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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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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
-Piedmont NC 7,422 5,699 78.9 77.5-80.2 474 6.7 5.9- 7.6 159 2.2 1.7- 2.8 1,090 12.3 11.2-13.4
GENDER
Male 2,850 2,171 79.2 77.0-81.3 163 6.4 5.2- 7.9 56 1.7 1.2- 2.4 460 12.6 11.0-14.4
Female 4,572 3,528 78.6 76.7-80.3 311 6.9 5.9- 8.2 103 2.5 1.8- 3.6 630 11.9 10.6-13.4
RACE
White 5,913 4,554 78.5 76.9-80.0 371 6.9 5.9- 7.9 129 2.4 1.8- 3.2 859 12.2 11.1-13.5
African American 1,038 731 72.9 68.7-76.7 92 9.1 6.7-12.1 23 1.5 0.9- 2.4 192 16.6 13.5-20.2
Other Minorities 449 395 90.2 86.4-93.0 10 2.1 1.0- 4.1 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1 37 5.9 3.8- 9.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 338 303 91.6 87.2-94.5 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9 6 1.8 0.7- 4.4 22 5.4 3.1- 9.3
Non-Hispanic 7,066 5,384 77.6 76.1-79.1 466 7.2 6.3- 8.2 152 2.2 1.7- 2.8 1,064 12.9 11.8-14.1
AGE
18-24 211 165 78.7 71.0-84.8 16 5.9 3.3-10.3 5 3.4 1.2- 8.9 25 12.1 7.4-18.9
25-34 738 630 84.3 80.3-87.6 54 9.3 6.6-12.9 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 47 5.5 3.8- 7.9
35-44 1,228 1,035 84.4 81.8-86.7 61 5.0 3.7- 6.7 17 1.3 0.7- 2.2 115 9.3 7.5-11.5
45-54 1,491 1,125 76.9 74.1-79.4 117 7.6 6.1- 9.5 42 3.0 2.1- 4.3 207 12.5 10.6-14.7
55-64 1,560 1,146 74.3 71.5-77.0 108 6.2 4.9- 7.7 46 2.7 1.9- 3.9 260 16.8 14.5-19.3
65-74 1,214 912 74.4 71.2-77.4 74 6.9 5.3- 8.9 24 1.9 1.1- 3.1 204 16.8 14.3-19.7
75+ 922 640 68.4 64.4-72.2 41 4.8 3.2- 7.0 18 3.0 1.7- 5.2 223 23.9 20.5-27.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 932 594 69.4 64.5-73.9 79 7.4 5.2-10.3 34 3.5 2.3- 5.4 225 19.8 16.0-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,047 1,445 72.6 69.3-75.6 151 8.7 6.9-10.9 60 2.9 1.8- 4.8 391 15.8 13.6-18.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,907 1,479 79.4 76.6-81.9 159 9.1 7.3-11.3 35 2.0 1.3- 3.2 234 9.5 8.0-11.3
College Graduate 2,520 2,166 87.4 85.4-89.1 85 3.0 2.2- 4.0 30 1.1 0.7- 1.8 239 8.6 7.1-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 685 399 62.6 56.0-68.7 66 8.3 5.7-11.9 29 5.4 2.3-11.9 191 23.8 19.2-29.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,136 778 70.9 66.1-75.2 109 11.8 8.9-15.6 33 2.6 1.6- 4.1 216 14.7 11.7-18.3
$25,000- 34,999 727 514 71.9 66.9-76.3 63 11.5 8.2-15.9 21 2.4 1.4- 4.2 129 14.2 11.3-17.7
$35,000- 49,999 991 747 75.5 71.4-79.2 69 7.3 5.3-10.0 28 3.3 1.9- 5.6 147 13.8 11.0-17.3
$50,000-74,999 1,052 853 83.0 79.9-85.8 62 5.6 4.2- 7.6 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2 125 10.7 8.4-13.4
$75,000+ 1,844 1,645 90.6 88.6-92.3 54 2.5 1.8- 3.5 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5 130 6.1 4.7- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,549 1,792 71.1 68.3-73.6 211 9.9 8.1-12.0 69 2.5 1.8- 3.4 477 16.5 14.6-18.6
No 4,793 3,846 82.2 80.5-83.7 258 5.4 4.6- 6.5 88 2.0 1.4- 2.8 601 10.4 9.2-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 996 730 77.9 74.5-80.9 62 5.7 4.2- 7.8 14 1.4 0.7- 2.8 190 15.0 12.6-17.8
Non-Veteran 6,423 4,968 79.0 77.5-80.5 412 6.8 5.9- 7.9 145 2.3 1.7- 2.9 898 11.9 10.7-13.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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