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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITE FEMALES

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?
Do not include decks, garages, or porches.

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Not allowed anywhere inside home Allowed in some places/some times Allowed anywhere inside home No rules about smoking inside home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,443 11,591 77.0 76.0-78.0 1,064 7.0 6.5- 7.7 387 2.4 2.0- 2.8 2,401 13.5 12.7-14.4
-WHITE FEMALES 7,358 5,579 76.8 75.3-78.3 521 7.3 6.5- 8.3 179 2.7 2.1- 3.6 1,079 13.1 12.0-14.3
AGE
18-24 148 109 74.2 63.6-82.5 12 7.0 3.4-13.8 5 5.6 1.8-15.8 22 13.2 7.5-22.3
25-34 592 490 81.9 77.5-85.5 46 8.4 6.0-11.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 51 8.9 6.2-12.5
35-44 1,036 843 81.1 78.0-83.9 72 6.6 5.0- 8.7 19 2.1 1.2- 3.6 102 10.2 8.2-12.7
45-54 1,384 1,055 77.2 74.3-79.8 126 8.8 7.1-10.9 43 3.6 2.5- 5.3 160 10.4 8.7-12.4
55-64 1,599 1,182 74.3 71.5-76.9 130 8.4 6.8-10.2 46 2.7 1.9- 3.9 241 14.6 12.6-16.9
65-74 1,406 1,072 75.1 72.1-77.9 83 6.6 5.1- 8.4 38 2.6 1.7- 3.8 213 15.7 13.4-18.4
75+ 1,142 794 68.9 65.4-72.3 47 3.8 2.6- 5.4 21 2.5 1.3- 4.7 280 24.8 21.8-28.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 803 471 52.2 47.1-57.2 90 11.3 8.5-14.7 41 7.8 5.2-11.5 201 28.8 24.2-33.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,103 1,468 69.9 66.5-73.1 162 8.1 6.6- 9.9 62 3.7 2.1- 6.5 411 18.3 15.9-21.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,147 1,642 76.5 73.7-79.1 174 10.4 8.4-12.8 46 2.3 1.4- 3.6 285 10.9 9.4-12.6
College Graduate 2,291 1,986 89.2 87.0-91.0 95 3.1 2.4- 3.9 30 1.1 0.7- 1.7 180 6.7 5.1- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 782 462 50.9 44.8-57.1 93 13.9 10.3-18.4 34 6.8 2.4-18.0 193 28.3 23.2-34.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,069 715 64.1 59.3-68.7 94 11.8 8.8-15.7 43 4.0 2.6- 5.9 217 20.2 16.7-24.1
$25,000- 34,999 738 537 72.8 68.4-76.9 64 9.8 7.1-13.4 25 3.5 2.0- 6.0 112 13.8 11.1-17.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,031 785 74.1 69.6-78.1 78 8.2 6.2-10.8 30 4.3 2.5- 7.3 138 13.4 10.3-17.4
$50,000-74,999 1,047 846 83.0 80.0-85.7 68 6.0 4.5- 8.1 13 1.5 0.7- 3.5 120 9.4 7.6-11.6
$75,000+ 1,513 1,336 89.4 86.6-91.7 64 3.7 2.7- 4.9 13 1.1 0.5- 2.1 100 5.9 4.0- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,783 1,938 69.2 66.5-71.8 250 10.7 8.9-12.8 97 3.3 2.5- 4.4 498 16.8 14.9-18.8
No 4,511 3,596 80.7 78.8-82.5 262 5.7 4.8- 6.7 80 2.3 1.5- 3.6 573 11.3 9.9-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 115 87.0 79.9-91.8 8 4.4 2.0- 9.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 14 7.0 3.6-13.2
Non-Veteran 7,218 5,464 76.7 75.1-78.2 513 7.4 6.5- 8.4 176 2.7 2.1- 3.6 1,065 13.2 12.1-14.4

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^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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