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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITES

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
-WHITES 5,930 317 6.1 5.2- 7.1 359 7.3 6.3- 8.6 5,254 86.5 85.1-87.9
GENDER
Males 2,606 201 8.1 6.7- 9.8 220 9.7 8.1-11.5 2,185 82.2 80.0-84.2
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 51 3 4.4 1.2-15.2 3 2.4 0.6- 8.9 45 93.2 82.8-97.5
Non-Hispanic 5,874 314 6.1 5.3- 7.2 356 7.4 6.3- 8.6 5,204 86.5 85.0-87.8
AGE
18-24 142 14 11.2 6.2-19.2 22 17.6 10.9-27.3 106 71.2 60.9-79.7
25-34 736 42 6.6 4.6- 9.3 45 7.0 4.9- 9.8 649 86.4 82.9-89.3
35-44 1,329 55 4.9 3.6- 6.8 77 5.7 4.3- 7.5 1,197 89.3 87.0-91.3
45-54 1,779 97 5.5 4.3- 6.9 102 6.5 5.2- 8.3 1,580 88.0 85.9-89.8
55-64 1,404 84 6.0 4.7- 7.7 87 6.1 4.7- 7.9 1,233 87.9 85.6-89.8
65-74 418 20 4.5 2.6- 7.6 22 5.3 3.3- 8.6 376 90.2 86.1-93.1
75+ 91 4 2.3 0.8- 6.4 3 5.2 1.2-19.9 84 92.5 80.2-97.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 26 8.7 5.4-13.6 68 36.0 27.4-45.6 196 55.3 46.2-64.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,535 138 10.1 7.8-12.9 153 11.6 9.1-14.7 1,244 78.3 74.7-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,697 97 7.0 5.4- 9.0 89 5.9 4.3- 8.1 1,511 87.1 84.4-89.3
College Graduate 2,404 56 2.6 1.8- 3.7 49 1.9 1.4- 2.8 2,299 95.5 94.2-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 12 6.9 3.1-14.4 27 29.9 15.6-49.7 125 63.2 45.7-77.9
$15,000- 24,999 521 35 6.1 3.6-10.0 70 19.4 14.1-26.1 416 74.5 67.7-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 539 37 6.8 4.5-10.1 51 10.3 7.2-14.7 451 82.9 77.9-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 966 71 7.4 5.5- 9.9 64 6.8 4.9- 9.3 831 85.8 82.5-88.5
$50,000-74,999 1,204 73 7.7 5.4-10.7 51 6.0 4.1- 8.8 1,080 86.3 82.7-89.2
$75,000+ 2,059 68 4.7 3.4- 6.4 63 3.7 2.6- 5.3 1,928 91.6 89.5-93.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,364 75 5.3 3.9- 7.1 117 11.2 8.7-14.4 1,172 83.5 80.1-86.3
No 4,507 239 6.3 5.3- 7.5 234 6.1 5.0- 7.4 4,034 87.6 86.0-89.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 783 48 6.4 4.2- 9.5 46 5.5 3.9- 7.6 689 88.2 84.8-90.9
Non-Veteran 5,145 269 6.1 5.2- 7.2 313 7.6 6.5- 9.0 4,563 86.3 84.7-87.7

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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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