16.6
55-64 1,340 987 75.1 72.1-77.9 76 5.3 4.0- 6.9 39 3.0 2.0- 4.4 238 16.6 14.3-19.2
65-74 974 684 72.7 69.3-75.9 63 6.1 4.5- 8.1 28 2.4 1.6- 3.7 199 18.8 16.1-21.8
75+ 655 474 73.4 69.0-77.3 17 3.1 1.8- 5.3 10 1.6 0.7- 3.4 154 22.0 18.3-26.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 868 539 67.6 62.5-72.3 65 7.7 5.4-10.8 39 3.6 2.4- 5.4 225 21.1 17.2-25.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,722 1,182 70.3 66.7-73.7 124 9.0 7.1-11.5 60 2.6 1.9- 3.8 356 18.0 15.2-21.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,345 1,018 80.9 77.9-83.6 102 6.7 5.1- 8.6 40 2.4 1.6- 3.8 185 10.0 8.0-12.3
College Graduate 1,905 1,602 86.5 84.5-88.3 62 3.0 2.1- 4.2 17 1.0 0.5- 1.9 224 9.5 8.1-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 510 284 65.0 58.6-70.9 39 7.5 4.8-11.5 33 5.1 3.1- 8.3 154 22.4 17.7-27.8
$15,000- 24,999 878 576 69.0 63.3-74.1 82 9.7 6.8-13.6 30 2.9 1.8- 4.5 190 18.5 14.3-23.5
$25,000- 34,999 627 411 67.2 61.3-72.5 55 11.4 7.9-16.1 29 3.3 2.1- 5.0 132 18.2 14.2-23.0
$35,000- 49,999 881 656 78.2 74.4-81.5 61 7.9 5.6-11.0 14 1.4 0.7- 2.9 150 12.5 10.1-15.3
$50,000-74,999 951 764 81.8 78.2-84.9 42 4.5 3.1- 6.4 22 1.8 0.9- 3.5 123 12.0 9.4-15.1
$75,000+ 1,481 1,290 88.4 86.1-90.4 45 3.1 2.1- 4.4 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5 135 7.8 6.1- 9.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,141 1,449 69.8 66.9-72.6 152 7.9 6.3- 9.9 77 3.8 2.7- 5.1 463 18.6 16.4-20.9
No 3,632 2,846 80.6 78.5-82.4 196 5.8 4.8- 7.0 75 1.6 1.2- 2.1 515 12.0 10.5-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,134 1,583 78.3 75.9-80.4 130 5.8 4.6- 7.2 53 2.1 1.4- 3.1 368 13.9 12.2-15.8
Non-Veteran 3,713 2,768 76.9 74.8-78.8 223 6.7 5.6- 8.0 102 2.3 1.8- 2.9 620 14.2 12.5-15.9

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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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