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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In restaurants, 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 15,406 258 1.7 1.4- 2.1 5,164 35.3 34.1-36.5 9,722 61.7 60.4-62.9 262 1.4 1.1- 1.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,542 212 1.4 1.2- 1.7 4,400 34.0 32.8-35.2 8,700 63.3 62.1-64.5 230 1.3 1.1- 1.6
No 1,839 44 2.9 1.6- 5.1 759 41.7 38.0-45.5 1,006 53.9 50.1-57.7 30 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 229 7 3.5 1.0-11.2 86 37.3 28.0-47.6 129 56.9 46.6-66.7 7 2.3 0.9- 5.5
Recommended Range 4,777 76 1.5 1.0- 2.1 1,538 33.2 31.1-35.4 3,074 64.0 61.7-66.1 89 1.4 1.1- 1.8
Overweight 5,477 91 1.5 1.1- 2.1 1,835 35.9 34.0-37.8 3,465 61.1 59.2-63.0 86 1.5 1.1- 2.0
Obese 4,274 73 2.1 1.3- 3.4 1,532 38.2 35.8-40.7 2,612 58.9 56.4-61.3 57 0.9 0.6- 1.2
Current Smoker
No 12,556 151 1.3 1.0- 1.8 3,362 28.3 27.1-29.6 8,831 69.1 67.7-70.3 212 1.3 1.1- 1.6
Yes 2,797 105 3.2 2.4- 4.2 1,790 61.9 58.9-64.7 855 33.4 30.6-36.4 47 1.6 1.1- 2.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,902 53 3.2 2.0- 5.1 672 37.1 34.2-40.2 1,124 56.9 53.8-60.1 53 2.7 1.9- 3.7
No 13,352 202 1.6 1.2- 2.0 4,449 35.2 33.9-36.5 8,497 62.0 60.7-63.3 204 1.2 1.0- 1.5
Binge Drinker
No 13,943 215 1.5 1.2- 1.8 4,479 33.0 31.8-34.2 9,006 64.1 62.9-65.3 243 1.4 1.2- 1.7
Yes 1,317 33 1.9 1.1- 3.4 624 48.9 44.6-53.2 648 48.2 43.9-52.5 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Heavy Drinker
No 14,612 225 1.6 1.2- 2.0 4,825 34.6 33.4-35.8 9,319 62.5 61.3-63.8 243 1.3 1.1- 1.6
Yes 551 26 4.4 2.2- 8.4 245 47.5 40.6-54.4 271 46.2 39.4-53.2 9 1.9 0.8- 4.4
Current Asthma
Yes 1,281 32 2.8 1.7- 4.6 424 34.0 30.1-38.1 799 61.7 57.5-65.7 26 1.5 1.0- 2.4
No 14,053 225 1.6 1.2- 2.0 4,722 35.4 34.2-36.7 8,874 61.7 60.4-62.9 232 1.3 1.1- 1.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,913 39 1.7 1.1- 2.5 648 34.8 31.8-37.9 1,181 61.4 58.2-64.4 45 2.2 1.4- 3.2
No 13,487 219 1.7 1.3- 2.2 4,513 35.3 34.1-36.6 8,538 61.7 60.4-63.0 217 1.3 1.1- 1.5
Disability
Yes 5,769 135 2.3 1.8- 2.9 2,057 37.3 35.4-39.3 3,447 58.6 56.6-60.5 130 1.8 1.4- 2.3
No 9,455 121 1.5 1.0- 2.0 3,047 34.3 32.8-35.8 6,161 63.1 61.5-64.6 126 1.2 0.9- 1.5

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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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