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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITE FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,363 311 3.4 2.9- 4.0 671 11.7 10.5-13.1 6,381 84.8 83.4-86.1
AGE
18-24 146 6 3.0 1.0- 8.4 28 18.8 11.8-28.6 112 78.2 68.3-85.7
25-34 590 18 2.4 1.4- 4.0 66 12.5 9.3-16.6 506 85.1 80.9-88.5
35-44 1,036 36 3.1 2.1- 4.7 115 11.6 9.4-14.3 885 85.3 82.4-87.7
45-54 1,386 66 3.9 2.9- 5.3 171 13.9 11.7-16.5 1,149 82.1 79.4-84.6
55-64 1,599 89 4.3 3.4- 5.4 157 11.7 9.6-14.1 1,353 84.1 81.5-86.3
65-74 1,410 56 3.5 2.6- 4.8 93 8.3 6.4-10.6 1,261 88.2 85.7-90.3
75+ 1,146 40 3.8 2.5- 5.9 39 3.9 2.7- 5.7 1,067 92.3 89.8-94.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 803 71 9.0 6.4-12.5 133 26.0 21.3-31.3 599 65.0 59.7-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,103 120 4.5 3.5- 5.8 248 16.2 13.3-19.4 1,735 79.3 76.0-82.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,150 74 2.7 2.0- 3.6 214 13.3 11.0-16.0 1,862 84.0 81.3-86.4
College Graduate 2,293 44 1.7 1.0- 2.8 75 3.0 2.3- 4.0 2,174 95.3 94.0-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 780 87 9.2 7.0-11.9 114 26.7 19.9-34.7 579 64.2 57.0-70.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,073 66 6.4 4.5- 9.1 135 18.5 14.8-22.9 872 75.1 70.4-79.2
$25,000- 34,999 738 30 3.4 2.2- 5.2 85 14.9 11.5-19.1 623 81.7 77.4-85.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,032 31 3.0 1.6- 5.7 106 16.3 12.6-20.8 895 80.7 75.9-84.7
$50,000-74,999 1,047 26 2.0 1.2- 3.1 80 8.1 6.2-10.5 941 89.9 87.4-92.0
$75,000+ 1,512 23 1.3 0.8- 2.1 65 3.6 2.6- 4.8 1,424 95.1 93.7-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,783 168 5.7 4.4- 7.2 336 16.3 14.1-18.8 2,279 78.0 75.3-80.4
No 4,514 140 2.4 1.9- 2.9 327 9.3 7.9-10.9 4,047 88.3 86.7-89.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2 14 8.8 4.8-15.6 120 88.7 81.7-93.2
Non-Veteran 7,224 306 3.4 2.9- 4.1 657 11.8 10.6-13.2 6,261 84.8 83.3-86.1

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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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