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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 someone smoke in your indoor workplace 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 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,736 368 6.3 5.5- 7.3 351 6.0 5.2- 7.0 6,017 87.6 86.4-88.8
No 984 78 9.1 6.8-12.1 147 16.3 12.9-20.4 759 74.6 70.0-78.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 73 3 5.1 1.3-18.0 9 17.8 7.7-35.9 61 77.2 59.3-88.7
Recommended Range 2,299 104 5.9 4.5- 7.7 144 9.2 7.2-11.6 2,051 84.9 82.2-87.3
Overweight 2,826 173 7.2 5.9- 8.8 175 6.2 5.1- 7.5 2,478 86.6 84.7-88.2
Obese 2,230 152 7.2 5.8- 8.9 160 8.7 6.9-10.8 1,918 84.2 81.6-86.4
Current Smoker
No 6,246 356 6.8 5.9- 7.8 252 4.7 3.9- 5.7 5,638 88.5 87.2-89.7
Yes 1,471 90 6.9 5.2- 9.1 247 19.3 16.4-22.6 1,134 73.8 70.3-77.0
History of CVD**
Yes 393 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7 44 11.8 8.2-16.5 320 81.8 76.6-86.1
No 7,308 415 6.7 5.9- 7.7 455 7.6 6.7- 8.7 6,438 85.6 84.3-86.8
Binge Drinker
No 6,713 378 6.7 5.8- 7.6 408 7.3 6.4- 8.4 5,927 86.0 84.7-87.3
Yes 949 64 7.2 5.3- 9.8 85 9.9 7.1-13.6 800 82.9 78.9-86.4
Heavy Drinker
No 7,291 424 6.7 5.9- 7.6 454 7.5 6.6- 8.6 6,413 85.8 84.4-87.0
Yes 322 17 7.6 3.7-14.7 37 11.4 7.2-17.5 268 81.1 73.3-87.0
Current Asthma
Yes 480 25 6.8 3.7-12.3 36 11.0 7.1-16.6 419 82.2 75.6-87.3
No 7,233 419 6.8 6.0- 7.7 465 7.6 6.7- 8.7 6,349 85.6 84.3-86.8
Diabetes
Yes 579 35 5.4 3.7- 7.9 46 9.3 6.3-13.5 498 85.3 80.8-88.9
No 7,153 411 6.9 6.0- 7.8 455 7.7 6.7- 8.8 6,287 85.4 84.1-86.7
Disability
Yes 1,731 104 6.1 4.7- 7.8 161 12.0 9.8-14.7 1,466 81.9 79.0-84.5
No 5,899 338 7.0 6.1- 8.1 331 6.6 5.6- 7.7 5,230 86.4 85.0-87.8

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This question was asked only of those employed for wages or self-employed.

**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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