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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?
Do not include decks, garages, or porches.

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  Total
Respond.^
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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,578 10,365 78.6 77.6-79.6 863 6.5 5.9- 7.2 313 2.1 1.8- 2.5 2,037 12.8 12.0-13.6
No 1,839 1,211 70.1 66.7-73.3 199 9.4 7.6-11.6 73 3.6 2.4- 5.4 356 16.8 14.4-19.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 227 135 60.0 49.5-69.7 27 14.5 8.5-23.6 8 3.9 1.5- 9.7 57 21.6 14.1-31.4
Recommended Range 4,789 3,566 77.5 75.5-79.3 335 6.9 5.9- 8.1 120 2.2 1.7- 2.8 768 13.4 11.9-15.1
Overweight 5,476 4,197 78.3 76.7-79.9 348 6.8 5.9- 7.9 130 2.3 1.8- 3.0 801 12.6 11.4-13.8
Obese 4,293 3,190 75.5 73.4-77.5 318 7.3 6.3- 8.6 111 2.7 1.9- 3.7 674 14.5 12.9-16.2
Current Smoker
No 12,590 10,438 84.7 83.7-85.7 468 3.6 3.2- 4.1 130 1.2 0.9- 1.6 1,554 10.5 9.7-11.3
Yes 2,800 1,111 47.4 44.5-50.4 592 20.3 18.1-22.7 257 7.0 5.9- 8.2 840 25.3 22.9-27.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,909 1,298 68.3 65.4-71.1 129 7.4 6.0- 9.2 58 2.5 1.8- 3.4 424 21.7 19.4-24.3
No 13,380 10,191 77.9 76.8-79.0 920 7.0 6.4- 7.7 325 2.4 2.0- 2.8 1,944 12.7 11.9-13.6
Binge Drinker
No 13,974 10,592 78.1 77.0-79.1 903 6.2 5.6- 6.8 325 2.1 1.8- 2.4 2,154 13.7 12.8-14.6
Yes 1,322 903 70.6 66.7-74.3 151 13.0 10.5-16.0 54 4.3 2.6- 6.9 214 12.1 9.8-14.9
Heavy Drinker
No 14,645 11,071 77.8 76.7-78.8 991 6.8 6.2- 7.4 345 2.2 1.8- 2.6 2,238 13.3 12.5-14.1
Yes 551 356 65.8 58.8-72.2 54 11.2 7.7-16.1 31 6.0 3.6- 9.9 110 16.9 11.9-23.4
Current Asthma
Yes 1,280 952 74.4 70.8-77.7 100 8.4 6.5-10.8 41 3.8 2.5- 5.9 187 13.3 11.0-16.1
No 14,091 10,589 77.3 76.2-78.3 955 6.9 6.3- 7.6 344 2.3 1.9- 2.7 2,203 13.5 12.7-14.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,922 1,327 69.2 66.2-72.0 153 8.2 6.7-10.1 57 2.4 1.7- 3.3 385 20.2 17.9-22.8
No 13,515 10,259 77.8 76.8-78.9 911 6.9 6.3- 7.6 330 2.4 2.0- 2.8 2,015 12.8 12.0-13.7
Disability
Yes 5,779 3,959 69.4 67.6-71.2 485 9.3 8.1-10.5 199 3.4 2.8- 4.2 1,136 17.9 16.5-19.4
No 9,471 7,491 80.6 79.4-81.8 561 6.0 5.4- 6.8 180 1.9 1.5- 2.4 1,239 11.5 10.5-12.5

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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