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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-MALES

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
-MALES 3,330 278 8.9 7.6-10.3 294 9.8 8.4-11.4 2,758 81.3 79.4-83.2
RACE
White 2,606 201 8.1 6.7- 9.8 220 9.7 8.1-11.5 2,185 82.2 80.0-84.2
African American 386 38 8.7 5.9-12.6 43 13.0 9.2-18.1 305 78.2 72.6-83.0
Other Minorities 326 39 12.3 8.5-17.5 30 7.3 4.3-12.2 257 80.4 74.1-85.5
AGE
18-24 123 19 12.9 7.6-21.3 23 18.6 11.8-28.1 81 68.4 57.6-77.6
25-34 487 52 11.1 8.2-14.8 48 10.1 7.2-14.1 387 78.8 74.0-82.9
35-44 793 54 7.4 5.3-10.1 61 7.6 5.7-10.1 678 85.1 81.7-87.9
45-54 931 79 7.7 5.9- 9.9 84 8.9 6.9-11.5 768 83.4 80.3-86.1
55-64 729 56 7.0 5.2- 9.3 59 8.2 6.0-11.2 614 84.8 81.4-87.7
65-74 204 16 7.9 4.3-13.9 14 6.4 3.5-11.4 174 85.7 79.0-90.6
75+ 45 2 6.5 1.2-29.1 4 10.3 3.4-27.1 39 83.3 64.0-93.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 337 41 11.9 8.0-17.1 67 20.8 15.2-27.9 229 67.3 59.7-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 935 113 12.5 9.7-15.9 126 12.8 10.2-15.8 696 74.8 70.6-78.5
Some Post-H.S. 786 81 10.5 8.1-13.6 67 10.3 7.5-14.2 638 79.1 74.8-82.9
College Graduate 1,267 43 3.7 2.5- 5.5 34 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,190 93.6 91.6-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 13 15.5 8.3-27.0 23 20.3 11.1-34.0 71 64.3 50.6-76.0
$15,000- 24,999 337 35 9.7 6.1-15.0 60 17.1 12.2-23.4 242 73.2 65.8-79.6
$25,000- 34,999 308 42 14.2 9.8-20.2 43 12.9 8.9-18.2 223 72.9 65.9-78.9
$35,000- 49,999 532 63 10.5 7.8-14.1 53 8.9 6.4-12.2 416 80.6 76.2-84.4
$50,000-74,999 646 56 9.5 6.5-13.5 47 9.9 6.8-14.2 543 80.6 75.5-84.9
$75,000+ 1,185 52 5.6 3.9- 7.8 49 5.0 3.3- 7.3 1,084 89.5 86.5-91.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 739 53 6.9 4.9- 9.6 88 15.9 12.3-20.3 598 77.2 72.5-81.2
No 2,543 221 9.4 7.9-11.1 202 8.1 6.7- 9.7 2,120 82.5 80.3-84.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 883 62 7.3 5.2-10.1 58 6.2 4.5- 8.4 763 86.6 83.3-89.3
Non-Veteran 2,444 216 9.3 7.8-11.0 235 10.7 9.0-12.6 1,993 80.0 77.6-82.2

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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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