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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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%)
TOTAL 15,430 715 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,434 11.1 10.3-11.9 13,281 84.3 83.3-85.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,572 577 3.9 3.5- 4.5 1,100 9.3 8.6-10.1 11,895 86.8 85.8-87.6
No 1,832 136 7.6 5.3-10.8 331 19.1 16.4-22.2 1,365 73.2 69.5-76.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 228 18 6.5 3.2-13.0 39 21.4 13.9-31.4 171 72.1 61.9-80.4
Recommended Range 4,795 209 4.1 3.2- 5.2 457 10.7 9.4-12.2 4,129 85.2 83.5-86.7
Overweight 5,477 228 4.5 3.7- 5.6 463 9.7 8.5-11.0 4,786 85.8 84.2-87.2
Obese 4,278 238 5.3 3.9- 7.2 423 12.9 11.2-14.9 3,617 81.7 79.4-83.9
Current Smoker
No 12,595 361 3.0 2.4- 3.7 473 4.8 4.2- 5.5 11,761 92.2 91.2-93.1
Yes 2,782 353 10.9 9.3-12.8 960 35.3 32.6-38.2 1,469 53.8 50.8-56.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,910 119 7.2 5.0-10.2 213 13.1 11.1-15.4 1,578 79.7 76.5-82.5
No 13,368 585 4.4 3.7- 5.1 1,206 10.9 10.0-11.8 11,577 84.8 83.7-85.8
Binge Drinker
No 13,963 614 4.2 3.7- 4.8 1,185 9.9 9.1-10.7 12,164 85.9 84.9-86.8
Yes 1,322 92 6.8 4.3-10.8 226 18.7 15.5-22.3 1,004 74.5 70.1-78.4
Heavy Drinker
No 14,635 658 4.5 3.9- 5.2 1,303 10.6 9.7-11.4 12,674 84.9 83.9-85.9
Yes 551 41 5.7 3.6- 9.1 95 20.6 15.6-26.6 415 73.7 67.4-79.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,281 81 6.2 4.0- 9.6 149 15.3 12.4-18.6 1,051 78.5 74.5-82.1
No 14,077 629 4.5 3.8- 5.2 1,278 10.7 9.9-11.6 12,170 84.8 83.8-85.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,922 133 6.1 4.9- 7.7 213 13.3 11.2-15.7 1,576 80.5 77.9-82.9
No 13,502 582 4.4 3.8- 5.2 1,221 10.8 10.0-11.8 11,699 84.7 83.6-85.7
Disability
Yes 5,772 374 6.6 5.6- 7.8 720 15.4 13.9-16.9 4,678 78.0 76.2-79.7
No 9,462 334 3.7 3.0- 4.6 692 9.0 8.1-10.1 8,436 87.3 86.0-88.5

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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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