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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITE FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
-WHITE FEMALES 3,324 116 3.8 2.9- 5.0 139 4.7 3.4- 6.3 3,069 91.5 89.7-93.1
AGE
18-24 69 5 9.6 3.8-22.2 7 12.9 4.8-30.1 57 77.5 61.1-88.3
25-34 398 10 2.1 1.0- 4.1 13 3.7 1.8- 7.4 375 94.2 90.5-96.6
35-44 731 17 2.6 1.4- 4.6 33 3.8 2.5- 5.8 681 93.6 91.0-95.5
45-54 1,039 37 3.8 2.5- 5.5 36 3.8 2.5- 5.9 966 92.4 90.0-94.3
55-64 781 37 4.9 3.4- 7.1 40 4.3 3.0- 6.0 704 90.8 88.2-92.9
65-74 234 6 1.9 0.8- 4.7 8 2.6 1.3- 5.3 220 95.5 92.1-97.4
75+ 51 3 3.5 1.0-11.3 1 7.4 1.1-36.7 47 89.2 66.4-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 11 13.5 6.5-26.0 25 23.9 15.3-35.5 83 62.5 50.1-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 830 56 7.2 4.7-10.9 53 8.4 4.9-14.2 721 84.4 78.6-88.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,058 27 3.0 1.7- 5.1 41 3.9 2.4- 6.0 990 93.2 90.4-95.2
College Graduate 1,315 22 1.5 0.9- 2.3 20 1.3 0.7- 2.5 1,273 97.2 95.9-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 10 9.4 3.7-21.6 13 25.6 7.6-58.9 96 65.0 38.5-84.6
$15,000- 24,999 342 22 7.1 3.5-13.8 29 8.0 4.8-13.0 291 84.9 77.8-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 329 16 4.0 2.3- 6.7 25 7.6 4.7-12.1 288 88.4 83.6-92.0
$35,000- 49,999 551 18 2.9 1.7- 5.1 21 4.8 2.5- 9.1 512 92.3 88.0-95.1
$50,000-74,999 657 24 4.5 2.3- 8.4 16 2.8 1.3- 5.9 617 92.7 88.4-95.5
$75,000+ 1,015 19 2.3 1.2- 4.1 19 2.0 1.1- 3.7 977 95.7 93.5-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 780 37 4.9 3.1- 7.8 54 7.0 4.8-10.3 689 88.0 84.2-91.1
No 2,512 79 3.5 2.5- 4.9 80 3.7 2.4- 5.7 2,353 92.7 90.5-94.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 73 98.9 95.4-99.7
Non-Veteran 3,249 115 3.9 2.9- 5.1 138 4.7 3.5- 6.4 2,996 91.4 89.5-93.0

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

^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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