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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In bars, do you THINK smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas or not allowed at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Allowed in all areas Allowed in some areas Not allowed at all Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,217 1,308 9.9 9.1-10.8 5,762 42.2 41.0-43.5 6,707 40.4 39.2-41.6 1,440 7.5 6.9- 8.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,377 1,095 9.4 8.6-10.3 4,935 40.9 39.7-42.2 6,041 41.9 40.7-43.1 1,306 7.8 7.2- 8.4
No 1,815 211 12.2 9.8-15.1 818 48.2 44.3-52.0 657 33.6 30.2-37.3 129 6.0 4.6- 7.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 225 22 12.0 6.1-22.5 96 44.4 34.5-54.8 75 33.0 24.3-43.1 32 10.6 6.2-17.4
Recommended Range 4,722 398 10.3 8.7-12.1 1,758 40.7 38.4-43.0 2,125 42.0 39.7-44.3 441 7.1 6.1- 8.1
Overweight 5,418 470 9.0 8.0-10.1 2,068 43.4 41.4-45.3 2,373 40.0 38.1-41.9 507 7.7 6.7- 8.7
Obese 4,226 380 10.9 9.2-12.8 1,644 43.4 40.9-45.8 1,822 38.7 36.5-41.0 380 7.0 6.0- 8.2
Current Smoker
No 12,395 734 6.7 6.0- 7.5 4,099 37.4 36.1-38.8 6,355 48.2 46.9-49.6 1,207 7.6 7.0- 8.3
Yes 2,773 570 21.7 19.2-24.5 1,645 60.5 57.6-63.4 332 10.9 9.3-12.8 226 6.8 5.6- 8.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,869 169 10.0 8.1-12.1 590 34.9 31.7-38.2 852 42.5 39.4-45.7 258 12.6 10.8-14.7
No 13,196 1,126 9.9 9.0-10.8 5,130 43.0 41.7-44.4 5,780 40.1 38.8-41.4 1,160 7.0 6.4- 7.6
Binge Drinker
No 13,759 1,072 8.8 8.0- 9.7 5,011 40.1 38.8-41.3 6,307 43.0 41.8-44.3 1,369 8.1 7.5- 8.7
Yes 1,316 210 15.8 12.9-19.3 695 56.1 51.8-60.3 357 24.6 21.2-28.2 54 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Heavy Drinker
No 14,431 1,180 9.5 8.7-10.4 5,416 41.8 40.5-43.1 6,461 41.2 40.0-42.4 1,374 7.5 7.0- 8.2
Yes 551 99 16.6 12.7-21.4 253 53.1 46.2-59.8 168 25.7 20.1-32.2 31 4.6 3.0- 7.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,268 127 12.2 9.6-15.4 456 40.6 36.4-45.1 572 40.3 36.2-44.5 113 6.8 5.1- 9.0
No 13,877 1,177 9.7 8.9-10.6 5,284 42.4 41.1-43.7 6,099 40.4 39.2-41.7 1,317 7.5 6.9- 8.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,886 164 9.6 7.7-11.8 604 33.4 30.5-36.6 884 46.5 43.3-49.7 234 10.5 8.9-12.4
No 13,325 1,144 9.9 9.0-10.9 5,154 43.1 41.8-44.5 5,822 39.8 38.5-41.1 1,205 7.2 6.6- 7.8
Disability
Yes 5,695 555 11.3 9.9-12.8 2,052 40.0 38.0-42.0 2,450 39.2 37.3-41.2 638 9.5 8.5-10.7
No 9,340 740 9.2 8.3-10.3 3,647 43.3 41.8-44.9 4,181 41.0 39.5-42.6 772 6.4 5.8- 7.1

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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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