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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-MALES

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
-MALES 5,841 259 4.9 3.9- 6.2 544 10.7 9.5-12.0 5,038 84.4 82.7-86.0
RACE
White 4,662 182 3.6 3.0- 4.4 438 11.0 9.6-12.5 4,042 85.4 83.7-86.9
African American 695 50 7.9 5.2-11.8 64 11.9 8.4-16.6 581 80.2 74.9-84.6
Other Minorities 461 27 7.9 3.6-16.3 39 7.6 4.9-11.5 395 84.5 77.1-89.9
AGE
18-24 199 16 9.4 4.5-18.7 35 17.6 12.0-25.1 148 73.0 63.8-80.5
25-34 554 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 50 9.7 6.8-13.5 487 86.8 82.7-90.1
35-44 934 42 4.2 2.9- 6.1 85 9.0 7.0-11.4 807 86.8 84.0-89.2
45-54 1,163 60 4.8 3.4- 6.9 147 12.8 10.6-15.4 956 82.3 79.3-85.0
55-64 1,335 71 5.7 4.3- 7.7 127 9.8 8.0-11.9 1,137 84.5 81.9-86.8
65-74 977 43 3.7 2.6- 5.2 79 8.4 6.4-10.9 855 88.0 85.2-90.2
75+ 653 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6 20 2.9 1.7- 4.7 623 95.5 93.2-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 861 59 7.3 4.7-11.1 143 18.4 14.7-22.8 659 74.3 69.2-78.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,716 104 6.4 4.1- 9.8 204 15.1 12.3-18.4 1,408 78.5 74.5-82.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,345 57 4.7 3.2- 7.0 127 9.2 7.2-11.7 1,161 86.1 83.0-88.7
College Graduate 1,905 39 2.3 1.5- 3.4 70 3.3 2.5- 4.5 1,796 94.4 92.9-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 504 49 9.8 6.5-14.7 90 17.7 13.1-23.5 365 72.4 65.9-78.2
$15,000- 24,999 877 58 8.0 4.0-15.6 118 16.9 12.8-22.1 701 75.0 68.2-80.8
$25,000- 34,999 626 39 6.3 4.2- 9.3 87 17.4 13.2-22.4 500 76.3 70.9-81.0
$35,000- 49,999 881 44 4.2 2.7- 6.5 68 8.8 6.5-11.7 769 87.0 83.6-89.8
$50,000-74,999 951 26 3.7 2.2- 6.2 66 7.2 5.1-10.0 859 89.1 85.7-91.8
$75,000+ 1,481 20 1.9 1.1- 3.2 67 4.5 3.2- 6.1 1,394 93.6 91.7-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,136 127 6.3 4.9- 8.1 271 14.4 12.3-16.7 1,738 79.3 76.6-81.8
No 3,623 129 4.2 3.0- 6.0 266 9.0 7.6-10.8 3,228 86.7 84.5-88.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,139 74 3.8 2.7- 5.3 164 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,901 88.5 86.4-90.3
Non-Veteran 3,695 185 5.3 4.0- 7.0 379 11.8 10.2-13.5 3,131 82.9 80.7-84.9

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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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