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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Inside indoor workplaces, 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 15,414 173 1.2 1.0- 1.5 3,651 24.3 23.2-25.4 11,293 73.0 71.9-74.1 297 1.4 1.2- 1.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,551 138 1.1 0.9- 1.5 3,078 23.0 21.9-24.1 10,064 74.4 73.3-75.5 271 1.5 1.2- 1.8
No 1,838 34 1.6 1.0- 2.6 569 30.2 26.9-33.8 1,210 66.9 63.3-70.3 25 1.3 0.7- 2.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 228 4 3.0 0.8-11.5 65 28.9 20.6-39.0 151 65.7 55.4-74.7 8 2.3 1.0- 5.5
Recommended Range 4,786 50 1.2 0.8- 1.7 1,058 22.6 20.7-24.7 3,580 74.8 72.7-76.8 98 1.4 1.1- 1.8
Overweight 5,476 69 1.5 1.0- 2.1 1,308 25.0 23.3-26.7 3,999 72.1 70.3-73.9 100 1.4 1.1- 1.9
Obese 4,274 40 0.8 0.5- 1.3 1,106 26.1 24.1-28.3 3,058 71.7 69.4-73.8 70 1.4 0.9- 2.1
Current Smoker
No 12,566 103 0.9 0.7- 1.2 2,383 18.9 17.9-20.0 9,837 78.9 77.8-80.0 243 1.3 1.1- 1.6
Yes 2,794 70 2.6 1.8- 3.6 1,257 44.7 41.8-47.6 1,417 50.8 47.9-53.7 50 1.9 1.2- 3.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,908 39 2.5 1.4- 4.4 521 29.6 26.8-32.5 1,283 65.0 61.9-68.0 65 2.9 2.2- 3.9
No 13,353 133 1.1 0.9- 1.4 3,099 23.9 22.8-25.1 9,900 73.7 72.5-74.9 221 1.3 1.0- 1.6
Binge Drinker
No 13,952 145 1.1 0.9- 1.4 3,211 23.0 22.0-24.1 10,318 74.4 73.2-75.5 278 1.5 1.2- 1.8
Yes 1,319 24 2.0 1.0- 3.7 401 31.5 27.6-35.5 880 65.7 61.5-69.6 14 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Heavy Drinker
No 14,623 150 1.0 0.8- 1.3 3,427 23.7 22.7-24.8 10,768 73.8 72.7-74.9 278 1.4 1.2- 1.7
Yes 550 16 4.7 2.1-10.2 157 32.4 26.1-39.3 367 61.5 54.4-68.2 10 1.4 0.6- 3.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,282 13 1.3 0.7- 2.6 317 24.3 20.9-28.0 922 72.8 68.9-76.3 30 1.6 1.0- 2.6
No 14,060 160 1.2 1.0- 1.5 3,320 24.3 23.2-25.5 10,316 73.0 71.9-74.2 264 1.4 1.2- 1.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,913 21 1.0 0.6- 1.8 489 26.2 23.5-29.2 1,342 70.3 67.3-73.1 61 2.5 1.8- 3.3
No 13,495 152 1.2 1.0- 1.6 3,159 24.1 23.0-25.3 9,949 73.3 72.1-74.5 235 1.3 1.1- 1.6
Disability
Yes 5,764 87 1.7 1.3- 2.3 1,539 27.0 25.3-28.8 3,985 69.1 67.3-71.0 153 2.1 1.6- 2.8
No 9,468 83 1.0 0.7- 1.4 2,068 22.9 21.6-24.3 7,178 75.0 73.6-76.3 139 1.1 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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