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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,025 493 3.5 3.1- 4.0 1,109 11.4 10.5-12.4 10,423 85.1 84.0-86.1
GENDER
Males 4,662 182 3.6 3.0- 4.4 438 11.0 9.6-12.5 4,042 85.4 83.7-86.9
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 107 5 2.4 0.8- 6.8 4 1.8 0.5- 5.7 98 95.9 90.9-98.2
Non-Hispanic 11,896 488 3.5 3.1- 4.0 1,102 11.5 10.6-12.5 10,306 85.0 83.9-86.0
AGE
18-24 266 13 3.5 1.8- 6.7 54 19.9 14.5-26.6 199 76.6 69.8-82.3
25-34 970 27 2.3 1.5- 3.7 100 10.6 8.4-13.4 843 87.0 84.1-89.5
35-44 1,728 67 3.8 2.8- 5.0 176 10.5 8.8-12.4 1,485 85.8 83.6-87.7
45-54 2,303 110 3.8 3.0- 4.8 297 14.0 12.3-16.0 1,896 82.1 80.1-84.0
55-64 2,712 135 4.4 3.6- 5.5 264 10.9 9.4-12.6 2,313 84.7 82.8-86.4
65-74 2,261 92 3.5 2.7- 4.4 160 8.1 6.7- 9.8 2,009 88.4 86.6-90.0
75+ 1,719 49 3.0 2.0- 4.4 56 3.5 2.5- 4.7 1,614 93.6 91.8-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,347 106 7.4 5.7- 9.7 246 28.2 24.2-32.6 995 64.3 60.0-68.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,429 195 4.6 3.8- 5.6 406 15.7 13.6-18.1 2,828 79.7 77.2-81.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,262 114 3.1 2.4- 4.0 317 11.3 9.7-13.2 2,831 85.6 83.6-87.4
College Graduate 3,967 76 1.9 1.3- 2.6 139 3.4 2.7- 4.1 3,752 94.8 93.7-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,094 116 9.4 7.2-12.2 178 25.4 20.4-31.2 800 65.2 59.8-70.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,681 101 5.4 4.1- 7.2 234 22.3 18.7-26.4 1,346 72.3 68.2-76.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,206 58 4.5 3.3- 6.1 143 16.1 12.9-19.9 1,005 79.4 75.5-82.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,743 67 3.4 2.3- 5.0 163 13.3 10.8-16.3 1,513 83.3 80.2-86.0
$50,000-74,999 1,879 49 2.7 1.9- 3.8 139 7.9 6.3- 9.7 1,691 89.5 87.4-91.2
$75,000+ 2,836 39 1.6 1.1- 2.5 129 4.2 3.3- 5.2 2,668 94.2 92.9-95.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,485 255 5.3 4.4- 6.3 560 15.8 14.2-17.6 3,670 78.9 77.0-80.7
No 7,430 232 2.6 2.2- 3.1 538 9.3 8.2-10.5 6,660 88.1 86.8-89.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,953 60 3.1 2.3- 4.3 148 7.9 6.4- 9.8 1,745 88.9 86.9-90.7
Non-Veteran 10,068 433 3.6 3.1- 4.1 961 12.0 11.0-13.1 8,674 84.4 83.2-85.5

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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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