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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Secondhand Smoke I

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?
Do not include decks, garages, or porches.

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  Total
Respond.^
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
-New Hanover County 366 307 84.2 78.3-88.7 20 4.8 2.8- 8.1 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 32 8.5 5.0-14.1
GENDER
Male 142 114 81.2 70.5-88.6 7 3.9 1.6- 9.4 4 3.0 1.0- 8.8 17 12.0 5.9-22.7
Female 224 193 87.3 81.2-91.6 13 5.7 2.9-10.8 3 2.0 0.5- 7.1 15 5.0 2.8- 8.8
RACE
White 317 268 85.2 79.8-89.3 15 4.5 2.4- 8.5 7 3.0 1.3- 6.9 27 7.2 4.7-11.0
Other 47 37 79.3 53.7-92.7 5 6.1 2.2-15.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 14.6 3.5-44.9
AGE
18-44 79 68 84.7 70.9-92.7 3 2.5 0.6- 9.5 3 3.7 1.1-11.9 5 9.1 3.0-24.6
45+ 285 237 83.7 77.9-88.3 17 6.3 3.6-11.0 4 1.7 0.6- 5.0 27 8.2 5.3-12.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 101 79 73.8 57.7-85.3 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9 3 5.4 1.6-16.8 14 17.2 7.5-34.8
Some College + 264 228 88.2 82.9-92.0 15 5.2 2.8- 9.7 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1 17 5.1 2.9- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 123 74.7 63.2-83.6 12 6.0 3.0-12.0 7 5.8 2.5-12.9 19 13.4 6.6-25.4
$50,000+ 158 145 92.4 86.2-96.0 8 4.9 2.1-10.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.7 1.0- 6.9

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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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