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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,022 9,051 76.8 75.6-77.9 788 6.9 6.3- 7.7 305 2.6 2.1- 3.1 1,878 13.7 12.8-14.7
GENDER
Males 4,664 3,472 76.7 74.8-78.4 267 6.5 5.5- 7.6 126 2.4 1.9- 3.0 799 14.5 13.0-16.0
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 107 89 89.4 81.7-94.1 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 15 8.7 4.5-16.1
Non-Hispanic 11,893 8,949 76.6 75.5-77.8 784 7.0 6.3- 7.7 304 2.6 2.2- 3.1 1,856 13.8 12.9-14.8
AGE
18-24 268 197 74.1 66.9-80.2 22 6.5 3.9-10.7 9 3.9 1.7- 8.9 40 15.4 10.5-22.0
25-34 972 811 82.8 79.4-85.7 71 8.5 6.4-11.3 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1 79 7.6 5.7-10.0
35-44 1,727 1,382 79.8 77.4-82.1 117 6.9 5.5- 8.6 35 1.9 1.3- 2.8 193 11.4 9.6-13.3
45-54 2,303 1,719 76.0 73.8-78.1 186 7.8 6.5- 9.3 81 3.8 2.9- 4.9 317 12.4 10.9-14.1
55-64 2,716 2,013 74.6 72.6-76.6 188 6.8 5.7- 8.0 78 2.9 2.2- 3.8 437 15.7 14.1-17.5
65-74 2,253 1,680 74.9 72.6-77.0 137 6.2 5.1- 7.5 59 2.3 1.7- 3.1 377 16.7 14.8-18.7
75+ 1,716 1,201 69.5 66.7-72.2 62 3.6 2.7- 4.9 30 2.1 1.2- 3.5 423 24.8 22.3-27.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,349 773 52.7 48.5-56.9 133 11.1 8.5-14.4 70 6.5 4.8- 8.8 373 29.7 25.9-33.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,430 2,383 69.6 67.0-72.1 246 8.1 6.8- 9.6 117 3.6 2.5- 5.1 684 18.7 16.6-21.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,258 2,484 78.5 76.3-80.5 256 8.9 7.4-10.6 74 2.0 1.5- 2.9 444 10.6 9.3-12.1
College Graduate 3,965 3,393 87.7 86.2-89.1 153 3.3 2.7- 4.1 44 1.1 0.7- 1.6 375 7.9 6.8- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,100 619 50.7 45.8-55.6 121 12.9 9.9-16.6 60 7.5 4.0-13.5 300 28.9 24.8-33.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,676 1,091 61.2 57.2-65.0 150 11.4 9.0-14.2 68 4.1 3.0- 5.5 367 23.4 19.9-27.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,207 848 69.2 64.9-73.1 101 9.9 7.3-13.2 46 3.4 2.3- 4.9 212 17.5 14.4-21.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,741 1,305 75.0 71.9-77.9 128 8.5 6.7-10.6 40 2.9 1.9- 4.6 268 13.5 11.4-16.0
$50,000-74,999 1,879 1,517 82.2 79.7-84.4 105 5.6 4.4- 7.1 31 1.3 0.8- 2.3 226 10.9 9.1-12.9
$75,000+ 2,837 2,485 88.6 86.8-90.3 104 3.5 2.7- 4.4 24 1.0 0.6- 1.6 224 6.9 5.6- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,486 3,093 69.2 67.1-71.2 368 9.5 8.2-11.1 156 3.5 2.9- 4.4 869 17.7 16.2-19.4
No 7,430 5,885 80.4 78.9-81.7 409 5.7 5.0- 6.6 144 2.0 1.5- 2.7 992 11.8 10.7-13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,949 1,455 77.5 75.0-79.8 115 5.7 4.6- 7.2 45 2.0 1.3- 3.1 334 14.8 12.9-16.9
Non-Veteran 10,069 7,594 76.6 75.3-77.9 673 7.1 6.4- 8.0 260 2.7 2.2- 3.3 1,542 13.6 12.6-14.6

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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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