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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I-WHITE MALES

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 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
AGE
18-24 73 9 12.4 5.8-24.6 15 21.5 12.4-34.7 49 66.1 52.1-77.7
25-34 338 32 10.1 6.8-14.7 32 9.6 6.5-14.1 274 80.2 74.6-84.9
35-44 598 38 6.9 4.8- 9.9 44 7.3 5.2-10.3 516 85.8 82.0-88.9
45-54 740 60 7.1 5.3- 9.4 66 9.1 6.8-12.0 614 83.8 80.5-86.7
55-64 623 47 7.0 5.1- 9.6 47 7.8 5.5-10.9 529 85.2 81.5-88.2
65-74 184 14 6.6 3.5-12.1 14 7.6 4.2-13.5 156 85.8 78.9-90.7
75+ 40 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 2 2.9 0.7-11.9 37 96.1 87.6-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 15 6.8 3.7-12.0 43 40.8 29.6-52.9 113 52.5 41.0-63.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 705 82 12.4 9.1-16.6 100 14.2 11.0-18.0 523 73.5 68.5-77.9
Some Post-H.S. 639 70 11.5 8.6-15.2 48 8.2 5.5-12.3 521 80.3 75.5-84.3
College Graduate 1,089 34 3.5 2.3- 5.5 29 2.5 1.6- 3.8 1,026 94.0 91.9-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 2 3.0 0.6-12.9 14 36.5 19.5-57.7 29 60.5 39.9-77.9
$15,000- 24,999 179 13 4.7 2.3- 9.1 41 34.6 24.6-46.3 125 60.7 49.4-70.9
$25,000- 34,999 210 21 9.3 5.4-15.5 26 12.8 7.7-20.4 163 77.9 69.4-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 415 53 11.8 8.4-16.3 43 8.8 6.2-12.3 319 79.4 74.2-83.8
$50,000-74,999 547 49 10.4 7.0-15.2 35 8.8 5.6-13.4 463 80.9 75.1-85.5
$75,000+ 1,044 49 6.4 4.4- 9.0 44 4.9 3.2- 7.3 951 88.8 85.5-91.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 584 38 5.7 3.8- 8.3 63 15.0 10.9-20.3 483 79.3 74.0-83.8
No 1,995 160 8.7 7.0-10.7 154 8.1 6.5- 9.9 1,681 83.2 80.8-85.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 708 47 6.8 4.5-10.1 45 5.8 4.1- 8.1 616 87.4 83.7-90.3
Non-Veteran 1,896 154 8.5 6.9-10.5 175 10.8 8.9-13.1 1,567 80.7 78.0-83.2

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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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